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A Tribute to Steve Wing

by Jill Johnston Steve and I were driving down a long stretch of two lane highway in eastern North Carolina. The six-hour round-trip journey happened frequently so Steve could visit residents most impacted by the industrial hog industry. Today, we were visiting a family concerned about their water quality and […]

Honduran women’s and labor rights organization wins APHA Occupational Health and Safety Section’s International Award
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Honduran women’s and labor rights organization wins APHA Occupational Health and Safety Section’s International Award

By Garrett Brown and Bob Jeffcott A group of brave women’s rights and labor activists in San Pedro Sula, Honduras were the recipients of the 2016 International Award of the Occupational Health and Safety Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA). The distinction was formally announced at the association’s […]

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News from the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver

Celeste Monforton and I are currently in Denver at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition — the year’s largest gathering of public health professionals. The meeting is packed with hundreds of scientific sessions, leading public health researchers and new findings on just about any public […]