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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AJPH February 2016 highlights

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FEB 18 2016

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about using community-based approaches to treating Ebola in Sierra Leone; the alcohol industry’s actions to reduce drunk driving; and tobacco-free pharmacy laws’ effect on tobacco retailer density.

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AJPH January 2016 highlights

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JAN 21 2016

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about using Google Street View to study pedestrian injury risk; how distance to a supermarket affects kids’ fruit and vegetable intake and BMI; and government funding of U.S. health care costs.

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AJPH December 2015 highlights

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DEC 21 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about the effect of group prenatal care on the health of moms and babies; how adverse childhood experiences are related to poor adult health among LGB individuals; and reducing prescription opioid overdose deaths by targeting Florida “pill mills.”

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AJPH November 2015 highlights

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NOV 12 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about the risk of maltreatment for children of U.S. Army soldiers; Medicaid coverage and its link to outpatient physician care and chronic disease; and health profiles of refugee children in the U.S.

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AJPH October 2015 highlights

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OCT 15 2015

In this month’s release, find new research about school connectedness and student BMI; health benefits of living in green housing; and how gender, race, ethnicity and type of insurance can predict HPV vaccination completion.

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Special issue of American Journal of Public Health addresses impacts of Affordable Care Act

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OCT 08 2015

Journal supplement features expert commentary, research and recommendations on a range of issues related to the PPACA's implementation.

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AJPH September 2015 highlights

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SEP 17 2015

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AJPH August 2015 highlights

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AUG 13 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about childhood obesity and overweight prevalence in Massachusetts, gun ownership rates and law enforcement homicide risk; and injury risk for commercial bicyclists.

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AJPH July 2015 highlights

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JUL 16 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about obese people attaining normal weight; circumcision’s link to health insurance; health care providers’ biases based on sexual orientation.

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AJPH June 2015 highlights

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JUN 11 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about smoke-free laws and reports of asthma symptoms; sleeping pills and car crash risk; and warning messages in indoor tanning facilities.

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AJPH May 2015 highlights

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MAY 14 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about school start times and teen sleep duration; risk of pregnancy for sexual minority youths; and possible beverage consumption and waste impacts of a campus bottled water ban.

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AJPH highlights the science of health disparities

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APR 25 2015

For this special American Journal of Public Health supplement, studies, commentaries and editorial pieces address the science behind eliminating health disparities. Find research addressing mortality variances by age and gender as it relates to alcohol consumption; instances of insurance-based discrimination; and spatial clustering of work-related injuries.

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AJPH April 2015 highlights

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APR 16 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about smoking prevalence for military personnel who experienced deployment and combat; and past e-cigarette use and future cigarette consumption.

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AJPH March 2015 highlights

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MAR 19 2015

Findings published in the American Journal of Public Health

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AJPH February 2015 highlights

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FEB 25 2015

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AJPH highlights public health education

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FEB 23 2015

New issue of the American Journal of Public health addresses advances in public health education

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2015 AJPH supplement on PHSSR

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FEB 18 2015

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AJPH January 2015 highlights

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JAN 20 2015

News release highlighting studies in the March 2015 American Journal of Public Health

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AJPH December 2014 highlights

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DEC 18 2014

Research highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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AJPH November 2014 highlights

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NOV 13 2014

News release highlighting studies in the January 2015 American Journal of Public Health

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AJPH October 2014 highlights

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OCT 16 2014

News release highlighting studies in the December 2014 American Journal of Public Health

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AJPH September 2014 highlights

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SEP 11 2014

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AJPH August 2014 highlights

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AUG 30 2014

News release highlighting studies from the October 2014 American Journal of Public Health

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