ENVIRONMENT

toddler boys playing in stream

Child Health / Environment / All Things APHA / The Nation's Health


Information on environmental health services for kids can be hard for parents to find: APHA review
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Julia Haskins

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January 22, 2019

A new report from APHA, “Protecting the Health of Children: A National Snapshot of Environmental Health Services,” will soon be released.
Jaime Zaplatosch

Environment / Guest Post


Green schoolyards offer equitable access to nature
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Louise Dettman

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December 20, 2018

Helping children play, learn and grow with nature in their everyday lives
Gina McCarthy

Environment / All Things APHA


Lancet Countdown report tracks progress on health and climate change
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Louise Dettman

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November 30, 2018

A new global report -- and its companion U.S. brief co-published with APHA -- underscores connection between climate change and health and outlines recommendations for action
APHA 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting / Environment


APHA to host Environmental Justice Town Hall at APHA 2018
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Megan Lowry

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October 10, 2018

APHA's Environment Section will host a town hall sharing the challenges and successes of environmental justice work within public health.
APHA 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting / Environment


Environmental Justice Now! Annual Meeting session will focus on community action
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Megan Lowry

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September 19, 2018

Join the Environmental Justice Now! Engaging Communities session at APHA 2018 to learn how environmental justice advocates are working with communities to fight for justice and health equity
Environmental Public Health

Environment / Guest Post / Voices


Q&A with Dr. Gregory Kearney: “Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide”
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Ayanna Tucker

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July 31, 2018

A new guide is available to assist environmental health practitioners and public health professionals. We asked APHA member Greg Kearney to tell us more.
Kate Robb

Environment / Guest Post


Action planning for walkable environments
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Louise Dettman

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May 17, 2018

Physical activity is key to improving health outcomes. APHA's Kate Robb reports on a recent effort to develop and implement plans for creating more walkable communities.
Kendell Lincoln

Environment / Guest Post


Protecting children where they play and learn
by

Louise Dettman

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April 27, 2018

Environmental safety in early learning and care settings
Kate Robb

Guest Post / Environment


Celebrate Earth Day!
by

Louise Dettman

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April 20, 2018

Commit to protecting our environment.
front page of The Nation's Health newspaper

Environment / Transportation / The Nation's Health


Biking, walking become more accessible in metro areas
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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March 07, 2018

Across the country, metropolitan areas large and small are taking steps to improve local walking and biking opportunities. New guides from APHA and partners are helping them improve their communities. Read our report from The Nation's Health.
Marcus Franklin

Environment / Guest Post


Fumes across the fence-line
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Louise Dettman

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March 01, 2018

Health impacts from oil and gas air pollution on fence-line communities