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  1. Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center Awarded 5-Year Contract from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has awarded a five-year contract to the Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center to help the Center continue to promote evidence-informed decision-making in clinical practice and public health policy
    Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:52:51 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-evidence-based-practice-center-awarded-5-year-contract-from-the-agency-for-healthcare-research-and-quality.html
  2. Primary Care Doctors Report Prescribing Fewer Opioids for Pain

    Nine in 10 primary care physicians say that prescription drug abuse is a problem and nearly half say they are less likely to prescribe opioids to treat pain compared to a year ago, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.
    Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:03:18 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/primary-care-doctors-report-prescribing-fewer-opioids-for-pain.html
  3. Nearly Half of U.S. Kids Exposed To Traumatic Social or Family Experiences During Childhood

    Nearly half of all children in the United States are exposed to at least one social or family experience that can lead to traumatic stress and impact their healthy development, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found.
    Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:59:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/nearly-half-of-u.s.-kids-exposed-to-traumatic-social-or-family-experiences-during-childhood.html
  4. Vitamin E Deficiency Linked to Greater Risk of Miscarriage Among Poor Women

    Pregnant women in Bangladesh with low levels of vitamin E are nearly twice as likely to have a miscarriage than those with adequate levels of the vitamin in their blood, according to new research led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:34:47 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/vitamin-e-deficiency-linked-to-greater-risk-of-miscarriage-among-poor-women.html
  5. Diabetes in Midlife Linked to Significant Cognitive Decline 20 Years Later

    People diagnosed with diabetes in midlife are more likely to experience significant memory and cognitive problems during the next 20 years than those with healthy blood sugar levels, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.
    Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:20:56 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/diabetes-in-midlife-linked-to-significant-cognitive-decline-20-years-later.html
  6. Suicide Risk Falls Substantially After Talk Therapy

    Repeat suicide attempts and deaths by suicide were roughly 25 percent lower among a group of Danish people who underwent voluntary short-term psychosocial counseling after a suicide attempt, new research suggests..
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:22:21 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/suicide-risk-falls-substantially-after-talk-therapy.html
  7. News Tips from American Public Health Association Meeting in New Orleans

    Roundup of papers and posters being presented at the APHA meeting in New Orleans.
    Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:40:30 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/news-tips-from-american-public-health-association-meeting-in-new-orleans.html
  8. Being Poor Is Not the Same Everywhere

    Young people in poor neighborhoods who perceive their communities in a positive light report better health and well-being than those with worse perceptions of where they live, research led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.
    Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:24:46 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/being-poor-is-not-the-same-everywhere.html
  9. Creating Trust in the Time of Ebola

    One reason the Ebola outbreak got out of control in West Africa early on was a lack of trust among community members, frontline health workers and the broader health system, suggests new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research.
    Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:08:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/creating-trust-in-the-time-of-ebola.html
  10. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Researchers Awarded $1.5 Million Grant for Large-Scale Prospective Birth Cohort Study on Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration / Maternal and Child Health Bureau
    Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:42:04 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-researchers-awarded-one-and-a-half-million-dollar-grant-for-arge-scale-prospective-birth-cohort-study-on-autism-spectrum-disorders.html
  11. New Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion Launched By Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is launching the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, which will develop programs that encourage healthy behavioral change and train faculty and students in health promotion and advocacy.
    Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:48:42 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/new-lerner-center-for-public-health-promotion-launched-by-johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health.html
  12. Premature Infants Are Exposed to Unsafe Levels of Chemical in Medical Products Used to Save Their Lives

    Hospitalized premature infants are exposed to unsafe levels of a chemical found in many medical products used to treat them, raising questions about whether critically ill newborns may be adversely affected by equipment designed to help save their lives.
    Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:33:50 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/premature-infants-are-exposed-to-unsafe-levels-of-chemical-in-medical-products-used-to-save-their-lives.html
  13. Older Women With Breathing Problems During Sleep More Likely to Experience Decline in Ability to Perform Daily Tasks

    Older women with disordered breathing during sleep were found to be at greater risk of decline in the ability to perform daily tasks--grocery shopping and meal preparation--according to a new study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:29:31 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/older-women-with-breathing-problems-during-sleep-more-likely-to-experience-decline-in-ability-to-perform-daily.tasks.html
  14. Johns Hopkins Opens New Public Policy Center in Barcelona

    Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:23:49 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-opens-new-public-policy-center-in-barcelona.html
  15. New Test Shows Promise in Identifying New Drugs to Treat Lyme Disease

    Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed a test they say will allow them to test thousands of FDA-approved drugs to see if they will work against the bacteria that causes tick-borne Lyme disease.
    Mon, 03 Nov 2014 18:51:34 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/new-test-shows-promise-in-identifying-new-drugs to-treat-lyme-disease.html
  16. A Letter from Dean Klag to Governor Chris Christie

    Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:12:41 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/a-letter-from-dean-klag-to-governor-chris-christie.html
  17. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health MOOC Enrollment Tops Two Million

    Enrollment in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health faculty through the platform Coursera topped two million this month.
    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:03:57 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-mooc-enrollment-tops-two-million.html
  18. Changes at the Grocery Store Could Turn the Burden of Shopping With Children On Its Head

    Caretakers of children under age 16 propose changes at the grocery store, such as altering product placement, hosting healthy food tastings, to encourage healthier food choices by children, a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study finds.
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:40:36 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/changes-at-the-grocery-store-could-turn-the-burden-of-shopping-with-children-its-head.html
  19. One-Quarter of Women in Rural Bangladesh Report Pregnancy and Childbirth Complications

    A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that over one-quarter of women in rural Bangladesh experience complications during pregnancy -- hemorrhage and sepsis as the most commonly reported complications.
    Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:37:40 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/one-quarter-of-women-in-rural-bangladesh-report-pregnancy-and-childbirth-complications.html
  20. Johns Hopkins Researchers Elected to Institute of Medicine

    Two pre-eminent Johns Hopkins researchers – and another who will join the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in January – have been elected the Institute of Medicine (IOM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
    Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:11:50 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-researchers-elected-to-institute-of-medicine.html
  21. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to Collaborate on New AIDS Research Project

    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is one of six organizations that will collaborate on a five-year global initiative supported by an award from USAID that provides up to $70 million in funding.
    Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:11:40 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school of-public-health-to-collaborate-on-new-aids-research-project.html
  22. I Have to Walk How Many Miles to Burn Off This Soda?

    Easy-to-understand signs linking exercise to sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, including soda, helps teens make healthier choices, according to new Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health research.
    Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:05:18 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/i-have to-walk-how-many-miles to-burn-off-this-soda.html
  23. In-Home Visits Reduce Drug Use, Depression In Pregnant Teens

    Successful intervention in American Indian communities could be used widely in low-income groups across the country, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers say.
    Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:21:40 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/in-home-visits-reduce-drug-use-depression-in-pregnant-teens.html
  24. Large Chain Restaurants Appear To Be Voluntarily Reducing Calories in Their Menu Items

    New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds that large chain restaurants introduced newer food and beverage options that, on average, contain 60 fewer calories than their traditional menu selections in 2012 and 2013.
    Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:42:53 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/large-chain-restaurants-appear-to-be-voluntarily-reducing-calories-in-their-menu-items.html
  25. Mathuram Santosham Receives 2014 Fries Prize for Improving Health

    Mathuram Santosham, MD, MPH, a professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and director of the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, has been awarded the 2014 Fries Prize for Improving Health.
    Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:10:34 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/mathuram-santosham-receives-2014-fries-prize-for-improving-health.html
  26. Small Spills at Gas Stations Could Cause Significant Public Health Risks Over Time

    A new study suggests that drops of fuel spilled at gas stations — which occur frequently with fill-ups — could cumulatively be causing long-term environmental damage to soil and groundwater in residential areas in close proximity to the stations.
    Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:02:30 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/small-spills-at-gas-stations-could-cause-significant-public-health-risks-over-time.html
  27. Study: Public Feels More Negative Toward People With Drug Addiction Than Those With Mental Illness

    People are significantly more likely to have negative attitudes toward those suffering from drug addiction than those with mental illness, and don't support basic benefits for them, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.
    Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:47:33 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/study-public-feels-more-negative-toward-people-with-drug-addiction-than-those-with-mental-illness.html
  28. Child Mortality Falls Worldwide, But Not Fast Enough, Study Finds

    Millions of children worldwide still die before their fifth birthday, with preterm birth complications and pneumonia together killing nearly 2 million young children in 2013, according to a study led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:31:49 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/child-mortality-falls-worldwide-but-not-fast-enough-study-finds.html
  29. Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit to Collaborate on Bloomberg Philanthropies’ New $125 Million Global Road Safety Program

    The International Injury Research Unit at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will be one of eight organizations spearheading a continued effort to reduce injuries and fatalities caused by road traffic accidents.
    Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:16:06 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-international-injury-research-unit-to-collaborate-on-bloomberg-philanthropies-new-125-million-dollar-global-road-safety-program.html
  30. Talk Therapy – Not Medication – Best for Social Anxiety Disorder, Large Study Finds

    While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is more effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped.
    Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:01:56 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/talk-therapy-not-medication-best-for-social-anxiety-disorder-large-study-finds.html
  31. The Power of Numbers A Single Statistic Can Strengthen Public Support for Traffic Safety Laws

    Public support for effective road safety laws can be strengthened by a single statistic that quantifies the traffic-related injury risks associated with a given law, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy.
    Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:57:33 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/the-power-of-numbers-a-single-statistic-can-strengthen-public-support-for-traffic-safety-laws.html
  32. Jose Oying Rimon Named New Director of Gates Institute

    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has named Jose "Oying" Rimon as the new director of the School’s Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health.
    Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:13:42 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/jose-oying-rimon-named-new-director-of-gates-institute.html
  33. A New Way to Look at Diabetes and Heart Risk

    People with diabetes who appear otherwise healthy may have a six-fold higher risk of developing heart failure regardless of their cholesterol levels, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests.
    Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:19:13 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/a-new-way-to -look-at-diabetes-and-heart-risk.html
  34. A Weekly Text Message Could Encourage Healthier Food Choices, New Study Shows

    Many people are unaware that the FDA’s nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, but a weekly text message reminder can greatly improve that awareness, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:39:15 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/a-weekly-text-message-could-encourage-healthier-food-choices-new-study-shows.html
  35. Hog Workers Carry Drug-Resistant Bacteria Even After They Leave the Farm

    Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:05:09 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/hog-workers-carry-drug-resistant-bacteria-even-after-they-leave-the-farm.html
  36. Nation’s Leading Health Advocates Join Clinton Foundation, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Signing Consensus Statement on Prescription Drug Misuse, Abuse and Addiction

    The consensus statement is a direct response to President Clinton’s call-to-action in May 2014, when he addressed leading experts convened by the Clinton Health Matters Initiative and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:40:32 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/nations-leading-health-advocates-join-clinton-foundation-johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-healthin-signing-consensus-statement-on-prescription-drug-misuse-abuse-and-addiction-in-the-united States.html
  37. Normal-Weight Counselors Feel More Successful Than Heavier Counselors at Helping Obese Patients Slim Down, Study Suggests

    A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that normal-weight nutrition and exercise counselors feel significantly more successful in getting obese patients to lose weight than those who are overweight.
    Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:59:29 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/normal-weight-counselors-feel-more-successful-than-heavier-counselors-at-helping-obese-patients-slim-down-study-suggests.html
  38. ‘Drink Responsibly’ Messages in Alcohol Ads Promote Products, Not Public Health

    Alcohol industry magazine ads reminding consumers to “drink responsibly” or “enjoy in moderation” fail to convey basic public health information, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:51:52 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/drink-responsibly-messages-in-alcohol-ads-promote-products-not-public-health.html
  39. Health Care Workers in Poor Nations Lack Gear Needed to Protect From HIV and Other Blood-Borne Infections Like Ebola

    Health care workers in some of the world’s poorest countries lack basic equipment to shield them from HIV and other blood-borne infections during surgery and other procedures, new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.
    Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:28:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/health-care-workers-in-poor-nations-lack-gear-needed to-protect-from-hiv-and-other-blood-borne-infections-like-ebola.html
  40. State Medical Marijuana Laws Linked to Lower Prescription Overdose Deaths

    A study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers found that injecting a vaccine-like compound into mice was effective in protecting them from malaria.
    Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:13:25 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/state-medical-marijuana-laws-linked-to-lower-prescription-overdose-deaths.html
  41. Measuring Calcium Buildup Is a Better Way to Predict Heart Disease in Those With Chronic Kidney Disease, Study Finds

    Calcium buildup in the coronary arteries of chronic kidney disease patients may be a strong indicator of heart disease risk, according to a new study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers.
    Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:31:39 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/measuring-calcium-buildup-is-a-better-way to-predict-heart-disease-in-those-with-chronic-kidney-disease-study-finds.html
  42. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Data Science Specialization MOOC Series Launches Industry Collaboration with SwiftKey

    The Johns Hopkins Data Science Specialization, a series of nine MOOCs offered by the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics on Coursera, is tapping SwiftKey, the keyboard app maker, to develop capstone projects.
    Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:48:06 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-healths-data-science-specialization-mooc-series-launches-industry-collaboration-with-swiftkey.html
  43. CDC Awards $4 Million to the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $4 million to the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:48:27 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/cdc-awards-four-million-dollars-to-the-johns-hopkins-center-for-injury-research-and-policy.html
  44. Harnessing the Power of Bacteria’s Sophisticated Immune System

    Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health say they now have a clear picture of the bacterial immune system and say its unique shape is likely why bacteria can so quickly recognize and destroy their assailants.
    Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:13:04 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/harnessing-the-power-of-bacterias-sophisticated-immune-system.html
  45. Researchers Uncover Clues About How the Most Important TB Drug Attacks Its Target

    Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health say they have discovered a new clue to understanding how the most important medication for tuberculosis (TB) works to attack dormant TB bacteria in order to shorten treatment.
    Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:32:54 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/researchers-uncover-clues-about-how-the-most-important-tb-drug-attacks-its-target.html
  46. Maryland Colleges Release Results from New Alcohol Survey

    A statewide collaborative led by 10 Maryland college and university presidents released the results today of the first annual Maryland College Alcohol Survey (MD-CAS), providing a comprehensive look at excessive drinking among Maryland college students.
    Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:19:18 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/maryland-colleges-release-results-from-new-alcohol-survey.html
  47. A Vaccine Alternative Protects Mice Against Malaria

    A study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers found that injecting a vaccine-like compound into mice was effective in protecting them from malaria.
    Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:17:28 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/a-vaccine-alternative-protects-mice-against-malaria.html
  48. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Launches Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative

    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is now a tobacco-free campus. In launching the Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative, the School prohibits the use of any tobacco product – not just cigarettes – in all buildings, facilities and vehicles.
    Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:03:30 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-launches-tobacco-free-campus-initiative.html
  49. Maryland State Health Secretary to Join Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Joshua M. Sharfstein, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, will join the faculty of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training effective Jan. 1, 2015.
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:29:01 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/maryland-state-health-secretary-to-join-johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health.html
  50. Brand Specific Television Alcohol Ads A Significant Predictor Of Brand Consumption Among Underage Youth

    Underage drinkers are three times more likely to drink alcohol brands that advertise on television programs they watch compared to other alcohol brands, providing new evidence of a strong association between alcohol advertising and youth drinking.
    Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:02:03 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/brand-specific-television-alcohol-ads-a-significant-predictor-of-brand-consumption-among-underage-youth.html
  51. Life Expectancy Gains Threatened As More Older Americans Suffer From Multiple Medical Conditions

    With nearly four in five older Americans living with multiple medical conditions, a new study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers finds that the more ailments you have after retirement age, the shorter your life expectancy.
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:48:18 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/life-expectancy-gains-threatened-as-more-older-americans-suffer-from-multiple-medical-conditions.html
  52. New JAIDS Supplement Highlights Health Communication’s Essential Role in HIV Prevention and Care

    The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) released a special supplement devoted entirely to health communication and its role in HIV prevention and treatment. JHSPH faculty contributed significantly to the special supplement.
    Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:28:37 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/new-jaids-supplement-highlights-health-communications-essential-role-in-hiv-prevention-and-care.html
  53. Stroke Risk and Death Rates Fall Over Past Two Decades

    Fewer Americans are having strokes and those who do have a lower risk of dying from them finds a new study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers.
    Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:07:32 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/stroke-risk-and-death-fates-fall-over-past-two-decades.html
  54. Rollout Strategy Is Key to Battling India’s TB Epidemic, Researchers Find

    A new study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers suggests that getting patients in India quickly evaluated by the right doctors can be just as effective at curbing tuberculosis (TB) as a new, highly accurate screening test.
    Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:28:44 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/rollout-strategy-is-key-to-battling-india-tb-epidemic-researchers-find.html
  55. Stephanie Desmon Joins Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as Director of Media and Public Relations

    Stephanie Desmon, an award-winning journalist who for the past four-and-half years served as senior media representative at Johns Hopkins Medicine, joined the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as director of media and public relations.
    Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:33:49 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/stephanie-desmon-joins-johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-as-director-of-media-and-public-relations.html
  56. Rethinking Fish Farming to Offset Its Public Health and Environmental Risks

    The authors recommend a multidisciplinary approach to fish farming. Aquaculture is the source of nearly half the world's seafood. The approach, One Health, would assess environmental, health and economic impact of fish farming.
    Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:23:41 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/rethinking-fish-farming-to-offset-its-public-health-and-environmental-risks.html
  57. Underage Drinkers Heavily Exposed to Magazine Ads for Alcohol Brands They Consume

    Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:12:31 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/underage-drinkers-heavily-exposed-to-magazine-ads-for-alcohol-brands-they-consume.html
  58. Roland Thorpe Appointed to Federal Advisory Committee on Minority Health

    Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:21:55 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/roland-thorpe-appointed-to-federal-advisory-committee-on-minority-health.html
  59. U.S. Cities Could Look to Baltimore as Model for Improving Access to Quality Foods

    Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:45:38 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/us-cities-could-look-to-baltimore-as-model-for-improving-access-to-quality-foods.html
  60. The Research 1%: Bloomberg School Faculty Named 'Highly Cited' by Thomson Reuters

    Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:08:43 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/the-research-one-percent-bloomberg-school-faculty-named-highly-cited-by-thomson-reuters.html
  61. Deploying Midwives in Poorest Nations Could Avert Millions of Maternal and Newborn Deaths

    Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:22:48 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/deploying-midwives-in-poorest-nations-could-avert-millions-of-maternal-and-newborn-deaths.html
  62. Elizabeth Stuart Named Chair of New Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Advisory Panel on Clinical Trials

    Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:13:35 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/elizabeth-stuart-named-chair-of-new-patient-centered-outcomes-research-institute-advisory-panel-on-clinical-trials.html
  63. Broccoli Sprout Beverage Enhances Detoxification of Air Pollutants in Clinical Trial in China

    Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:19:15 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/broccoli-sprout-beverage-enhances-detoxification-of-air-pollutants-in-clinical-trial-in-china.html
  64. Binge Drinking Among Youth Concentrated Among a Small Number of Alcohol Brands; Vodka Often Binge Drink of Choice

    Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:23:43 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/binge-drinking-among-youth-concentrated-among-a-small-number-of-alcohol-brands-vodka-often-binge-drink-of-choice.html
  65. Bloomberg School Alumna Wins Journalism Awards for Reporting on Dowry Violence in India

    Tue, 03 Jun 2014 23:24:38 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/bloomberg-school-alumna-wins-journalism-awards-for-reporting-on-dowry-violence-in-india.html
  66. Ciro de Quadros, MD, MPH, Global Health Leader

    Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:21:12 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/ciro-de-quadros-md-mph-global-health-leader.html
  67. Medicaid Enrollment Policies Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking But Have Little Impact on Adverse Birth Outcomes

    Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19:27:24 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/medicaid-enrollment-policies-help-pregnant-women Quit Smoking But Have-little-impact on-adverse-birth-outcomes.html
  68. Adopting New Definition of Kidney Disease for Clinical Trials Could Accelerate Development of New Treatments

    Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:08:18 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/adopting-new-definition-of-kidney-disease-for-clinical-trials-could-accelerate-development-of-new-treatments.html
  69. Study: Baltimore Hookah Bars Contain Elevated Levels of Carbon Monoxide and Air Nicotine

    Thu, 29 May 2014 16:13:39 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/study-baltimore-hookah-bars-contain-elevated-levels-of-carbon-monoxide-and-air-nicotine.html
  70. Class of 2014: 860 Students Graduate from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Wed, 28 May 2014 17:11:43 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/class-of-two-thousand-fourteen-eight-hundred-and-sixty-students-graduate-from-johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health.html
  71. CARES Mobile Safety Center Hosts 10th Anniversary Bike Safety Rodeo

    Wed, 28 May 2014 16:07:03 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/cares-mobile-safety-center-hosts-tenth-anniversary-bike-safety-rodeo
  72. Johns Hopkins Schools Collaborate to Offer Business of Health Care Certificate Program

    Tue, 27 May 2014 21:29:22 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-schools-collaborate-to-offer-business-of-health-care-certificate-program.html
  73. Why Transatlantic Trade Must Play a Role in Addressing Antibiotic Resistance

    Tue, 27 May 2014 17:53:37 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/why-transatlantic-trade-must-play-a-role-in-sddressing-antibiotic-resistance.html
  74. Center for a Livable Future Director Announces Plans to Step Down

    Thu, 22 May 2014 21:39:48 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/center-for-a-livable-future-director-announces-plans-to-step-down.html
  75. William H. Gates Sr. and Susan Packard Orr to Deliver Keynote Addresses at Gates Institute’s 15th Anniversary

    Tue, 20 May 2014 21:11:20 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/william-h-gates-sr-and-susan-packard-orr-to-deliver-keynote-addresses-at-gates-institute-fifteenth-anniversary.html
  76. White House Responds to Public Health Deans: the Central Intelligence Agency Makes No Use of Operational Vaccination Programs

    Tue, 20 May 2014 16:03:57 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/white-house-responds-to-public-health-deans-the-central-intelligence-agency-makes-no-use-of-operational-vaccination-programs.html
  77. Mathuram Santosham, MD, Receives 2014 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award for Vaccine-Related Work Credited with Saving Millions of Children’s Lives Worldwide

    Fri, 16 May 2014 20:53:05 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/mathuram-santosham-md-receives-2014-albert-b-sabin-gold-medal-award-for-vaccine-related-work-credited-with-saving-millions-of-childrens-lives-worldwide.html
  78. President Clinton to Open Town Hall on Prescription Drug Abuse at Johns Hopkins University

    Fri, 09 May 2014 18:23:22 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/president-clinton-to-open-town-hall-on-prescription-drug-abuse-at-johns-hopkins-university.html
  79. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Launches Global Health NOW, a Daily Compendium of Essential News

    Tue, 06 May 2014 15:54:50 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-bloomberg--school-of-public-health-launches-global-health-now-a-daily-compendium-of-essential-news.html
  80. Johns Hopkins Joins the Food and Drug Administration’s Centers of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI)

    Mon, 05 May 2014 20:18:23 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-joins-the-food-and-drug-administration-centers-of-excellence-in-regulatory-science-and-innovation-cersi.html
  81. Governor Signs Bill Banning Extreme-Strength Alcohol in Maryland

    Mon, 05 May 2014 17:08:05 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/governor-signs-bill-banning-extreme-strength-alcohol-in-maryland.html
  82. New Paper Calls Upon States to Cease Experimenting with Lethal Injection Drugs and Comply with FDA Regulations

    Mon, 05 May 2014 14:41:40 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/new-paper-calls-upon-states-to-cease-experimenting-with-lethal-injection-drugs-and-comply-with-fda-regulations.html
  83. Oral Cancer Linked to Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection Does Not Increase HPV Infection Risk Among Long-Term Partners

    Thu, 01 May 2014 19:01:21 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/oral-cancer-linked-to-human-papillomavirus-hpv-infection-does-not-increase-hpv-infection-risk-among-long-term-partners.html
  84. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Reaches MOOC Milestone: One Million Enrollees

    Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:34:26 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-reaches-mooc-milestone-one-million-enrollees.html
  85. Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute Hosts World Malaria Day

    Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:31:01 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-malaria-research-institute-hosts-world-malaria-day.html
  86. David Holtgrave Appointed Vice Chair of Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

    Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:51:47 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/david-holtgrave-appointed-vice-chair-of-presidential-advisory-council-on-hiv-aids.html
  87. New Research Shows People Are Thinking about Their Health Early in the Week

    Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:11:06 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/new_research_shows_people_are_thinking_about_their_health_early_in_the_week.html
  88. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Researchers Find Association Between SSRI Use During Pregnancy and Autism and Developmental Delays in Boys

    Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:03:34 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-bloomberg-school-of-public-health-researchers-find-association-between-ssri-use-during-pregnancy-and-autism-and-developmental-delays-in-boys.html
  89. Pre-diabetes and Diabetes Nearly Double Over the Past Two Decades

    Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:33:05 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/pre-diabetes-and-diabetes-nearly-double-over-the-past-two-decades.html
  90. Johns Hopkins Researcher Honored for Diabetes Study Identifying Risk Variants Related to Race

    Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:34:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-researcher-honored-for-diabetes-study-identifying-risk-variants-related-to-race.html
  91. MSPH Student Awarded Hopkins Pulitzer Fellowship

    Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:58:18 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/msph-student-awarded-hopkins-pulitzer-fellowship.html
  92. Cognitive Impairment Common Among Community-Dwelling and Nursing-Home Resident Elderly Nearing End-of-Life

    Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:15:02 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/cognitive-impairment-common-among-community-dwelling-and-nursing-home-resident-elderly-nearing-end-of-life.html
  93. 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 17:20:55 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
  94. Urban Gardeners May Be Unaware of How Best to Manage Contaminants in Soil

    Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:33:00 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/urban-gardeners-may-be-unaware-of-how-best-to-manage-contaminants-in-soil.html
  95. Bloomberg School Researchers Contribute to New CDC Report: Autism Spectrum Disorder Affects 1 in 68 U.S. Children

    Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:25:27 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
  96. Underage Youth and Adults Differ in their Alcohol Brand Preferences

    Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:09:43 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/underage-youth-and-adults-differ-in-their-alcohol-brand-preferences.html
  97. Stimulants Used to Treat ADHD Influence BMI Growth Patterns Through Childhood With a BMI Rebound in Late Adolescence

    Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:58:18 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
  98. Almost Half of U.S. Population Lives in Jurisdictions that Strengthened Gun Laws in 2013

    Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:18:09 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/almost-half-of-us-population-lives-in-jurisdictions-that-strengthened-gun-laws-in-2013.html
  99. Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Launches Drowning Prevention Program in Bangladesh

    Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:31:32 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/johns-hopkins-international-injury-research-unit-launches-drowning-prevention-program-in-bangladesh.html
  100. Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Produced Savings of $1.5 Billion a Year in First Four Years

    Tue, 04 Mar 2014 19:06:30 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
  101. Regulating Agencies Often Hindered in Addressing Health Concerns from Industrial Animal Production

    Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:22:58 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/regulating-agencies-often-hindered-in-addressing-health-concerns-from-industrial-animal-production.html
  102. Eliminating Maternal Mortality in Developing Countries Could Extend Women’s Life Expectancy in Reproductive Ages on Average by More Than a Half Year

    Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:38:07 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/eliminating-maternal-mortality-in-developing-countries-could-extend-womens-life-expectancy-in-reproductive-ages-on-average-by-more-than-a-half-year.html
  103. Repeal of Missouri's Background Check Law Associated with Increase in State's Murders

    Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:37:58 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/repeal-of-missouris-background-law-associated-with-increase-in-states-murders.html
  104. Study Finds Preterm Birth is associated with Elevated Blood Insulin Levels at Birth and in Early Childhood

    Study Finds Preterm Birth is associated with Elevated Blood Insulin Levels at Birth and in Early Childhood
    Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:56:18 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/wang-preterm-insulin.html
  105. Health disparities among U.S. African-American and Hispanic men cost economy more than $450 billion over four years

    Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:32:24 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/health-disparities-among-us-african-american-and-hispanic-men-cost economy-more-than-450-billion-over-four-years
  106. Johns Hopkins Offers Nine-Course Specialization in Data Science Through Coursera

    Johns Hopkins Offers Nine-Course Specialization in Data Science Through Coursera
    Tue, 21 Jan 2014 15:52:58 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/coursera-specialization.html
  107. Diet Beverages Are Not the Solution for Weight Loss

    Fri, 17 Jan 2014 18:36:45 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/diet-beverages-not-the-solution-for-weight-loss
  108. Study Indicates Potential of New Testing in Long-Term Diabetes Complications

    Wed, 15 Jan 2014 01:32:06 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/study-indicates-potential-of-new-testing-in-long-term-diabetes-coplications
  109. Cognitive Training Program Shows 10-Year Benefit in Areas of Speed and Reasoning in Older Individuals

    Mon, 13 Jan 2014 14:50:24 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/cognitive-training-program-shows-10-year-benefit-in-older-people
  110. Mental Disorders in Mid-Life and Older Adulthood May Be Substantially More Prevalent Than Previously Reported

    Wed, 08 Jan 2014 21:01:27 GMThttp://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2014/mojtabai-mental-disorders-mid-to-late-life-undereported.html
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