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Cognitive Impairment Common Among Elderly
More than 70% of elderly Medicare beneficiaries experience cognitive impairment or severe dementia near the end-of-life and may need surrogate decision makers for healthcare decisions. Learn More
Urban Gardeners: A Need to Prevent and Manage Soil Contamination
A study by the Center for a Livable Future found a need for clear and concise information on how best to prevent and manage soil contamination in urban gardens. Learn More
ADHD Treatment Leads to Rapid BMI Rebound
A new study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers finds that stimulants used to treat childhood ADHD led to a rapid rebound of BMI in late adolescence and possible later obesity. Learn More
Medicare Part D Drug Coverage Saves Billions
A new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Illinois at Chicago found that Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage reduced program expenditures totaling $1.5 billion annually. Learn More
Murder Increase Examined
Repeal of Missouri's background check law associated with an increase in the state's murders. Learn More

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  1. Truven Health Analytics and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Collaborate to Launch Institute for Health and Productivity Studies

    Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:20:55 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/truven-health-analytics-and-the-johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-collaborate-to-launch-institute-for-health-and-productivity-studies.html
  2. Bloomberg School Researchers Contribute to New CDC Report: Autism Spectrum Disorder Affects 1 in 68 U.S. Children

    Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:08:41 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/bloomberg-school-researchers-contribute-to-new-cdc-report-autism-spectrum-disorder-affects-one-in-sixty-eight-in-us-children.html
  3. Urban Gardeners May Be Unaware of How Best to Manage Contaminants in Soil

    Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:33:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/urban-gardeners-may-be-unaware-of-how-best-to-manage-contaminants-in-soil.html
  4. Underage Youth and Adults Differ in their Alcohol Brand Preferences

    Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:09:43 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/underage-youth-and-adults-differ-in-their-alcohol-brand-preferences.html
  5. Stimulants Used to Treat ADHD Influence BMI Growth Patterns Through Childhood With a BMI Rebound in Late Adolescence

    Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:58:18 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/stimulants-used-to-treat-ADHD-influence-bmi-growth-patterns-through-childhood-with-a-bmi-rebound-in-late-adolescence.html
  6. Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Launches Drowning Prevention Program in Bangladesh

    Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:12:55 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-international-injury-research-unit-launches-drowning-prevention-program-in-bangladesh.html
  7. Almost Half of U.S. Population Lives in Jurisdictions that Strengthened Gun Laws in 2013

    Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:18:09 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/almost-half-of-us-population-lives-in-jurisdictions-that-strengthened-gun-laws-in-2013.html
  8. Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Produced Savings of $1.5 Billion a Year in First Four Years

    Tue, 04 Mar 2014 18:06:30 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/medicare-prescription-drug-coverage-produced-savings-of-one-and-a-half-bil lion-dollars-a-year-in-first-four-years.html