Earlier this month, Meharry Medical College, a 143-year-old historically black institution in Tennessee, proudly announced that it had received the second-largest grant in its history — $7.5 million to start a center to study public health issues that affect African-Americans

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“We see kids who come back to the clinic after they’ve been at camp and that’s all they are talking about. They can’t wait to get back. It gives them a little oomph to deal with the difficult ordeal they’re dealing with,” said our Dr. Yoram Unguru, medical director of Horizon Day Camp

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One in three French people think vaccines are unsafe, but across the country vaccine coverage is rising. Alex Whiting looks at how France is fighting back against vaccine scepticism

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According to the first Wellcome Trust Global Monitor survey, just half of people in eastern Europe think vaccines are safe, compared with 79% worldwide

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On the opening day of the Future of Food Symposium, FAO and the Johns Hopkins University have formalized their agreement to work together to support evidence-based policy for improving nutrition, health, and well-being, particularly for the world’s most vulnerable and under-served populations. With our Jess Fanzo.

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Shortages of “supportive care” drugs, for chemotherapy-induced nausea or to protect the kidneys, can delay cancer treatments, said Yoram Unguru, a pediatric oncologist & bioethicist at Sinai and the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. When he gets the hospital’s list of shortages, “I scream, I shout, I shake my head”

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With the unique insight of bioethicist dependent on opioids. The Johns Hopkins scholar’s memoir, released today, reveals problems and solutions that could help turn the tide on what he calls “America’s crisis of pain management”

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Bruce Schneier argues that we’ll have to battle both the disease and the fake news

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