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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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American Lung Association, American Public Health Association taking legal action against EPA on dangerous ‘ACE’ rule

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JUL 08 2019

APHA and the American Lung Association filed a lawsuit challenging EPA repeal of the Clean Power Plan

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AJPH publishes mental health supplement

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JUN 26 2019

“Improving Population Mental Health in the 21st Century”

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APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity awards 10 advocacy scholarships

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JUN 25 2019

APHA’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity is proud to announce the 10 recipients of its Speak for Health Advocacy Bootcamp Scholarship.

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AJPH June 2019 Highlights

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JUN 20 2019

AJPH publishes research on marijuana use increases, nutrition labeling, barbershop HIV intervention and more.

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15 Health and Medical Organizations Decry U.S. EPA's Finalization of ACE Rule

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JUN 19 2019

EPA finalizes dangerous replacement for the Clean Power Plan

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House minibus appropriations bill supports public health with important funding increases

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JUN 19 2019

Funding proposal would strengthen key public health agencies with increases to HHS, CDC, HRSA and other programs

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New APHA Press book focuses on the laboratory’s role with communicable diseases

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MAY 30 2019

Laboratory practice book published as companion to CCDM

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AJPH May 2019 Highlights

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MAY 16 2019

AJPH publishes new research on tobacco industry-funded research, heroin overdose decline, global health aid and U.S. image, ACA disability disparities.

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APHA calls on Congress to ban asbestos

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MAY 08 2019

APHA testifies before Congress in support of a bill to protect the public from exposure to asbestos

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House Labor-HHS-Education FY 2020 funding bill invests in public health; shows promise for building healthier nation, says APHA

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APR 30 2019

APHA strongly supports funding increases for key public health agencies and programs outlined in the House Labor-HHS-Education fiscal year 2020 appropriations bill.

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AJPH April 2019 Highlights

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APR 18 2019

AJPH research examines lead in NYC public housing, Hurricane Maria deaths, Ohio refugee lead levels and more

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APHA applauds Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019

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APR 16 2019

APHA applauds Reps. Pallone and Rep. Donna for introducing Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019

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APHA kicks off National Public Health Week 2019

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APR 01 2019

APHA and hundreds of partners across the country kicked off National Public Health Week, April 1-7, to celebrate and advocate for public health.

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New release from APHA Press examines oral health of 49 million Americans as a social justice issue

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MAR 26 2019

Oral health book presents a picture of need and a program of intervention

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AJPH March 2019 Highlights

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MAR 21 2019

Research on texting-while-driving bans, yoga use, dairy milk in school breakfasts and greenhouse gas emissions, pregnancy outcomes in prison, and more

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President’s budget would hinder public health programs, says APHA

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MAR 11 2019

Proposed budget slashes public health funding, weakens U.S. ability to tackle public health challenges

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New APHA report finds gaps in children’s environmental health services

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MAR 06 2019

Study offers a snapshot of children's environmental health services

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APHA opposes Title X changes restricting access to basic reproductive and sexual health services

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FEB 25 2019

Changes to the rule will make it harder for low-income women to access cancer screenings, STI treatment and testing, contraception and more.

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AJPH publishes supplement on health promotion research

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FEB 21 2019

“Accelerating the Evolution of Health Promotion Research”

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AJPH February 2019 Highlights

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FEB 21 2019

AJPH publishes research on transfat regulations, ACA and uninsurance among women, emergency behavioral services in Chicago, Caribbean health and more

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APHA mourns the loss of William Carter Jenkins, public health leader and health disparities advocate

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FEB 19 2019

William Carter Jenkins was an extraordinary public health leader and a lifelong advocate for addressing racism and eliminating health disparities.

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Aetna foundation, APHA and the National Association of Counties Unveil Winners of National Health Challenge

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FEB 12 2019

Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge awards $1.5 million to local solutions addressing social determinants of health

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AJPH publishes supplement on minority health and health disparities research

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JAN 30 2019

Published in collaboration with NIMHD

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AJPH January 2019 Highlights

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JAN 24 2019

AJPH publishes research on police-related deaths, homicide in Mexico, tobacco use in young adults, 1970's heroin intervention and more.