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Review APHA news releases and statements on key public health topics, from health reform to violence prevention to public health funding and more. For more information, please call APHA Communications at 202-777-2509 or email us.

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AJPH July 2015 highlights

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JUL 16 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about obese people attaining normal weight; circumcision’s link to health insurance; health care providers’ biases based on sexual orientation.

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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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AJPH June 2015 highlights

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JUN 11 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about smoke-free laws and reports of asthma symptoms; sleeping pills and car crash risk; and warning messages in indoor tanning facilities.

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AJPH May 2015 highlights

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MAY 14 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about school start times and teen sleep duration; risk of pregnancy for sexual minority youths; and possible beverage consumption and waste impacts of a campus bottled water ban.

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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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AJPH highlights the science of health disparities

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APR 25 2015

For this special American Journal of Public Health supplement, studies, commentaries and editorial pieces address the science behind eliminating health disparities. Find research addressing mortality variances by age and gender as it relates to alcohol consumption; instances of insurance-based discrimination; and spatial clustering of work-related injuries.

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AJPH April 2015 highlights

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APR 16 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about smoking prevalence for military personnel who experienced deployment and combat; and past e-cigarette use and future cigarette consumption.

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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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AJPH March 2015 highlights

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MAR 19 2015

Findings published in the American Journal of Public Health

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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