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  • Hopkins faces $1B lawsuit over role in government study that gave subjects STDs

    Hopkins faces $1B lawsuit over role in government study that gave subjects STDs
    Nearly 800 former research subjects and their families filed a billion-dollar lawsuit Wednesday against the Johns Hopkins University, blaming the institution for its role in 1940s government experiments in Guatemala that infected hundreds with syphilis, gonorrhea and other sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Johns Hopkins sued over sexually transmitted disease study

    More than 750 plaintiffs are suing the Johns Hopkins Hospital System Corp. over its role in a series of medical experiments in Guatemala in the 1940s and 1950s during which subjects were deliberately infected with venereal diseases without their consent....

    Helena lawmaker proposes state funding for STD prevention

    With gonorrhea rates on the rise, representatives are considering whether to appropriate state funds to help prevent sexually transmitted diseases. Democratic Rep. Mary Ann Dunwell of Helena introduced House Bill 597 in the House Appropriations Committee...

    Gonorrhea infection rate in Utah skyrockets

    Infection rates for a common sexually transmitted disease have skyrocketed in Utah since 2011, according to a report released by the Utah Department of Health. From 2011 to 2014, the statewide rate of gonorrhea jumped from 9.8 to 48.3 cases per 100,000...

    Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots, nasal spray Free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray are available by appointment at the health department's Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W. Glen Burnie 410-222-6633 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, 410-222-...