Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Wednesday's Have You Heard

Bugged: With climate change on the move, trends in vector-borne diseases may be poised for major changes. Learn how public health workers are fighting back at session 5057, "Malaria and Vector-Borne Diseases," on Wednesday from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in room 107 of the Colorado Convention Center.

Space cadets: Go for launch! Check out session 5110, "NASA: A Unique View of the Earth for the Study of the Environment and Possible Associations with Disease Occurrence," on Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to noon in Mineral Hall B of the Hyatt Regency. Far out.

Hook, line and sinker: Fish is often hailed as part of a nutritious diet, but are there risks? Cast your line at session 5150, "Looking for Social Justice Hooks: Subsistence Fishing and Fish Advisories," on Wednesday from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in room 109 of the convention center.

Farewell 'til next year: Cap off your 138th APHA Annual Meeting experience at the Closing Session on Wednesday from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Four Seasons Ballroom 1 of the convention center. This year's speakers include Maryland Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene John Colmers and APHA President Carmen Nevarez. The session is moderated by NPR's Joanne Silberner.

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