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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.

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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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The Power of A … in Context

The Power of A… in Context

Vitamin A supplementation saved mothers’ lives in Nepal, but didn’t make a difference in Bangladesh. Why?

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Linking Pleasure and Health

Linking Pleasure and Health

A rare study brings data to the common assertion that sexual health is more than the absence of disease and violence.

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Kids and ATVs: A Dangerous Combination

Kids and ATVs: A Dangerous Combination

All-terrain vehicles may be fun for the young, but present serious risks: 4,000 kids were hospitalized in a recent 9-year period.

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How Nagging Feeds a Health Crisis

How Nagging Feeds a Health Crisis

Is SpongeBob a minion of the high-sugar, high-fat industrial complex?

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Podcasting from the Frontlines

Associate dean Tom Burke gives listeners the inside scoop on what they can do with a public health degree.

A Perfect Policy Marriage

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies joins the Bloomberg School.

Value of Vaccines

Besides saving lives, vaccines can save countries money as well.

News to Live By

More antidepressants prescribed by non-psychiatrists; a novel way to clear bacteria from the lungs; online searches after tobacco-tax hikes.

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9/11 Remembered

9/11 Remembered

Personal stories from a tragic day that still sears the national memory.

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