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Global Food Expert Martin Bloem to Lead the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Martin W. Bloem, MD, PhD, a leading expert in global food and nutrition research and policy, has been named director of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
14-Sep-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Long-Term Opioid Prescription Use Jumps Threefold Over 16-Year Period, Large-Scale Study Suggests

A new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that opioid prescription increased significantly between 1999 and 2014, and that much of that increase stemmed from patients who’d been taking their medication for 90 days...
7-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Assessment Tools, Relationships Key to Addressing Child Trauma

Two new studies led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggest that the bevy of tools available to assess and address childhood adversity and trauma, as well as the interconnected webs of relationships among...
5-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Physical Activity in Midlife Not Linked to Cognitive Fitness in Later Years, Long-Term Study Suggests

A study led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers that tracked activity levels of 646 adults over 30 years found that, contrary to previous research, exercise in mid-life was not linked to cognitive fitness in later years.
24-Aug-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Higher Rural Suicide Rates Driven by Use of Guns

Suicide rates in rural areas of Maryland are 35-percent higher than in the state’s urban settings, a disparity that can be attributed to the significantly greater use of firearms in rural settings, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins...
15-Aug-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Review: Cholera Vaccines Effective for Adults, Much Less So for Children

A new review of the research literature led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that cholera vaccines provide substantial protection for adults but provide significantly less protection for children under age...
9-Aug-2017 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CCP Program in Nigeria Increases Modern Contraceptive Use, Study Suggests

Over a four-year period, new research suggests, a program led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) in six large Nigerian cities was associated with a 10 percentage-point increase in the use of modern contraceptive methods.
8-Aug-2017 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins CCP Receives Five-Year, $300 Million Award From USAID

The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) has received a five-year award with a $300 million ceiling from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to lead its social and behavior change programs around the world.
3-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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