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public health
Analysis predicts U.S. counties at risk for measles outbreaks
Published May 9, 2019
New analysis predicts locations for possible future U.S. outbreaks based on international air travel, vaccination rates, population data
public health
Measles outbreak is the worst in U.S. in 20 years
Published April 25, 2019
Experts from the Bloomberg School of Public Health discuss the dangers of the virus, why it's spreading so rapidly, and what health officials can do to stop it
Under pressure
Published Spring 2019
Study of a remote South American tribe reveals that high blood pressure doesn't have to be a side effect of aging / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Maternal health
Mother's death brings attention to racial health disparities
Published Feb 26, 2019
Bloomberg School alum Shalon Irving died in 2017 of complications from high blood pressure three weeks after giving birth
Opioid crisis
Tool helps officials estimate intravenous drug use
Published Feb 4, 2019
Rural communities have been in dire need of a means to estimate the number of people who inject drugs
American health
Connections that matter
Published Nov 29, 2018
Researchers outline a public health plan to reengage disconnected youth, young adults age 16 to 24 who are both out of school and out of work
U.S. health
Experts at summit examine public health challenges facing U.S.
Published Nov 16, 2018
Speakers at inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit include Michael R. Bloomberg, Arne Duncan, Walter Isaacson, Leana Wen, Tom Wolf, and others
Scholar spotlight
Faith and healing
Published Oct 16, 2018
PhD student Darriel Harris has big ideas about fusing health care messaging with a religious framework
Child development
Gender stereotypes begin at age 10
Published Sept 7, 2018
Around the world, children receive similar stereotype-reinforcing messages that girls are weak and boys are tough, study finds
Preventing overdoses
In opioid crisis, language matters
Published Aug 14, 2018
Public support increases when opioid 'safe consumption sites' are called 'overdose prevention sites'