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Review APHA news releases and statements on key public health topics, from health reform to violence prevention to public health funding and more. For more information, please call APHA Communications at 202-777-2509 or email us.

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As more states legalize cannabis, new APHA Press book offers public health perspective

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SEP 23 2021

Detailing the health impact of cannabis use

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Overcoming health disparities, inequities requires renewed focus on policy, says APHA Press book

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SEP 23 2021

Revitalizing policy is key to addressing social, economic and health disparities in the U.S.

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APHA applauds president’s COVID-19 action plan

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SEP 10 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA dismayed over Texas abortion ban, court refusal to act

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SEP 01 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Guiding public health in disaster management: New APHA Press book includes pandemic lessons learned

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AUG 31 2021

Focuses on public health preparation in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, other natural disasters

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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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APHA amplifies ‘real talk’ on COVID-19 with new web series

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AUG 26 2021

"Barbershop Medicine" videos explore COVID-19, health and racial justice from the Black experience

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New APHA Press book encourages, supports healthy aging

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AUG 18 2021

Focus includes health care disparities confronting older adults and methods to tackle those barriers

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CDC follows data with new guidance on masking against COVID-19

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JUL 27 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Joint statement in support of COVID-19 vaccine mandates for all workers in health and long-term care

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JUL 26 2021

APHA, other major health and medical groups "stand with the growing number of experts and institutions that support the requirement for universal vaccination of health workers"

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APHA applauds passage of bill providing significant public health agency funding increases

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JUL 15 2021

House Appropriations Committee approves nearly $2.7 billion funding increase for CDC, other key public health investments

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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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APHA applauds Supreme Court decision preserving the Affordable Care Act

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JUN 17 2021

APHA commends U.S. Supreme Court's decision to preserve the Affordable Care Act

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Americans celebrate Juneteenth as observance becomes federal holiday

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JUN 17 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA rallies behind COVID-19 ‘National Vaccine Month of Action’

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JUN 07 2021

APHA participates in grassroots efforts to push vaccine outreach

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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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APHA: Celebrate Mother’s Day with hope and caution

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MAY 07 2021

Following CDC guidelines while showing appreciation for mom in person or virtually

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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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APHA: FDA’s decision to begin prohibiting menthol cigarettes will save lives

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APR 29 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA applauds key public health provisions in President Biden’s “American Families Plan” released today

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APR 28 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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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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On this Earth Day, let’s resolve to work together to improve environmental health

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APR 22 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA expresses relief and hope in response to justice delivered for George Floyd today

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APR 20 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD