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Bariatric Surgery and the Gut-Brain Connection

A Johns Hopkins expert is studying the results of weight-loss surgery to understand why some people overeat.

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Prostate Cancer Cells on the Move: But Why?

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists discovered shape-shifting prostate cancer cells that may eventually suggest potential ways to intercept or reverse the ability of cancers to spread.

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Well-Being

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How to Ease Brain Freeze

Here's the scoop on ice cream headache, also known as brain freeze--that sharp pain in your head when you take a big mouthful of cold food or drink. Doctors explain why it happens and what you can do.

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6 New Year’s Resolutions for a Happy – and Healthy – 2018

Creating New Year’s resolutions is easy. Sticking to them beyond the month of January, however, is another story.

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Prevention

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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Cooking Safety

Hectic holiday preparations may prove distracting when it comes to safety in the kitchen. With these tips in mind, you and your loved ones are apt to have a happy — and safe — holiday season from the kitchen to the table.

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Don’t Fall for These Autumn Fire Safety Risks

The crisp autumn air signals the changing of seasons, but it also brings fire safety risks associated with fall activities. As we head into the cool weather, prevention of burn injuries is paramount, says Dr. Scott Hultman, director of the Johns Hopkins Burn Center.

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Lung Cancer Screening: 5 Questions Answered

Pulmonologist Lonny Yarmus, D.O., wants to spread the word that early detection of lung cancer can save lives.

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Teens with Epilepsy: 5 Ways Parents Can Help

For teenagers living with epilepsy, controlling seizures--while fostering confidence--is essential. Here are five tips for parents who want to encourage their kids' independence while helping them stay safe.

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