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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.
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Raising Women’s Voices: Supporting new leaders in the movement
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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October 31, 2016

Two groups highlight the importance of lifting the voices of marginalized people — women, people of color, LGBTQ* people — by giving them the support they need to succeed in grassroots organizations.

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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.
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Politics and public health
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Donya Currie

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October 31, 2016

For most of the U.S. presidential campaign, public health hasn’t been front and center.
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Posters with the most(ers): Taking in a wealth of new research
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Lindsey Wahowiak

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October 31, 2016

Poster sessions at APHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo allow attendees to take in research on a wide variety of topics.
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Can’t stop the (public health) feeling
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Donya Currie

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October 31, 2016

For the second year in a row, some of us gathered just after the official first day of the meeting to bust a public health move.
Michael Marmot signs book for fan

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Marmot signs latest book ‘The Health Gap’ for public health admirers
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Natalie McGill

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October 31, 2016

When Annual Meeting attendee Mark-Andrew Stefan heard that Michael Marmot would be signing his latest book, he had to get his hands on a copy.
Pumpkin painted with 2016 Annual Meeting logo

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Happy Halloween from APHA!
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Kim Krisberg

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October 31, 2016

Happy and healthy Halloween wishes from the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver!
Cecile Richards

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Opening General Session: ‘I’ve never been prouder to be on the side of public health’
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Kim Krisberg

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October 31, 2016

"Everyone means everyone." That’s a quote from today’s Opening General Session keynote speaker and Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards, and it pretty much sums up the overriding message of this year’s APHA Annual Meeting in Denver.
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Tweets of the Day from #APHA2016
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Kim Krisberg

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October 31, 2016

Twitter lit up today with tweets from the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo in Denver.
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APHA Annual Meeting Day 2: Photos from Denver
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Kim Krisberg

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October 31, 2016

More smiling faces from the second day of APHA's 2016 Annual Meeting.
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Expo-lore the possibilities: Public Health Expo offers swag and more
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Donya Currie

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October 31, 2016

The Public Health Expo offers a welcome oasis of fun giveaways, the friendliest people, and fascinating info on the latest and greatest in public health.