Skip Navigation
Health
 
 
 
Print This Page

Featured: Breast Cancer Awareness

Approximately 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Learn about prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment options.

Pink Breast Cancer Ribbon

Additional Health Awareness Information:

Older man smiles while sitting outdoors

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men -- but early prostate cancer can be present without symptoms. Learn what you need to know.

Young girl with backpack walks through a hallway

Back to School Preparation

The start of the school year can be an exciting time for parents and students. Discover what you can do to help your children be healthy and prepare for a successful year in the classroom.

Father and daughter play in a pool

Summer Skin Safety

Summertime means fun in the sun -- what should you do to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays?

Woman in pain

Chronic Pain

Nearly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain -- more than those who have diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined.

Lung Cancer Awareness

Lung Cancer

Deaths from lung cancer exceed the number of deaths from breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer combined. Discover what you can do to help prevent it.

Grace Ann Dorney Koppel

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an umbrella term for both emphysema and chronic bronchitis, affects more than 24 million Americans -- yet many don't even know they have it.

Christmas Tree

Beating Holiday Depression

During any one year period, nearly 21 million American adults suffer from depressive illness -- learn what you can do to beat the blues around the holidays.

Heart made with a stethoscope

Heart Health

Find out how the Heart and Vascular Institute improves health throughout the nation and world with top physicians and surgeons, innovative research, and quality patient care.

Colon cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third-most common cancer in the United States -- about 130,000 new cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed each year, and approximately 56,000 people die annually from this disease.

Mother and daughter in a field

Make a Difference: Donate Life

More than 120,000 people are currently awaiting an organ transplant in the United States. Learn how you can help.

Hearing

Better Hearing and Speech

One in five Americans experience hearing loss -- discover what your treatment options are.

Men's health

Men's Health

Learn about the biggest health issues men face -- and what you can do about them.

Healthy Eating

Eating for Better Health

Being overweight or obese raises your risk for health problems, including coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and certain types of cancer. Eat for better health.

 

 
 
 
 

© The Johns Hopkins University, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Health System. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy and Disclaimer