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March 3, 2021 Virtual Event

For more than 25 years, Johns Hopkins Medicine’s women’s health program, A Woman’s Journey, has endeavored to improve your well-being through health education. Our Johns Hopkins experts have talked about hundreds of topics related to medical discoveries and advancements.

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Register for the March 3, 2021 Virtual Event

Learn about the effects of chronic inflammation, the latest research in intermittent fasting, and the impacts of stress and anxiety in the age of COVID-19.



Lisa Christopher-Stine, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical School 101

Rheumatologist Lisa Christopher-Stine investigates chronic inflammation — which is at the root of many ailments from cancer, heart disease and arthritis to autoimmune diseases and dementia — and strategies to reduce the impact of inflammation on our health.

Mark Mattson, Ph.D.

Why Fasting Is Good for Your Brain, and Maybe Your Body

Neuroscientist Mark Mattson defines intermittent fasting and discloses his research findings that demonstrate the potential benefits of a new eating plan to help preserve cognitive functioning. He also discusses the potential metabolic impact.

Karen Swartz, M.D.

Stress and Anxiety in a COVID-19 World

For many adults and children, the COVID-19 pandemic, social crises and political dissidence have exacerbated our emotional well-being. Psychiatrist Karen Swartz shares the devastating impact that stress and anxiety are having on society, particularly adolescents, and strategies to better cope in a world that continues to be unpredictable.



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