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  • What’s Good for the Planet Can Also Be Good for Public Health

    In recent years, a number of organizations and programs have sprung up to ensure that homes, offices, schools, and neighborhoods are built and maintained in an environmentally friendly way. Increasingly, we want buildings to be constructed with renewable, sustainable materials and development projects to use less energy, conserve fresh water, contribute less to air and water pollution, and create... Read More

  • The Value of Health Impact Assessments in Housing

    The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, worked with the National Center for Healthy Housing and the National Housing Conference to develop A Systematic Review of Health Impact Assessments on Housing Decisions and Guidance for Future Practice, a roadmap for housing and public health professionals for integrating health... Read More

  • Guidance for the Public Health Sector

    Many of the nation’s most pressing public health problems, such as asthma, depression, diabetes, and obesity, are influenced by the places where people live, work, and play. Read More

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