Johns Hopkins Health - Fall 2009
Articles in this Issue
If eaten regularly, broccoli sprouts—or baby broccoli—may help protect against stomach bugs that cause gastritis, ulcers and stomach cancer.
There’s a misconception that melanoma—a type of malignant skin cancer—occurs only in adults, says Johns Hopkins Children’s Center pediatric dermatologist Bernard Cohen, M.D.
Over the past several months, we’ve all heard a lot about the H1N1 flu (incorrectly called swine flu). Until a vaccine is available, the best strategy to avoid the virus is to practice basic seasonal flu prevention tactics, says Johns Hopkins internal medicine physician Steven J. Kravet, M.D.
Teens and texting go together like burgers and fries. But not when the kids are behind the wheel.
Bedwetting is embarrassing for kids and frustrating for parents—and it can lead to bigger problems. Here’s why you need to resolve it quickly
Cosmetic use of prescription stimulants is a growing problem among high school and college students. Know when to get help for your child
Legendary figure skater Dorothy Hamill opens up about her toughest competition yet: breast cancer
Even aggressive cancer couldn’t make Lynda Leventer give up
Today’s joint replacements aren’t just for your grandparents—or your great-grandparents. Active lifestyles, changing attitudes and better materials are making younger adults more likely candidates
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