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Johns Hopkins Health - Spring 2009
Articles in this Issue
Even among experienced physicians, inflammatory bowel disease—or IBD—is thought of as an adult condition. But Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, the most common types of IBD, affect about 140,000 children annually.
Low-fat diets have been heralded for years. But the actual point, says Johns Hopkins cardiologist Pamela Ouyang, M.D., is low-certain-kinds-of-fat.
About 1 million people will be diagnosed with skin cancer this year, and more than 60,000 will have melanoma, the most deadly form.
Urinary incontinence is no laughing matter for about 13 million people in the U.S., mostly women. From work and social activities to vacations and relationships, it disrupts your daily life and may even leave you feeling as if there’s not much you can do about it.
Men are less likely than women to seek help when they have a medical complaint. But, when it comes to symptoms of prostate problems, there’s no good reason to put it off
Chronic gut problems affect millions, filling doctors’ offices with patients and pharmacy counters with drugs. Sometimes, the best treatment combines old and new
Stop counting sheep. Let the experts uncover what’s keeping you up at night
When chest pain got to be too much, Loyce Pickett sought a comprehensive solution
There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to varicose veins. Untreated, these unsightly protrusions on the legs can be debilitating
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