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The rising costs of prescription drugs
Published April 30, 2017
Health policy expert Gerard Anderson discusses the business of big pharma
Interdisciplinary idea
The business of medicine
Published April 30, 2017
Schools should teach med students business management skills so they can effectively lead complex health care enterprises, Hopkins experts say
Cancer research
Study: Random DNA errors cause majority of cancer cases
Published April 30, 2017 Video
Most cancer mutations are due to DNA copying 'mistakes,' not inherited or environmental factors, Hopkins researchers say
Behind the science
Hopkins oncologists discuss new cancer study
Published April 30, 2017
Researchers: 'Many people will develop cancer no matter how perfect their behaviors are because of random copying errors'
Labeled 'E' for ethical
Published Spring 2017
Toxicologist Alan Goldberg knows what an industrial pig nursery is like; now he wants consumers to know how their food is raised, too / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Reclaimed touch
Published Spring 2017
APL is making the next generation of prosthetic limbs that not only act on thought command, but also send signals back to the brain / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Lasting impact
Published Spring 2017
JHU psychiatrist examines brains of NFL athletes who have suffered concussions, finding molecular changes that last decades after trauma / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Predicting postpartum blues
Published April 30, 2017
Hopkins study links postpartum depression with diminished levels of 'anti-anxiety' hormone allopregnanolone / Hopkins Medicine
Pill Policy
A case for OTC contraception
Published April 30, 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 April 30, 2017
Many people with chronic illnesses choose needlessly costly insurance plans, driving costs up for everyone, Carey Business study finds