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SLAP Tear Prevention Tips for Baseball and Softball Players

SLAP Tear Prevention Tips for Baseball and Softball Players

Johns Hopkins sports medicine expert John Wilckens, M.D., shares SLAP tear prevention tips for baseball and softball players, their parents and coaches.

Liver Health: Infographic

Liver Health: Infographic

Did you know that your liver is the largest organ in the human body? Keep it healthy with these nutrition and fitness tips.

Esophageal Cancer: Infographic

Esophageal Cancer: Infographic

This year over 16,000 people will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Take control of your health with this informative infographic.

Detoxing Your Liver: Fact Versus Fiction

Detoxing Your Liver: Fact Versus Fiction

Discover the truth about liver cleanses and learn the best ways to protect your liver against disease.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Infographic

Breast Cancer Awareness: Infographic

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, with nearly 250,000 new cases expected in 2016. Explore this infographic about breast cancer screening, risk factors and treatment.

Combat Prostate Cancer with Exercise

Combat Prostate Cancer with Exercise

Urologist Michael Johnson explains the connection between prostate cancer and exercise, and offers tips for getting started with a new workout routine.

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness: Infographic

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness: Infographic

Explore this infographic to learn more about gynecologic cancer prevention and detection.

Mammograms and More: Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Mammograms and More: Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, with nearly one in eight women developing the disease in her lifetime. A Johns Hopkins expert provides screening recommendations that may lead to earlier detection, less aggressive treatment and a higher rate of survival.

If You Feel Something, Say Something: Preventing and Detecting Gynecologic Cancers

If You Feel Something, Say Something: Preventing and Detecting Gynecologic Cancers

Learn about gynecologic cancer risks, the best forms of prevention for you and your loved ones and potential symptoms.

Fireworks and Eye Safety: What You Need to Know

Fireworks and Eye Safety: What You Need to Know

Fireworks cause about 10,500 visits to the emergency room each year. To help prevent these injuries, here are four myths about consumer fireworks risk.

Male Breast Cancer: A Rare, Increasing Trend

Male Breast Cancer: A Rare, Increasing Trend

Learn more about why men are more likely to die from the disease that's 100 times more common in women.

Lyme Disease: 3 Things You Should Know

Lyme Disease: 3 Things You Should Know

Ticks can carry a number of diseases, and they can be transferred to a human host. One of the more common conditions, Lyme disease, affects thousands of Americans and numerous others worldwide annually.

Seasonal Affective Disorder: What You Should Know

Seasonal Affective Disorder: What You Should Know

The bright lights of the holiday season aren’t just for decoration: they can also help regulate your mood.

Beyond BRCA: Get Screened for These Additional Genetic Mutations

Beyond BRCA: Get Screened for These Additional Genetic Mutations

Up to 25 percent of all breast cancers may be hereditary -- learn when to pursue genetic counseling, even if you tested negative for BRCA.

Tips for Keeping a Healthy Prostate

Tips for Keeping a Healthy Prostate

Prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer among men. Here are three tips to maintain prostate health and prevent prostate cancer.

Preventing ACL Tears: 4 Tips for Girls and Women

Preventing ACL Tears: 4 Tips for Girls and Women

Women's sports medicine expert and orthopedic surgeon, Miho Tanaka, provides 4 tips to help women and girls prevent ACL tear and injuries.

5 Reasons You May Be at Risk for Liver Disease

5 Reasons You May Be at Risk for Liver Disease

Dr. Saleh Alqahtani, director of clinical liver research for Johns Hopkins Medicine, notes that you shouldn’t wait for symptoms to appear to begin paying attention to the possibility of liver disease.

10 Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries in Kids and Teens

10 Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries in Kids and Teens

Young athletes today are bigger and stronger, and they push themselves harder than ever before.

Heat-Related Illness and Young Athletes: 3 Important Things Parents and Coaches Need to Know

Heat-Related Illness and Young Athletes: 3 Important Things Parents and Coaches Need to Know

Learn what you can do to help prevent heat-related illness during hot-weather or high-humidity training and play.

5 Foods to Avoid if You Have IBS

5 Foods to Avoid if You Have IBS

About 10 to 15 percent of Americans suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a chronic condition that can cause bloating, gas, abdominal pain and changes in bowel habits. Avoiding these five foods may bring some relief.

5 Tips for Preventing Sports-Related Injuries

5 Tips for Preventing Sports-Related Injuries

Before you or your young athlete hit the pavement, field or court, it’s important to learn what you can do to prevent sports-related injuries.

3 Ways to Avoid a Second Stroke

3 Ways to Avoid a Second Stroke

Of the 795,000 Americans who will have a first stroke this year, 23 percent will suffer a second stroke -- these three tips can reduce the risk.

Measles: What You Should Know

Measles: What You Should Know

In the midst of the ongoing measles outbreak, many parents continue to seek a better understanding of the measles and vaccination option.