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Congress has shown a commitment to improving the health of all communities.
APHA looks forward to working with Robert Redfield, MD, following his appointment as the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Free access to published, peer-reviewed firearms research will enhance public knowledge, encourage action and promote evidence-based conversations about firearm violence prevention policy.
Extreme funding cuts outlined in the president’s fiscal year 2019 budget request would devastate vital public health programs.
"We look forward to working with Congress as they finalize appropriations for FY 2018 to create new investments in public health.”
Repeated threats to the Prevention and Public Health Fund are unacceptable.
APHA celebrates the life of our former colleague and friend, a giant in the public health field.
APHA looks forward to working with Alex Azar as he leads U.S. Department of Health and Human Services efforts to protect the health of all Americans.
APHA states that funding the federal government through continuing resolutions is an inadequate answer to our country’s pressing public health needs.
APHA stands today with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and hundreds of organizations in recognizing the second annual National Day of Racial Healing.
It is a serious mistake to cut $750 million from the Prevention and Public Health Fund to provide very short-term funding for CHIP and community health centers.
Tax legislation approved by Congress will create a dangerous environment for public health.
APHA and others take legal action against the the EPA for its failure to meet a legal requirement to identify communities in the country where smog levels exceed the 2015 ozone national air quality standard.
Tax legislation passed today by the Senate holds disastrous consequences for public health.
APHA opposes weakening the ACA
Preliminary research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the trend in hospitalizations from opioid poisonings in West Virginia, a state heavily impacted by the current opioid overdose crisis.
New research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the burden of air pollution and its association with mortality in Chinese cities.
New research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo revealed that the severity of firearm injuries has increased over the past 20 years, among those hospitalized for their injuries.
New research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the effect of marijuana use and dependence on life achievement in young adults.
Today, 12,000 public health professionals and over 500 exhibitors will gather in Atlanta to discuss and present the latest research and priorities in public health at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo.
In a letter to members of Congress this week, the American Public Health Association strongly opposed plans to defund the Prevention and Public Health Fund in order to pay for reauthorization of other essential health programs.
While we welcome today’s public health emergency declaration to address the nation’s opioid crisis, the president’s strategy as announced comes up short.
APHA strongly opposes the administration’s decision to end key Affordable Care Act subsidies for low-income Americans.
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