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Chef José Andrés and His World Central Kitchen to Receive Goodermote Humanitarian Award
Published June 17, 2021
Chef and restaurateur José Andrés and his nonprofit World Central Kitchen will receive the 2021 Goodermote Humanitarian Award from the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Center for Humanitarian... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Experts Available to Discuss Extreme Heat Wave Sweeping the U.S. West
Published June 16, 2021
As triple-digit temperatures scorch millions in California and the Desert West, stoking wildfires and exacerbating drought conditions, Johns Hopkins experts can discuss the environmental and health impacts... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Major Study of Diabetes Trends Shows Americans’ Blood Sugar Control is Getting Worse
Published June 9, 2021
Blood sugar control among adults with diabetes in the United States declined significantly in the past decade, according to a nationwide study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Drop in Convalescent Plasma Use at U.S. Hospitals Linked to Higher COVID-19 Mortality Rate
Published June 7, 2021
A new study suggests a slowdown in the use of convalescent plasma to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients led to a higher COVID-19 mortality during a critical period during this past winter’s surge. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Experts Available to Discuss New White House Cybersecurity Directive
Published June 3, 2021
The Biden Administration is urging corporate executives and business leaders to take immediate steps to counter ransomware attacks following major cybersecurity breaches in the U.S. oil and meat industries.... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Announces Fifth Class of Bloomberg Fellows
Published June 3, 2021
The Bloomberg American Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health announces its 2021 cohort of Bloomberg Fellows. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Report: Analysis of Baltimore City’s Urban Farms and Gardens Finds Safe Levels of Metals at Vast Majority of Sites
Published June 3, 2021
A new report that examined soil, water, and produce from urban farms and gardens in Baltimore City found low levels of lead and other metals that pose no reason for concern at the majority of growing sites. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Class of 2021: 908 Students Graduate From Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Published May 26, 2021
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recognized the Class of 2021 in a pre-recorded Convocation broadcast on May 25. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Anne Applebaum Available to Discuss Arrest of Belarusian Journalist
Published May 25, 2021
As world leaders protest the Belarusian government’s brazen interception of a plane carrying a dissident journalist, Johns Hopkins University senior fellow Anne Applebaum can describe the political situation... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Researchers Find Semimetal That Clings to a Quantum Precipice
Published May 24, 2021
In an open access paper published in Science Advances, Johns Hopkins physicists and colleagues at Rice University, the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), and the National Institute of Standards... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University to Launch Behavioral Health Crisis Response Initiative
Published May 18, 2021
Johns Hopkins University today announced plans to develop a Behavioral Health Crisis Support Team to serve students, faculty, staff, and community members experiencing a behavioral health crisis on or... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Experts Available to Discuss the Deepening Crisis in Gaza
Published May 18, 2021
As the death toll mounts in Gaza and the Israeli government resists calls for a ceasefire, Johns Hopkins University experts can offer perspective on why the fighting continues, and whether the United States... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Researchers Identify Proteins That Predict Future Dementia, Alzheimer’s Risk
Published May 17, 2021
The development of dementia, often from Alzheimer’s disease, late in life is associated with abnormal blood levels of dozens of proteins up to five years earlier. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Launches Pandemic Data Initiative to Spotlight COVID-19 Data Problems
Published May 17, 2021
The Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center on May 17 is launching the Pandemic Data Initiative as a new resource to spotlight systemic deficiencies in the collecting and reporting of... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Mike Bloomberg to Give Johns Hopkins University Commencement Address
Published May 14, 2021
Entrepreneur, philanthropist, three-term mayor of New York City, and Johns Hopkins University graduate Michael R. Bloomberg will return to campus to address the Class of 2021 at commencement on May 27... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Bug Appetit: Why Eating Cicadas is Good for the Environment
Published May 13, 2021
Trillions of cicadas are poised to get their buzz on across much of the United States, with the once-every-17-year emergence of Brood X. Hope you’re hungry! One person’s infestation is another’s... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Discuss Gas Shortage Panic Buying
Published May 13, 2021
As a worsening gas shortage across much of the Eastern United States causes a surge in panic buying, a Johns Hopkins University economist who has researched stockpiling mentality, can discuss the consumer... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Ingredient in Common Weed Killer Impairs Insect Immune Systems, Study Suggests
Published May 13, 2021
The chemical compound glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide, can weaken the immune systems of insects. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Discuss Violence in Gaza
Published May 12, 2021
With fighting between Palestinian militants and the Israeli military escalating, a Johns Hopkins political scientist can offer perspective on the causes of the most recent violence and the potential for... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Economist Available to Discuss Rising Consumer Costs
Published May 12, 2021
With consumer prices in the United States climbing to levels not seen since the recession, a Johns Hopkins University economist is available to offer perspective on possible causes and whether or not this... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Organic Meat Less Likely To Be Contaminated with Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria, Study Suggests
Published May 12, 2021
Meat that is certified organic by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is less likely to be contaminated with bacteria that can sicken people, including dangerous, multidrug-resistant organisms, compared... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg Philanthropies Announce the Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative, a $150 Million Effort to Fuel Diversity in STEM Fields
Published May 11, 2021
Today, Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the launch of the Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative devoted to addressing historic underrepresentation in science, technology, engineering,... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Teens Can Get Vaccinated: Johns Hopkins Experts Available on What This Means for Schools
Published May 11, 2021
People as young as 12 can now get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, as early as this week, now that the  Food and Drug Administration authorized the use. Experts with Johns Hopkins University’s Center for... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Report: “Safe System” Approach Could Dramatically Reduce Road Deaths While Improving Equity
Published May 11, 2021
A new approach to road safety that relies on design and engineering principles—the “Safe System” approach—could lead to dramatic reductions in vehicle-related deaths and injuries if implemented... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Cybersecurity Expert Available on Colonial Pipeline Attack
Published May 11, 2021
As officials struggle to reopen a major U.S. fuel pipeline hit by a ransomware attack on Friday, a Johns Hopkins cybersecurity expert is available to offer perspective, particularly about the vulnerability... / News from The Johns Hopkins University