For many people, getting older presents unique challenges, and facing it often means decreased mobility and independence. Read More →
City Health Commissioner Leana Wen is doing everything in her power to fend off a boom in opioid abuse around Baltimore. This week, her department announced it had achieved a new milestone with one of her chief strategies.
A bunch of smart scientists sampled 400 fast food wrappers and boxes and found that many of the big fast food chains have used unhealthy fluorinated chemicals in their packaging. The group published its findings in Environmental Science & Technology Letters. Their conclusion helps to explain how we all have “fluorinated chemicals” in our blood. Read More →
People who consistently smoked an average of less than one cigarette per day over their lifetime had a 64 percent higher risk of earlier death than never smokers, and those who smoked between one and 10 cigarettes a day had an 87 percent higher risk of earlier death than never smokers, according to a new study from researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Read More →
The Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Chapter of JDRF will honor Johns Hopkins Medicine November 12 at the “Hope Gala,” a fundraiser at the Baltimore Hilton for diabetes research.
The disease is a leading cause of death in the United States and costs our nation $322 billion annually. Read More →
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