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 May 2018 Highlights

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MAY 17 2018

AJPH publishes new research on the gun owning population, gun owner policy opinions, suicide risk among gun owners, Syrian refugee mental health, HPV vaccine follow-through and indoor tanning laws

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AJPH supplement examines how climate change is harming our health

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APR 26 2018

The American Journal of Public Health published a special supplement exploring how climate change is impacting public health.

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AJPH June 2018 Highlights

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APR 19 2018

AJPH publishes new research on opioid prescribing by race, heroin overdose deaths, folate levels in pregnant women and more.

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AJPH March 2018 highlights

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MAR 22 2018

New AJPH research on NYC smoking age, opioids up 500% in Brazil, Defense Dept. policies and traumatic brain injury, Medicaid expansion and opioids.

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AJPH February 2018 highlights

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FEB 22 2018

AJPH publishes new research on gun storage, LARCs and abortion, flu vaccine disparities, air pollution disparities, Brazil birthrate after Zika and more.

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Special supplement to American Journal of Public Health focuses on high risk adolescent pregnancy prevention

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FEB 14 2018

A special supplement to AJPH explores updated perspectives and new research on high risk adolescent pregnancy prevention.

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AJPH January 2018 highlights

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JAN 18 2018

AJPH research on medical expenses and income inequality, Medicaid expansion and infant mortality, abortion denial, universal lead screening and more

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AJPH December 2017 highlights

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DEC 21 2017

New AJPH research on hepatitis C and opioids, Medicaid expansion and cancer diagnoses, ACA and breastfeeding, osteoarthritis increases

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Special supplement to American Journal of Public Health focuses on social work and public health

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DEC 13 2017

A special supplement to the American Journal of Public Health explores social work in public health.

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AJPH November 2017 highlights

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NOV 21 2017

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AJPH supplement examines how climate change is harming our health

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OCT 26 2017

AJPH has released a special supplement focused on climate change and its effect on public health.

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AJPH October 2017 highlights

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OCT 19 2017

Highlighted research includes new data on the effectiveness of traumatic brain injury laws, gun violence and declining abortion rate.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.