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April 8, 2010
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Miracles at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center
Diagnosed with a grade II astrocytoma brain tumor, Carlos Luceno is currently living with brain cancer. Carlos had a craniotomy for surgical biopsy and tumor resection, and is receiving ongoing care from Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr Henry Brem at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center.
100th Kidney Paired Donation Transplant
Surgeons at Johns Hopkins Hospital have successfully completed their 100th kidney paired donation — a procedure popularized by the Baltimore medical center which has enlarged the pool of kidneys available for donation and allowed patients who might have died before getting new organs to receive them.
Food as Medicine
Johns Hopkins experts explain that getting good nutrition can make you feel better and help you dodge disease. Take a video trip to the grocery store with nutritionist Lynda McIntyre to learn how to shop for maximum personal health. For more information on the role of food in preventing and fighting disease, visit hopkinsmedicine.org/health
Under the Dome
Johns Hopkins Hospital, East Baltimore
An Easier Consult for Heart Failure
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