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A Deadly Heart Condition

Researchers say arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy may be a deadly heart condition.

08/02/2013

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Study: Depression May Be Overdiagnosed And Overtreated

New research shows that most people diagnosed with depression do not actually meet the criteria for the illness.

05/01/2013

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Goggles To Diagnose Strokes

We often have to do CT scans or MRIs to check for strokes but researchers at Johns Hopkins believe they have a much more simple bedside alternative.

03/13/2013

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Testing For Ovarian Cancer

There is new information from Johns Hopkins about a test that can detect ovarian cancer with the pap smear.

01/16/2013

SchoolBus

Brilliance Not Age-Related

Jack Andraka, at 14, began looking for a simple way to detect pancreatic cancer, motivated as I was by someone about whom he cared. It’s been successful in experiments but still needs validation.

09/24/2012

MLB Unveils Fan Cave

Gordon Mack Went From Designing Roller Coasters To The MLB Fancave

A Bethlehem man spends his days and nights at the MLB Fan Cave in New York.

05/16/2012

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Grandparents Provide Safe Care For Grandchildren

A very interesting Johns Hopkins study looked at grandparents watching grandchildren and found it actually reduces the incidence of injury by 50% or more.

01/26/2012

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Some Academics Propose A Calendar That Stays The Same

The Gregorian calendar has served us well for centuries, but is there a better way to schedule our lives? A couple college professors certainly think so.

01/08/2012

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Widener, Ursinus With Critical Games on Small College Slate

There are some great matchups this week for the local Division II and Division III squads, including critical conference games for Widener, Ursinus, and Rowan.

10/28/2011

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Researchers Find New Genetic Mutation For Lou Gehrig’s Disease

ALS or Lou Gehreig’s Disease has been one of the most frustrating conditions for modern medicine. However, now a team of researchers at the National Institutes of Health and Johns Hopkins believe they have identified a new genetic mutation for Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

09/21/2011

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Filters Don’t Prevent Children’s Exposure To Secondhand Smoke

Researchers at Johns Hopkins looked at whether placing air filters/cleaners in children’s rooms could reduce some of the harmful effects of secondhand smoke on children’s asthma symptoms.

08/24/2011

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Executive M.B.A.

Despite the costs and logistics, there are 315 executive M.B.A. programs in the nation and the number is growing by 7 to10 annually.

08/22/2011

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Economic Crisis Brings Opportunity

Yash Gupta, dean of Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School, suggests in The Chronicle of Higher Education, that the collapse of the economy, showing our ineffective and even destructive business methods, has created opportunity.

03/21/2011