California and other Democrat-led states are defending the Affordable Care Act, who fear its consumer protections and insurance expansions could be wiped out in a moment. They’ve stepped up to defend the law because President Trump’s Justice Department is refusing to do so — even though a decision overturning the law would create a logistical and […]
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Discovery Awards Faculty Associates Michele Decker and Nancy Glass, along with other Johns Hopkins faculty receive a 2019 JHU Discovery Award for their proposal entitled “Collaborative for Gender Equity and Empowerment in Education and Labor Systems.” This interdisciplinary project utilizes expertise in Public Health, Nursing, and Business. Faculty Associate Roland Thorpe Jr. and other JHU […]
Violent crime rose by nearly 18 percent in the first five months of 2019 compared to the year before in the three central county precincts – Towson, Cockeysville and Parkville – according to police statistics. Nearly all can be attributed to domestic assaults, which spiked by 68 percent. Faculty Associate Michele Decker is quoted.
A study suggests that multinational formula companies influence health professionals in on of the poorest districts of Lima, Peru through visits and unauthorized incentives in an open violation of a law prohibiting merchants from promoting artificial milk in health centers. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
The pending Highmark-UPMC split may be drawing renewed scrutiny from top federal officials. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
As Baltimore grapples with an opioid epidemic that has claimed thousands of lives in recent years, a new study suggests that users would like to do something to confront the dangers even if they aren’t ready for treatment. Faculty Associate Susan Sherman, the study’s senior investigator, is quoted.
Research shows that participation in team sports as a young person can significantly reduce the long-term likelihood of depression and anxiety for people with childhood trauma. Faculty Associate Christina Bethell is quoted.
Infectious diseases are still major causes of death for children under five in poorer Indian states, a study has said, advocating scaling up vaccine coverage, improving childbirth and neonatal care, especially in states where mortality rates remain high. Faculty Associate Li Liu is quoted. The study was led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School […]
The birth rate in the United States hit a 32-year low last year as the number of babies born dropped for the fourth straight year, federal health officials said in a report released Wednesday. Faculty Associate Donna Strobino is quoted.
Levels of “flourishing” in the study were determined by three indicators: children’s interest and curiosity in learning new things; persistence in task completion; and capacity to regulate emotions. Faculty Associate Christina Bethell is quoted.