FINDINGS

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Findings


America’s Health Rankings names Vermont the healthiest state, shares 30 years of public health progress
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Louise Dettman

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December 06, 2019

APHA partners on longest running state-by-state analysis of the nation’s health
logo, Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change

Climate Change / Findings


Countdown to climate action
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Louise Dettman

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November 21, 2019

The Lancet releases its U.S. policy brief on climate change and health.
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Child Health / CDC / Findings


Protecting kids from adverse experiences can boost lifelong health
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Louise Dettman

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November 15, 2019

New research from CDC shows impact of ACEs and the importance of prevention.
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Findings


Healthiest Communities: a new tool for improving public health
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Megan Lowry

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March 26, 2018

Released this week, Healthiest Communities tackles some of the toughest questions in public health.
Logo, APHA 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo, Denver, Oct. 29-Nov. 3

Annual Meeting / Findings


Children who witness violence or are sexually abused are 3 and 5 times more likely to inject drugs as adults
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Dan Greenberg

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November 02, 2016

Children who are sexually abused are nearly five times more likely to inject drugs in adulthood as those who are not — while children who witness violence are about three times more likely — according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver.

Annual Meeting / Findings


Nearly 600 Zika investigations force Harris County Public Health to ad-lib
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Dan Greenberg

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October 31, 2016

The Harris County Public Health Department — which this past summer confirmed the state of Texas’ first Zika-associated death — has investigated nearly 600 suspected cases this year, 55 percent of which were pregnancy-related, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting in Denver.

Annual Meeting / Findings


Sports injury app detects 99 percent more health conditions
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Dan Greenberg

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October 31, 2016

A new cell phone app specializing in sports injury detection captured 99 percent more physical and mental health symptoms for college athletes than traditional sports medicine surveillance, according to new research released today at the American Public Health Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver.

Annual Meeting / Findings


State policies will determine whether most Americans smoke marijuana
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Dan Greenberg

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October 31, 2016

More than 50 percent of Americans changed their minds about intentions to smoke marijuana based on ramifications — or lack thereof — set forth by their state of residency, according to new research released today at APHA's 2016 Annual Meeting in Denver.