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public health

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'
Child development
U.S. states vary widely in identifying childhood delays, study finds
Published July 20, 2018
In lowest performing state, only 17 percent of children receive screening designed to catch developmental delays
Opioid epidemic
Public support remains low for needle exchanges, safe injection sites
Published July 19, 2018
Despite growing concerns over the opioid epidemic, majority of Americans don't support proven harm-reduction programs, study finds
Global health
Fewer malaria nets, lower costs, more protection
Published July 10, 2018
Center for Communication Programs distributes insecticide-treated bed nets to schoolchildren to supplement regular distribution campaigns
Bioengineering
Humanitarian hackathon for Gaza
Published July 9, 2018
Design challenge teams in Baltimore and the Gaza Strip use enhanced audiovisual technology to collaborate, innovate
Virginia Apgar gets a Google doodle
Published June 7, 2018
Hopkins alum developed the Apgar Score, an assessment that has helped save countless newborn babies around the world