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19th Surgeon General of the United States to Join Bloomberg School as Distinguished Policy Scholar

Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, the 19th U.S. Surgeon General and previous Vice Admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, will join the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as the Distinguished Policy Scholar, beginning in...
12-Sep-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Social Media Use by Adolescents Linked to Internalizing Behaviors

A new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that adolescents who spend more than three hours a day on social media are more likely to report high levels of internalizing behaviors compared to adolescents...
9-Sep-2019 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Peripheral Artery Disease Risk Hinges on Health Factors and Demographics, Including Race

The lifetime risk of lower-extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD), in which leg arteries narrow abnormally, is about 30 percent for black men and 28 percent for black women, with lower but still-substantial risks for Hispanics and whites,...
10-Sep-2019 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Majority of Americans, Including Gun Owners, Support a Variety of Gun Policies

A new national public opinion survey conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds widespread agreement among gun owners, non-gun owners, and across political party affiliations for many U.S. gun violence...
5-Sep-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For Better Adult Mental and Relational Health, Boost Positive Childhood Experiences

Positive childhood experiences, such as supportive family interactions, caring relationships with friends, and connections in the community, are associated with reductions in chances of adult depression and poor mental health
5-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lymari Morales Named Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Associate Dean for Communications and Marketing

Lymari Morales, MPP, a senior communications professional, has been named the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health associate dean for Communications and Marketing.
3-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Most Independent Charity Drug Assistance Programs Exclude the Uninsured

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health examined independent charity prescription drug assistance programs in the U.S. and found that nearly all—97 percent—did not provide coverage for uninsured...
1-Aug-2019 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Mosquitoes Are Biting During Rainy Season, Net Use Increases, Study Finds

The more rainfall a region in sub-Saharan Africa gets, the more mosquitoes proliferate there and the more likely its residents will sleep under their insecticide-treated bed nets to prevent malaria transmission, a new study from the Johns Hopkins...
30-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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