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 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.

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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.”