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Low blood pressure diet also cuts risk of kidney disease - Johns Hopkins

People who ate a diet high in nuts and legumes, low-fat dairy, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables and low in red and processed meat, sugar-sweetened beverages and sodium were at a significantly lower risk of developing chronic kidney disease over the course of more than two decades, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests. 631 more words

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Johns Hopkins Opens New 'Zika Center'

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As the threat of the mosquito-borne Zika virus continues to grow here in the U.S., doctors in Baltimore are searching for ways to protect expectant moms and their babies. 334 more words

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Romantic Holding Hands

What do you think when you see two people holding hands?

  • Are you jealous?
  • Is it, “Ah, how sweet”?
  • Do you make assumptions about the relationship?
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Romance

Why Public Health?

My family and I always imagined that I was going to grow up to become a doctor. I entered college with the intention of becoming a Biology major and completing all pre-med courses and staying on track to take the MCATs before my senior year of college. 485 more words

Bloomberg School Of Public Health

Depakote

The last time I was at Johns Hopkins, I got a prescription for Depakote. My neurologist had mentioned it to me before, but the side effects sort of made me not want to take it. 254 more words

Chronic Illness

Who's at Risk for Cushing's?

by Kristen Monaco
Contributing Writer, MedPage Today

Researchers have developed a new method to assess specific populations for Cushing’s syndrome, based on results from a multicenter study. 888 more words

Cushing's

Summer Camp Blues

*cue the jazzy harmonica*

“This isn’t summer camp; I’m not here to make friends.”  – Jillian Procope circa June 2015 1,536 more words

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