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2010-06-15 12:59:00

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association applauds a Senate and a House committee for taking up the health implications of the Gulf Coast oil spill during congressional hearings set for today and Wednesday.

2010-05-12 14:12:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the American Public Health Association (APHA) today recognized Senators Kerry and Lieberman for developing a bill to address climate change, but urged the Senate to add funding and policy provisions that are critical to helping states prepare for and respond to the public health effects of climate change.

2010-04-22 10:22:00

The Two Organizations Will Collaborate to Publish Timely, Authoritative Resources for Use in Undergraduate and Graduate Public Health Studies WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association (APHA) and Jones & Bartlett Learning today announced a new publishing partnership.

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2010-04-19 10:45:00

Day care centers are likely to unnecessarily send toddlers home with mild illnesses or medical conditions, according to a new study set to be published in the May issue of Pediatrics.

2010-04-05 12:55:00

85 percent of Americans claim to be healthy and continue to make healthy lifestyle changes WASHINGTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighty-five percent of Americans characterize their lifestyle as somewhat or very healthy, according to a survey released today by the American Public Health Association.

2010-03-26 09:44:00

WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association this week petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt stronger, more protective standards to safeguard the health of the public from ground-level ozone.

2010-03-21 23:27:00

Statement from Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (E), Executive Director, American Public Health Association WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The American Public Health Association applauds the U.S.

2010-03-19 13:57:00

New APHA Report Says, 'After 98 Years, It's Time to Act' WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association today urged members of the U.S.

2010-03-15 14:27:00

'Cover the Uninsured Week' Is the Right Time for Action, Says APHA Executive Director Dr. Georges C.

2010-03-01 10:43:00

WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State, regional and national public health associations today called on Congress to send comprehensive health reform legislation to the president in the coming weeks.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.