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Press Releases

APA Again Urges Senate Defeat of "Repeal and Replace" Bills

Measures under consideration would gut Medicaid, leave over 20 million uninsured
July 25, 2017

Self-Proclaimed Slackers May Be Sabotaging Own Health

Feeling less active than your peers is associated with an earlier death, study says
July 20, 2017

APA Upgrades APA PsycNET® Content Delivery Platform

New features improve searchability, add useful functions
July 17, 2017

Revised Senate Health Care Bill Worse Than First Version, APA Says

Two-tiered insurance markets would force most vulnerable into more-expensive plans
July 13, 2017

Under Stress, Brains of Bulimics Respond Differently to Food

Scans suggest food is a form of escape from self-critical thoughts
July 10, 2017

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