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Americans’ Responses to Covid-19 Stay-Home Orders Differed According to Population Density

Americans strongly reduced their visits to grocery stores, pharmacies, and transit stations following stay-at-home orders from mayors and governors earlier this year, but did not reduce their visits to parks and beaches.
21-Oct-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Patients Who Had More Severe Covid-19 May Be the Best Donors for Convalescent Plasma Therapy

Sex, age, and severity of disease may be useful in identifying COVID-19 survivors who are likely to have high levels of antibodies that can protect against the disease.
19-Oct-2020 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Survey: More U.S. Adults Want the Government to Have a Bigger Role in Improving Peoples’ Lives Than Before the Pandemic

The share of U.S. adults who support an active government role in society increased by more than 40 percent during the initial pandemic response—up from 24 percent in September 2019 to 34 percent in April 2020.
13-Oct-2020 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints David Celentano as New Bloomberg Centennial Professor

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed David Celentano, ScD, MHS, as a Bloomberg Centennial Professor.
15-Oct-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Improve the Standard Method for Assessing Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Taking into account two common kidney disease tests may greatly enhance doctors’ abilities to estimate patients’ cardiovascular disease risks.
14-Oct-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Exposure to Vitamin D in the Womb Might Minimize Risk of High Blood Pressure for Children Born to Mothers with Preeclampsia

Children appear to be at greater risk of having high blood pressure when their mothers had the high blood pressure condition called preeclampsia during pregnancy—but this adverse association may be reduced or even eliminated for children who were...
5-Oct-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Highlights Shortcomings in Telemedicine Despite Large Increases in Remote Consults During Covid-19 Pandemic

Despite increased use of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have had significantly fewer consultations with primary care doctors and markedly fewer assessments of common cardiac risk factors.
30-Sep-2020 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Identifies Shortcomings in FDA Evaluations for New Opioid Drug Approvals Over Two Decades

Approvals of prescription opioids by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over more than two decades have been based on evaluations in narrowly defined patient groups for which certain safety-related outcomes have been rarely systematically...
29-Sep-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Americans’ Responses to Covid-19 Stay-Home Orders Differed According to Population Density

Americans strongly reduced their visits to grocery stores, pharmacies, and transit stations following stay-at-...
21 Oct 2020

Patients Who Had More Severe Covid-19 May Be the Best Donors for Convalescent Plasma Therapy

Sex, age, and severity of disease may be useful in identifying COVID-19 survivors who are likely to have high ...
19 Oct 2020

Survey: More U.S. Adults Want the Government to Have a Bigger Role in Improving Peoples’ Lives Than Before the Pandemic

The share of U.S. adults who support an active government role in society increased by more than 40 percent du...
15 Oct 2020

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints David Celentano as New Bloomberg Centennial Professor

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed David Celentano, ScD, MHS, as a Bloomberg Centen...
15 Oct 2020

Researchers Improve the Standard Method for Assessing Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Taking into account two common kidney disease tests may greatly enhance doctors’ abilities to estimate patie...
14 Oct 2020

Exposure to Vitamin D in the Womb Might Minimize Risk of High Blood Pressure for Children Born to Mothers with Preeclampsia

Children appear to be at greater risk of having high blood pressure when their mothers had the high blood pres...
05 Oct 2020

Study Highlights Shortcomings in Telemedicine Despite Large Increases in Remote Consults During Covid-19 Pandemic

Despite increased use of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have had significantly fewer con...
02 Oct 2020

Study Identifies Shortcomings in FDA Evaluations for New Opioid Drug Approvals Over Two Decades

Approvals of prescription opioids by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over more than two decades have bee...
29 Sep 2020

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Marie Diener-West as New Bloomberg Centennial Professor

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Marie Diener-West, PhD, as a Bloomberg Centennia...
28 Sep 2020

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Janice Bowie as New Bloomberg Centennial Professor

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Janice Bowie, PhD, MPH, as a Bloomberg Centennia...
25 Sep 2020

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Tiara C. Willie as New Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Tiara C. Willie, PhD, MA, as a Bloomberg Assista...
23 Sep 2020

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Brendan Saloner as New Bloomberg Associate Professor of American Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Brendan Saloner, PhD, as a Bloomberg Associate P...
17 Sep 2020

In Memoriam: Edyth Hull Schoenrich, 1919 – 2020

Edyth Hull Schoenrich, a JHSPH faculty member for more than 50 years and former director of the Bureau of Chro...
15 Sep 2020

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Susan G. Sherman as New Bloomberg Professor of American Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Susan G. Sherman, PhD, MPH, as a Bloomberg Profe...
15 Sep 2020

Former Administrator of The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to Join The Bloomberg School as a Distinguished Policy Scholar

Mark Rosekind, the fifteenth administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at the U.S. D...
11 Sep 2020

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Maria Trent as New Bloomberg Professor of American Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Maria Trent, MD, MPH, as a Bloomberg Professor o...
10 Sep 2020

Covid-19 Study Links Strict Social Distancing to Much Lower Chance of Infection

Using public transportation, visiting a place of worship, or otherwise traveling from the home is associated w...
10 Sep 2020

Infants in Households With Very Low Food Security May Have Greater Obesity Risk

Infants from households reporting very low “food security,” a measure of access to adequate and healthy me...
28 Aug 2020

Handgun Purchaser Licensing Laws are Associated with Lower Firearm Homicides, Suicides

State handgun purchaser licensing laws—which go beyond federal background checks—appear to be highly effec...
20 Aug 2020

Non-Fasting Blood Test Can Help Screen Youth for Prediabetes and Diabetes

A simple blood test that does not require overnight fasting has been found to be an accurate screening tool fo...
10 Aug 2020

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