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  1. A South American tribe living in near-total isolation with no Western dietary influences showed no increase in average blood pressure from age one to age 60.
  2. The inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit in Washington, D.C., will bring together innovators and policymakers who are creatively working to address some of the toughest challenges facing public health in the U.S.
  3. Longitudinal study of claims data shows that older adults with untreated hearing loss generated an average of 46 percent more in total health care costs over 10 years versus those who don’t have hearing loss.
  4. A genetic defect tied to a variety of neurodegenerative diseases and mental illnesses changes how cells starved of sugar metabolize fatty compounds known as lipids, a new JHSPH study shows.
  5. Women in Nigeria whose clerics extol the benefits of family planning were more likely to adopt modern contraceptive methods, highlighting the importance of engaging religious leaders to help increase stubbornly low uptake of family planning services.

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