AJPH News Releases

AJPHThe American Journal of Public Health is the monthly journal of APHA. Celebrating more than 100 years, the Journal is dedicated to publishing original work in research, research methods and program evaluation in the field of public health. Our prestigious journal also regularly publishes editorials and commentaries and serves as a forum for the analysis of health policy.

The mission of the Journal is to advance public health research, policy, practice and education. All published papers have undergone rigorous peer review with only one of five submitted papers accepted for publication. Each month, the most influential public health professionals around the world turn to AJPH for the most current, authoritative, in-depth information in the field.

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AJPH December 2016 highlights

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DEC 20 2016

In this month’s release, find new research about: effect of social networks on adolescent violence; percentage of U.S. population identifying as transgender; treatment of sexual minority inmates; and prevalence of child maltreatment investigations.

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AJPH November 2016 highlights

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NOV 17 2016

In this month’s release, find new research about: effects of Michigan’s motorcycle helmet law repeal; exposure to contaminated drinking water in North Carolina neighborhoods; and health disparities among poorest and wealthiest U.S. counties.

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AJPH October 2016 highlights

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OCT 13 2016

In this month’s release, find new research about: repairing abandoned buildings and lots in Philadelphia to reduce firearm violence; expanding bicycle use and improving rider safety in Boston; and reducing dental emergency room visits in rural Maryland.

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AJPH teen pregnancy prevention

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SEP 30 2016

A new AJPH supplement explores the impacts of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Adolescent Health’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program.

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AJPH September 2016 Highlights

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SEP 15 2016

In this month’s release, find new research about: blood lead levels in children living in assisted-housing; medical marijuana laws and opioid use among fatally injured drivers; and e-cigarette advertisements’ cessation claims.

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AJPH August 2016 highlights

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AUG 23 2016

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: the impact of Berkeley, California’s sugar-sweetened beverage tax; adolescent vaccine coverage differences in red and blue states; and public health practitioners’ job satisfaction and expected turnover.

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AJPH July 2016 Highlights

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JUL 26 2016

In this month’s release, find new research about the contributions the Nurses’ Health Study has made to issues related to women’s health and chronic disease.

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AJPH June 2016 highlights

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JUN 16 2016

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about return on investment in public health; cardiovascular risks for U.S. women; and effects of increased minimum wage on infant mortality.

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AJPH May 2016 highlights

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MAY 19 2016

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about state-level firearm ownership and suicide rates; the impact of state laws on young people’s views on marijuana; and academic dysfunction in students with concussions.

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AJPH April 2016 Highlights

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APR 14 2016

In this month’s release, find new research about reducing premature deaths by raising the minimum wage; medical debt among older African American and white adults; and quality of competitive foods in Massachusetts schools.

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AJPH March 2016 highlights

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MAR 17 2016

In this month’s release, find new research about burdens to Texas women seeking abortions; water conservation strategies in California; and disability-free life expectancy differences in men and women.

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AJPH February 2016 highlights

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FEB 18 2016

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about using community-based approaches to treating Ebola in Sierra Leone; the alcohol industry’s actions to reduce drunk driving; and tobacco-free pharmacy laws’ effect on tobacco retailer density.

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AJPH January 2016 highlights

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JAN 21 2016

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about using Google Street View to study pedestrian injury risk; how distance to a supermarket affects kids’ fruit and vegetable intake and BMI; and government funding of U.S. health care costs.

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AJPH December 2015 highlights

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DEC 21 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about the effect of group prenatal care on the health of moms and babies; how adverse childhood experiences are related to poor adult health among LGB individuals; and reducing prescription opioid overdose deaths by targeting Florida “pill mills.”

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AJPH November 2015 highlights

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NOV 12 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about the risk of maltreatment for children of U.S. Army soldiers; Medicaid coverage and its link to outpatient physician care and chronic disease; and health profiles of refugee children in the U.S.

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AJPH October 2015 highlights

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OCT 15 2015

In this month’s release, find new research about school connectedness and student BMI; health benefits of living in green housing; and how gender, race, ethnicity and type of insurance can predict HPV vaccination completion.

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Special issue of American Journal of Public Health addresses impacts of Affordable Care Act

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OCT 08 2015

Journal supplement features expert commentary, research and recommendations on a range of issues related to the PPACA's implementation.

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AJPH September 2015 highlights

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SEP 17 2015

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AJPH August 2015 highlights

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AUG 13 2015

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about childhood obesity and overweight prevalence in Massachusetts, gun ownership rates and law enforcement homicide risk; and injury risk for commercial bicyclists.

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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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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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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.