APHA News Releases

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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.

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Urging stronger air quality standards

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MAR 18 2015

1,076 Physicians, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Public Health Professionals from all 50 states and the District of Columbia sent letter to EPA Administrator McCarthy calling for most protective ozone air quality standard to protect public health

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APHA welcomes Alfredo Morabia

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JAN 26 2015

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APHA Applauds Murthy Confirmation

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DEC 15 2014

APHA applauds Senate confirmation of Vivek Murthy as U.S. surgeon general

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America's Health Rankings 2014

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DEC 10 2014

The 25th anniversary edition of America's Health Rankings

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APHA supports Vivek Murthy

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DEC 08 2014

News release urging confirmation of Vivek Murthy as U.S. surgeon general

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APHA applauds EPA ozone plan

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NOV 26 2014

The American Public Health Association welcomes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to strengthen national air quality standards for ozone pollution, which will provide Americans with much-needed protection from ozone pollution’s dangerous health impacts.

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APHA supports FDA food labeling rule

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NOV 25 2014

The American Public Health Association voiced its strong support today for the Food and Drug Administration’s new rule requiring that nutrition information be posted on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants and other food retailers, as required by the Affordable Care Act.

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C Section deliveries

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NOV 19 2014

Cesarean section deliveries in the U.S. are associated with high household income, few minorities and below-average education, a study found.

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New Orleans supermarkets

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NOV 19 2014

Citywide access to supermarkets in new Orleans is back to pre-Katrina levels.

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APHA concludes 2014 Annual Meeting

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NOV 19 2014

The Association's 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition brought 12,500 public health professionals to New Orleans

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Alcohol tax increases

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NOV 18 2014

Alcohol tax increases reduce excessive alcohol use and may lead to a small increase in jobs, a study found.