The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has appointed a leading national expert in gun violence prevention, Daniel Webster, as its first Bloomberg Professor of American Health, an endowed position supported by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative.
It’s not summer, but school’s out. Southside High has been abruptly shut down as a “public health hazard.” At least, that’s the excuse, thanks to the pesky Jingle Jangle lab in the basement. So Jughead and his band of gender-neutral Merry Men are getting transferred to Riverdale High! The Lodges ... More »
In a new report, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for a Livable Future (CLF) detail the rationale behind replacing the term "food desert" with "Healthy Food Priority Areas." The report, which...Show More Summary
If you are a business traveler who has to be away from home more than two weeks a month, no one has to tell you that this much travel can wear you down. But a study from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health confirms that people who travel for business two weeks or more a month...
Lauri Andress, an assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, is working to disrupt the current model for how seniors in rural Appalachia access healthy food.
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Mood disorders, including depression, are the most common comorbid conditions in individuals with epilepsy, but the cause remains unclear. The findings suggest that there may be...Show More Summary
A new report published in the January issue of Health Affairs is the first to examine hospital closures in the context of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion. The study from researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health...Show More Summary
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) People who travel for business two weeks or more a month report more symptoms of anxiety and depression and are more likely to smoke, be sedentary and report trouble sleeping than...Show More Summary
Today's graduate biomedical science education system is in need of comprehensive reform, two researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health argue in a new paper.
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggest that using topiramate in early pregnancy, particularly at the high doses used for epilepsy, increases the risk of oral clefts. Their results are published in Neurology.
(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Short-term exposures to fine particulate air pollution and ozone -- even at levels well below current national safety standards -- were linked to higher risk of premature death among the elderly in the US according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
It’s true: People who read books actually live longer according to a study conducted at Yale University’s School of Public Health. [Source: Einstein’s mama on Facebook] The post People Who Read Books Live Longer [Comic] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
A study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found the natural decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, especially apples, suggesting certain components in these foods might help restore lung damage caused by smoking.
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found the natural decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, especially apples, suggesting certain components in these foods might help restore lung damage caused by smoking.
Research to develop and test an intervention that reduces the threat of this health problem for women of childbearing age
Jennifer Sacheck has been named Sanofi Professor of Prevention and Wellness, and Chair of the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Milken Institute School of Public Health
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) While cigarette smoking has declined in the US for the past several decades, since 2002 the prevalence of smoking has increased significantly among people with an illicit substance use disorder, according to a new study. Show More Summary
Labels that warn people about the risks of drinking soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) can lower obesity and overweight prevalence, suggests a new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study.
The Rutgers School of Public Health Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) Residency Program in Preventive Medicine has received continuing accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
The country's education minister says the strict rules are a matter of public health. But some teachers and parents call it a losing battle.