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  1. Men may recover more quickly from influenza infections because they produce more of a key lung-healing protein, a study from scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.
  2. Advanced algorithms working from large chemical databases can predict a new chemical’s toxicity better than standard animal tests, suggests a study led by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
  3. 1/3 of children in the U.S. receive recommended screenings designed to catch developmental delays. Findings reveal wide variations in rates, w/ as few as %17 of children under age 3 receiving developmental screening in the lowest performing state.
  4. Harmful gender, religious and cultural norms contribute to risky pregnancies in older women and women who already have five or more children, endangering the lives of these women and their babies.
  5. Studies of breast cancer risk and treatment outcomes are not taking sufficient account of race/ethnicity, economic status, education level, health insurance status and other social factors.

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