Top cancer doctors have some advice about alcohol
Name things that increase your risk of cancer.
Blueprint to Reduce Wasteful Blood Transfusions
By analyzing data from randomized clinical trials comparing blood transfusion approaches, Johns Hopkins experts, along with colleagues at...
New Approach to Studying Chromosomes' Centers May Reveal Link to Down Syndrome and More
A PCR-based approach to a frontier of the human genome -- the centromere -- could speed discovery in chromosome-based diseases and birth defects.
The Bird and Beyond: 11 Perfect Podcasts for Thanksgiving
Tap into the holiday spirit with these podcasts, whether you’re looking for some history, tips, a little existential perspective or simply to be...
These 8 groups of people are more prone to blood clots
Find out if you're at risk for a dangerous—or even deadly—blood clot.
Dog swallows 8-inch kebab skewer
A hungry hound was lucky to escape with his life after sneakily wolfing down a barbecue chicken kebab - complete with an eight-inch wooden kebab...
Risk of breast cancer recurrence lasts for decades
Many women who follow initial breast cancer treatment with five years of hormone therapy to keep tumors at bay may still experience new...
What's in Your Wheat? Johns Hopkins Scientists Piece Together Genome of Most Common Bread Wheat
Johns Hopkins scientists report they have successfully used two separate gene technologies to assemble the most complete genome sequence to date...
Personal Health: Clearing Up the Confusion About Salt
Excess sodium is responsible for most cases of hypertension, a leading risk factor for heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure.
The New Health Care: How I Lost Weight and Learned to Love Thanksgiving Again
When we moralize about food, we remove joy from eating and forget the benefits of moderation.
The Checkup: How Not to Talk to a Child Who Is Overweight
Doctors walk a difficult line as they try to discuss the fraught subject of weight without increasing the distress that many children already feel.
Poll: 2 Out of 3 Parents Struggle Finding Childcare That Meets Their Health, Safety Standards
The search for the best preschool or childcare option is often a challenging experience - and many parents aren't sure if the one they pick is...