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public health

Zika hackathon

Fighting the bite

April 11, 2016
Modified mosquito trap, repellent soap among top designs at Zika virus challenge
Big data

Health awareness analysis

April 1, 2016
Do awareness efforts, like the Great American Smokeout, have an impact on our behavior?
Zika challenge

Protection by design

March 31, 2016
Wanted: Solutions to prevent mosquito bites, stop Zika's spread
Public health

Last piece of dengue puzzle?

March 16, 2016
Single-dose vaccine 100 percent effective in preventing virus in small clinical trial

The 'Charlie Sheen Effect'

February 22, 2016
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Study author: Actor's announcement 'potentially the most significant domestic HIV prevention event ever'
Public health

Strong links shown between Zika, birth defects

February 19, 2016
Experts present emerging evidence, evaluate response at School of Public Health symposium

Anti-vaxx scare tactics

February 17, 2016
Anti-vaccine websites dupe parents with deceptive sound bites, junk science, conspiracy theories / Time
Public health

Zika virus Q+A

January 29, 2016
International health expert discusses disease that is spreading rapidly in Brazil and beyond

Warning: Sugar

January 21, 2016
Drink labels could be the nudge many people need to make healthier choices / The Baltimore Sun
Maternal health

Sending a message

Winter 2015
In Timor-Leste, mothers and babies were dying. Mary Anne Mercer hit on a novel way to help: text messaging. / Johns Hopkins Magazine