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5 “Little” Health Issues That May Be Bigger Than You Think

Communicating with your health care provider: If you’re a particularly private person, tell your doctor that you have something to discuss as privately as possible. Describe specifically whether the problem is with low desire, pain or erectile problems during sexual relations—or all of these.

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Johns Hopkins inHealth Johns Hopkins Medicine

inHealth is a strategic initiative to advance precision medicine at Johns Hopkins. By leveraging university-wide assets from the disciplines of medicine, engineering, nursing, public health and our Applied Physics Laboratory, our …

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Coronavirus Health Information

Coronavirus and Your Body. Infographics and Slideshows. For Parents and Guardians. Vaccine Information. At-Risk Groups and Unique Challenges. Protection and Preparedness. Mental Health and Well-being. Don't Delay …

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Forgiveness: Your Health Depends on It

The good news: Studies have found that the act of forgiveness can reap huge rewards for your health, lowering the risk of heart attack; improving cholesterol levels and sleep; and reducing pain, blood pressure, and levels of anxiety, …

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Back-to-School Health: Tips for Parents Infographic

Back-to-School Guide for Parents. School can put pressure on children and parents. As a parent, you may worry about things like your child’s academic performance, health and relationships with other students and teachers. And while you can’t keep an eye on your child at school, you can encourage healthy habits starting at a young age.

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Ginger Benefits Johns Hopkins Medicine

Gingerol, a natural component of ginger root, benefits gastrointestinal motility ― the rate at which food exits the stomach and continues along the digestive process. Eating ginger encourages efficient digestion, so food doesn’t linger as long in the gut.”. Nausea relief. Encouraging stomach emptying can relieve the discomforts of nausea

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Food and Nutrition Johns Hopkins Medicine

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The Pathologist Johns Hopkins Medicine

A pathologist is a medical healthcare provider who examines bodies and body tissues. He or she is also responsible for performing lab tests. A pathologist helps other healthcare providers reach diagnoses and is an important member of …

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Depression: His Versus Hers Johns Hopkins Medicine

Depression also looks different in men. “Women with depression may come in crying; men may come in acting out in anger,” says Andrew Angelino, M.D., Chair of Psychiatry at Howard County General Hospital. “We’ve taught boys that they don’t …

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Occupational Health

The Johns Hopkins University. Occupational Health Services. Location: 1101 East 33rd Street. C-160 Eastern H.S. Building. Baltimore, MD 21218. Phone: 443-997-1700. Fax: 443-997-1701. Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Please view Transportation Services for the Shuttle schedules and maps to access the Homewood Campus.

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Imagery Johns Hopkins Medicine

Imagery (visualization) has harnessed the power of the mind through various therapies for centuries. By creating images in your mind, you can reduce pain and other symptoms tied to your condition. The more specific the visualization, the more helpful it will likely be. People are taught to imagine sights, sounds, smells, tastes, or other

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What Is Gluten and What Does It Do

What is gluten? “Gluten is a protein found in the wheat plant and some other grains,” explains Rajagopal. Gluten is naturally occurring, but it can be extracted, concentrated and added to food and other products to add protein, texture and flavor. It also works as a binding agent to hold processed foods together and give them shape.

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Vital Signs (Body Temperature, Pulse Rate, Respiration Rate, Blood

Contact your local health department, waste disposal authority, or fire department for information on how to properly dispose of mercury thermometers. What is the pulse rate? The pulse rate is a measurement of the heart rate, or the number of times the heart beats per minute. As the heart pushes blood through the arteries, the arteries expand

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Updates

(Special Announcement) Please read our COVID-19 guidelines for all patients, appointments, procedures and visitors.

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Sabanera Health Dorado: Setting the Standard of Care in Puerto …

Sabanera Health Dorado is a greenfield hospital and outpatient health center west of San Juan that opened in March 2022. The hospital offers inpatient and outpatient services, diagnostics, critical care, surgical services, and emergency and multispecialty care. Our consulting and education collaboration agreement with Sabanera Health Dorado

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Weight: A Silent Heart Risk Johns Hopkins Medicine

The pounds themselves can cause heart muscle injury. “Basically, being obese seems to be a ‘solo player’ associated with heart injury—that is, regardless of high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol and diabetes,” says Johns Hopkins cardiologist Chiadi Ndumele, M.D., M.H.S. “Down the road, this can lead to heart failure.”.

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