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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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APHA applauds House legislation to support families and workers impacted by COVID-19

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MAR 14 2020

House passes Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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APHA, 13 other health and medical groups strongly oppose EPA's expanded proposal to censor science

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MAR 06 2020

Agency would be required to ignore or undervalue important studies

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APHA applauds critical funding to fight COVID-19

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MAR 05 2020

Congress approves $8.3 billion to combat ongoing coronavirus outbreak

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Open, science-based communication key to mitigating harms of COVID-19

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FEB 28 2020

Effective outbreak response depends on science, trusted messengers

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February 2020 Highlights

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FEB 20 2020

New AJPH research on education levels and early death, paid sick leave, US syringe programs, and more

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AJPH editorial: US readiness for COVID-19, other outbreaks hinges on investments to public health system

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FEB 13 2020

To protect the nation from diseases like COVID-19, the U.S. must invest in public health readiness

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APHA says president's FY 2021 budget plan would hinder public health

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FEB 10 2020

Proposed budget slashes public health funding, weakens U.S. ability to tackle public health challenges

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APHA announces Student Champions for Climate Justice award winners

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FEB 06 2020

Students to lead campus events during National Public Health Week

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Mass Incarceration Supplement 2020

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JAN 23 2020

Research highlights from the AJPH supplemental issue on mass incarceration

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January 2020 Highlights

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JAN 16 2020

New AJPH research on decriminalizing marijuana, poor health among families of the incarcerated, hospital records and U.S. homeless population, and more

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New FDA policy on flavored e-cigarettes fails to protect youth

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JAN 02 2020

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD

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December 2019 Highlights

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DEC 19 2019

New AJPH research on opioid use disorder, hurricane damage in Puerto Rico, infant mortality and more

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Latest court ruling continues ongoing threat to the Affordable Care Act

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DEC 19 2019

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges C. Benjamin, MD

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APHA welcomes key health funding increases in final FY 2020 spending bill

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DEC 17 2019

Proposal would strengthen key public health agencies with increases to HHS, CDC, HRSA and other programs

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November 2019 Highlights

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NOV 14 2019

Read new AJPH research

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New public health policy statements adopted at APHA 2019

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NOV 06 2019

Topics include maternal mental health, asbestos exposure, environmental justice, and more

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APHA denounces U.S. action to withdraw from Paris agreement

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NOV 04 2019

We honor these public health heroes

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New APHA Press book highlights the importance of physical activity in communities

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OCT 22 2019

Handbook brings health and physical activity to the forefront

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APHA mourns loss of Elijah Cummings

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OCT 18 2019

APHA's Georges Benjamin's statement on Cummings' death

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October 2019 Highlights

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OCT 17 2019

Read new AJPH research on reducing mass shootings, rural teens and unintended pregnancies, stress caused by U.S. immigration policies, and more.

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Media Advisory: Thousands of public health research abstracts, presentations to be released at APHA 2019

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OCT 01 2019

APHA 2019 will host nearly 13,000 public health experts, researchers and policy leaders

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APHA announces 2019 award recipients

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SEP 26 2019

We honor these public health heroes

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APHA supports work to drive action on climate change and health

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SEP 20 2019

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Watch Live Online: Sept. 23 Forum to Share Evidence on Gun Violence Prevention

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SEP 20 2019

Policies that Work to Reduce Gun Violence