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Newswise: Tip Sheet: Do You Think About Your Child’s Back and Head Safety While Preparing for the School Year?

Tip Sheet: Do You Think About Your Child’s Back and Head Safety While Preparing for the School Year?

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Many parents are probably thinking about their child’s school attire, lunch needs and doctor visits in preparation for the upcoming school year.

Channels: Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Neuro,

Released:
22-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Tip Sheet: Have Fun This Summer While Staying Safe

Tip Sheet: Have Fun This Summer While Staying Safe

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Heat Safety for Young Athletes Heat illness injuries are preventable, says Raj Deu, M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. “Ideally, athletes should avoid strenuous exercise in high temperatures,” Deu says. “If that is not possible, then proper preparation with heat acclimatization, maintenance of hydration, multiple breaks from activity and knowledge of medication side effects

Channels: Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Summer,

Released:
30-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Media Alert: Precision Medicine Symposium oo Feature Experts From Across The Nation

Media Alert: Precision Medicine Symposium oo Feature Experts From Across The Nation

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins inHealth, Johns Hopkins Medicine’s precision medicine effort to tailor health care to the needs of individual patients, is convening nearly two dozen experts from across the nation for a one-day research symposium that will explore ways to improve patient care through precision medicine approaches.

Channels: Healthcare, Personalized Medicine,

Released:
29-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Media Advisory: Colon Cancer Research at Johns Hopkins Looks at Your Gut, Your Genetics

Media Advisory: Colon Cancer Research at Johns Hopkins Looks at Your Gut, Your Genetics

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, but it is preventable. While more than 90 percent of new cases occur in people 50 or older, more cases are being diagnosed at increasing rates in younger and middle-aged adults, according to a recent study.

Channels: Cancer, Digestive Disorders,

Released:
12-Mar-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Media Availability: Johns Hopkins Experts Applaud New Cervical Cancer Screening Recommendations

Media Availability: Johns Hopkins Experts Applaud New Cervical Cancer Screening Recommendations

Johns Hopkins Medicine

New guidelines released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force will give women over 30 years old options about screening for cervical cancer.

Channels: All Journal News, OBGYN, Women's Health, JAMA, Local - Maryland,

Released:
23-Aug-2018 2:40 PM EDT
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Newswise: Keeping the Holidays Healthy

Keeping the Holidays Healthy

Johns Hopkins Medicine

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 be trying to forgive someone for a mishap, trying not to let your worries impact your sleep, dealing with the dark and gloomy days, or merely learning the joys of giving, our experts are here with tips on how to make this holiday season a little brighter.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Public Health, Sleep, Winter Holidays, Local - Maryland,

Released:
19-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Johns Hopkins Bioethicist Will Chair Board Overseeing Historic Million-Person NIH Research Study

Johns Hopkins Bioethicist Will Chair Board Overseeing Historic Million-Person NIH Research Study

Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Johns Hopkins bioethicist Nancy Kass, ScD, will serve as chairperson of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) institutional review board overseeing a landmark research study that plans to enroll 1 million participants in an effort to best utilize electronic medical records and genetic data to improve healthcare.

Channels: Healthcare, Public Health, Local - Maryland,

Released:
3-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EST
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Media Memo: Bioethics in 2014

Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

A selection of some of the most pressing, challenging ethical issues in science and medicine, and the bioethics experts that will be tackling them in 2014.

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Released:
13-Jan-2014 3:00 PM EST
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    2-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

MEDIA ADVISORY: Institute of Medicine Committee to Report on Ethical Guidelines For Health Standards on Next Generation of NASA Missions: Long Duration and Exploration Spaceflights

Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

An Institute of Medicine committee will issue a report Wednesday, April 2, on ethical principles and decision-making guidelines for protecting the health of astronauts on risky long duration and exploration spaceflights. Advance copies of the report are available to journalists under embargo.

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Released:
1-Apr-2014 10:00 AM EDT
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Social Media Guidelines Force Physician Identity Crisis

Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Ethics and psychiatry experts at Johns Hopkins say current guidelines for physician conduct on social media are misframing the issue as a distinction between personal and professional identities, forcing physicians into an online "identity crisis".

Channels: Internet Trends, All Journal News,

Released:
13-Aug-2013 4:00 PM EDT
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