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19-Year-Olds As Sedentary As 60-Year-Olds, Study Suggests

Physical activity among children and teens is lower than previously thought, and, in another surprise finding, young adults after the age of 20 show the only increases in activity over the lifespan.
15-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Safe Space for Illegal Drug Consumption in Baltimore Would Save $6 Million a Year

A new cost-benefit analysis conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and others suggests that $6 million in costs related to the opioid epidemic could be saved each year if a single “safe consumption” space for illicit...
25-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Making Drug Use a Crime Makes HIV Prevention, Treatment More Difficult

The criminalization of drug use has a negative effect on efforts to prevent the spread of HIV and to treat people with the infection, suggests a review of published research conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the...
15-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Path to End HIV Could Be Within Reach for United States in Next Decade

The United States could be on track within the next decade to see significant steps towards ending the HIV epidemic in this country, suggests new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
15-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wasted Food Means Wasted Nutrients

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for a Livable Future calculated the nutritional value of food wasted in the U.S. at the retail and consumer levels, shining a light on just how much protein, fiber and...
11-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Helping Clinicians Through Traumatic Events Also Helps the Bottom Line, Cost-Benefit Analysis Shows

A peer-support program launched six years ago at Johns Hopkins Medicine to help doctors and nurses recover after traumatic patient-care events such as a patient’s death probably saves the institution close to $2 million annually, according to a...
10-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bloomberg Fellowships Awarded to Eight Students From Organizations Around the Country

The Bloomberg American Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health today announced its inaugural class of fellows. These eight students will receive full scholarships to earn a master of public health degree from the...
4-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cost of Zika Outbreak in the United States Could Be High

Even a relatively mild Zika outbreak in the United States could cost more than $183 million in medical costs and productivity losses, suggests a computational analysis led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers, while a more...
3-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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