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Johns Hopkins Health - Winter 2012

Winter 2012


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Articles in this Issue

Health Insights

Quick Consult

  • belly with hands
    Hien Nguyen, M.D., FACS, assistant professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins, explains the expert factor in hernia repair


  • woman knitting
    Specialized treatment of a prevalent hand nerve disorder can prevent long-term damage

Cover Story

  • Salt and salt shaker
    Top researchers from Johns Hopkins—including the American Heart Association president—     tackle the dangerous trend of too much sodium

First Person

  • marvin leventer
    Marvin Leventer was told he would die from liver cancer in five years. But after seeking an opinion at Johns Hopkins, a lifesaving discovery determined the original diagnosis was dead wrong

Second Opinion

  • woman in hat
    Early diagnosis and coordinated care make  all the difference in lung cancer treatment

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