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  • Theory that Leonardo da Vinci's art was tied to rare eye condition refuted by new research

    CNN - Leonardo da Vinci likely did not have a rare eye condition that was thought to have played a role in his art, new research has found. This disputes the findings of an earlier study. The research [by Ahmed Shakarchi and David Guyton from the Zanvyl Krieger Children's Eye Center at Johns Hopkins University Hospital] said that while it was plausible da Vinci had a dominant eye, he likely did not have exotropia.

  • How to talk to your kids about vaping — two pulmonologists give facts and tips

    People magazine - The first step is determining whether your teen vapes. Dr. S. Christy Sadreameli, assistant professor of Pediatrics in Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at Johns Hopkins, suggests looking for a few signs. “Parents might notice a sweet smell, like fruit or bubblegum. And if their child is using a Juul, it’ll look like a USB device.


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