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The profound effects of the war in Ukraine
Published May 19, 2022
The prolonged violence is shaking up global political alliances, driving food insecurity, and upending the lives of millions of refugees, Johns Hopkins experts said during a live briefing May 17
Arts+Culture
Anna Deavere Smith speaks to the beauty of Baltimore
Published May 17, 2022
In a lecture hosted by Billie Holiday Center, Baltimore-born dramatist Smith described a light that comes from the city and its people, even amidst ongoing societal struggles
Q+A
Taking the temperature of the pandemic
Published May 16, 2022
As the U.S. reaches one million COVID-19 deaths, where are we in the arc of the pandemic? Epidemiologist David Dowdy explains.
Commentary
'A full-throated reversal' of abortion rights
Published May 13, 2022
Health law and policy scholar Joanne Rosen discusses the legal arguments laid out in the pending 'Dobbs' decision that may prove the undoing of 'Roe'
HEALTH POLICY FORUM
USAID's Atul Gawande discusses the challenges of misinformation
Published May 4, 2022
Gawande encouraged the next generation of public health scholars to take on science skepticism in fifth installment of the university's Health Policy Forum series
Reproductive health
How did 'settled law' get unsettled?
Published May 4, 2022
The conservative movement carefully orchestrated the end of abortion rights over decades, using the women's suffrage playbook, says political scientist Dawn Teele
Q+A
What is guaranteed income?
Published April 26, 2022
As Baltimore announces a pilot program to provide cash payments to its poorest residents, experts on the health effects of poverty discuss guaranteed income programs and their impact on public health
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