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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 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.

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APHA and Kaiser Permanente launch program to diversify public health leadership

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OCT 27 2021

Program will provide scholarships, help emerging leaders launch their public health careers

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October 2021 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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OCT 08 2021

Research on racial disparities in youth e-cigarette use, opoid overdose deaths among Black Americans, and more

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Public health leaders identify policies and practices that can advance health and racial equity

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OCT 06 2021

APHA, de Beaumont Foundation, National Collaborative for Health Equity working together on "Healing Through Policy"

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APHA announces 2021 awards for excellence in public health

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SEP 30 2021

Awards will be presented during the virtual 2021 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo

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Mississippi’s ban on abortions puts women and families at risk

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SEP 29 2021

APHA and others submit amicus brief to U.S. Supreme Court

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Overcoming health disparities, inequities requires renewed focus on policy, says APHA Press book

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SEP 23 2021

Revitalizing policy is key to addressing social, economic and health disparities in the U.S.

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As more states legalize cannabis, new APHA Press book offers public health perspective

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SEP 23 2021

Detailing the health impact of cannabis use

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APHA applauds president’s COVID-19 action plan

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SEP 10 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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APHA dismayed over Texas abortion ban, court refusal to act

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SEP 01 2021

Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD

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Guiding public health in disaster management: New APHA Press book includes pandemic lessons learned

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AUG 31 2021

Focuses on public health preparation in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, other natural disasters

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September 2021 highlights from the American Journal of Public Health

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AUG 27 2021

Research on higher maternal death rate for Black women, mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and more

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APHA amplifies ‘real talk’ on COVID-19 with new web series

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AUG 26 2021

"Barbershop Medicine" videos explore COVID-19, health and racial justice from the Black experience

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New APHA Press book encourages, supports healthy aging

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AUG 18 2021

Focus includes health care disparities confronting older adults and methods to tackle those barriers