An infection that probably killed a young Norwegian woman some 800 years ago is helping scientists to chart the evolutionary history of an important group of disease-causing bacteria.

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The results add to evidence demonstrating the success of public health efforts to curb teen smoking and drinking, said Brendan Saloner, a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and Bloomberg School of Public Health

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We often prescribe new medications that were proven to be effective in rigorous clinical trials and were approved by the Food and Drug Adminstration only to find that our patients don’t get better

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 44.7 million adults in the U.S. currently live with mental illness, 19.2 million of whom are receiving treatment in the form of counseling and prescription medication

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Health Equity Connector

July 19, 2018

A roundup of multidisciplinary efforts towards a healthier world

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Health For All

July 19, 2018

Peter Winch & our Jessica Fanzo write about the role of food, nutrition and the Alma Ata Declaration

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Esther Choo, an emergency medicine physician, was at a mall in Portland, Oregon, when she fired off a tweet that briefly transformed medical Twitter: “When I first met B, he’d been dead for 20 min. We got him back, inexplicably. He calls me every year on the anniversary. 10 years now. #ShareAStoryInOneTweet” (@choo_ek)

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Philosopher and bioethicist, our Anne Barnhill looks at the ethics of the food system from many angles

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