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New research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo revealed that the severity of firearm injuries has increased over the past 20 years, among those hospitalized for their injuries.
New research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the effect of marijuana use and dependence on life achievement in young adults.
Today, 12,000 public health professionals and over 500 exhibitors will gather in Atlanta to discuss and present the latest research and priorities in public health at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo.
In a letter to members of Congress this week, the American Public Health Association strongly opposed plans to defund the Prevention and Public Health Fund in order to pay for reauthorization of other essential health programs.
While we welcome today’s public health emergency declaration to address the nation’s opioid crisis, the president’s strategy as announced comes up short.
APHA strongly opposes the administration’s decision to end key Affordable Care Act subsidies for low-income Americans.
Statement from APHA and 16 other health and medical organizations
APHA expresses our sincere condolences to those affected by the national tragedy that took place last night in Las Vegas.
Statement by APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD
Our 2017 public health award recipients
Joint statement by APHA, Prevention Institute, Public Health Institute and Trust for America's Health
APHA strongly opposes the Graham-Cassidy bill, which is the latest effort in the U.S. Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act
Trump administration disregards for science and evidence when it comes to the environment and safeguarding health
A joint statement in response to the EPA's announcement that it is reversing its decision to delay its designation of areas not meeting the 2015 ozone standards.
APHA looks forward to working with new additions to HHS leadership.
Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD
The Senate is expected to soon vote on a ‘skinny’ repeal bill that would target key components of the Affordable Care Act – including potentially eliminating the Prevention and Public Health Fund.
We are deeply troubled by today’s Senate vote to proceed with debate on legislation that would weaken and roll back the achievements of the Affordable Care Act.
The Labor-HHS spending bill approved this week represents an underfunded and shortsighted approach to public health.
APHA opposes the latest Senate ACA repeal effort
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald is a strong choice to lead the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and APHA looks forward to working with her as she leads our country’s disease, injury and disability prevention efforts.
APHA executive director Dr. Georges Benjamin congratulates Dr. Jerome Adams on his nomination as U.S. surgeon general.
Independent analysis by the Congressional Budget Office released today shows the Senate health care bill would seriously jeopardize the health of America.
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