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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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AJPH February 2015 highlights

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FEB 25 2015

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AJPH highlights public health education

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FEB 23 2015

New issue of the American Journal of Public health addresses advances in public health education

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2015 AJPH supplement on PHSSR

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FEB 18 2015

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APHA welcomes Alfredo Morabia

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JAN 26 2015

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AJPH January 2015 highlights

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JAN 20 2015

News release highlighting studies in the March 2015 American Journal of Public Health

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AJPH December 2014 highlights

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DEC 18 2014

Research highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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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

Date:

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.

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New 2014 policy statements

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NOV 18 2014

APHA adopts 16 new policy statements at the Annual Meeting addressing such issues as Ebola and emerging infectious diseases, bullying of LGBT youth, regulation of e-cigarettes.

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Teens with disabilities

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NOV 17 2014

Study finds teens with disabilities are more likely to be obese.

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Young bar patrons

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NOV 17 2014

Young adults who frequent bars have higher smoking rates than their peers.

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Legislation and HPV vaccine

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NOV 17 2014

Laws that encourage HPV vaccine update don't lead to increased vaccination among young men or women, a study found.

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Home cooking could be good for health

Date:

NOV 17 2014

People who frequently cook at home tend to have healthier diets, according to new study findings.

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Ebola and distrust

Date:

NOV 17 2014

Distrust can prevent people from cooperating with health care workers to stop the spread of Ebola.

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AJPH November 2014 highlights

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NOV 13 2014

News release highlighting studies in the January 2015 American Journal of Public Health