Institute of Medicine

Football Concussion

Call For Action: Report Stresses Need For More Research On Concussions In Youth Sports

A national panel of experts is calling for action after taking a closer look at concussions in young athletes.



Companies Join Md. Athletic Club’s Program To Get Their Employees To Exercise

Nearly half of Americans could become obese within the next 20 years. That’s the alarming prediction from a new study.


birth control pills

Birth Control May Soon Be Free For Women—But Not Everyone’s Happy

Birth control may soon be available for free for millions of women. The Institute of Medicine has recommended the government require health insurance providers to cover contraception without co-payments.



Johns Hopkins Medical School President To Retire

The president and CEO of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine has announced plans to retire next year.