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Face Masks May Protect Hog Farm Workers and Their Household Members From Staph Bacteria

Face masks appear to provide important protection against drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria for hog farm workers and for household members to whom they might otherwise transmit the bacteria, according to a study led by scientists at...
13-Dec-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Increased Motor Activity Linked to Improved Mood

Increasing one’s level of physical activity may be an effective way to boost one’s mood, according to a new study from a team including scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in collaboration with the National Institute of...
12-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Pregnant Women, Young Children Most Likely To Use Bed Nets To Prevent Malaria

When households in sub-Saharan Africa don’t have an adequate number of insecticide-treated bed nets, pregnant women and children under five are the most likely family members to sleep under the ones they have, leaving men and school-aged children...
11-Dec-2018 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Report Finds Evidence of Forced Marriage of Myanmar Women to Chinese Men

Thousands of women and girls are being trafficked from Myanmar to China and forced to marry and bear children, according to new research led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT).
5-Dec-2018 10:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

Lack of Preparedness and Insecurity Hampered Response to Cholera Epidemic in Yemen

Analysis by researchers at Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health identifies 20 top recommendations to mitigate future cholera outbreaks in Yemen and other humanitarian emergencies, including call for end of attacks on health, water and...
4-Dec-2018 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Essential Oils From Garlic and Other Herbs and Spices Kill "Persister" Lyme Disease Bacteria

Oils from garlic and several other common herbs and medicinal plants show strong activity against the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, according to a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
3-Dec-2018 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Speakers Announced for Inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit, November 29 and 30 in Washington, D.C.

Additional speakers are being announced today for the inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit, which will be held November 29 and 30 at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C.
27-Nov-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg American Health Initiative Releases Special Public Health Reports Supplement

With U.S. life expectancy now on the decline for two consecutive years, the Bloomberg American Health Initiative is releasing a supplement to Public Health Reports, the scholarly journal of the U.S. Surgeon General. The supplement includes a series...
15-Nov-2018 11:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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