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Study Reveals Urban Hotspots of High-Schoolers' Opioid Abuse

A new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that in several cities and counties the proportion of high-schoolers who have ever used heroin or misused prescription opioids is much higher than the national...
14-Nov-2019 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Urban Hotspots of High-Schoolers’ Opioid Abuse

A new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that in several cities and counties the proportion of high-schoolers who have ever used heroin or misused prescription opioids is much higher than the national...
14-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Suggests Weight-Loss Surgery May Release Toxic Compounds From Fat Into the Bloodstream

Toxic man-made chemicals—such as polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides—that are absorbed into the body and stored in fat may be released into the bloodstream during the rapid fat loss that follows bariatric surgery, according...
13-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Bloomberg American Health Summit Kicks Off Tuesday Nov. 12 in Baltimore

After years of progress, the average life expectancy in the U.S. has been on the decline for three consecutive years. The second annual Bloomberg American Health Summit—taking place November 12 and 13, 2019, in Baltimore, Maryland—will bring...
11-Nov-2019 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Tool Predicts Five-Year Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease With High Accuracy

A new risk calculator tool that uses a mix of variables including age, hypertension, and diabetes status can be used to predict accurately whether someone is likely to develop chronic kidney disease within five years.
6-Nov-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

News Brief: The APHA Meeting in Philadelphia

News Brief: Three research presentations will be given at the American Public Health Association's 2019 Meeting in Philadelphia.
30-Oct-2019 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Second Annual Bloomberg American Health Summit To Take Place Nov. 12 and 13 in Baltimore

The second annual Bloomberg American Health Summit—taking place November 12 and 13, 2019, in Baltimore, Maryland—will bring together national leaders, policymakers, advocates, and innovators from across the country to share new knowledge and...
4-Nov-2019 1:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Bloomberg School Appoints Two New Bloomberg Professors of American Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is welcoming two new faculty as Bloomberg Professor of American Health Scholars, endowed positions supported by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative.
1-Nov-2019 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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