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The New York Times
November 4, 2010
Listening to Patients Living With Illness
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog post quotes Albert W. Wu, a general internist and professor of health policy and management at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Mangalorean (IANS)
November 5, 2010
Hard work 'improves' taste of food
Johns Hopkins angle: This IANS story reports on research led by Krieger School psychologist Alexander Johnson that suggests that when mice have to work harder to get to lower calorie food, that food tastes better to the rodents. The study results have implications for developing strategies to combat obesity.

One India (ANI)
November 5, 2010
Hard work boosts the taste of food: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story reports on research led by Krieger School psychologist Alexander Johnson that suggests that when mice have to work harder to get to lower calorie food, that food tastes better to the rodents. The study results have implications for developing strategies to combat obesity.

Red Orbit
November 5, 2010
Hard Work Improves The Taste Of Food, Johns Hopkins Study Shows
Johns Hopkins angle: Research led by Krieger School psychologist Alexander Johnson suggests that when mice have to work harder to get to lower calorie food, that food tastes better to the rodents. The study results have implications for developing strategies to combat obesity.

Consumer Affairs
November 5, 2010
Healthy Food Tastes Better When We Work For It
Johns Hopkins angle: Research led by Krieger School psychologist Alexander Johnson suggests that when mice have to work harder to get to lower calorie food, that food tastes better to the rodents. The study results have implications for developing strategies to combat obesity.

ABC News Health
November 5, 2010
Hospitals Slow to Adopt Infection Prevention Program
Johns Hopkins angle: Quoted is Dr. Peter Pronovost, medical director for the Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

USA Today
November 4, 2010
Comet flyby reaction round-up
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog mentions Applied Physics Laboratory's Carey Lisse, who led a team that eyeballed Hartley 2 using NASA's Spitzer space telescope in 2008.

Reuters
November 5, 2010
Q+A: Economic issues on Obama's post-vote Asian agenda
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters story quotes Walter Andersen, a former U.S. State Department official now at SAIS.

The Washington Post
November 4, 2010
NCAA grad rates rising; Loyola U. nearly perfect
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins University: This College Inc., blog states that the NCAA graduation rate for Johns Hopkins University is 89 percent.

Baltimore Sun
November 4, 2010
CT scans can reduce lung cancer deaths, study says
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that because of the study results many medical facilities, including Johns Hopkins Hospital, are likely to start using the CT scans more regularly on high-risk patients. Quoted is Elliot Fishman, a School of Medicine professor of radiology, surgery and oncology.

Baltimore Sun
November 3, 2010
Best health care programs for seniors identified
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog item refers to a study led by Chad Boult, of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Kansas City Infozine
November 5, 2010
Doctors Discuss Best Models for Caring for Seniors
Johns Hopkins angle: This Scripps-Howard news piece mentions Chad Boult of the School of Public Health. Boult led a group of researchers in correlating 20 years of data to determine effective models for improving the quality of care for seniors.

The Washington Post
November 4, 2010
Playing doctor: Learning about slips of the knife better on 'patients' than patients
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions the Johns Hopkins University.

Maryland Daily Record
November 5, 2010
On the Move/Awards
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this article, Johns Hopkins Hospital was recently given an award for having programs and policies that support new mothers who continue to breastfeed after they return to work.

Baltimore Sun
November 4, 2010
"Henrietta Lacks" tops Amazon's Best Books of 2010
Johns Hopkins angle: This book blog post refers to Rebecca Skloot's retelling of the story of Henrietta Lacks, which focuses on research that originated at Johns Hopkins Hospital a half-century ago.

Harrisburg Patriot-News
November 5, 2010
Despite 2 in one week in Lemoyne, police say crashes caused by medial emergencies are rare
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about a traffic accident mentions a Johns Hopkins University study which suggests that less than 5 percent of all traffic deaths are caused by medical conditions that led to the crash.

WHTC Radio (Holland, Mi.)
November 4, 2010
Doctors discourage repeat calcium heart scans
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters piece quotes John McEvoy, of Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease.

Indianapolis Star
November 5, 2010
Cookbook shows how you can make meat meet its match
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story,"Meatless Monday" is a public health campaign that was started back in 2003 by Johns Hopkins University to reduce the amount of saturated fats consumed by Americans.

Worcester Telegram and Gazette (Mass.)
November 5, 2010
Outdoors: Time of the year to talk about deer
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports column mentions a study by the Johns Hopkins Center for Surgery that reviewed 50,000 accident victims and concluded that ATV riders were 50 percent more likely to die or require aggressive trauma care than motorcyclists after accidents.

WJZ-TV13
November 4, 2010
NASA Captures Images of Hartley 2 Comet
Johns Hopkins angle: Astrophysicist Hal Weaver of APL is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
November 4, 2010

Illness forces Leon Fleisher to cancel concert at Peabody Conservatory
Johns Hopkins angle: This classical music blog item reports that illness has forced faculty member Leon Fleisher to cancel a concert at Peabody Conservatory. There was no word immediate word on if or when the concert will be rescheduled.

All About Jazz
November 5, 2010
Michael Formanek CD Release Show at Jazz Standard
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reviews a recent performance by Bassist Michael Formanek, a Peabody Conservatory faculty member.

Wenatchee World (Washington State)
November 4, 2010
Keys and strings
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature notes that Russell Rolen attended the Peabody Conservatory.

AL.com (Birmingham News – Alabama)
November 04, 2010
Daniel Seigel to sing Saturday at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about Birmingham baritone Daniel Seigel mentions that he is a graduate of the Peabody Institute.

Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
November 4, 2010
Superstar musician is Israel ambassador
Johns Hopkins angle: This story notes that Israeli concert pianist Victor Goldberg recently completed coursework for a doctorate at the Peabody Conservatory.

Philadelphia Public Schools Notebook
November 5, 2010
Provider responses in; Innovation model out
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog mentions the Johns Hopkins/Diplomas Now program.

Baltimore Sun
November 4, 2010
With new third screen, Rotunda Cinemas flourishes
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature mentions that the Rotunda Cinemas draw moviegoers from area colleges such as Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
November 5, 2010
Loyola's Schiro earns top MAAC women's soccer honor
Johns Hopkins angle: A men’s water polo item in this sports column reports that Johns Hopkins sophomore Alex Whittam was named Collegiate Water Polo Association Southern Division Player of the Week and that Blue Jays freshman Chance Fowler was selected as Rookie of the Week.

SI.com (AP)
November 5, 2010
Doc turned horse trainer seeking Breeders' Cup win
Johns Hopkins angle: Michelle Nihei formerly was a junior faculty member at Johns Hopkins.

Pottstown Mercury (Pa.)
November 5, 2010
College basketball: Ursinus men picked 3rd in preseason rankings
Johns Hopkins angle: In the Centennial Conference preseason poll, Franklin & Marshall was the favorite with 159 points and 15 first-place votes, followed by Gettysburg with 142 points and three first-place votes. After Ursinus, Muhlenberg was fourth with 106 points, followed by Washington College ( 83), Haverford (77), Johns Hopkins (73), McDaniel (55), Dickinson (41) and Swarthmore at 29 points.

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New York Times
November 5, 2010
Online Learning Is Growing on Campus
Online education is finding its way into more colleges, many of them public institutions facing tight budgets.

Bloomberg News
November 5, 2010
Universities Tag Along With Obama to India to Set Up Ties Like Yale, Duke
President Barack Obama will make a three-day state visit to India, starting tomorrow, accompanied by U.S. university officials eager to strengthen their ties to the country.

Wall Street Journal
November 4, 2010
B-Schools Redouble Efforts Overseas
U.S. business schools, faced with a decline in applications from overseas, are stepping up international recruiting efforts to preserve what they say is an essential component of an institution's credibility.

Associated Press
November 4, 2010
Sector Snap: Shares of for-profit schools tumble
Shares of for-profit schools dove Thursday after a seemingly routine program review by the Department of Education reawakened fears of greater oversight - and lower profits - in the sector.

Inside Higher Ed
November 5, 2010
A Shift in Direction at Howard
The university's first truly sweeping academic review doubles down on graduate programs, but would gut more than two dozen departments.

Wall Street Journal
November 3, 2010
Harvard a Hit in China, but India Proves Trickier
Harvard Business School is expanding its executive education offerings in China to meet growing demand for management instruction there.

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