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Johns Hopkins Medicine provides a diverse and inclusive environment that fosters intellectual discovery, creates and transmits innovative knowledge, improves human health, and provides medical leadership to the world.
 
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The mission of Johns Hopkins Medicine is to improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in medical education, research and clinical care. Diverse and inclusive, Johns Hopkins Medicine educates medical students, scientists, health care professionals and the public; conducts biomedical research; and provides patient-centered medicine to prevent, diagnose and treat human illness.
 
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Johns Hopkins Medicine is a governing structure for the University’s School of Medicine and the health system, coordinating their research, teaching, patient care, and related enterprises.

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Do you know someone who considers themselves overweight, yet still healthy with the absence of risk factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol? New research finds severe obesity is a key player and stand-alone risk for heart failure. http://bit.ly/2bOVtNm

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Authorship credit in one of the most prestigious science publications is a vanishingly rare achievement even for undergraduate students: So how did these teenagers do it? http://bit.ly/2bLViT3
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This week on #PodMed: As families get ready for the school year, conversations around the 2016-2017 #flu season become increasingly important. We discuss research on the nasal flu vaccine and the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) decision to advise against it during this season—deeming it ineffective. http://bit.ly/2bJ07MJ

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How does the power of touch contribute to your overall success—adding years to your life and 30% more in your salary? http://bit.ly/2bVRvFG (via TIME)
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Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine report they have identified a biochemical pathway linking oxidative stress and the amino acid cysteine in Huntington's disease. http://bit.ly/2bDL5rr
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New Research: What if #stem cells could speed the search for drugs for rare #cancers? http://bit.ly/2bMkprN

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Musculoskeletal injuries account for about 30 percent of annual visits to primary physicians in the United States. Traditional treatments have included analgesics and anti-inflammatories and more, but what if regeneration was an option? http://bit.ly/2c3Xetr
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Did you know, one in eleven deceased organ donors across the country last year died of a drug overdose? http://bit.ly/2bK2DSM (via The Baltimore Sun)
Lori Blankenship knows her son made bad decisions. But just weeks after his fatal drug overdose about a month ago, she was reminded of a good choice he made.
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Hospitals have traditionally reluctant to disclose the specifics of how a medical procedure didn’t go as planned but in recent years, healthcare institutions are leading change with guidelines for adopting more transparency in communicating adverse events to patients or their family members. http://bit.ly/2bWjvZY (via USA Today)
Instead of the usual “deny-and-defend” approach, they are revamping their policies to be more open.
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Johns Hopkins researchers and investigators from Sheppard Pratt found that people with mental disorders may be more susceptible to mania if fighting #infection with #antibiotics. http://bit.ly/2bFtdwx
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New Research: What if #stem cells could speed the search for drugs for rare #cancers? http://bit.ly/2bCuhkP

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How can we eliminate #racial differences in outcomes of blood pressure control programs?http://bit.ly/2bKUpx9
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