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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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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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Sunscreen and Your Morning Routine

Are you doing enough to protect your skin? To help make sunscreen a part of your daily routine, dermatologist Anna Chien addresses common concerns.

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It’s Family: Share Your Prostate Cancer History

Are you or a loved one at risk for prostate cancer? Learn what you can do to reduce the risk.

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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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