APHA News Releases

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Trump budget cuts would seriously jeopardize public health, says APHA

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MAY 23 2017

The proposed fiscal year 2018 budget would have dangerous health consequences

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APHA appalled by House passage of American Health Care Act

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MAY 04 2017

The bill would result in less coverage, higher costs and poorer health

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APHA opposes even worse bill that seeks to repeal the ACA

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APR 28 2017

APHA warns a new ACA repeal attempt is even worse for the public and public health

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Public Health and Transportation Partners Launch Website on Bicycling and Walking in the U.S.

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APR 25 2017

New website takes user-centered approach to exploring and sharing the Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report

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APHA joins March for Science

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APR 07 2017

APHA encourages everyone to celebrate the role science has played in improving our lives

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Organizations representing nearly half a million professionals join "Joint Call to Action to Promote Healthy Communities"

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APR 03 2017

The call to action encourages healthier, more walkable communities

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APHA opposes dangerous cuts to fiscal year 2017 programs

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MAR 28 2017

APHA strongly opposes White House plan to cut nearly $18 billion for the current fiscal year from a range of public health programs

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APHA opposes executive order that would dismantle Clean Power Plan

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MAR 28 2017

APHA opposes executive order signed by President Trump that would gut clean air and climate protections

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Massive opposition to disastrous ACA repeal proposal stops House vote

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MAR 24 2017

APHA Executive Director George C. Benjamin's statement on pulling the American Health Care Act from consideration by the House of Representatives

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Budget would devastate vital public health programs

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MAR 16 2017

APHA voiced strong opposition to the extreme funding cuts outlined in President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget request.

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New CBO analysis shows proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act is a health policy disaster, says American Public Health Association

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MAR 13 2017

APHA says CBO analysis shows ACA replacement bill is a health policy disaster

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House plan to repeal ACA jeopardizes lives

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MAR 07 2017

APHA opposes plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

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APHA reaffirms commitment to human rights

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FEB 24 2017

APHA is deeply concerned about the public health implications of policies put forward by the Trump administration that seek to limit human rights and create barriers to health equity.

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Public health safeguards at risk under "one-in-two-out" executive order

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JAN 31 2017

An executive order signed by President Donald Trump directs federal agencies to eliminate two public protections for every new rule put in place.

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APHA and partners announce Climate and Health Meeting

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JAN 26 2017

Event will focus on nexus of climate change and public health.

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APHA Supports National Day of Racial Healing, Jan. 17

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JAN 17 2017

APHA commits to promoting racial healing.

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Senate approval of budget resolution threatens health of millions of Americans

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JAN 12 2017

APHA urges House to oppose Senate measure, protect ACA

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APHA strongly opposes repeal of Affordable Care Act

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JAN 04 2017

APHA's letter to Congress strongly opposes repealing or weakening the ACA

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Children who witness violence or are sexually abused are more likely to inject drugs as adults

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NOV 02 2016

Children who are sexually abused or who witness violence are more likely to inject drugs in adulthood, according to new research released today at the 2016 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo.

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APHA Concludes 2016 Annual Meeting in Denver

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NOV 02 2016

APHA's 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo will feature the latest in public health practice and science

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Flint water quality and PTSD

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NOV 01 2016

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, increased the stress levels of community residents, according to new research released at APHA 2016.

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Baby and toddler food advertising

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NOV 01 2016

Marketing for baby and toddler foods often contradicts health professionals’ advice, featuring messages that promote manufactured foods as better alternatives than breastfeeding or homemade food, according to new research released at APHA 2016.

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2016 APHA policy statements

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NOV 01 2016

New policy statements address minimum wage, harmful chemicals and transgender and gender diverse health.