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The New York Times
March 25, 2009
Florida Veterans Stream for Testing After H.I.V. Warning
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about the risk of infection from improperly cleaned colonoscopy equipment includes comments from Anthony Kaloo, chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at Johns Hopkins.

Chicago Tribune

March 25, 2009
Genetic embryo screening: Questions grow along with number of procedures
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions a new study by Johns Hopkins University researchers showing that, as of 2006, 65 percent of about 200 U.S. clinics carrying out screening on embryos allowed parents to select the sex of the embryo implanted, even if the child was their first or they were not trying to create a family with a balanced numbers of girls and boys.

The Wall Street Journal
March 26, 2009
Guest Contribution: Is China Having It Both Ways?
Johns Hopkins angle: Arvind Subramanian, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute and senior research professor at Johns Hopkins University, contributes to this economics blog.

The Wall Street Journal
March 26, 2009
Circumcision Decreases Risk of Contracting STDs, Study Says
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Aaron Tobian, a pathologist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and one of the study's authors.

BBC News (UK)
March 26, 2009
Call for higher circumcision rate
Johns Hopkins angle: The story refers to research from the School of Public Health and other institutions.

Baltimore Sun
March 25, 2009
New study shows male circumcision helps prevents herpes and HPV in addition to HIV infection
Johns Hopkins angle: The Associated Press article states that this study was conducted in part by the SoPH.

Health Day
March 26, 2009
Circumcision Guards Against STDs
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from the study’s co-author, Thomas Quinn, a professor in the SoM and director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health.

New Kerala (India)
March 26, 2009
Male circumcision 'cuts risk of common STDs, but not syphilis'
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI wire service story states that this study was conducted in part by researchers from the SoPH.

Philippines Daily Inquirer
March 26, 2009
Circumcision reduces risk of VD—study
Johns Hopkins angle: This Agence France-Presse wire story states that this study was conducted in part by researchers from the SoPH.
 
Science News
March 25, 2009
Male circumcision fends off the most common STDs
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from the study’s co-author, Thomas Quinn, a professor in the SoM and director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health.

WebMD.com

March 25, 2009
Circumcision May Reduce Risk of STDs
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from one of the researchers, Aaron A.R. Tobian, a resident in the SoM.

Kyiv Post (Ukraine)
March 25, 2009
Male circumcision cuts risk of cancer-causing virus
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters news service story states that this study was conducted in part by researchers from the SoPH.

Bloomberg
March 26, 2009
Harvard, Massachusetts Get Biggest Cut of Hughes’ $200 Million
Johns Hopkins angle: The story mentions that Johns Hopkins University has three winners of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards.

Jacksonville.com
March 26, 2009
Babies will get a healthy head start
Johns Hopkins angle: The story refers to a recent study presented at Johns Hopkins University estimating that premature children are more likely to repeat grades or require special educational support, among up to 50 percent of the most premature children.

AsiaOne News
March 26, 2009
Najib: The most known "unknown"
Johns Hopkins angle: Bridget Welsh of SAIS is quoted.

New Kerala (India)
March 25, 2009
Increased fructose intake may raise obesity, diabetes risk
Johns Hopkins angle: The article refers to research from a team led by M. Daniel Lane, a professor emeritus in the SoM’s Department of Biological Chemistry.

Investor’s Business Daily
March 26, 2009
Yes, Hugo Cheated
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins mathematicians are mentioned.

Endocrine Today
March 25, 2009
Morbidly obese postmenopausal women less likely to have mammogram
Johns Hopkins angle: Nisa M. Maruthur, a post-doctoral fellow in the division of general internal medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is quoted.

Chicago Defender
March 25, 2009
Lack of vitamin D linked to teen health problems
Johns Hopkins angle: Jared Reis of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quoted.

Delaware County Daily Times (Pennsylvania)
March 26, 2009
Former treasury secretary writing about meltdown
Johns Hopkins angle: In this Associated Press piece, former Secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson, Jr., now a SAIS faculty member, discusses a book he is writing about the economic crisis.

Chicago Tribune
March 26, 2009
Rush University Medical Center receives $10 million gift from Grainger Foundation
Johns Hopkins angle: The article states that this gift will allow Rush to redevelop its medical complex, utilizing a “interventional platform” similar to one at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Tech Journal South (North Carolina)
March 26, 2009
Winning sales in a losing economy
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece was written by JHU graduate Don Schmincke.

The Hindu (India)
March 26, 2009
Dasmunsi showing signs of recovery
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins neurologist Daniel Hanley is mentioned.

The Evening Sun (Hanover, Pa.)
March 26, 2009
Children help identify mother's disorder
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature concerns a family whose two young sons were referred to the genetics unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Pine Tree (Ca.)
March 26, 2009
Rare Gathering of Symphony Musicians from both San Francisco and the Foothills
Johns Hopkins angle: Florin Parvulsecu, a native of Romania, is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory.

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