APHA News Releases

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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.

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APHA applauds the Clean Power Plan

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AUG 03 2015

APHA commends the White House and the Environmental Protection Agency for their release of the Clean Power Plan today.

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APHA celebrates marriage equality

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JUN 26 2015

Ruling to overturn same-sex marriage bans will improve health outcomes for LGB population

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Senate Labor-HHS funding bill

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JUN 26 2015

APHA opposes FY16 legislation that would cut funding for programs and services critical to public health

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King v Burwell

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JUN 25 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the administration in King v. Burwell, which maintains subsidies for Americans who gained health coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace

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APHA supports White House climate change and health summit

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JUN 23 2015

APHA proudly participates in the White House Public Health and Climate Change summit joining leaders from academia, medicine, health and government to address climate change and its impacts on health.

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APHA disappointed by House's FY 2016 Labor-HHS funding bill

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JUN 18 2015

Legislation would defund Affordable Care Act programs and family planning services.

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APHA commends FDA for removing trans fat

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JUN 16 2015

FDA announces the removal of partially hydrogenated oils from the nation's food supply

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APHA calls budget agreement devastating

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MAY 01 2015

APHA voices opposition to the budget amendment passed by the House of Representatives

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Occupational Safety and Health Policy

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APR 02 2015

New book discusses use of policy to improve workplace safety.

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NPHW 2015

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APR 02 2015

Communities nationwide to celebrate public health accomplishments, mobilize US to become an even healthier nation.