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  1. Finding a haven on the harborRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... said via email. She and her husband, a 66-year-old neurosurgeon and professor of neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine, purchased the fourth-floor unit (one of the larger floor plans), with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Home owner Regina ...

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  2. Hospitals Tap Big Data to Improve ICU CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Moore Foundation as part of its mission to help hospitals improve intensive care. Another recipient, Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, is trying to improve its ICU's ability to compare current patient data with historical data for faster analysis ...

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  3. You Still Can't Trust Your Pot DealerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | SportsGeezer

    Now comes a report claiming that many merchants of legal marijuana are selling pot whose potency labels are way off the mark, not for dishonest financial gain, but because they don't know any better. A news release from Johns Hopkins Medicine reports that researchers collected 75 different edible cannabis products - baked goods, beverages and candy/chocolates - representing 47 different brands, all legally purchased from three medical dispensaries in each of three cities: Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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  4. Explore the healing power of forgivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... just weigh down the spirit; it can lead to physical health issues," the Healthy Aging page of the Johns Hopkins Medicine website tells us. And the Healthy Lifestyle page of the Mayo Clinic website includes this: "When someone you care about hurts ...

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  5. Why We Need Minimum Volume StandardsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | US News & World Report

    ... Institute for Patient Safety and Quality and senior vice president for patient safety and quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine. A practicing anesthesiologist and critical care physician dedicated to making hospitals and health care safer for patients, ...

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  6. Can hospitals restrain themselves from doing low-volume surgeries?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Kevin, M.D.

    ... health care systems - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, University of Michigan Health System and Johns Hopkins Medicine - announced that we planned to take action. We selected 10 high-risk procedures for which the link between volume and mortality ...

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  7. Californians Can Now Use Their Phone To Get Tested For STDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | MSN Healthy Living

    ... and gay and bi-sexual men are considered at-risk groups for chlamydia and gonorrhea. Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine find public health guidelines don't require these groups to get tested enough, and when they do, they stick to standard ...

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  8. Study: OCT Could Aid Brain Tumor RemovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Photonics Spectra

    ... a human brain tumor, red, from surrounding noncancerous tissue, green. Courtesy of Kut et al./Johns Hopkins Medicine. First developed in the early 1990s for imaging the retina, OCT operates on the same echolocation principle used by bats and ...

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  9. Bayer HealthCare And Johns Hopkins University Collaborate To Develop New Ophthalmic TherapiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | BioSpace

    ... for 22 years of the survey's 25 year history, most recently in 2013. For more information about Johns Hopkins Medicine, its research, education and clinical programs, and for the latest health, science and research news, visit ...

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  10. Best week, worst week: YouthWorks summer program gets a boost; Cohen pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Daily Record

    Three-hundred young people from Baltimore City had a good week this week after receiving paid internships with Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine while former insurance executive Jeffrey B. Cohen didn't fare as well, pleading guilty to charges of wire fraud and lying to investigators.

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  11. Sibley Memorial Hospital Selects Hitachi ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Financial Mirror

    Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that Johns Hopkins Medicine has selected Hitachi to provide its proton beam therapy system at Sibley Memorial Hospital located in Washington, D.C. This collaboration, which includes a 10-year maintenance service, marks the first multi-room PBT application in the nation's capital. This will be Hitachi's fifth PBT system in North America.

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  12. Hopkins tech center creates better software with physicians' inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Business Journal

    ... a play analysis. This simple-looking computer application gets at the heart of some major problems Johns Hopkins Medicine's Paul Nagy sees in hospitals today. As medical records have moved to computers, so have scans like X-rays and MRIs. That means ...

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  13. To take or not to take: Debate arises on antidepressants during pregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... on a case by case basis," says Dr. Jennifer Payne , director of the Women's Mood Disorders Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine. She points to a recent study published in JAMA - the Journal of the American Medical Association - that shows the risk of ...

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  14. Johns Hopkins gets seat at table for grantmaking by French drugmaker SanofiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Business Journal

    ... the younger you are, the faster you can run," said Zerhouni, who is also works as a senior advisor to Johns Hopkins Medicine. "In science, the more experienced you are, the better you can propose." Hopkins in January announced that over the next ...

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  15. Noninvasive Brain Stimulator May Ease Parkinson's Symptoms in a Patient's HomeRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Newswise

    ... invasive way that doesn't require brain surgery." The students were referred to Yousef Salimpour, a Johns Hopkins Medicine postdoctoral research associate who has been studying a noninvasive Parkinson's therapy called transcranial direct current ...

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  16. Johns Hopkins Patient Safety Experts Call for Changes in Policy to...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, senior vice president of patient safety and quality for Johns Hopkins Medicine, director of the Armstrong Institute, and a member of the journal's editorial board. News Source : Johns Hopkins Patient ...

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  17. Hopkins, other employers to hire more youth for summer programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Daily Record

    This summer, 300 young people from Baltimore City will have paid internships with the Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine - 100 more than last summer.

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  18. Diabetes Pill May Lower Risk Of Eye Disease In ElderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Medical Daily

    ... metformin based on the study," said Dr. Pradeep Ramulu, a researcher at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore. Since such a small percentage of people developed glaucoma over 10 years, Ramulu also noted that "the benefit of ...

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  19. Johns Hopkins Medicine recognized for Environmental SustainabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Medical News

    Johns Hopkins Medicine was recognized for its efforts to reduce its environmental footprint, winning several sustainability awards during the recent CleanMed 2015 Conference in Portland, Oregon, and at the Maryland Hospital Association's annual meeting in Baltimore. The Johns Hopkins Hospital received a Greenhealth Emerald Award and a Greening the OR Award from Practice Greenhealth , a nonprofit organization promoting sustainability in health care.

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  20. Delirium in ICU associated with lengthier hospital stays and greater risk of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Medical News

    About one-third of patients admitted to an intensive care unit will develop delirium, a condition that lengthens hospital stays and substantially increases one's risk of dying in the hospital, according to a new study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers appearing in the British Medical Journal . "Every patient who develops delirium will on average remain in the hospital at least one day longer," says one of the study's authors, Robert Stevens, M.D., a specialist in critical care and an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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