Posts tagged "Johns Hopkins"

Study: Alcohol tax increases improve economy, reduce effects of excessive alcohol consumption

Did you know that alcohol taxes are good for health — and the economy?

Q&A with Stephen Teret on gun policy reform

While the nation grieves over the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., public health professionals are joining national policymakers, parents and community stakeholders in calling for meaningful action to prevent gun violence.

Behind the scenes at NCHCMM

Planning the National Conference on Health Communications, Marketing and Media is no small task. We talked with Alicia Samuels, director of communications for the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, who has served on the planning committee for the past two years. She gave us a behind-the-scenes look at what’s involved in planning...