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Handgun Licensing More Effective at Reducing Gun Deaths Than Background Checks Alone

A new white paper from the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health concludes that of the approaches used by states to screen out prohibited individuals from owning firearms, only...
13-Jun-2019 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Survey: Majority of Current Gun Owners Support the Sale of Personalized Guns

A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that almost four out of five current gun owners support the sale of both traditional and personalized guns through licensed dealers. However, only 18 percent...
6-Jun-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bloomberg School Announces 2019 Bloomberg Fellows Cohort

The Bloomberg American Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is announcing its 2019 cohort of Bloomberg Fellows, each drawn from an organization working on one of five health challenges facing the nation: addiction...
6-Jun-2019 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Safe Consumption Spaces Would Be Welcomed By High-Risk Opioid Users

A large majority of people who use heroin and fentanyl would be willing to use safe consumption spaces where they could obtain sterile syringes and have medical support in case of overdose, suggests a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins...
5-Jun-2019 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Medicare Spending Higher Among Older Adults With Disabilities Who Lack Adequate Support

A new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that more than one in five older adults who were aging in place with a mobility or self-care disability reported experiencing negative consequences such as...
28-May-2019 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Class of 2019: 962 Students Graduate from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Graduates representing 50 countries received their degrees from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health at Convocation on Tuesday, May 21, at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore.
22-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Progress in Family Planning in Africa Accelerating

A new study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that women in eight sub-Saharan African countries are gaining access to and using modern contraception at a faster rate than previously projected.
20-May-2019 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gaps in Child Flourishing Narrow with Family Resilience and Connection

Less than half of school-aged children in the U.S. are flourishing, according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. However, children living in families with higher levels of resilience and...
17-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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