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Health

Toxicology
An alternative to animal testing?
Published July 15, 2018
Database of 10,000 chemical compounds shown to be more reliable than animal testing at predicting toxicity
Global health
Fewer malaria nets, lower costs, more protection
Published July 15, 2018
Center for Communication Programs distributes insecticide-treated bed nets to schoolchildren to supplement regular distribution campaigns
Bioengineering
Humanitarian hackathon for Gaza
Published July 15, 2018
Design challenge teams in Baltimore and the Gaza Strip use enhanced audiovisual technology to collaborate, innovate
Parkinson's disease
Study identifies potential Parkinson's treatment
Published July 15, 2018
In mouse study, experimental drug similar to FDA-approved diabetes treatments shown to prevent motor impairment, extend life expectancy
Interdisciplinary scholar
Global health policy expert named 34th BDP
Published July 15, 2018
Jeremy Shiffman, who comes from American University, views health care policy through the lens of political science
Global health
'I hope countries will compete in generosity'
Published July 15, 2018
Philanthropist and tech giant Bill Gates visits SAIS for discussion of the U.S. foreign aid budget and what it means for health care in the developing world
U.S. News rankings
Hopkins Children's Center among best U.S. children's hospitals
Published July 15, 2018
'U.S. News' ranks children's center No. 8 overall, with five specialty areas in top 10
How insurance policies fuel opioid epidemic
Published July 15, 2018
Policies miss important opportunities to steer patients to safer, more effective treatments, researchers say
Q+A
The impact of family separation
Published July 15, 2018
Paul Spiegel says that for children, being separated from their parents is a trauma that can have 'very negative effects' / Newsweek
In Memoriam
Pioneer of pediatric medicine
Published July 15, 2018
Alex Haller, who transformed the practice of pediatric care at Hopkins and across the nation, dies at 91