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  • Singing for Superheroes

    NBC News - Chyler Leigh and her husband, Nathan West, are part of an indie-pop group called East of Eli. They've joined Singing for Superheroes to spread some love and hope for kids battling cancer at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Children's Center. Their song is "No Giving Up." But the star is Ashley Hackman. She's battling leukemia, and she is a warrior.

  • Scientists develop new brain scan to detect Alzheimer's disease by 'lighting up' dementia-causing plaques

    The Daily Mail - Lead study author Dr. Dean Wong, a radiologist at Johns Hopkins Medicine, said one of the biggest problems with studying Alzheimer's is being unable to watch the proteins develop in real time. 'One of the challenges in studying Alzheimer's is that we have a disease that cannot be cured and doesn't have a clear diagnosis until autopsy,' he told