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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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Special issue of AJPH Illuminates Lead Risks Throughout U.S., Prevention Steps

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SEP 30 2022

The supplement reveals higher than normal lead exposure in school drinking water in states without water-lead testing programs.

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APHA applauds House action to prevent gun violence

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JUL 29 2022

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA and American Lung Association Respond to West Virginia v. EPA Decision

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JUN 30 2022

Statement from American Lung Association and APHA

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APHA applauds significant FY 2023 public health agency funding increases in House Labor-HHS-Education funding bill

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JUN 30 2022

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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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