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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 September 2017 highlights

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SEP 21 2017

Highlighted research includes studies on sugar-sweetened soda and weight, gun retailers as partners in suicide prevention and Twitter as a predictor of health outcomes

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APHA strongly opposes latest effort to overturn Affordable Care Act

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SEP 18 2017

APHA strongly opposes the Graham-Cassidy bill, which is the latest effort in the U.S. Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act

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AJPH supplement study shows considerable progress in public health emergency preparedness since September 11, 2001

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SEP 11 2017

The American Journal of Public Health has released a special supplement focused on public health emergency preparedness.

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Administration shows disregard for research, preference for anti-evidence policy

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AUG 24 2017

Trump administration disregards for science and evidence when it comes to the environment and safeguarding health

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AJPH August 2017 Highlights

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AUG 17 2017

Highlighted research includes studies on Trump voters and life expectancy, premature death and white Americans and urban/rural firearm suicide disparities

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American Public Health Association, American Lung Association and American Thoracic Society respond to EPA’s reversal of delay of lifesaving clean air protections

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AUG 03 2017

A joint statement in response to the EPA's announcement that it is reversing its decision to delay its designation of areas not meeting the 2015 ozone standards.

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APHA looks forward to working with new additions to HHS leadership

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AUG 03 2017

APHA looks forward to working with new additions to HHS leadership.

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APHA thanks senators who stood up for public health, urges bipartisan cooperation

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JUL 28 2017

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Public Health Groups Decry Potential Elimination of the Prevention and Public Health Fund in Senate Bills

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JUL 27 2017

The Senate is expected to soon vote on a ‘skinny’ repeal bill that would target key components of the Affordable Care Act – including potentially eliminating the Prevention and Public Health Fund.

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Senate should abandon attempts to repeal ACA and instead seek bipartisan improvements, says APHA

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JUL 25 2017

We are deeply troubled by today’s Senate vote to proceed with debate on legislation that would weaken and roll back the achievements of the Affordable Care Act.

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House Labor-HHS funding bill is shortsighted, underfunded approach to nation’s health

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JUL 20 2017

The Labor-HHS spending bill approved this week represents an underfunded and shortsighted approach to public health.

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AJPH July 2017 Highlights

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JUL 20 2017

This month's issue features research on gestational weight gain and maternal obesity, disparities in hydration status and Zika and reproductive rights in Brazil

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Latest version of Senate health care bill "a public health catastrophe"

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JUL 14 2017

APHA opposes the latest Senate ACA repeal effort

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APHA welcomes appointment of Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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JUL 07 2017

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald is a strong choice to lead the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and APHA looks forward to working with her as she leads our country’s disease, injury and disability prevention efforts.

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APHA statement on Dr. Jerome Adams, nominee for U.S. surgeon general

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JUN 29 2017

APHA executive director Dr. Georges Benjamin congratulates Dr. Jerome Adams on his nomination as U.S. surgeon general.

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Special supplement to American Journal of Public Health focuses on diversifying health profession to address oral health inequities

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JUN 29 2017

A special supplement to the American Journal of Public Health explores oral health inequities.

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CBO score confirms Senate health care bill would be devastating to America's health, says APHA

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JUN 26 2017

Independent analysis by the Congressional Budget Office released today shows the Senate health care bill would seriously jeopardize the health of America.

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APHA strongly opposes Senate health care bill

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JUN 22 2017

APHA strongly opposes repealing or weakening the ACA

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AJPH June 2017 Highlights

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JUN 22 2017

In this month’s release, find new research on: U.S. gun fatalities, quality of health by occupation, marijuana legalization and vehicle crash fatality rates

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Public Health Leaders Make Urgent Joint Call to Protect Prevention and Health Care

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JUN 20 2017

A strong public health infrastructure is at the very core of making our country safe, healthy, and secure.

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Renowned 'Standard Methods' water manual updated, 23rd edition now available

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JUN 19 2017

The new edition reflects the latest developments in water analysis water safety

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Environmental Health Playbook: Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System now available through APHA

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JUN 08 2017

New playbook helps governments build a strong, equitable environmental health system

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Decision to withdraw from climate agreement is a disaster for public health

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JUN 01 2017

President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement on climate has disastrous human health consequences