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Study Suggests Drug Overdose Linked to PTSD

Drug overdoses are psychologically traumatic events that can lead to symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a study focused on female sex workers in Baltimore City led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of...
5-Aug-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Immunization Programs Yield High "Return on Investment," Saving Hundreds of Billions of Dollars

Immunization programs offered in low- and middle-income countries provide a high “return on investment” in terms of the economic costs of diseases that are prevented and the values of lives that would have been lost.
3-Aug-2020 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In Memoriam: Noel R. Rose, 1927-2020

Noel R. Rose, MD, PhD, a longtime Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health faculty member and researcher recognized as a father of autoimmune disease research, died Thursday. Rose, 92, died at home in Brookline, Massachusetts.
3-Aug-2020 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Shannon Frattaroli Named Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy at Bloomberg School of Public Health

Shannon Frattaroli, PhD, MPH, a public health policy researcher with 20 years of experience in the field of injury prevention and associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public...
31-Jul-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Higher BPA Levels Linked to More Asthma Symptoms in Children

Children in low-income neighborhoods in Baltimore tended to have more asthma symptoms when levels of the synthetic chemical BPA (Bisphenol A) in their urine were elevated, according to a study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School...
28-Jul-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Offers New Online Course for Public Health Program Managers and Developers on Maximizing Effectiveness of COVID-19 Contact Tracing

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the country, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with Bloomberg Philanthropies, today announced a free new online course to help public health officials implement strong contact tracing...
27-Jul-2020 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Challenge Initiative at the Bloomberg School of Public Health Receives Two Grants to Support Family Planning for Women and Girls in Poor Urban Areas

The Challenge Initiative (TCI), a global initiative based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that supports the reproductive health needs of women and girls living in poor urban communities in Africa and Asia, has received grants...
21-Jul-2020 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fast-Spreading Mutation Helps Common Flu Subtype Escape Immune Response

Strains of a common subtype of influenza virus, H3N2, have almost universally acquired a mutation that effectively blocks antibodies from binding to a key viral protein, according to a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of...
10-Jul-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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