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06/24/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Five things you need to know about food and drug interactions:
1. Beware of grapefruit.
2. Dairy diminishes antibiotics' infection-fighting powers.
3. Leafy greens cancel the effects of warfarin.
4. Beer, red wine and chocolate are dangerous to mix with some antidepressants.
5. Think before you crush medication in applesauce.
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Dangerous Combinations

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Johns Hopkins Medicine
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06/24/2017 at 11:02. Facebook
Did you know the size of an acoustic neuroma is one of the biggest factors determining treatment? [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Treatment Options for Benign Brain Tumor

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Grab your tissues as you watch this inspiring story about five-year-old Declan. He had an MRI to monitor a growth hormone deficiency. Afterward, his parents got shocking news: The scan showed Declan had a large craniopharyngioma brain tumor. The family found themselves at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, where Declan had brain surgery the next day.

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Did you know one in 10 people age 65 and older has Alzheimer's dementia?

In honor of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, join Johns Hopkins psychiatrist Constantine Lyketsos for a live Facebook chat on Friday, June 30, 1–2 p.m. to have your Alzheimer’s questions answered, including warning signs, preventive measures and steps after diagnosis.

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Check this out! Some of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center's patients got "dolled up" yesterday! Thank you Zoe Quinn Francis Fund, Zaching Against Cancer and Snip-its Waugh Chapel for treating our patients and their caretakers to a well-deserved spa day complete with haircuts, manicures, pedicures and massages.

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Check this out Some of the Johns Hopkins Childrens Centers patients got

Zaching Against Cancer brings Zoe's Day of Beauty to Johns Hopkins Children's Center

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Follow these four simple daily habits a Johns Hopkins memory disorder expert says could protect your #brain health for decades to come. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Follow these four simple daily habits a Johns Hopkins memory disorder expert

Dodging Dementia

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Did you anyone happen to catch last night's episode of The Wall? Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine resident Aaryn Hammond appeared on the game show along with her dad. Congratulations to both on their win!
Did you anyone happen to catch last nights episode of The Wall
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Ruth Ann Kephart
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine
06/22/2017 at 21:58. Facebook
Nearly 71 million Americans have high cholesterol. Learn how to prevent this and help promote #hearthealth [ Bit.ly Link ]
Nearly 71 million Americans have high cholesterol Learn how to prevent this
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine
06/22/2017 at 19:56. Facebook
While you are in our care, we welcome you to explore and discover the charm in #CharmCity
While you are in our care we welcome you to explore and discover the charm in CharmCity
Kathleen Bertuch
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine
06/22/2017 at 13:45. Facebook
#TBT to the time this questions was asked on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. Do you know the answer?
TBT to the time this questions was asked on Who Wants To
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06/22/2017 at 11:02. Facebook
Learn the hows, whys and benefits of selective dorsal rhizotomy neurosurgery for children with cerebral palsy —and whether it’s right for a child. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Learn the hows whys and benefits of selective dorsal rhizotomy neurosurgery for

Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy for Cerebral Palsy: What You Need to Know

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Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine
06/21/2017 at 22:51. Facebook
The condition known as high blood pressure affects one in three American adults. Learn what you can do to prevent hypertension. [ Bit.ly Link ]
The condition known as high blood pressure affects one in three American
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine
06/21/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
What are the basics of eating healthy for your heart? ➨ [ Bit.ly Link ]
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ABCs of Eating Smart for a Healthy Heart

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Anne Langs
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine
06/21/2017 at 14:39. Facebook
Example: Blue-light-blocking coatings ($30 to $180) are said to reduce exposure to computer screens’ LED light. But there’s “no strong evidence that blue light affects the retina in any way we have to be worried about,” says Neil Bressler, chief of the retina division at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute. [ Bit.ly Link ] (via Washington Post)
Example Bluelightblocking coatings 30 to 180 are said to reduce exposure to

What to order when you're buying new (and pricey!) eyeglasses

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Ann-Lynn Caughman
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine
06/21/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
Members of the Johns Hopkins community marched in support of #LGBT allies at the 42nd annual Baltimore Pride Parade, reprising the beautiful "scrub rainbow" of 2015. #BaltimorePride #JHMcares #pride2017
Members of the Johns Hopkins community marched in support of LGBT allies
John Sofranko
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine
06/20/2017 at 21:27. Facebook
Wonda White traveled from Florida to Johns Hopkins for treatment of her pancreatic cancer. "The time and dedication that Dr. He and his whole team showed…it was just amazing. We were able to come to Johns Hopkins and seek the best," said White. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Wonda White traveled from Florida to Johns Hopkins for treatment of her
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Johns Hopkins Medicine
06/20/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Controlling high blood pressure is an important factor in reducing the risks associated with heart disease. [ Bit.ly Link ] #HealthyHeart #HeartDisease
Controlling high blood pressure is an important factor in reducing the risks

Managing High Blood Pressure: A Personalized Approach

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06/20/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Why do doctors diagnose most liver cancers by chance? A Johns Hopkins surgeon explains this and what else you should know about the most common types of liver cancer. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Why do doctors diagnose most liver cancers by chance A Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Medicine
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06/20/2017 at 11:02. Facebook
Did you know that new techniques are helping doctors manage #colorectal cancer better? That means less invasive procedures with more effective results. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Did you know that new techniques are helping doctors manage colorectal cancer

Colorectal Cancer: 3 Treatment Advances to Know About

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Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine
06/19/2017 at 22:30. Facebook
Do you eat more veggies when they're described more enticingly? On PodMed this week. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Do you eat more veggies when they're described more enticingly On PodMed this week
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