Latest American Public Health Association Stories

2010-11-09 10:55:00

The number of messages a teenager sends and the amount of time he or she spends on social networks could indicate how likely he or she is to drink, smoke, have sex, or try drugs.

2010-09-28 10:00:00

Most at Risk If EPA is Shackled: Infants, Seniors, Poor Americans; Health Organizations from 36 States Speak Out, Including CA, CO, FL, ME, MA, MI, MO, MT, NM, NC, OH, PA and VA WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Protect the public's health by letting the U.S.

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.

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.

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