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The Johns Hopkins Hospital Earns Accreditation From CEO Roundtable on Cancer

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital will join the ranks of more than 200 organizations that have been accredited as CEO Cancer Gold Standard employers by meeting standards of excellence in cancer prevention, early detection and quality care for their...
19-Sep-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetically Altered Mice Bear Some Hallmarks of Human Bipolar Behavior

Johns Hopkins researchers report they have genetically engineered mice that display many of the behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder, and that the abnormal behaviors the rodents show can be reversed using well-established drug treatments...
18-Sep-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Adds to Evidence That Racial and Economic Factors Affect Surgical Pain Management

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A “look back” analysis of more than 600 major colorectal surgeries using a “checklist” tool has added further evidence that racial and socioeconomic disparities may occur during many specific stages of surgical care, particularly in pain...
14-Sep-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Advances Efforts to Screen All Children for Type I Diabetes

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Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Stanford University and the University of Florida report the development of a novel antibody detection technology that holds promise for improving the accuracy of diagnostic tests for...
13-Sep-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Sets New Distance Record for Medical Drone Transport

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Johns Hopkins researchers have set a new delivery distance record for medical drones, successfully transporting human blood samples across 161 miles of Arizona desert. Throughout the three-hour flight, they report, the on-board payload system...
12-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Epigenetic’ Changes From Cigarette Smoke May be First Step in Lung Cancer Development

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Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have preliminary evidence in laboratory-grown, human airway cells that a condensed form of cigarette smoke triggers so-called “epigenetic” changes in the cells consistent with the...
7-Sep-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Health System Reduces Unnecessary Transfusions With New Blood Management Program

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A five-year effort across the Johns Hopkins Health System to reduce unnecessary blood transfusions and improve patient care has also resulted in an annual cost savings of more than $2 million, researchers report.
7-Sep-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unneeded Medical Care is Common and Driven by Fear of Malpractice, Physician Survey Concludes

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A new national survey of more than 2,000 physicians across multiple specialties finds that physicians believe overtreatment is common and mostly perpetuated by fear of malpractice, as well as patient demand and some profit motives.
5-Sep-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert Available on OTC Hearing Aid Legislation

10-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Johns Hopkins Researcher Available to Discuss Your Brain on the Arts

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7-Aug-2017 8:00 AM EDT

Johns Hopkins Experts Available to Discuss Protecting Endangered Species Using DNA Sequencing

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25-Jul-2017 8:00 AM EDT

Experts on Bioethics and Policy Available for Comment

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6-Feb-2017 11:45 AM EST

Johns Hopkins Medicine Orthopaedic Expert Available to Comment on Super Bowl & Football Injuries

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31-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Expert Available to Speak on Improving Sports Performance with Science, NFL Player Health Factors and the Super Bowl

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26-Jan-2017 3:00 PM EST

Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Speak on New Peanut Allergy Prevention Guidelines

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5-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST

Keeping the Holidays Healthy

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The holidays are a time for family, fun and happiness. They are usually spent with the ones we love reflecting on the past year and feeling grateful. However, even with all the joy, the holidays can cause quite a large amount of stress. Whether it...
19-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST

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