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New York Times
April 9, 2009
Weight Reports, Medical Checkups and Peanuts
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that Johns Hopkins has added its name to the list of
medical schools curbing financial ties with drug and medical device companies.

Wall Street Journal Health Blog
April 8, 2009
Johns Hopkins Bans Free Drug Samples, Gifts from Industry
Johns Hopkins angle: Report on Johns Hopkins Medicine's announcement of a new
policy on gifts from and other interactions with drug companies and other industry representatives.

Inside Higher Ed
April 9, 2009
Johns Hopkins Bars Gifts to Medical Professors From Drug Companies
Johns Hopkins angle: Brief on Johns Hopkins Medicine's announcement of a new policy
on gifts from and other interactions with drug companies and other industryrepresentatives.

Baltimore Business Journal
April 8, 2009
Johns Hopkins Medicine to ban gifts from drug companies
Johns Hopkins angle: Physicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine will be prohibited from
accepting free food or entertainment from pharmaceutical companies and medical device makers starting July 1.

HealthScout
April 8, 2009
Acid Reducers May Not Help All With Asthma
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay News piece mentions Robert Wise of the School
of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
April 8, 2009
Study: Strong heartburn drugs given for symptomless reflux disease don't help
control asthma
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press article mentions Robert Wise of the
School of Medicine.

WebMD
April 9, 2009
Millions With Asthma Don’t Need PPIs
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Wise of the SoM is the study co-author.

Science News
April 8, 2009
Acid reflux link to asthma now in doubt
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Wise of SoM is quoted.

CBC News (Canada)
April 9, 2009
Heartburn pills won't help asthma symptoms: study
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Wise of the SoM is the study co-author.

Washington Post
April 9, 2009
In Science City Plan, More City Than Campus
Johns Hopkins angle: Letter to the editor of the Montgomery County edition of the
Post is critical of Johns Hopkins plans to develop Belward Farm outside Gaithersburg.

MSNBC.com
April 9, 2009
Do-it-yourself DNA test
Johns Hopkins angle: Gail Javitt, law and public policy director for the Genetics
and Public Policy Center, comments.

Christian Science Monitor
April 8, 2009
Students in urban schools get big boost from pioneering tutor program
Johns Hopkins angle: The story refers to a Johns Hopkins study.

Philadelphia Inquirer

April 9, 2009
Study: District-run Phila. schools top manager-run ones
Johns Hopkins angle: CSOS researcher Vaughn Byrnes is mentioned.

Baltimore Business Journal
April 8, 2009
Johns Hopkins Bayview taps new president
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center has appointed Dr. Richard
G. Bennett as its new president, effective July 1.

Maryland Daily Record
April 9, 2009
Bennett to head Bayview
Johns Hopkins angle: Brief reporting that Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center has
appointed Dr. Richard G. Bennett as its new president, effective July 1.

Baltimore Sun
April 9, 2009
Don't let them die
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Jennifer Bryce of the School of Public Health.

Harare Tribune
(Zimbabwe)
April 9, 2009
Collapsed health care system behind humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe
Johns Hopkins angle: The story quotes Chris Beyrer, director of the Center for
Public Health and Human Rights at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Southeast Texas Record
April 8, 2009
No-proof-needed asbestos shake downs will cost jobs
Johns Hopkins angle: The story refers to research conducted at Johns Hopkins.

Occupational Health & Safety
April 8, 2009
House Labor Staffer Picked as Acting OSHA Chief
Johns Hopkins angle: Jordan Barab earned a master's degree in International
Relations from Johns Hopkins University in 1978.

Southern Maryland Newspapers Online

April 8, 2009
MESA competitions enforce STEM initiative Nothern High to progress to finals
Johns Hopkins angle: The story refers to a grant from Johns Hopkins.

Thousand Oaks Acorn
April 9, 2009
Mathnasium of Thousand Oaks offering summer Power Math Workout programs
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions research from the National Center for
Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins.

Sabah Daily Express
(Malaysia)
April 9, 2009
Cabinet line-up today
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes Bridget Welsh of SAIS.

Columbia Flier (Howard Co.)
April 8, 2009
A husband and wife, no longer a war apart
Johns Hopkins angle: The story is about the homecoming of Commander Conrad Orloff,
a Navy reservist who was embedded with the U.S. Army in Iraq, who is an engineer at APL.

LoHud.com (NY)
April 9, 2009
Scarsdale sisters inspire book to clarify health myths
Johns Hopkins angle: Doctor and author Beth Ann Ditkoff attended JHU.

Seacoastonline.com
April 9, 2009
BBC visionary Philip Glass at The Music Hall
Johns Hopkins angle: Glass studied at Peabody.

Seacoastonline.com
April 9, 2009
Piano Festival back a third year
Johns Hopkins angle: The story notes that Russian-born Israeli pianist Victor
Goldberg earned a degree at Peabody.

Baltimore Sun
April 9, 2009
DC Philharmonic Orchestra postpones performances
Johns Hopkins angle: Piece notes that Johns Baltimore studied at Peabody.

Baltimore Sun
April 9, 2009
City tax sale list is a hall of shame
Johns Hopkins angle: Jean Marbella mentions Johns Hopkins Hospital in her
column.

Baltimore Sun
April 9, 2009
Et cetera
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that Saturday's Smartlink Day of Rivals event at M&T
Bank Stadium will pit No. 11 JHU (4-4) against No. 15 Maryland (6-4).

Carlisle Sentinel (Pa.)
April 9, 2009
Dickinson wins in final at-bat
Johns Hopkins angle: Men’s baseball lost to Dickinson College by one run yesterday
afternoon.

The Economist
April 9, 2009
Alfred Chandler
Johns Hopkins angle: An obituary for Chandler, who once taught at Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
April 9, 2009
Elizabeth Baumer Bibby, volunteer, churchwoman
Johns Hopkins angle: Bibby was a longtime Women's Board of Johns Hopkins member.

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