APHA News Releases

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Rhode Island firearm law loophole

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OCT 31 2016

Courts in Rhode Island rarely require abusers to turn in their firearms, even when orders prohibit them from possessing firearms under federal law and there is evidence they pose a lethal risk to victims, according to research presented at APHA 2016.

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Sports injury app detects 99 percent more health conditions

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OCT 31 2016

A new cell phone app specializing in sports injury detection captured 99 percent more symptoms for college athletes than traditional sports medicine surveillance, according to new research released at APHA 2016.

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Nearly 600 Zika investigations force Harris County Public Health to ad-lib

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OCT 31 2016

A Zika outbreak forced one Texas county to quickly mount a public health response.

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12000 experts coming to APHA Annual Meeting in Denver

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OCT 18 2016

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

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Public health officials to discuss 'right to health' at APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver

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SEP 30 2016

The 2016 APHA Annual Meeting begins Oct. 29

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APHA announces 2016 award winners

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SEP 27 2016

Our 2016 public health award winners

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Fifty Cities and Counties Accept Challenge to Improve Community Health

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SEP 15 2016

The Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge finalists are announced

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APHA says fund Zika now

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SEP 07 2016

Remarks of Georges C. Benjamin, MD, executive director, American Public Health Association, during a Capitol Hill news conference.

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Registration open for APHA 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver

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AUG 09 2016

Registration is open for APHA 2016

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APHA supports Federal Communications Commission in broadband health initiative

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AUG 03 2016

The Mapping Broadband Health in America tool will help address disparities

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First likely local transmission of Zika in US requires urgent action

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JUL 29 2016

Florida cases underscore need for funding, response

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APHA and WK Kellogg Foundation investigate environmental health nationwide

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JUL 27 2016

APHA will examine environmental public health systems in all 50 states

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House Labor-HHS funding bill falls far short

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JUL 19 2016

APHA says House Labor-HHS appropriations bill falls far short.

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Congress fails to fund Zika response

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JUL 15 2016

APHA expressed great disappointment at Congress' failing to fund Zika outbreak response before going on seven-week recess.

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Congress must finalize Zika legislation before summer recess

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JUL 11 2016

APHA presses for federal funding to fight the Zika virus

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We can build violence-free communities

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JUL 08 2016

A statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin in the wake of this week's tragic shootings

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Lawmakers fall short in Zika response

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JUN 28 2016

APHA rebukes Congress for failing to properly address the Zika outbreak

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APHA applauds Supreme Court for protecting reproductive health

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JUN 27 2016

APHA praises the ruling in Whole Women's Health v. Hellerstedt

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Senate again fails to pass commonsense gun legislation

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JUN 21 2016

APHA expresses sadness over U.S. Senate failure to pass gun violence legislation.

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APHA mourns Orlando shootings

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JUN 13 2016

APHA mourns the largest mass shooting in our nation’s history — which led to the death of at least 50 people with many more injured.

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2017 Labor-HHS bill incomplete but important start

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JUN 10 2016

APHA feels the Senate Appropriations Committee’s fiscal year 2017 Labor-HHS funding bill is a mixed bag.

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New Zika virus chapter updates CCDM

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MAY 11 2016

A new chapter on the Zika virus updates the latest edition of the “Control of Communicable Diseases Manual,” the leading sourcebook on identifying and controlling infectious disease.

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FDA tobacco protections are an important first step

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MAY 05 2016

APHA applauds the Food and Drug Administration's new deeming rule of tobacco products but calls for greater safeguards for children.