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Operation Health
Surgery is public health? Researchers argue that the quintessential clinical intervention deserves an essential place on the global health agenda. Learn More
The Virus that Owns the World
The human papillomavirus infects almost every sexually active person at some point in their lives. All cervical cancers and some cancers in the head and neck are caused by the ubiquitous HPV. A gentle virologist and his legions of protégés aim to stop them. Learn More
Saving a Sacred River
Indians wash away their sins and much more in the holy waters of the Ganges. A new campaign seeks to change behaviors and spark a massive cleanup. Learn More
The Science of Space
New labs allow young investigators to go where scientists have never gone before. Bacteria, beware. Learn More
Looking for Trouble
A new trend in health IT: Using electronic medical records to find high-risk patients for follow-up care. Learn More
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Syria's Refugees

Syria's Refugees

Addressing Syrian refugees' public health needs is a major challenge. Researchers at the Center for Refugee and Disaster Response are up for it.

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Minimizing Resistance

Minimizing Resistance

Researchers found that mass treatment for trachoma in Tanzania increased antibiotic resistance.

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Dialing Down Violence

Dialing Down Violence

Outreach workers and gun violence prevention experts collaborate on the Safe Streets project in Baltimore. The goal: saving lives.

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The Dinner Party

The Dinner Party

Known for classy repasts at the august Johns Hopkins Club, the Tropical Medicine Dinner Club celebrates non-standard—even off-putting—dinner conversation.

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Open Mike
Suddenly our leaders are not willing to invest in the future.

Frontiers of Public Health
David Chin is optimistic about U.S. health care—if it follows the new prescription for affordable care.

Great challenges must be met by great teams.

Letters to the Editor
Readers respond to our special issue focused on death.

The Last Pixel: Staring at an Uncertain Future
The first Johns Hopkins-Pulitzer fellow will document the tragic issue of dowry violence in India.

A Telly award for L. Ebony Boulware's video on kidney treatment. And a host of awards and honors for faculty.

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Lessons From the Master

Lessons From the Master

Patti Gravitt reflects on the science and life lessons she learned from Keerti Shah during the decades they’ve spent investigating human papillomavirus.

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