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Johns Hopkins Medicine In the News

  • The push for fewer opioids for new mothers

    The Wall Street Journal - This change is part of a push to reduce unnecessary opioid prescriptions in response to the opioid epidemic, which kills an average of 130 Americans a day…. Mark Christopher Bicket, director of the pain fellowship program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, says hospitals are … emphasizing giving new mothers a numbing medicine like lidocaine through an epidural catheter to ease pain.

  • What a $110M Johns Hopkins spinoff could mean for Baltimore's tech landscape

    Baltimore Business Journal - A pair of cancer tech-focused startups, both spinouts of Johns Hopkins, are among the most well-funded young companies in Baltimore. They are creating a kind of industry hub here, and attracting more specialized talent and venture capital to the city.


2019 Science Writers' Boot Camp
Mysteries of the Mind - Understanding Mental Health and Addiction
Monday, June 10, 2019
The National Press Club, Washington, D.C.