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Kids Most Likely To Suffer Sport-Related Eye Injuries
Sports-related eye injuries send 30,000 children under age 18 to the ER each year. Among males, the riskiest sports were basketball, baseball or softball and air guns. For females, they were baseball or softball, cycling and soccer. Learn More
100 Objects That Shaped Public Health
In recognition of its Centennial, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has compiled a list of 100 objects -- from the obscure to the everyday -- that tell some of the most compelling stories of public health over the last century. Learn More
Dengue Vaccine Could Increase or Worsen Dengue in Some Settings
The only approved vaccine for dengue may increase the incidence. Partly based on these findings, WHO recommends that the vaccine be used only where there is a high incidence of dengue. Learn More
DASH Diet, Designed to Lower Blood Pressure, Also Reduces Kidney-Disease Risk
The diet is high in nuts and legumes, low-fat dairy, whole grains, fruits and vegetables and low in red and processed meat, sugary drinks and sodium. Learn More
Drones Could Be Cheaper Alternative To Delivering Vaccines in Drones Could Be Cheaper Way To Deliver Vaccines in Developing World World
Deploying the unmanned vehicles in low- and middle-income countries could yield savings and improve vaccination rates, a new study finds. Learn More

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  1. Suicide Rates Drop Among Members of White Mountain Apache Tribe

    Efforts to track and prevent self-harm led to 40 percent drop, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.
    Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:04:49 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2016/suicide-rates-drop-among-members-of-white-mountain-apache-tribe.html
  2. Some Hog Workers Developing Drug-Resistant Skin Infections Linked to Livestock-Associated Staph

    Some workers at industrial hog production facilities are not only carrying livestock-associated, antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their noses, but may also be developing skin infections from these bacteria.
    Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:25:46 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2016/some-hog-workers-developing-drug-resistant-skin-infections-linked-to-livestock-associated-staph.html
  3. Better Definition of ‘Pre-Diabetes’ Can Help Identify Those At Risk for Long-Term Complications

    More accurate definition could encourage the right patients to adopt changes – lose weight, exercise more – that help prevent full-blown diabetes
    Wed, 16 Nov 2016 19:19:54 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2016/better-definition-of-pre-diabetes-can-help-identify-those-at-risk-for-long-term-complications.html
  4. Depression Rates Growing Among Adolescents, Particularly Girls

    Tue, 15 Nov 2016 18:55:27 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2016/depression-rates-growing-among-adolescents-particularly-girls.html
  5. Report: Pneumonia and Diarrhea Continue To Kill Hundreds of Thousands of Young Children in Many Countries

    A new report finds some progress in combatting pneumonia and diarrhea among young children in the nations most severely impacted by the two diseases, but they remain responsible for hundreds of thousands of preventable deaths around the world.
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:44:44 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2016/report-pneumonia-and-diarrhea-continue-to-kill-hundreds-of-thousands-of-young-children-in-many-countries.html
  6. Mosquito-Borne Illness Spreads In and Around Homes, Disproportionately Hits Women

    Outbreaks of the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya appear to be driven by infections centered in and around the home, with women significantly more likely to become ill, new Bloomberg School research finds.
    Mon, 07 Nov 2016 23:48:51 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2016/mosquito-borne-illness-spreads-in-and-around-homes-disproportionately-hits-women.html
  7. Kids Most Likely To Suffer Sport-Related Eye Injuries

    Kids most likely to suffer sport-related eye injuries: Basketball, cycling, baseball the most common causes of ER visits for eye trauma, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School study finds.
    Thu, 03 Nov 2016 17:23:35 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2016/kids-most-likely-to-suffer-sport-related-eye-injuries.html
  8. Leaders Named for Bloomberg American Health Initiative

    Joshua M. Sharfstein, MD, associate dean for public health practice and training at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has been named inaugural director of the school’s Bloomberg American Health Initiative.
    Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:30:02 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2016/leaders-named-for-bloomberg-american-health-initiative.html
  9. Bloomberg School Welcomes Brian Crawford to the Health Advisory Board

    Brian Crawford, PhD, president of the publications division of the American Chemical Society, is the newest member of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s 39-member Health Advisory Board.
    Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:07:33 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2016/bloomberg-school-welcomes-brian-crawford-to-the-health-advisory-board.html
  10. Allowing Guns on College Campuses Unlikely To Reduce Mass Shootings

    Policies allowing civilians to bring guns on college campuses are unlikely to reduce mass shootings on campus and are likely to lead to more shootings, homicides and suicides on campus.
    Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:52:40 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2016/allowing-guns-on-college-campuses-unlikely-to-reduce-mass-shootings.html