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Family Caregivers Are Rarely Asked About Needing Assistance With Caring for Older Adults

Family caregivers usually are not asked by health care workers about needing support in managing older adults’ care, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
22-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Less Active Infants Had Greater Fat Accumulation, Study Finds

Less physical activity for infants below one year of age may lead to more fat accumulation which in turn may predispose them to obesity later in life, suggests a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
16-Jan-2020 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Analysis of FDA Documents Reveals Inadequate Monitoring of Key Program to Promote Safe Opioid Use

A risk-management program set up in 2012 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to curb improper prescribing of extended-release and long-acting opioids may not have been effective because of shortcomings in the program’s design and execution,...
7-Jan-2020 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Survey: Majority of Voters Surveyed Support Greater Oversight of Industrial Animal Farms

A new survey released by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future finds that the majority of registered voters support greater oversight of industrial animal farms. The Center for a Livable Future is based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School...
10-Dec-2019 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Young Children Receiving Housing Vouchers Had Lower Hospital Spending Into Adulthood

Young children whose household received a housing voucher were admitted to the hospital fewer times and incurred lower hospital costs in the subsequent two decades than children whose households did not receive housing vouchers, according to a new...
3-Dec-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 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


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