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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

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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

Books News Release

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