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Expert: 'Unimaginable' impact from EPA cuts
Published March 23, 2017
School of Public Health's Tom Burke served as EPA science adviser, deputy assistant administrator
Pill Policy
A case for OTC contraception
Published March 23, 2017
Review suggests greater availability of birth control doesn't lead to more teens having sex but does help prevent unwanted pregnancies / Hopkins Medicine
Health care
An insurance moral hazard
Published March 23, 2017
Many people with chronic illnesses choose needlessly costly insurance plans, driving costs up for everyone, Carey Business study finds
Foreign Affairs Symposium
Putting faith in government with a little 'G'
Published March 23, 2017
Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra says the mechanisms of government can drive innovation, discovery
Commentary
Protecting health, civil rights of those with autism
Published March 23, 2017
Trump administration policies—official and unofficial—threaten those with autism and other disabilities, public health experts say / New England Journal of Medicine
Women's health
Better health linked to decline in domestic violence
Published March 23, 2017
Researchers find reduction in domestic violence when chronically ill women receive life-saving treatment
Race in America
JHU hosts discussion of identity, activism
Published March 23, 2017
Diverse panel welcomed as part of JHU Forums on Race in America series
Education reform
Grading K-12 reading, math programs
Published March 23, 2017
New website launched by School of Education aims to help school leaders evaluate program effectiveness
Tax relief
Traffic fees helps kids breathe easier
Published March 23, 2017
JHU economist finds that congestion fees in Stockholm lowered pollution and had a positive effect on health
Commentary
Challenging Bannon's misguided worldview
Published March 23, 2017
New SAIS faculty member and foreign policy expert Antony Blinken says it's time to 'recapture the flag' from nationalists / Foreign Policy
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