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Bridging Faith and Science to Combat the Overdose Crisis Series
On February 1, hear President Bill Clinton, Dr. Chinazo Cunningham, Patrick J. Kennedy, Rabbi Arthur Schneier, and other leaders, discuss how the faith and public health communities can take action on the overdose crisis.
The next convening hosted by President Clinton will be held on Tuesday, February 1, 1–2 p.m. EST, and will focus on how leaders from faith and science can work to end the stigma of addiction and reverse a dangerous trend of increasing overdose deaths.
Bloomberg American Health Summit 2021
This year's event examined how the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed to the broader public the far-reaching and life-changing role that public health plays in our daily lives.
Admiral Rachel L. Levine, Assistant Secretary for Health at the Department of Health and Human Services, five governors, and Michael R. Bloomberg were among this year's speakers, along with Bloomberg School faculty and Bloomberg Fellows.
Ending America’s Gun Violence Epidemic
From personal stories of survival to gun policies already making a difference—the latest issue of Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health magazine brings a public health lens to ending gun violence in the U.S.
How Do mRNA Vaccines Work? Here's What You Should Know
Messenger RNA—or mRNA—vaccines have been in development for decades, and are now approved for use against COVID-19.
Here's how they work and what you should know about them.
What is Alzheimer's Disease and Why Does it Happen? What Can You Do to Take Preventive Measures?
Affecting about 44 million people globally, Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia. It could begin progressing 20 years or more before symptoms become apparent.
Though we're still learning about this disease, experts believe there are things you can do to be proactive about your brain health—and potentially prevent Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.
In the News
COVID shutdowns limited the spread of influenza in 2019–2020. Several factors could mean this season will be more severe.
Tonia Bullard has been a contact tracer in Philadelphia since 2020, and she’s never been as busy as she is now.
Two years since the first lockdown in China, there have been great strides to combat COVID-19, but confusion and questions remain.