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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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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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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 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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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.

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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

Date:

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

Date:

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

Date:

MAR 26 2019

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