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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...

2008-10-01 09:00:48

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Erin Wendel, ewendel@aphanet.org, of American Pharmacists Association, +1-202-628-4410 Patients Encouraged to Keep Up-To-Date Medication Record WASHINGTON,Oct.

2008-10-01 03:00:07

By Johnson, Teddi Dineley ACROSS the nation, violent crimes have declined significantly since 1990, but homicide remains the second leading cause of death among youths ages 10 to 24. According to the U.S.

2008-10-01 03:00:07

By Anonymous KENNETH W. Kizer, MD, MPH, will receive the 2008 APHA Award for Excellence for his distinguished achievements in transforming the operation and quality of the U.S. Veterans Affairs Health Care System.

2008-10-01 03:00:06

By Anonymous In memoriam FORMER U.S. Surgeon General Julius B. Rich- mond, MD, MS, a pediatrician and child develop- ment specialist, died July 27 of cancer at his home in Brookline, Mass. He was 91.

2008-10-01 03:00:06

By Anonymous LISA RENEE Holderby, executive director of the Massachusetts Association of Community Health Workers, will be honored with the 2008 Helen Rodriguez-Trias Social Justice Award at the 136th APHA Annual Meeting in San Diego.

2008-10-01 03:00:06

By Johnson, Teddi Dineley New campaigns address the question: What is public health? IN NEW York City, red and white stickers plastered on everything from bike racks to trash cans to hybrid buses boldly declare: "This is Public Health." In Texas, employees of the San Patricio County Department of Public Health are sporting a logo on their shirts to tell the world they are public health workers.

2008-08-27 03:00:23

By Anonymous Free state fact sheets available online WITH presidential and congressional elections just around the corner, APHA is calling on members and Affiliates to keep critical public health issues at the forefront of discussions.

2008-08-27 03:00:23

By Anonymous As worker shortages threaten public health's ability to take on growing threats to the nation's health, it is more important than ever that national policy-makers move quickly to ensure a robust public health work force, APHA and fellow advocates told members of Congress in May.


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  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
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