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  1. Fraction of U.S. Outpatient Treatment Centers Offer Medication for Opioid Addiction

    Study finds that most substance use disorder treatment facilities still do not offer medication treatment for opioid use disorder.
    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:27:00 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2019/fraction-of-us-outpatient-treatment-centers-offer-medication-for-opioid-addiction.html
  2. Following Nepal's Devastating 2015 Earthquake, Crisis in Childhood Malnutrition Averted

    Despite widespread destruction, including severe agricultural-related losses caused by the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, child nutrition remained stable in the hardest hit areas, a new study finds.
    Wed, 09 Jan 2019 16:18:42 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2019/following-nepals-devastating-2015-earthquake-crisis-in-childhood-malnutrition-averted.html
  3. Older People Who Use Hearing Aids Still Report Hearing Challenges

    A high proportion of older people with hearing aids, especially those with lower incomes, report having trouble hearing and difficulty accessing hearing care services, according to a JHSPH study.
    Mon, 07 Jan 2019 21:04:43 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2019/older-people-who-use-hearing-aids-still-report-hearing-challenges.html
  4. U.S. Health Care Spending Highest Among Developed Countries

    The United States, on a per capita basis, spends much more on health care than other developed countries; the chief reason is not greater health care utilization, but higher prices, according to a study from a team led by a JHSPH researcher.
    Mon, 07 Jan 2019 21:00:10 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2019/us-health-care-spending-highest-among-developed-countries.html
  5. Police Interactions Linked To Increased Risk of Client Violence for Female Sex Workers

    The more abusive interactions street-based female sex workers (FSWs) have with police, the higher their risk of violence at the hands of clients, a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.
    Thu, 20 Dec 2018 21:05:33 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/police-interactions-linked-to-increased-risk-of-client-violence-for-female-sex-workers.html
  6. Janice Bowie Named Director of Bloomberg School's Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) Program

    Janice Bowie, PhD, MPH, an expert in health disparities and community-based research methods, has been named director of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program.
    Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:40:16 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/janice-bowie-named-director-of-bloomberg-schools-doctor-of-public-health-program.html
  7. Study Suggests Shifts in Afghan Attitudes Towards Increased Education and Delayed Marriage

    In Afghanistan’s most underdeveloped regions, attitudes towards education and child marriage appear to have changed significantly since the overthrow of the Taliban government in 2002.
    Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:40:02 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/study-suggests-shifts-in-afghan-attitudes-towards-increased-education-and-delayed-marriage.html
  8. Face Masks Protect Hog Farm Workers and Their Household Members From Staph Bacteria

    Face masks appear to provide important protection against drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria for hog farm workers and for household members to whom they might otherwise transmit the bacteria.
    Thu, 13 Dec 2018 19:42:37 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/face-masks-may-protect-hog-farm-workers-and-their-household-members-from-staph-bacteria.html
  9. Increased Motor Activity Linked to Improved Mood

    Increasing one’s level of physical activity may be an effective way to boost one’s mood, according to a new study from a team including scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:46:12 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/increased-motor-activity-linked-to-improved-mood.html
  10. Pregnant Women, Young Children Most Likely To Use Bed Nets To Prevent Malaria

    When households in sub-Saharan Africa don’t have an adequate number of insecticide-treated bed nets, pregnant women and children under five are most likely to sleep under the ones they have, leaving men and school-aged children more exposed to malaria.
    Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:07:49 GMThttps://www.jhsph.edu/news/news-releases/2018/pregnant-women-young-children-most-likely-to-use-bed-nets-to-prevent-malaria.html