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Maryland Autism Rates Among 8-Year-Olds Up 6.5 Percent in New CDC Report

New CDC data, collected by researchers at the Wendy Klag Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at the Bloomberg School, finds an increase in autism prevalence in five Maryland counties based in 2018 data.
2-Dec-2021 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Population of People with HIV on Treatment in U.S. Projected to Keep Increasing Through 2030

In a baseline scenario, the researchers project a rise in the ART-using population from about 670,000 in 2020 to nearly 910,000 by the end of 2030 if current trends in new HIV infections persist.  
30-Nov-2021 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Bloomberg School’s Gates Institute Awarded Two Grants Totaling $71.3 Million to Scale Up Sexual and Reproductive Health Interventions Across 170 Cities Worldwide

This next-generation funding will enable The Challenge Initiative to continue its support of city governments implementing evidence-based, high-impact interventions that improve access to contraception and family planning services.
18-Nov-2021 9:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Outcomes for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Taking Immunosuppressive Medications Similar to Non-Immunosuppressed Patients

The study found that overall, hospitalized COVID-19 patients taking immunosuppressive drugs did not face increased risk of death or being put on a ventilator compared with non-immunosuppressed hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
16-Nov-2021 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Admiral Rachel Levine From HHS, Govs. Cooper, Evers, Lujan-Grisham, Whitmer, and Wolf Added as Featured Speakers at The Bloomberg American Health Summit

The Summit, hosted by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will bring together innovators and policymakers from around the country who are working in the Initiative’s five focus areas:...
4-Nov-2021 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Baltimore’s No-Prosecution Policy for Low-Level Drug Possession and Prostitution Finds Almost No Rearrests for Serious Offenses

The findings suggest the new no-prosecution policies did not result in increased public complaints about drug use or sex work in Baltimore, and that those who had charges dropped did not go on to commit serious crimes.
19-Oct-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School and Pulitzer Center to Co-Host Virtual Event on Reaching Vaccine-Hesitant Young Adults

The Bloomberg School and the Pulitzer Center are co-hosting a free online event today, Thursday, October 14, at 1 p.m., EDT, with leading public health and communications experts to discuss ways to better reach vaccine-hesitant young adults during...
14-Oct-2021 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School and Pulitzer Center to Co-Host Virtual Event on Reaching Vaccine-Hesitant Young Adults

The Bloomberg School and the Pulitzer Center are co-hosting a free online event on October 14, at 1 p.m., EDT, with leading public health and communications experts to discuss ways to better reach vaccine-hesitant young adults during the pandemic.
11-Oct-2021 8:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Use of Dexamethasone, Remdesivir Against Covid-19 Varied Widely Across U.S. Health Systems

As many as one-fifth of patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19 in the U.S. who may have benefitted from tr...
17 Aug 2021

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Keshia M. Pollack Porter as New Bloomberg Centennial Professor

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Keshia M. Pollack Porter, PhD, MPH, as a Bloombe...
10 Aug 2021

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints Marsha Wills-Karp as New Bloomberg Centennial Professor

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Marsha Wills-Karp, PhD, MS, as a Bloomberg Cente...
05 Aug 2021

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Appoints M. Daniele Fallin as New Bloomberg Centennial Professor

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed Margaret Daniele Fallin, PhD, as a Bloomberg Cen...
03 Aug 2021

Statement from Public Health Experts on Announcement of Opioid Settlement

Members of a coalition of 50+ leading public health groups who issued a set of five guiding principles for spe...
21 Jul 2021

Brain Organoid Study Highlights Potential Role of Genetic and Environmental Interaction in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have shown in a brain organoid study that expos...
14 Jul 2021

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Honored for COVID-19 Communications Efforts

The Communications and Marketing team in the Office of External Affairs at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School ...
23 Jun 2021

Higher Selenium and Manganese Levels During Pregnancy May Protect Babies From Future High Blood Pressure

Children who were exposed to higher levels of trace minerals manganese and selenium during their mothers’ pr...
23 Jun 2021

Chef José Andrés and His World Central Kitchen to Receive Goodermote Humanitarian Award

Chef and restaurateur José Andrés and his nonprofit World Central Kitchen will receive the 2021 Goodermote H...
17 Jun 2021

Major Study of Diabetes Trends Shows Americans’ Blood Sugar Control is Getting Worse

Blood sugar control among adults with diabetes in the United States declined significantly in the past decade,...
09 Jun 2021

Drop in Convalescent Plasma Use at U.S. Hospitals Linked to Higher COVID-19 Mortality Rate

A new study suggests a slowdown in the use of convalescent plasma to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients led ...
07 Jun 2021

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Announces Fifth Class of Bloomberg Fellows

The Bloomberg American Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health announces its ...
03 Jun 2021

Report: Analysis of Baltimore City’s Urban Farms and Gardens Finds Safe Levels of Metals at Vast Majority of Sites

A new report that examined soil, water, and produce from urban farms and gardens in Baltimore City found low l...
03 Jun 2021

Class of 2021: 908 Students Graduate From Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recognized the Class of 2021 in a pre-recorded Convocation...
26 May 2021

Researchers Identify Proteins That Predict Future Dementia, Alzheimer’s Risk

The development of dementia, often from Alzheimer’s disease, late in life is associated with abnormal blood ...
17 May 2021

Ingredient in Common Weed Killer Impairs Insect Immune Systems, Study Suggests

The chemical compound glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide, can weaken the immune systems of i...
13 May 2021

Organic Meat Less Likely To Be Contaminated with Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria, Study Suggests

Meat that is certified organic by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is less likely to be contaminated with ba...
12 May 2021

Report: “Safe System” Approach Could Dramatically Reduce Road Deaths While Improving Equity

A new approach to road safety that relies on design and engineering principles—the “Safe System” approac...
11 May 2021

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Co-Hosts: “Bridging Faith And Science To Combat The Overdose Crisis” With President Bill Clinton and Faith Leaders

This inaugural discussion will focus on understanding and addressing the role of racial and ethnic disparities...
03 May 2021

Statement from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School and the Institute for Global Tobacco Control on a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

We welcome and support the FDA’s plan to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars announced this week. Thi...
30 Apr 2021

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