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Syria's Refugees

Syria's Refugees

Addressing the public health needs of Syrian refugees 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 nonstandard—even off-putting—dinner conversation.

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Exiting Kabul

Exiting Kabul

The door closes on more than a decade’s worth of research by a project that served as the “eyes and ears” of the Afghan health system.

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Arsenic and Chicken Feed

Arsenic and Chicken Feed

Researchers find arsenic in chicken meat. No federal laws ban the addition of arsenical drugs to chicken feed.

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Stop Time

Stop Time

How do you preserve 2.5 million priceless biological specimens? The new answer involves liquid nitrogen, cryogenic storage units and less electricity.

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Eliminated... and Staying That Way

Eliminated... and Staying That Way

Surprisingly, the nations that have succeeded in eliminating malaria are still free of the parasitic disease.

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Meet the New Chairs

A trio of seasoned leaders take the helms of three Bloomberg School departments.

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Wanted: Radiation Experts

Radiation-exposure issues abound but there are few public health experts available to confront them.

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Focusing on Myopic Risk

Need eyeglasses? Now you know the genes to blame.

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Public Health's Missing Piece

Public Health's Missing Piece

Surgeon Adam Kushner makes the case for routine surgical care as a lifesaver for millions in the developing world.

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