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Public Health News - Stories 2021

Stories from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
  1. The Debate About New Alzheimer’s Drug Aducanumab

    Tue, 15 Jun 2021 20:36:26 GMT
  2. Policies That Reduce Gun Violence: Restricting Large Capacity Magazines

    Reducing the number of mass shootings and related deaths requires limiting access to weapons that facilitate them.
    Mon, 24 May 2021 15:57:41 GMT
  3. Policies That Reduce Gun Violence: Firearm Purchaser Licensing

    States with purchaser licensing laws see fewer firearm homicides and suicides.
    Fri, 14 May 2021 14:32:39 GMT
  4. Bridging Faith and Science to Combat the Overdose Crisis

    Finding solutions to the opioid epidemic at the intersection of religious faith and science.
    Wed, 05 May 2021 14:30:40 GMT
  5. Policies That Reduce Gun Violence: Extreme Risk Protection Orders

    A targeted legal tool for intervening before tragedies happen.
    Fri, 30 Apr 2021 15:07:05 GMT
  6. How JHSPH Researchers are Strengthening Black Americans’ Mental Health

    Here are five researchers working to improve Black mental health on a variety of fronts.
    Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:27:39 GMT
  7. World Cancer Day: How JHSPH Researchers are Confronting Cancer

    World Cancer Day is February 4, 2018. Here's how six JHSPH researchers are confronting cancer from a multitude of fronts.
    Tue, 02 Feb 2021 18:59:13 GMT

Public Health News - Stories 2020

Stories from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
  1. The Supreme Court Case That May Determine the Future of the Affordable Care Act

    The Supreme Court determines the future of the Affordable Care Act. Health policy expert Gerry Anderson discusses this plus coverage of preexisting conditions, Medicaid, and drug pricing.
    Wed, 11 Nov 2020 19:37:28 GMT
  2. Public Health Law Experts Discuss the Supreme Court Vacancy and Barrett Nomination

    The Supreme Court vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and the subsequent nomination of Amy Coney Barrett by President Trump, raise profound public health questions with potential consequences for millions of Americans
    Tue, 13 Oct 2020 20:32:24 GMT
  3. The Racial Inequities of Kidney Disease

    Health disparities in kidney disease contribute to suffering and premature death for Black people.
    Thu, 03 Sep 2020 18:12:51 GMT
  4. Leadership on Syphilis Studies – for Better and for Worse

    A historical recounting of how Johns Hopkins rose to prominence in the 1930s and 1940s as the foremost center of syphilis research, but also played an advisory role in the Tuskegee Syphilis Study which intentionally deceived African-American men.
    Tue, 01 Sep 2020 17:51:08 GMT
  5. How the Bloomberg School Enforced the Color Line in Admissions—And Then Broke It

    A historical recount of how leaders at Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health upheld segregation laws before admitting its first African-American student, Reginald G. James (MPH 1946).
    Mon, 31 Aug 2020 17:24:52 GMT
  6. The Black Men’s Health Project

    A vision to improve the lives of Black men
    Fri, 24 Jul 2020 18:01:05 GMT
  7. How Broadcaster Hugh Downs Helped to Change the Course of JHSPH

    Hugh Downs, who passed away on July 1, told the story of Al Sommer’s vitamin A work on ABC’s 20/20 in a way that got an entire nation of scientists and generalists to see public health, and the role of nutrition, in a whole new light.
    Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:50:18 GMT
  8. Juneteenth: Commemorate, Celebrate, and Elevate

    A renewed focus on Juneteeth arose after a month of anguish and protests following the homicide of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. But how do we continue to center the attention on antiracism and Black Lives Matter?”
    Wed, 24 Jun 2020 20:26:14 GMT
  9. Reducing Law Enforcement Violence and Building Trust: Q&A on a Report on Gun Laws in Baltimore

    Researchers share the background, findings, and takeaways from a report on the enforcement of gun laws in Baltimore.
    Wed, 10 Jun 2020 13:47:13 GMT
  10. Our Online Master’s Degree Programs Are Still Accepting Applications For Fall

    Get a Bloomberg degree from anywhere in the world: Our fully online degree programs are still accepting applications for fall matriculation!
    Thu, 27 Feb 2020 20:55:28 GMT
  11. Funding Opportunities for Master’s Students

    A guide to funding for master's students at the Bloomberg School.
    Tue, 18 Feb 2020 20:44:26 GMT
  12. Keeping Drinking Water Safe

    In cities across the U.S., water systems are under threat as aging infrastructure is being stressed by climate change.
    Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:35:42 GMT
  13. What Measles Outbreaks May Mean For You

    It’s one of the most contagious diseases in the world. We have a very effective vaccine that protects us—but vaccines only work if they are used. William Moss of the International Vaccine Access Center answers some basic questions.
    Fri, 10 Jan 2020 14:50:21 GMT