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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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Supreme Court’s Overturning of Roe v. Wade Jeopardizes the Health of All Americans

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JUN 24 2022

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA grieves the loss of so many innocent lives in Texas elementary school shooting

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MAY 24 2022

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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FDA actions on menthol and cigars far-reaching

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APR 29 2022

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Leaders of Major U.S. Nonprofits Call on CEOs to Increase Mental Health Support in the Workplace

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APR 27 2022

Leaders of major U.S. nonprofits call on CEOs to increase mental health support in the workplace

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Reflecting on the lessons of the pandemic

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MAR 11 2022

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA welcomes passage of bill boosting public health agency funding

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MAR 10 2022

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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American Public Health Association condemns invasion of Ukraine

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FEB 27 2022

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Federal policies can help young people connect to education and employment

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FEB 17 2022

Statement from APHA and the Bloomberg American Health Initiative

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Four health and medical groups support EPA's proposed mercury and air toxics rule

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JAN 31 2022

Statement from APHA, American Lung Association, American Academy of Pediatrics and Physicians for Social Responsibility

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February 2022 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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JAN 27 2022

Research on stalled progress on reducing sodium intake, lack of opioid addiction treatment, and more

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APHA criticizes Supreme Court ruling’s “disturbing impact” in fight against COVID

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JAN 13 2022

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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January 2022 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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DEC 29 2021

Research on COVID-19, disparities in chlamydia screening and water contamination, and more

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Public health made easy: APHA debuts ‘That’s Public Health’ web series

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DEC 21 2021

Short, easy-to-understand videos on a range of public health topics

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APHA backs White House plan to remove lead pipes in next 10 years

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DEC 20 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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“Community Drivers of Health” series highlights policy solutions to improve food, housing and transportation access for better health

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DEC 15 2021

detailed analysis of the economic and social conditions that influence health outcomes

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December 2021 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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DEC 10 2021

Research on home health workers' mental health, COVID-19 disparities, overdoses among the homeless, and more

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November 2021 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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NOV 19 2021

Research on pandemic drop in adult and childhood vaccinations, diets and cancer burden, and more

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APHA strongly supports House passage of the Build Back Better Act

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NOV 19 2021

APHA enthusiastically supports today’s House passage of the Build Back Better Act

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Leading health experts and professional organizations: Businesses should support OSHA's COVID vaccine mandate

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NOV 18 2021

"Business leaders should be focused on how tp protect their employees"

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APHA strongly supports COVID-19 worker protections

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NOV 04 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Health and Medical Organizations Welcome EPA’s Decision to Reconsider Ozone Pollution Standards

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OCT 28 2021

APHA and supporting organizations welcome EPA decision on ozone pollution standards.