APHA News Releases

Members of the media may search APHA news releases and statements here. For more information, please call APHA Communications at 202-777-2509 or email us.

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Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge

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APR 04 2016

Aetna, APHA and NACo luanch the $1.5 million Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge on April 4, 2016.

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APHA celebrates OSHA silica rule

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MAR 24 2016

APHA applauds rule to reduce workers' exposure to silica

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House budget resolution undercuts nation’s health, safety and security, says APHA

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MAR 17 2016

A statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin

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APHA celebrates life of Quentin Young

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MAR 08 2016

Following is a statement on the passing of Quentin Young, MD, former president of the American Public Health Association, issued by Georges C. Benjamin, MD, executive director of APHA.

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APHA says Supreme Court stay of Clean Power Plan 'puts public health at risk'

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FEB 10 2016

APHA voiced deep disappointment today over the Supreme Court’s decision to stay the Clean Power Plan pending the outcome of ongoing litigation.

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APHA says president's 2017 budget is mixed

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FEB 09 2016

APHA voiced some opposition to public health funding cuts in President Obama's fiscal year 2017 funding request

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APHA supports Zika funding

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FEB 08 2016

APHA strongly supports new surge in funding to protect against Zika virus.

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APHA supports Senate bill to reauthorize child nutrition programs

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JAN 19 2016

APHA supports the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee’s bipartisan measure to reauthorize our nation’s child nutrition programs, which include school breakfasts and lunches

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APHA supports executive actions to prevent gun violence

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JAN 05 2016

APHA strongly supports new executive actions to prevent gun violence

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APHA applauds global climate change agreement

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DEC 14 2015

The Paris Agreement addresses climate change worldwide by establishing a long-term framework to reduce carbon emissions.

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APHA concludes 2015 Annual Meeting

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NOV 04 2015

The Association's 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition brought 13,000 public health professionals to Chicago

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Adolescent drug and alcohol use

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NOV 04 2015

dolescents who use alcohol and other drugs – both with and without a parent’s knowledge – experience negative consequences

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Food insecurity at college

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NOV 03 2015

One in three college freshmen lack consistent access to adequate foods, study finds

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New policies at APHA 2015

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NOV 03 2015

New policies address abortion access, climate change and human trafficking

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TV can be a health hazard

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NOV 03 2015

TV binge-watching is connected to negative health effects

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Misconceptions of the ACA

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NOV 02 2015

Study finds people with poor knowledge of the ACA are more likely to have a negative opinion of the law

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Breastfeeding and social media

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NOV 02 2015

Study finds mothers with low milk supply can find support via social media

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APHA supports budget deal

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OCT 28 2015

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APHA Annual Meeting in Chicago highlights for media

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OCT 13 2015

The nation's public health leaders will address top health challenges at APHA's 143rd Annual Meeting in Chicago. These highlights are a preview for members of the media.

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EPA ozone standards

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OCT 01 2015

APHA thanks the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for releasing its rule to strengthen national air quality standards for ozone pollution.

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APHA announces 2015 APHA award winners

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SEP 21 2015

The American Public Health Association today announced the winners of its prestigious national awards recognizing individuals for leadership, innovation and excellence in the public health field.

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APHA Annual Meeting tackles latest public health challenges

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SEP 16 2015

E-cigarettes, the Affordable Care Act and climate change are just some of the many hot topics on the agenda for the American Public Health Association’s 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition in Chicago, Oct. 31-Nov. 4.