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Staying Positive
The advent of antiretroviral medications has meant an HIV diagnosis is no longer a death sentence. People now are living with the disease for decades. But are they aging faster than their peers? More
Storm Season
With its tumultuous years of new experiences and neural development, adolescence may be the best time to study stress—and reduce it. More
Tough Oil
The coming era of petroleum scarcity—“peak oil”—will have profound effects on public health. More
International Health at 50
A half-century ago, a handful of visionaries realized that the world’s health problems would never be solved by simply exporting Western medicine. They created a better way. More
9/11: Fall and Rise
The world changed on September 11, 2001. And so did public health. More
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Bad Odds for Youth Gamblers

Bad Odds for Youth Gamblers

Problem gambling has consequences that are virtually the same as drug addiction. And it’s much more common among adolescents than adults.

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Bacteria vs. Malaria

Bacteria vs. Malaria

People have tried nets, insecticides, drugs and other means to stop malaria. Enter the parasite’s newest foe: bacteria.

Sweet Persistence

Sweet Persistence

What numbers 60,000, buzzes incessantly and lives within a fence on campus? That would be the new hive of the Sommer Scholars Apiary Club.

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Helping Girls Stay HIV-Free

Helping Girls Stay HIV-Free

Too often African girls are pressured to engage in transactional sex. A new program involved entire communities in finding solutions.

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Departments

Open Mike
9/11 left us many legacies. Let’s make sure a positive one endures.

Frontiers of Public Health: Immunizations
With four decades of evidence and personal experience, pediatrician Neal Halsey advises parents to take advantage of lifesaving vaccines.

AfterWords
An unwanted guest brings intimations of mortality.

Letters to the Editor
Malaria in the Amazon, in South Korea, and in 1950s Greece, and praise for Phil Thuma.

Global Health Snapshot: Population
Late in October, we’ll be welcoming our 7 billionth fellow human. What does this mean for our planet and our future?

New Associate Dean for External Affairs
Joshua Else leads the Bloomberg School’s fundraising and communications efforts.

Accolades
Whether it’s helping volunteer firefighters or major league baseball players, Keshia Pollack goes environmental. Plus faculty honors.

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Origins of International Health

Origins of International Health

He was there: Carl Taylor recalls the reasons behind the birth of what is now global health.

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