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On August 17, Francesca Schiaffino, PhD, DVM, MA, will discuss her research on bacteria in the intestine in geographic areas in and around Quito, Ecuador and how local communities are tracking spread and treating patients. Register here: events.jhu.edu/form/campyloba…
Tomorrow, join @RobbynLewis46th for a conversation on what is at stake in the Baltimore neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay, what needs they have identified, and what is possible for the health of these communities when needs are met ➡️ bit.ly/3ysZmSZ
Audiologist @NickSReed's research at @JHSPH_Hearing has shown that adults with hearing loss experience a range of injustices in the health care system—a system that relies heavily on oral communication. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/justice-b…
Why were we all wiping down our groceries and slathering our hands with sanitizer when COVID-19 arrived? The answer comes down to misconceptions about the disease's mode of transmission that undermined the global public health response ➡️ magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/circulati…
Industrial meat and egg production means fewer, bigger farms. While some major meat producers may use idealized imagery on packaging of a red barn surrounded by livestock-dotted fields, that belies the reality. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/justice-t…
What’s the global state of #COVID19? Vaccine experts Anna Durbin and Bill Moss talk to @voxlindsaysmith on the @PublicHealthPod about vaccine coverage around the world, bivalent vaccines, and what to expect this flu season. johnshopkinssph.libsyn.com/503-whats-happ…
TOMORROW: Learn the latest on the global monkeypox outbreak during a live virtual briefing and Q&A featuring @JohnsHopkins experts. 🗓️ Wed., August 10, 10:30 a.m. EDT Learn more and register for free:hub.jhu.edu/monkeypox-brie…e
While the ability to run more tests has improved, there are still barriers that prevent people from accessing them. wired.com/story/theres-a…
In Macha, Zambia, just 1%–2% of the population carries the Plasmodium parasite that causes malaria, thanks in large part to collaboration between scientists from the local Macha Research Trust and @JHMRImalaria that began in 2003. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/all-malar…
In 2019, according to @HHSGov's Office of @MinorityHealth, suicide was the second-leading cause of death for American Indian/Alaska Natives ages 10–34. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/healing-h…
"We do, I think, have the tools to contain this outbreak," says @ChrisBeyrer. "But it's not going well." Listen to Dr. Beyrer's discussion with @drJoshS on @PublicHealthPod. 🎧johnshopkinssph.libsyn.com/500-how-did-mo…R4
“We know that it’s common in older adults to have mildly elevated glucose levels, but this doesn’t have the same meaning that it would in younger individuals — it doesn’t mean you’re going to get diabetes, go blind, or lose your leg,” said @LizSelvin. washingtonpost.com/health/2022/07…
Ben and Rose are the cartoon stars of a campaign @JohnsHopkinsCCP created for @BMore_Healthy. The latest piece is a story and activity book for “kids and their grown-ups” to use to spark conversations about the pandemic and how vaccines keep people safe. ccp.jhu.edu/2022/07/25/bal…
PrEP can prevent HIV infection. But ten years after its introduction, many of those at risk for HIV never start taking PrEP. Access is the main reason, but awareness plays a role. Here's what you should know, and here's a plan to improve uptake ➡️ publichealth.jhu.edu/2022/a-prescri…
Researchers hoped that emotionless calculations would strip away some of the racial, ethnic, and gender biases that have come to pervade our lives. Yet far from erasing medical bias, the rise of big data has the potential to further entrench prejudices. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/how-biase…
NM has the highest rate of alcohol-related deaths in the U.S. Why is the state neglecting this growing crisis? Journalist @TedAlcorn talks to @drJoshS on the @PublicHealthPod about why the state has neglected to tackle alcohol as a public health crisis. johnshopkinssph.libsyn.com/502-new-mexico…
"Based on reports from 17,500 people who tested positive for COVID last week, the most common symptom now is having a sore throat, followed by a headache and nasal congestion." verywellhealth.com/sore-throat-co…
MPH student and Sommer Scholar @SandritaBanks' path to public health included a beauty pageant in the world’s newest country. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/what-we-d…
Learn the latest on the global monkeypox outbreak during a live virtual briefing and Q&A featuring @JohnsHopkins experts. 🗓️ Wed., August 10, 10:30 a.m. EDT Learn more and register for free:hub.jhu.edu/monkeypox-brie…e
The public health system in the US has long been neglected, and COVID threw the consequences into stark relief. Former FDA Commissioner Peggy Hamburg joins @PublicHealthPod to talk about how investments in public health will make a lasting difference. johnshopkinssph.libsyn.com/501-meeting-am…
This week, we published our 500th episode of @PublicHealthPod. You may be thinking, "The team deserves a vacation!" But that's the thing about podcasts... they go with you everywhere 🙂 Find "Public Health on Call" where you get your podcasts—or visit ➡️publichealth.jhu.edu/headlines/publ…pM
"For more than a decade, PrEP has been available as a highly effective tool to curb the HIV epidemic, but it remains out of reach for many Americans," says @drJoshS. "This is an issue of equity." hub.jhu.edu/2022/08/01/spe…
Unwilling to accept the label “ineducable" for children with hearing loss, William G. Hardy and Miriam Pauls Hardy's research became instrumental in reframing hearing loss as a communication challenge, instead of a cognitive or intellectual disability. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/justice-b…
Cultural anthropologist @KadijaFerryman has spent much of the past decade studying machine learning and health, and has learned that algorithms are often as biased as the rest of society. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/how-biase…
Join @RobbynLewis46th for a conversation on what is at stake in the Baltimore neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay, what needs they have identified, and what is possible for the health of these communities when needs are met. Register here: bit.ly/3ysZmSZ
More than 40,000 people now die on U.S. roads each year. Reducing that number to zero may seem impossible. Not to @JohnsHpkinsCIRP's @SF4publichealth. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/road-zero…
Dyes, relaxers, and conditioners give salon clients the styles they want—and leave salon workers with a potentially dangerous chemical burden. Read more ➡️ magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/beautys-b…
The sprawling U.S. industrial food system creates big challenges that demand creative solutions. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/justice-t…
Under US policies supported by the Indian Civilization Act, it’s estimated that hundreds of thousands of Indigenous children were taken from their homes and sent to federally funded boarding schools. The schools’ mission: “Kill the Indian, save the man.” magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/healing-h…
Step 1: Max out your vaccines and boosters. Vaccines provide excellent protection against serious illness and booster shots can amplify those benefits. nytimes.com/2022/07/25/wel…
Congratulations to newly appointed co-director of @JHUCAIH and provost fellow for indigenous policy at @JohnsHopkins, @donaldwarnemd! In our magazine, read about Dr. Warne's insights into the profound health effects of historical trauma. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/healing-h…
If you're thinking about #COVID vaccinations for young people in your family, but still have questions, ask VIRA—the Johns Hopkins chatbot used by health departments in 7 U.S. states & counting. #NationalImmunizationAwarenessMonth #iVax2Protectvaxchat.org/chat47
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Acclaimed physician and public health researcher @donaldwarnemd will join @JHUCAIH next month as the Center's co-director. Warne will also serve as @JohnsHopkins's new provost fellow for Indigenous Health Policy. publichealth.jhu.edu/2022/johns-hop…
It's hard to believe, but we published our 500th episode this week‼️ That calls for a vacation, right? Well, that's the thing about podcasts... they go with you everywhere 🙂 Find "Public Health on Call" where you get your podcasts—or visit ➡️publichealth.jhu.edu/headlines/publ…5v
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Polio is very contagious, @NYStateofHealth said in a news release. People can spread the disease even if they do not have symptoms, which can include fatigue, fever, headache, muscle pain and vomiting. nytimes.com/2022/07/21/nyr…
While there is broad agreement among health officials that monkeypox is being transmitted during sexual encounters, some experts debate whether it should be called an STD. apnews.com/article/scienc…
@donaldwarnemd will join the @JohnsHopkinsSPH on September 1, 2022 as co-Director of @JHUCAIH. Dr. Warne will also serve as @JohnsHopkins new Provost Fellow for #Indigenous Health Policy. Welcome to Johns Hopkins Dr. Warne! View the press release. caih.jhu.edu/news/donald-wa…
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A disconnect between assumptions about aerosol behavior and the reality of airborne transmission led to mixed messages at the onset of the pandemic. But focusing on improvements to indoor ventilation can help with COVID, colds, flus, and much more. magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/circulati…
Congratulations to @JohnsHopkinsSPH & @JohnsHopkinsMMI postdoc Stephanie Rankin-Turner @stephrankin2 who was recently awarded the Samuel Jordan Graham Postdoctoral Fellowship Award! Read more about Stephanie's research & her work in the McMeniman Lab: publichealth.jhu.edu/2022/mmi-postd…
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With 90+ degrees and certificates, flexible schedules and online & in-person options, @JohnsHopkinsSPH has incredible breadth and depth. From lab sciences to health policy and everything between, we have something for all aspiring public health leaders ➡️ publichealth.jhu.edu/academics
How has #monkeypox escalated to crisis levels in such a short period of time? On the 500th episode of @PublicHealthPod, @ChrisBeyrer talks with @drJoshS about the parallels and differences with the early days of the #HIV epidemic. 🎧johnshopkinssph.libsyn.com/500-how-did-mo…Rp
On today’s @PublicHealthPod, coordinator for a project called Principles for the Use of Funds from Opioid Litigation @saraewhaley speaks to @voxlindsaysmith about how states can use funds from settlements with opioid giants to address the opioid epidemic. johnshopkinssph.libsyn.com/episode-499
"Until we address the incredible gaps by income, race and ethnicity, age, and place, we will struggle to end the HIV epidemic." The best way to eliminate HIV is to increase access to preventative medications, say @JohnsHopkinsSPH researchers: hub.jhu.edu/2022/08/01/spe…
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The language we use to talk about suicide, how we frame the issue, and the content that gets shared on the web and social media can affect what happens next—specifically, whether it contributes to more deaths or prevents them. hub.jhu.edu/2022/07/12/how…
The Bloomberg Fellows Program at @JohnsHopkinsSPH is now accepting applications! Fellows receive a fully-funded MPH or DrPH degree and the opportunity to receive world-class public health training. Apply now to be a part of the next class of changemakers: americanhealth.jhu.edu/fellowship twitter.com/AmericanHealth…
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A full scholarship to @JohnsHopkinsSPH? How about 50+ full scholarships every year -- for people working on the front lines of addiction, violence, the environment including climate, obesity/food, & adolescent health. Applications open! americanhealth.jhu.edu/fellowship/mas…
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"The debate over abortion in the U.S. is portrayed as a political battle with winners and losers," wrote @EllenJMacKenzie last April. "In truth, if bans or extreme limits are enacted, we all lose." magazine.jhsph.edu/2022/stop-unsa…
The 2023 Bloomberg Fellows application is open! Fellows receive a fully-funded MPH or DrPH degree to enhance their impact in their communities. Visit americanhealth.jhu.edu/fellowship to learn more and apply.
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Just released -- A special *open access* issue of @JLME_ASLME on #PrEP and how the US can radically expand access to end the #HIV epidemic Thread 1/ cc: @ActivistJohnson @PrEP4AllNow @aekillelea @ChrisBeyrer @dtdangerfield bit.ly/3ONkGrw
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