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CBO analysis again shows House plan to repeal Affordable Care Act is dangerous, says APHA

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MAY 24 2017

APHA says CBO analysis shows ACA replacement bill is a health policy disaster

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Trump budget cuts would seriously jeopardize public health, says APHA

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MAY 23 2017

The proposed fiscal year 2018 budget would have dangerous health consequences

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APHA Launches the fourth edition of 'Landesman's Public Health Management of Disasters: The Practice Guide'

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MAY 18 2017

A thorough foundation of public health's role and responsibility in disaster management

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AJPH May 2017 Highlights

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MAY 18 2017

In this month’s release, find new research on: firearm laws and fatal police shootings; walking in airports; and foodborne illness outbreaks in correctional facilities

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APHA appalled by House passage of American Health Care Act

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MAY 04 2017

The bill would result in less coverage, higher costs and poorer health

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APHA opposes even worse bill that seeks to repeal the ACA

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APR 28 2017

APHA warns a new ACA repeal attempt is even worse for the public and public health

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Public Health and Transportation Partners Launch Website on Bicycling and Walking in the U.S.

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APR 25 2017

New website takes user-centered approach to exploring and sharing the Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report

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AJPH April 2017 Highlights

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APR 20 2017

In this month’s release, find new research on: U.S. public opinion about carrying firearms; a media campaign targeting changes in perceptions and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages; and marijuana use in college versus non-college youth.

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APHA joins March for Science

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APR 07 2017

APHA encourages everyone to celebrate the role science has played in improving our lives

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Organizations representing nearly half a million professionals join "Joint Call to Action to Promote Healthy Communities"

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APR 03 2017

The call to action encourages healthier, more walkable communities

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APHA opposes dangerous cuts to fiscal year 2017 programs

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MAR 28 2017

APHA strongly opposes White House plan to cut nearly $18 billion for the current fiscal year from a range of public health programs

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APHA opposes executive order that would dismantle Clean Power Plan

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MAR 28 2017

APHA opposes executive order signed by President Trump that would gut clean air and climate protections

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Massive opposition to disastrous ACA repeal proposal stops House vote

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MAR 24 2017

APHA Executive Director George C. Benjamin's statement on pulling the American Health Care Act from consideration by the House of Representatives

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AJPH March 2017 Highlights

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MAR 21 2017

In this month’s release, find new research about: U.S. counties with highest risk of Zika infections; costs of initial hospitalizations for firearm injuries; and sexual assault victimization of women in the U.S. Army.

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Budget would devastate vital public health programs

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MAR 16 2017

APHA voiced strong opposition to the extreme funding cuts outlined in President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget request.

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New CBO analysis shows proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act is a health policy disaster, says American Public Health Association

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MAR 13 2017

APHA says CBO analysis shows ACA replacement bill is a health policy disaster

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House plan to repeal ACA jeopardizes lives

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MAR 07 2017

APHA opposes plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

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APHA reaffirms commitment to human rights

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FEB 24 2017

APHA is deeply concerned about the public health implications of policies put forward by the Trump administration that seek to limit human rights and create barriers to health equity.

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AJPH February 2017 Highlights

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FEB 16 2017

In this month’s release, find new research about: Affordable Care Act television news content; housing assistance’s link to resident health; and the effect of CVS ending tobacco sales on cigarette purchasing.

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Public health safeguards at risk under "one-in-two-out" executive order

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JAN 31 2017

An executive order signed by President Donald Trump directs federal agencies to eliminate two public protections for every new rule put in place.

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APHA and partners announce Climate and Health Meeting

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JAN 26 2017

Event will focus on nexus of climate change and public health.

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AJPH January 2017 highlights

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JAN 19 2017

In this month’s release, find new research about: impact of minimum wage on teen birth rates; trends in parental leave rates over 22-year period; and food insecurity and cardiovascular-related health outcomes among American Indians.

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APHA Supports National Day of Racial Healing, Jan. 17

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JAN 17 2017

APHA commits to promoting racial healing.