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Bariatric Surgery and the Gut-Brain Connection

A Johns Hopkins Medicine 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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Seven Tips to Fight Off Holiday Anxiety and Depression

A Hopkins expert’s guide to a happier season.

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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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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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Ask the Expert

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Winter Illness Guide

If you’re coughing and sneezing this winter, how do you know if you have a cold or something more serious? This guide to winter illnesses from Johns Hopkins Community Physicians will help you diagnose and treat what’s ailing you.

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When Someone You Care About May Have an Eating Disorder

Johns Hopkins expert Graham Redgrave shares his take on how people should respond when they suspect that someone they love may have an eating disorder.

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