Archived articles


Childhood health
More activity, big savings
Published May 1, 2017
Study finds that modest increases in activity could avert future medical costs, lost wages / School of Public Health
Who eats when food is scarce?
Published Feb 13, 2017
Analysis of food deprivation in three cities shows teens in poor families often go hungry before young children
DASH for kidney health
Published Aug 12, 2016
Popular diet known to lower blood pressure also good for kidneys, study suggests / School of Public Health
Brain health
Can cutting calories help curb memory loss?
Published July 22, 2016
Fasting could help prevent neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, improve memory and mood / Johns Hopkins Health Review
Diet and nutrition
How fat becomes lethal, even without weight gain
Published June 24, 2016
Findings have potential to help scientists better understand a growing class of often fatal metabolic diseases / Hopkins Medicine
Food fixes
Published May 4, 2016 Video
New documentary explores alternative ways communities around the U.S. access fresh food
The gluten-free grocer
Published Spring 2016
On a mission to bring a hard-to-find foods to those with special diets / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Food and nutrition
When the spices dance
Published Spring 2016
African cooking classes with a side of nutritional education / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Fishy business
Fish farm alarm
Published March 14, 2016
Global shift to using plant-based feeds may change levels of healthy fatty acids in farm-raised fish
Warning: Sugar
Published Jan 21, 2016
Drink labels could be the nudge many people need to make healthier choices / The Baltimore Sun