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Health Policy Forum
Parikh calls for scientists to connect with public, policymakers
Published Aug 1, 2023
CEO of AAAS says better science communication is key to dismantling distrust among some legislators and the general public in the ninth installment of JHU's Health Policy Forum series
Pain treatment
Potential relief from chronic pain
Published July 31, 2023
An electrical stimulation treatment called scrambler therapy can yield significant relief for most patients, review suggests
What's in store for the upcoming respiratory virus season?
Published July 31, 2023
Johns Hopkins epidemiologist David Dowdy says vaccines and a preventive drug for RSV offer hope for a healthier fall and winter
Global health
Seed grant funding available for health research in India
Published July 26, 2023
Gupta-Klinsky India Institute will support collaborations with India-based partners related to health data and the impact of climate change on health
Congressional briefing
Experts urge inclusion for people with disabilities
Published July 25, 2023
JHU Congressional Briefing panelists explain how policymakers can improve support and drive progress in research and care
Health Policy Forum
JHU to host conversation with AAAS CEO Sudip Parikh
Published July 19, 2023
He will join Theodore DeWeese, interim dean of the School of Medicine, on July 28 to discuss the future of science in the U.S. and how artificial intelligence is fueling advances in research
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OTC birth control pill approved by FDA
Published July 13, 2023
The ruling has the potential to reduce barriers and increase equity in access to contraception—if it is affordable, says Johns Hopkins expert Carolyn Sufrin
The science and safety of marijuana
Published July 10, 2023
Experimental psychologist Ryan Vandrey discusses the science and safety of recreational cannabis on the heels of legalization in Maryland
Global health
The chemistry of mosquito attraction
Published July 6, 2023
New discoveries by Johns Hopkins researchers about mosquitoes' human scent preferences could lead to novel malaria interventions
Interdisciplinary scholar
Putting the brakes on cancer progression
Published June 27, 2023
Mikala Egeblad, who studies how tumor microenvironments influence the growth and metastasis of cancer cells, joins the School of Medicine as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor