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Our latest On The Inside podcast catches up with Dr. Hamburg, new commissioner of the
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Think antibacterial hand soap is more effective than plain soap and water? "Prove it," says the .
Gun control has been cast as "a cultural battle," but instead we should treat it as a public safety problem.
More work should be done to strengthen and improve trauma systems, a new report says. Will the help?
Polio has been almost completely eradicated. "We're almost there. We cannot stop now." – Dean
A new text messaging service is helping many new parents in Tanzania raise healthier children.
New book from JHU Gun Summit presenter Rebecca Peters on the challenges faced by gun violence victims
The leading cause of death for travelers abroad? It's not disease or homicide. It's road injury.
On gun policy: "We should stick to facts, dispel myths, and call a truce to cultural battles." – Daniel Webster
Dr. Daniel Webster of the Center for Gun Policy and Research is up for "Marylander of the Year" — be sure to vote!
"The most effective way to reduce gun violence… is to treat the problem as a public health issue."
Enacting a smoking ban in China comes with certain complexities unique to the country.
Today marks the first anniversary of the Newtown tragedy. As ever, we honor all victims of gun violence, an urgent matter public health.
Four brands produce over 50% of all alcohol named in pop music, a & study finds. Can you guess which?
Prices on over a dozen generic drugs have risen "at least 10-fold" over the past year. Why?
Watch prof. Daniel Webster discuss gun violence and policy on . He'll be on shortly:
Firearms researcher Daniel Webster on gun laws in the year since Sandy Hook, today at noon
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When celebrities publicly discuss cancer, more smokers seek out information on quitting, a new study finds
Imagine a "lab on a chip" that could quickly analyze samples on a smartphone. We're developing exactly that.
VOTE: professor Daniel Webster – who helped shape MD gun law – is up for "Marylander of the Year." '
Professor Chris Beyrer on needle exchange: "costs nothing, saves taxpayer dollars, and saves lives"
Vote for Daniel Webster of 4 Marylander of the Year for his work re gun violence via
Thanks in part to research from 's Daniel Webster, MD is now "in the top tier" of states with strong gun laws
Predominantly black communities have limited access to supermarkets and healthier foods, a new study finds.
Today's symposium w/ David Jernigan and has come to an end. Thanks for tuning in, and thanks to our participants!
The prevalence of binge drinking is highest among people who make 75K per year or more
"So often it's not 'what's wrong with that girl?' It's 'what happened to that girl?'" – .
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"Alcohol is too cheap, too glamorous, and too widely available." – . Watch live:
"Women are 40% more likely to suffer from depression than men. ... Women drink to medicate." –
"15% of breast cancer cases are related to alcohol." – . Watch live:
"The problem is that university isn't the introduction to drinking; it's the escalation of drinking." –
"Alcohol abuse is rising... the richer the country, the smaller the gap b/w male & female consumption" –
"We live in a highly alcogenic culture. If a person is sophisticated, they know their wines." –
"From '01-'09, youth exposure to alcohol marketing grew faster than any other age group." – David Jernigan
"So much [alcohol] marketing flies under the parental radar." – David Jernigan. Watch live:
"Alcohol is the number one problem among young people." – David Jernigan. Watch live:
"In the last 3 years binge-drinking among males has fallen ... but there's been no change in women."
Our symposium on advertising and women will begin shortly. Watch live noon ET.
experts have been tapped by to develop new disaster-response plans for houses of worship.
Learn how is advertised to women of all ages and its impact on society. Watch live noon ET.
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1/4 high school senior girls report binge drinking in the past 30 days. Is alcohol advertising partially to blame?
Human Rights Day: "HIV now: why human rights matter more than ever"
is closed today and day classes are canceled.
Our symposium on Wednesday, Dec. 11, will investigate the ways alcohol is advertised to women of all ages.
"Efforts to bring abuse out of the shadows and educating people about the problem have all had an effect"
VOTE: Daniel Webster of the Center for Policy & Research is up for "Marylander of the Year"
The School of Public Health will operate on a normal schedule today. Although roads and sidewalks are cleared, please proceed carefully.
Check out our video recap of the recent conference, which drew over 3,000 attendees VIDEO
Our live webcast on Wednesday, Dec. 10 will investigate how alcohol is marketed to women of all ages.
Low-cost interventions may be the best way to rapidly decrease maternal, child, and newborn mortality by 2020
Dr. Ruben del Prado spoke on our latest On The Inside podcast about frontline HIV prevention around the world.
A study by and looked at which alcohol brands were frequently mentioned in popular music.
The cost of ambulance rides can range from zero to tens of thousands of dollars. Why?
and researchers hope to "quantify biological levels of perceived stress" at disadvantaged schools.
RT "Nelson Mandela's legacy of leadership and healing is as important to the world today as ever"
In New York City, two sides argue over whether e-cigarettes should be added to the city's restaurant smoking ban.
Dean awarded the school's highest honor to for its efforts to fight food insecurity cc:
Weather forecasting techniques can be used to determine when a city will see "the peak of its seasonal flu outbreak"
"We have the opportunity to groom the next generation of autism researchers right here"
A new plan strongly encourages large-scale compounding pharmacies to register with the . But is it enough?
Some people may be allergic to meat because of a certain arachnid, not additives or antibiotics.
The United States will commit up to $5 billion to the to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
We are saving lives, millions at a time. Help us keep this going. Support the effort on .
Dr Klaus Kraemer, Director & Adjunct assoc professor speaks on Hidden Hunger
The of the global population is our business. Support the effort on
exciting talk from prof Ames on nutrition and longevity.
Thank you, Bruce Ames, for giving today's George G. Graham Lectureship. The recorded talk will be available soon:
Bruce Ames notes the top sources of "nutrition" for 20-30 year olds (as % of total energy): soft drinks (8.8%), pizza (5.1%), beer (3.9%).
Bruce Ames jokes, "When I feel like exercising, I run my experiments, I skip my controls, and I jump to conclusions."
"The obese are eating the worst diet in this country if you define 'worst' as refined foods." - Bruce Ames, PhD
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"Poor nutrition is what causes most of our accelerated aging." - Bruce Ames, PhD
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Tune into our webcast today at 12:15pm for Bruce Ames's keynote speech on vitamin and mineral inadequacy.
We'll be live-tweeting today's George G. Graham Lectureship. Tune in at 12:15pm EST to watch online.
Dean hopes 's new Wendy Klag Center will "groom the next generation of autism researchers"
Mission? Protecting , Saving Lives—Millions at a Time. Are you in? Join the effort.
Your loud headphones might be contributing to nationwide hearing problems, a new report finds.
Interested in reproductive health? Our webcast tonight focuses on advances and lessons in the discipline.
One day after , and with faculty in attendance, announces $100 million for HIV research
Tune into our webcast tomorrow honoring the 100th anniversary of the discovery of vitamins:
Cindy Parker, MD, , has 24 tips for celebrating a "greener" .
Tonight: a live webcast focused on sexual and reproductive health, featuring lessons from .
Doing some shopping this ? We have 24 tips on how to be more environmentally friendly.
RT Think positive. Don't let the little things get to you, instead focus on the good things in your life
We have the knowledge to create an . Now we need the commitment.
tip: shopping for gifts online reduces energy consumption and air pollution.
Today we observe World AIDS Day by showing our support for those living with and fighting against HIV.
Prof. Chris Beyrer says more work is needed to attack the stigma of .
This , take the focus away from consumption, and be more environmentally friendly.