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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
five kids on playground

Annual Meeting / Child Health / Environment


Making children's environmental health a priority
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Louise Dettman

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November 07, 2017

A staggering 1.7 million children younger than 5 die around the globe each year due to environmental causes, with lower respiratory infections and diarrheal disease the top killers.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting / Environment


News release: Higher air pollution in cities tied to higher mortality
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Megan Lowry

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November 07, 2017

New research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the burden of air pollution and its association with mortality in Chinese cities.