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America's Health Rankings

All Things APHA / Findings


2020 America’s Health Rankings highlight pre-pandemic progress, challenges
by

Louise Dettman

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December 10, 2020

State-by-state assessments show impact of social, economic and environmental factors on health.
LANCET COUNTDOWN TRACKING PROGRESS ON HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate Change / Health Equity / Coronavirus


Addressing the converging crises of climate change, COVID-19 and racism
by

Louise Dettman

on

December 09, 2020

New Lancet Countdown report on health and climate change offers a way forward.
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All Things APHA / Environment / Health Equity


Mobilizing public health to achieve environmental justice
by

Louise Dettman

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December 01, 2020

APHA’s Advancing Racial Equity series wraps up 2020 with a new webinar on environmental justice.
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All Things APHA / Coronavirus / Findings / Infectious Disease


COVID-19 vaccines show promising results, but challenges ahead
by

Louise Dettman

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November 25, 2020

Latest COVID-19 Conversations webinar offers insights on vaccine development, planning.
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Annual Meeting / Coronavirus / Climate Change / Health Equity / Environment


Addressing the trauma of co-occurring crises
by

Louise Dettman

on

October 28, 2020

Activists from the front lines of environmental justice share their experiences.
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Annual Meeting / Climate Change


New framework advances justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in climate planning
by

Louise Dettman

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October 27, 2020

“Ensure the voices of those most impacted by climate change are the foundation of adaptation activities.”
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Annual Meeting


Collaboration key to embedding equity into government work
by

Louise Dettman

on

October 27, 2020

California’s Capitol Collaborative on Race & Equity offers lessons learned.
Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional

Annual Meeting / Health Equity


APHA book offers tools to dismantle racism, create a healthier nation
by

Louise Dettman

on

October 26, 2020

Lead editors speak about “Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional.”
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Annual Meeting


Annual Meeting Wellness Center is back, with a few new twists
by

Louise Dettman

on

October 24, 2020

Take some much-needed wellness breaks between scientific sessions.
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Child Health / Words from Members / Prevention / Guest Post / Environment


Childhood cancer report highlights urgent need to reduce toxins.
by

Louise Dettman

on

September 28, 2020

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, help protect children from harmful environmental exposures.
Healthiest Communities U.S. News & World Report in collaboration with Aetna Foundation

Findings / Health Topics


What can we learn from the nation's healthiest communities?
by

Louise Dettman

on

September 22, 2020

The 2020 Healthiest Communities rankings provide essential data.