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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 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health-led...
20-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Being Poor Is Not the Same Everywhere

Young people growing up in impoverished neighborhoods who perceive their poor communities in a positive light report better health and well-being than those with worse perceptions of where they live, new research led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...
18-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

New School Meal Requirements: More Harm Than Good?

New federal regulations requiring school meals to contain more whole grains, less saturated fat and more fruits and vegetables, while perhaps improving some aspects of the food being served at schools across the United States, may also be...
12-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST

Creating Trust in the Time of Ebola

One of the key reasons the Ebola outbreak got out of control in West Africa in the early days of the crisis was a lack of trust among community members, frontline health workers and the broader health system, suggests new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...
11-Nov-2014 12:05 PM EST

Young Children Take but Often Barely Touch Healthy School-Food Options

You can offer young children healthier food choices in the elementary school cafeteria, but will they actually put it on their trays and eat it? Probably not, suggests a new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study.
12-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST

Study Suggests Home Cooking Is a Main Ingredient in a Healthier Diet

People who frequently cook meals at home eat healthier and consume fewer calories than those who cook less, according to new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research.
12-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST

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 numerous medical products used to treat them, raising questions about whether critically ill newborns may be adversely affected by equipment designed to help save...
10-Nov-2014 9:55 AM EST

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 announcing the launch of the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion, which will develop and disseminate programs that encourage healthy behavioral change and train faculty and students in...
13-Nov-2014 8:00 AM EST

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