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2009-05-15 09:14:00

WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (E), Executive Director of the American Public Health Association: "The American Public Health Association (APHA) welcomes today's selection of Association member Dr.

2009-05-08 15:02:00

WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is a direct connection between climate change and human health, and legislation introduced yesterday will greatly help to better understand and minimize the growing health threats associated with a warming climate, said the American Public Health Association.

2009-05-07 15:55:00

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Georges C.

2009-04-27 15:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association (APHA) urges the public to use the current swine flu outbreak as an opportunity to ensure that they and their families are prepared for potential pandemics, disasters or any other health emergencies that may arise. "Although it is far too early to know the degree to which the current swine flu outbreak warrants alarm, the number of cases and the speed with which the virus has spread around the globe serves...

2009-04-06 09:01:00

Communities across the Country Join the Observance in Support of Building the Foundation for a Healthy America WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association (APHA) today kicks off National Public Health Week (NPHW) 2009, themed Building the Foundation for a Healthy America.

2009-04-02 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association (APHA) today released its Agenda for Health Reform in anticipation of next week's 2009 observance of National Public Health Week (April 6-12). With a goal of helping the United States to become the healthiest nation in one generation, the APHA Agenda for Health Reform highlights the most critical changes we must make to improve the public's health, based on longstanding APHA policies, as well as the best...

2009-03-03 10:12:00

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association's (APHA) new Fluoridation Position Statement is based on many documents that neither support nor evaluate fluoridation's safety and/or effectiveness as it claims, (1) reports NYS Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc.

2009-02-26 16:29:00

WASHINGTON, Feb, 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Georges C.

2009-02-24 15:43:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we gear up for spring, the winter storms that left many communities without power serve as a reminder that emergency situations can occur without warning.


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