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Cancer research
Slowing cancer's spread
Published June 24, 2017
Johns Hopkins-led team finds promising way to disrupt signals that trigger metastasis
Cancer research
FDA approves cancer drug for personalized immunotherapy approach
Published June 24, 2017
Drug was developed from 30 years of basic research at Johns Hopkins
Commentary
AHCA puts children's health at risk
Published June 24, 2017
Public health expert Josh Sharfstein says legislation as drafted breaks 'core guarantee' / Journal of the American Medical Association
How the war on drugs hurts HIV prevention
Published June 24, 2017
Stiff penalties for drug possession have failed to reduce drug use while putting thousands in jail who might be better served by treatment, researchers say / School of Public Health
Sustainability
Wasted food, wasted nutrients
Published June 24, 2017
BSPH study finds significant amount of wasted food is consumable, contains vital nutrients Americans need / School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Health Review
Superfood or super-hype?
Published June 24, 2017
Before filling your plate with expensive fad foods, nutritional biochemist suggests diet of diverse veggies, fruits, proteins
Zika virus
Economic impact of Zika outbreak could exceed $18B in Latin America, Caribbean
Published June 24, 2017
Carey School researchers conduct rapid assessment analysis based on existing data on incidence, transmission of virus linked to birth defects
Zika virus
Study: Zika outbreak in U.S. could come with high costs
Published June 24, 2017
Researchers use computer models to estimate the potential impact of outbreak based on various epidemic sizes
New outpatient facility to open at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Published June 24, 2017
$24M John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice has more than two dozen exam rooms that features much-needed services for patients with a range of infectious diseases
Childhood health
More activity, big savings
Published June 24, 2017
Study finds that modest increases in activity could avert future medical costs, lost wages / School of Public Health