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Study Identifies Risk Factors for COVID-19 Infection, Hospitalization, and Mortality Among U.S. Nursing Home Residents

Risks of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection for long-stay nursing home residents were mainly dependent on factors in their nursing homes and surrounding communities.
31-Mar-2021 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Again Tops U.S. News & World Report Ranking

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has again been named the top public health school in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The School has held the #1 spot since the publication began ranking schools of public health in 1994. 
30-Mar-2021 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug Coupons and Vouchers Cover Only a Sliver of Prescription Drugs

Use of vouchers and coupons offered by pharmaceutical companies to defray patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs is concentrated among a small number of drugs.
29-Mar-2021 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Snapshot of COVID-19 Vaccine Intentions Highlights Challenges of Achieving Community Immunity Goals

Ahead of the first U.S. emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine, only half of Americans said they were likely to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
24-Mar-2021 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Telehealth Consults Increased More Than 50-Fold Among Privately Insured Working-Age Patients During First Phase of the Pandemic

A study co-authored by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that telehealth consults among privately insured working-age patients accounted for almost 24 percent of outpatient consults with health care providers...
23-Mar-2021 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Surveys Find Strong Support for COVID-19 Mitigation Measures Over Time, With Differences By Age, Beliefs, and Party Affiliation

A set of surveys fielded last year found that a large majority of U.S. adults support COVID-19 mitigation measures, including indoor mask wearing, social distancing, and contact tracing, with significant differences across certain groups.
17-Mar-2021 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Discover Cellular Stress Enzyme That Might Play Key Role in Neurodegenerative Diseases Such as ALS

An enzyme called MARK2 has been identified as a key stress-response switch in cells in a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
11-Mar-2021 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

As Cases Spread Across U.S. Last Year, Pattern Emerged Suggesting Link Between Governors’ Party Affiliation and COVID-19 Case and Death Numbers

The per-capita rates of new COVID-19 cases and COVID-19 deaths were higher in states with Democrat governors in the first months of the pandemic last year, but became much higher in states with Republican governors by mid-summer and through 2020.
10-Mar-2021 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Study Identifies Risk Factors for COVID-19 Infection, Hospitalization, and Mortality Among U.S. Nursing Home Residents

Risks of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection for long-stay nursing home residents were mainly dependent on factor...
31 Mar 2021

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Again Tops U.S. News & World Report Ranking

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has again been named the top public health school in the n...
30 Mar 2021

Drug Coupons and Vouchers Cover Only a Sliver of Prescription Drugs

Use of vouchers and coupons offered by pharmaceutical companies to defray patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs...
29 Mar 2021

UCSF and Johns Hopkins University Launch Digital Trove of Opioid Industry Documents

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Johns Hopkins University today announced the launch of ...
24 Mar 2021

Snapshot of COVID-19 Vaccine Intentions Highlights Challenges of Achieving Community Immunity Goals

Ahead of the first U.S. emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine, only half of Americans said they w...
24 Mar 2021

Telehealth Consults Increased More Than 50-Fold Among Privately Insured Working-Age Patients During First Phase of the Pandemic

A study co-authored by Bloomberg School researchers found telehealth consults among privately insured working-...
23 Mar 2021

Surveys Find Strong Support for COVID-19 Mitigation Measures Over Time, With Differences By Age, Beliefs, and Party Affiliation

A set of surveys fielded last year found that a large majority of U.S. adults support COVID-19 mitigation meas...
18 Mar 2021

Scientists Discover Cellular Stress Enzyme That Might Play Key Role in Neurodegenerative Diseases Such as ALS

An enzyme called MARK2 has been identified as a key stress-response switch in cells in a study by researchers ...
11 Mar 2021

As Cases Spread Across U.S. Last Year, Pattern Emerged Suggesting Link Between Governors’ Party Affiliation and COVID-19 Case and Death Numbers

The per-capita rates of new COVID-19 cases and COVID-19 deaths were higher in states with Democrat governors i...
10 Mar 2021

Study Finds Low Awareness of PrEP, the Highly Effective Medication That Protects Individuals from HIV

Survey also reveals racial disparities surrounding PrEP awareness but finds patients at two sexual health clin...
09 Mar 2021

Antibiotic-Resistant Strains of Staph Bacteria May Be Spreading Between Pigs Raised in Factory Farms and People in North Carolina

DNA sequencing of bacteria found in pigs and humans in rural eastern North Carolina, suggests that multidrug-r...
05 Mar 2021

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Javier Cepeda as New Bloomberg Assistant Professor of American Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Javier Cepeda, PhD, MPH, as a Bloomberg Assistan...
04 Mar 2021

Johns Hopkins Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse Receives $10.3 Million Grant for Global Prevention Program

The Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse at the Bloomberg School of Public Health has been a...
03 Mar 2021

Requests for Brand Name over Generic Prescription Drugs Cost the Medicare Program an Additional $1.7 Billion in a Single Year, Study Finds

The Medicare Part D program would have saved $977 million in a single year if all branded prescription drugs r...
02 Mar 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance Falling Globally and in the U.S., Survey Finds

Data collected in 23 countries in last two weeks of January reveal overall drop in COVID-19 vaccine acceptance...
24 Feb 2021

New Blood Pressure-Lowering Guidelines Could Benefit 25 Million Americans with Chronic Kidney Disease

A recommendation for more intensive blood pressure management from an influential global nonprofit that publis...
23 Feb 2021

Low-Income Middle-Aged African-American Women with Hypertension Are Likely to Suffer from Depression

Low-income middle-aged African-American women with high blood pressure very commonly suffer from depression an...
11 Feb 2021

“Prediabetes” Diagnosis Less Useful in Older Patients

Older adults who are classified as having “prediabetes” due to moderately elevated measures of blood sugar...
08 Feb 2021

Public Health Researchers Call for New Measures to Protect Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Shortages of many essential drugs amid the COVID-19 crisis reveal serious vulnerabilities in the systems for s...
04 Feb 2021

Coalition Releases Principles to Guide State and Local Spending of Forthcoming Opioid Litigation Settlement Funds

New guidelines endorsed by more than 30 leading health groups, including the American Medical Association, cal...
27 Jan 2021

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