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Discovering JiVitAland
100,000 pregnant women. 270 square miles. 3 major nutrition projects. The JiVitA project has a bold mission of saving the lives of mothers and infants lives in Bangladesh and throughout South Asia. More
Counting Sleep
Don't lose sleep over it. Really. With new evidence linking sleep problems to chronic diseases and other health consequences, researchers are calling attention to “bad” and insufficient sleep as under-recognized public health problems. More
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Chad Boult explains Guided Care, a coordinated care model for individuals with multiple chronic conditions that could save up to $15 billion in Medicare costs while delivering better care to patients. More
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The School’s distance education program has ushered in a new way of teaching and learning in public health, combining world-class instruction with LiveTalk, pre-recorded lectures and virtual faculty office hours. More
WorldWarWON
In an excerpt from his new book, Smallpox—The Death of a Disease: The Inside Story of Eradicating a Worldwide Killer, Dean Emeritus D.A. Henderson provides a personal account of leading the campaign to eradicate the ancient scourge of smallpox. More
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A Jewel for Disease Tracking

A Jewel for Disease Tracking

A new disease-tracking system is helping researchers in Karachi document the need for a pneumococcal vaccine in Pakistan, where pneumonia is a leading killer of children under five.

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Inside the H1N1 Vaccine Trial

Inside the H1N1 Vaccine Trial

As one of the largest clinical trial sites of H1N1 influenza vaccines in the U.S., the Center for Immunization Research is overseeing vaccine testing at 11 locations across the country.

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Fertility and the Fruit Fly

Fertility and the Fruit Fly

Drosophila melanogaster, the female fruit fly, is the perfect organism for researcher Daniela Drummond-Barbosa’s studies on nutrition and the female reproductive system.

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Bloomberg Honored with Lasker Award

Mayor Bloomberg, Lasker Laureate

Philanthropist, entrepreneur and New York City Mayor, Michael R. Bloomberg received the Mary Woodard Lasker Public Service Award on October 2 for his public health leadership.

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Stories from the Frontlines

Stories from the Frontlines

JHSPH alumni share their global health stories of helping Katrina victims, Italian furniture workers, teen drivers in Michigan and others.

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