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Released: 1-Oct-2020 4:30 PM EDT
Special issue of AJPH tackles Health Misinformation on Social Media
American Public Health Association (APHA)

This month's issue of AJPH tackles health misinformation that has run rampant on social media during the COVID-19 pandemic.

18-Aug-2020 7:35 PM EDT
AJPH Embargoed October Issue
American Public Health Association (APHA)

• Universal vaccinations can miss seniors, vulnerable people • Restricting firearms not significantly linked to homicides by other means • Commentary: Thanks to partnerships, community intervention on asthma pays off in post-Katrina Louisiana • Editorial: Protests inspire hope for change

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Released: 20-Aug-2020 2:10 PM EDT
AJPH September 2020 "Should Public Health Lean on Rural America to Revamp Itself"
American Public Health Association (APHA)

This month issue and podcast provide a public health perspective on rural America.

Released: 15-Jul-2020 9:55 AM EDT
20 U.S. Cities and Counties Pledge to Improve Local Systems and Policies to Advance Health Equity with $2 Million in Grants from the Aetna Foundation
American Public Health Association (APHA)

The Aetna Foundation, together with the American Public Health Association and the National Association of Counties, today announced the organizations selected to receive a grant as part of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge to support communities that are changing the way they work together across sectors to reduce disparities in chronic disease outcomes.

Released: 21-May-2020 5:55 PM EDT
July AJPH Issue
American Public Health Association (APHA)

Therapies to change people’s sexual preference cause suicidal ideation, Georgia law effective at reducing late-term abortions and more

Released: 18-May-2020 6:05 AM EDT
APHA welcomes essential public health funding, support in COVID-19 bill
American Public Health Association (APHA)

New COVID-19 emergency legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives May 15 is being praised by the American Public Health Association for key provisions that will help protect and rebuild the health of the nation in the wake of the ongoing pandemic.

Released: 12-May-2020 4:35 PM EDT
APHA executive director to address congressional subcommittee during May 13 briefing on COVID-19
American Public Health Association (APHA)

Public health and safety must be paramount when taking action to reopen the nation during the coronavirus pandemic, Georges Benjamin, MD, executive director of the American Public Health Association, will tell Congress tomorrow.

Released: 6-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST
New public health policy statements adopted at APHA 2019
American Public Health Association (APHA)

The American Public Health Association’s Governing Council adopted 14 new policy statements at its 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo in Philadelphia.

Released: 4-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST
APHA statement on Paris Agreement withdrawal
American Public Health Association (APHA)

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

13-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Embargoed AJPH research: SNAP participation, HIV testing, transgender health and more
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this month's release, find new embargoed research about SNAP participation, HIV testing, transgender health and more.

17-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Embargoed AJPH research: Marijuana use increases, nutrition labeling, barbershop HIV intervention
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find new public health research on marijuana use in high school students, nutrition labeling and a barbershop HIV intervention

13-May-2019 3:00 PM EDT
Embargoed AJPH research: Heroin overdose decline, global health aid and U.S. image, ACA disability disparities
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find new public health research on heroin overdose rates, global health aid, and the Affordable Care Act.

15-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Embargoed AJPH research: Lead in NYC public housing, Hurricane Maria deaths, Ohio refugee lead levels, political economy and public health
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue of AJPH, find research on lead levels in NYC public housing, Hurricane Maria causes of death, Ohio refugee lead levels, and politics and public health

19-Mar-2019 9:50 AM EDT
Embargoed AJPH research: Texting-while-driving bans prevent ER visits, Yoga use increasing, dairy milk in school breakfasts and greenhouse gas emissions, pregnancy outcomes in prison and more
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on texting while driving laws, new data on Yoga use increasing, dairy milk in school breakfasts, pregnancy outcomes in prison and more.

19-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
Embargoed AJPH research: NYC transfat ban changes New Yorkers’ blood, ACA and women 18-44, Chicago behavioral health emergencies, Caribbean health
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on NYC's transfat ban, the Affordable Care Act and reproductive age women, behavioral health emergencies, Caribbean health and more.

22-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST
Embargoed AJPH research: Police-related deaths, homicide in Mexico, tobacco use in young adults, 1970s heroin intervention
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on police-related deaths, homocide in Mexico and life expectancy, tobacco and polytobacco use in young adults, and a 1970s heroin intervention

26-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST
Embargoed AJPH research: Vacant lot cleanup reduces shootings, opioid and amphetamine births, e-cigarette trust, vaccine exemption
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on how vacant lot cleanup reduces shootings, opioid and amphetamine births increase, e-cigarette trust and public health sources, vaccine exemption laws and more.

Released: 14-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
Pharmaceutical fentanyl connected with risk of fentanyl overdose
American Public Health Association (APHA)

44 percent of people who died from fentanyl overdose had previously been prescribed fentanyl by a medical professional, and 37 percent of those people had a prescription for fentanyl within 60 days of their death.

Released: 12-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST
Study: Following 10-year gains, SNAP participation among immigrant families dropped in 2018
American Public Health Association (APHA)

New research presented today at the American Public Health Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo revealed that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation declined in the first half of 2018 among immigrant families, following 10 years of increasing participation from 2007 through 2017.

22-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT
AJPH December Issue: Infants and Sugary Drinks, Top 20 China Health Challenges, Aging in Netherlands, Mass. Opioid Use Increasing
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on infant sugary drink consumption, China's top 20 health challenges, aging and healthy years in the Netherlands, and increasing opioid use in Massachusetts

18-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT
AJPH November Issue: Australian gun control effects, crowding harms child development, tractor rollover protections worth millions, web-based CBT improves addiction treatment
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on Australian gun control and suicide/homicide rates, crowding and commute effects on child health, tractor rollover protection, and the effect of web-based CBT telenovelas on addiction treatment.

20-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Embargoed AJPH research: Long gun age restrictions, social media bots and anti-vaccine conversations, smoke-free colleges, opioid policies, drinking water
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on school shootings and long gun age restrictions, Russian anti-vaccine trolls, smoke-free colleges and more.

18-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT
Embargoed AJPH research: Prop. 47 and drug arrests, teen self-injury, LGBQ substance abuse, women’s tobacco use, public housing and asthma
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on Prop. 47 and drug arrests, teen self-injury, LGBQ substance abuse, women’s tobacco use, public housing and asthma

14-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
New AJPH Research: Gun Owner Survey, Support for Gun Violence Prevention, Suicide Risk and Gun Ownership, Refugee Mental Health, HPV Vaccine, Indoor Tanning.
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on gun ownership, support for gun violence prevention, suicide risk and gun ownership, refugee mental health, HPV vaccine and indoor tanning.

16-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT
New AJPH Research: Race and Opioids, Heroin Overdose Death Undercount, Folate During Pregnancy, Age of Sexual Initiation and Health Outcomes
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on Race and opioids, heroin overdose death undercount, folate during pregnancy, age of sexual initiation and health outcomes

19-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT
New AJPH Research: NYC Smoking Age, Opioids Up 500% in Brazil, Defense Dept. Policies and Traumatic Brain Injury, Medicaid Expansion and Opioids
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on NYC smoking age, opioids up 500% in Brazil, Defense Dept. policies and traumatic brain injury, Medicaid expansion and opioids

16-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST
AJPH April Issue: gun storage, LARCs and abortion, flu vaccine disparities, air pollution disparities, Brazil birthrate after Zika
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on gun storage, LARCs and abortion, flu vaccine disparities, air pollution disparities, Brazil birthrate after Zika and more

Released: 14-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST
Special Supplement to American Journal of Public Health Focuses on High Risk Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention
American Public Health Association (APHA)

A special supplement to the American Journal of Public Health explores updated perspectives and new research on high risk adolescent pregnancy prevention.

16-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST
AJPH March Issue: Research on Medical Expenses, Medicaid Expansion, Abortion Denial
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on medical expenses furthering income inequality, Medicaid expansion and infant mortality, abortion denial causing financial hardship and more

18-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST
Embargoed AJPH Research on Hepatitis C and Opioids, Medicaid Expansion and Cancer Diagnoses, ACA and Breastfeeding, Osteoarthritis Increases
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research that links increased hepatitis C numbers to the opioid epidemic, shows Medicaid expansion increasing cancer diagnoses, the ACA expanding breastfeeding and the prevalence of osteoarthritis growing

14-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST
AJPH Research on Age and the Opioid Epidemic, Anogenital Warts and the HPV Vaccine, US Life Expectancy, Adolescent Girls and Sex Education, Marijuana Advertising
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research on age and the opioid epidemic, anogenital warts and the HPV vaccine, meeting US life expectancy goals, effectiveness of sexual health program for adolescent girls, and measuring the prevalence of marijuana advertising in Oregon

2-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EDT
Drug Hospitalizations Increase Even as Prescription Opioid Supply Declines
American Public Health Association (APHA)

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.

31-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT
Firearm Injuries Becoming More Severe
American Public Health Association (APHA)

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.

31-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT
Higher Air Pollution in Cities Tied to Higher Mortality
American Public Health Association (APHA)

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.

31-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT
Marijuana and Alcohol Negatively Impact Lifetime Achievement in Young Adults
American Public Health Association (APHA)

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.

24-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT
AJPH Supplement Examines How Climate Change Is Harming Our Health
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this special supplement, AJPH examines the impact of climate change on public health.

16-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT
EMBARGOED AJPH Research on Traumatic Brain Injury Laws, Gun Violence, and Abortion
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research showing TBI laws effective at reducing recurrent concussions in high school athletes, shall-issue gun permits and increased homicide, measuring loaded handgun carrying and decreasing abortion rate

18-Sep-2017 6:05 AM EDT
EMBARGOED AJPH Research: Sugar-Sweetened Soda and Weight, Gun Retailers as Partners for Suicide Prevention, Twitter as Predictor of Health Outcomes, Changing Nutrition Patterns in Chinese Social Classes
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research on sugar-sweetened soda and weight, gun retailers and suicide prevention, Twitter as predictor of health outcomes and changing nutrition patterns in China

8-Sep-2017 9:10 AM EDT
AJPH Supplement Study Shows Considerable Progress in Public Health Emergency Preparedness Since September 11, 2001
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this month's release, find new embargoed research from a special AJPH supplement on public health emergency preparedness.

14-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT
Embargoed AJPH Research on Trump Voters and Life Expectancy, Premature Death Among White Americans, Urban/Rural Firearm Suicide Disparities, Tobacco in Rural America
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research on the life expectancy of Trump voters, premature death among white Americans, rural tobacco and firearm suicide prevalence

17-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT
Embargoed AJPH Research: Gestational Weight Gain, Disparities in Hydration, Zika in Brazil
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: Gestational weight gain and maternal obesity, disparities in hydration status, Zika and reproductive rights in Brazil

27-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT
Special Supplement to American Journal of Public Health Focuses on Diversifying Health Profession to Address Oral Health Inequities
American Public Health Association (APHA)

A special supplement to the American Journal of Public Health explores oral health inequities among vulnerable populations and the need to diversify the health work force to close the gaps.

19-Jun-2017 1:00 PM EDT
Embargoed AJPH Research: US Gun Fatality Rate, Quality of Health by Occupation, Marijuana Legalization and Vehicle Crash Rates
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: U.S. gun fatality rate; health-related quality of life affected by occupation; and vehicle crash rates following marijuana legalization.

15-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT
EMBARGOED AJPH Research: Firearm Laws and Fatal Police Shootings, Walking in Airports, Foodborne Outbreaks in Correctional Facilities
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research about: state-level firearm laws and fatal police shootings; increasing walking among airport travelers; and rates of outbreak-associated foodborne illness among incarcerated persons.

13-Apr-2017 10:25 AM EDT
Embargoed AJPH Research: Public Opinion on Guns, SSB Media Campaign, College Marijuana Use
American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this month’s release, find new embargoed research on: U.S. public opinion about carrying firearms; a media campaign targeting changes in perceptions and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages; and marijuana use in college versus non-college youth.


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