To celebrate the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Centennial, WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases and 3-term New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg honored global health luminaries including Bono and Dr. Margaret Chan at an event in New…

Michael R. Bloomberg, WHO Global Ambassador for noncommunicable diseases and three-term New York City mayor, is giving $300 million to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to address critical issues affecting American health.                    The gift,…

In an effort to curb consumption, last year, Berkeley, California, became the first US city to implement a tax on soft drinks. Now, a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health suggests the tax is working. Researchers compared a 4-month period in 2014 to…

The WHO named philanthropist and former mayor of New York City Michael R. Bloomberg Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). In the honorary role, Bloomberg will work with leaders worldwide to address the burden of NCDs and injuries, mobilizing national and…

The WHO named philanthropist and former mayor of New York City Michael R. Bloomberg Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). In the honorary role, Bloomberg will work with leaders worldwide to address the burden of NCDs and injuries, mobilizing national and…

Philanthropists Michael Bloomberg, Sidney Kimmel and others boosted promising immunotherapy research to fight cancer, with a $125 million donation for a new Johns Hopkins University institute dedicated to the approach. The funds will be used primarily for research,…