AJPH News Releases

AJPHThe American Journal of Public Health  is the monthly journal of APHA. Celebrating more than 100 years, the Journal is dedicated to publishing original work in research, research methods and program evaluation in the field of public health. Our prestigious journal also regularly publishes editorials and commentaries and serves as a forum for the analysis of health policy.

The mission of the Journal is to advance public health research, policy, practice and education. All published papers have undergone rigorous peer review with only one of five submitted papers accepted for publication. Each month, the most influential public health professionals around the world turn to AJPH for the most current, authoritative, in-depth information in the field.

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September 2021 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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AUG 27 2021

Research on higher maternal death rate for Black women, mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and more

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August 2021 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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JUL 01 2021

Research on the COVID-19 pandemic's effect on access to abortion care, excess deaths from cardiovascular disease and more

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July 2021 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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MAY 20 2021

Research on drug overdose deaths, racial disparities in youth experiences with police, and more

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As vaccine demand slows down, new AJPH podcast episode discusses a rollout “tipping point” and the roadmap to getting the rest of America vaccinated

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MAY 06 2021

Looks at factors such as continued logistics of the vaccine and approaching people still hesitant

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One year after former president’s “Chinese virus” tweet, AJPH looks at anti-Asian racism and violence in new podcast episode

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APR 23 2021

Discusses findings of study on anti-Asian hashtags as hate crimes against AAPI community jump almost 150%

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June 2021 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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APR 15 2021

Research on COVID-19 impact on drug overdoses, youth e-cigarette use and more

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May 2021 highlights from AJPH

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MAR 18 2021

Research on testing access reducing COVID-19 risks at homeless shelters and more

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March 2021 highlights from AJPH

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JAN 21 2021

Research on the widening of racial and ethnic disparities in U.S. hunger due to COVID-19 and more

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February 2021 highlights from AJPH

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DEC 22 2020

Research on health spending, opioid addiction, and more.

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January 2021 highlights from AJPH

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NOV 19 2020

Research on health spending, opioid addiction, and more.

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December 2020 highlights from AJPH

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OCT 15 2020

Research on health spending, opioid addiction, and more.

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November 2020 highlights from AJPH

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OCT 14 2020

Research on police violence on mental health, innovations in school meals programs, and more.

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Special issue of AJPH tackles Health Misinformation on Social Media

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OCT 01 2020

“The onslaught of misinformation about COVID-19 grabbed news headlines and became a key theme in both public and private discourse."

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October 2020 Highlights

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AUG 20 2020

Research on universal vaccinations missing seniors and vulnerable people, effect of firearm restrictions on homicides, and more

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New Research Shows How Enhanced Connectivity between Health and Social Service Systems Can Reduce Inequality, Inefficiency

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JUL 14 2020

Special AJPH issue features research focused on aligning health and social systems to improve population health

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August 2020 Highlights

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JUN 18 2020

Research on the Medicaid expansion, employers and the opioid crisis, working from home during a pandemic, and more

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June 2020 Highlights

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APR 16 2020

Research on the link between transportation access and health care, bike sharing and road safety, firearms and brain injury deaths, and more

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May 2020 Highlights

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MAR 19 2020

Research on risk of child maltreatment, gonorrhea increase among low-income women, underserved communities and air pollution, and more

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February 2020 Highlights

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FEB 20 2020

New AJPH research on education levels and early death, paid sick leave, US syringe programs, and more

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AJPH editorial: US readiness for COVID-19, other outbreaks hinges on investments to public health system

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FEB 13 2020

To protect the nation from diseases like COVID-19, the U.S. must invest in public health readiness

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Mass Incarceration Supplement 2020

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JAN 23 2020

Research highlights from the AJPH supplemental issue on mass incarceration

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January 2020 Highlights

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JAN 16 2020

New AJPH research on decriminalizing marijuana, poor health among families of the incarcerated, hospital records and U.S. homeless population, and more

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December 2019 Highlights

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DEC 19 2019

New AJPH research on opioid use disorder, hurricane damage in Puerto Rico, infant mortality and more