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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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APHA denounces U.S. action to withdraw from Paris agreement

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NOV 04 2019

We honor these public health heroes

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New APHA Press book highlights the importance of physical activity in communities

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OCT 22 2019

Handbook brings health and physical activity to the forefront

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APHA mourns loss of Elijah Cummings

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OCT 18 2019

APHA's Georges Benjamin's statement on Cummings' death

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October 2019 Highlights

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OCT 17 2019

Read new AJPH research on reducing mass shootings, rural teens and unintended pregnancies, stress caused by U.S. immigration policies, and more.

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Media Advisory: Thousands of public health research abstracts, presentations to be released at APHA 2019

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OCT 01 2019

APHA 2019 will host nearly 13,000 public health experts, researchers and policy leaders

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APHA announces 2019 award recipients

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SEP 26 2019

We honor these public health heroes

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APHA supports work to drive action on climate change and health

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SEP 20 2019

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Watch Live Online: Sept. 23 Forum to Share Evidence on Gun Violence Prevention

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SEP 20 2019

Policies that Work to Reduce Gun Violence

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September 2019 Highlights

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SEP 19 2019

Read new AJPH research on the effects of shift work on mental health, varying pre-term birth rates in China, and more

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AJPH publishes supplement on community preparedness

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SEP 10 2019

The supplement introduces the concept of the "virtual village" to address emergency preparedness in the information age

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APHA says loss of Title X providers will be 'devastating'

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AUG 19 2019

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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New release from APHA Press brings discussion on racism to forefront

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AUG 19 2019

Book builds on racial health equity gains in public health

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APHA condemns the administration’s finalized ‘public charge’ rule

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AUG 15 2019

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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August 2019 Highlights

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AUG 15 2019

Read new AJPH research on the effects of work requirements on SNAP benefits, Medicaid expansion on HIV testing rates and more

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APHA mourns gun violence victims, calls for immediate action

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AUG 05 2019

APHA expresses extreme sadness for mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, urges passage of background check and research legislation

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Nuerenberg is recipient of APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government

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JUL 29 2019

The APHA fellowship provides a unique public policy learning experience that demonstrates the value of science-government interaction.

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American Journal of Public Health increases its impact, rises in rank among peer journals

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JUL 25 2019

New data from Journal Citation Reports show that the American Journal of Public Health rose among the ranks of peer journals in 2018.

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July 2019 Highlights

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JUL 18 2019

Read new AJPH research on PrEP access deserts, opioid misuse, food security and Medicaid expansion, e-cigarette use demographics and more.

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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.