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Johns Hopkins Health - Fall 2011

Fall 2011


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Articles in this Issue

Health Insights

  • soccer boy
    If your child has had a concussion while playing sports, he or she needs adequate time to recover before returning to the game.
  • woman eating chocolate
    That certain activities and substances are pleasurable is not news. But understanding why is the subject of continuous research.
  • rendering of new clinical building
    When the new 1.6-million-square-foot buildings open at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in April 2012, they will offer hotel-style amenities for patients, families and visitors to enhance every aspect of their experience.
  • computer
    Want the latest news on health and wellness topics important to you and your family, on everything from snoring to diets to state-of-the-art treatments?
  • yogurt
    There is a lot of talk about how probiotics can help you achieve optimal digestive health. But which claims are true?

Quick Consult

  • older man with weights
    After a heart attack or heart surgery, your hardest working muscle needs to get back in shape. Stuart Russell, M.D., director of heart failure and transplant at Johns Hopkins, explains why cardiac patients should take advantage of rehabilitative care


Cover Story

First Person

Second Opinion

  • old couple
    If you have fecal incontinence, a newly approved treatment might be the solution you’ve been seeking

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