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Opioid epidemic
1.4 million documents released from opioid maker known for misleading practices
Published May 10, 2022
The largest acquisition of litigation documents to date is made available free to public within the Opioid Industry Documents Archive, a collaborative effort by the Johns Hopkins and the University of California, San Francisco
Reproductive health
How did 'settled law' get unsettled?
Published May 4, 2022
The conservative movement carefully orchestrated the end of abortion rights over decades, using the women's suffrage playbook, says political scientist Dawn Teele
Neglected schools, suffering students
Published April 29, 2022
Researchers unveil study findings that highlight the experiences of Baltimore City Public School students and the deteriorating conditions of school buildings during symposium
Shock treatment
Published Spring 2022
A recently published working paper authored by Johns Hopkins professors shows that traumatic life events heavily influence disadvantaged students' decisions about attending college / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A needed community ally
Published Spring 2022
For nearly a decade, the Johns Hopkins Centro SOL program has promoted equity in health and opportunity for the Latino population of Baltimore / Johns Hopkins Magazine
East Side story
Published Spring 2022
Alum Tom Vozzo left a high-end corporate job to become the volunteer head of a Los Angeles nonprofit serving former gang members / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Q+A
What is guaranteed income?
Published April 26, 2022
As Baltimore announces a pilot program to provide cash payments to its poorest residents, experts on the health effects of poverty discuss guaranteed income programs and their impact on public health
Books
Native son
Published April 22, 2022
In 'Shelter,' JHU Professor of English and History Lawrence Jackson processes a homecoming to Baltimore
Arts+Culture
A horseman of a different era
Published April 20, 2022
A 7-foot tall sculpture, a small-scale version of Kehinde Wiley's defiant rejoinder to Confederate statuary, 'Rumors of War,' will be installed in Mudd Hall atrium
Public health
Food insecurity doubled likelihood of missing medical care during first year of pandemic in U.S.
Published April 15, 2022
Survey conducted in December 2020 also found minorities and low-income individuals were at elevated risk of food insecurity
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