The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 29, 2002

April 29, 2002
VOL. 31, NO. 32

Male starlings sing a song of fitness
Interim executive named for Johns Hopkins Real Estate Office
The search for schizophrenia genes takes an unplanned turn
CONTOUR passes tests, heads to Cape Canaveral for July launch
Angioplasty beats clot-busting drugs for heart attack patients
Time Out With: John Bader
JHU mentors introduce Barclay students to sailboat racing
Schedule of university holidays for 2002-2003
Obit: David Nagey, director of perinatal outreach, dies at 51
Phi Beta Kappa to induct new members
Job Opportunities
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The stickmen of 2002
Going into the 2002 season, men's lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala viewed the Blue Jays as a big unknown. The team had lost 11 players--five of them starters and All-Americans--to graduation, including the core of a talented defense that had guided Hopkins to last year's NCAA Division I quarterfinals. The starting-goalkeeper job, while not vacant, also was up for grabs.
   More so than in previous years, Pietramala says, the preseason became a casting call for both the starting squad and for the coveted playing time. Full story...

Anger's bad for young men's hearts
Young men who quickly react to stress with anger are at three times the normal risk of developing premature heart disease, according to a Johns Hopkins study of more than 1,000 physicians.
   Additionally, such men--who said they expressed or concealed their anger, became irritable or engaged in gripe sessions--were five times more likely than their calmer counterparts to have an early heart attack even without a family history of heart disease. Results are published in the April 22 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine. Full story...

Sausages & snowballs
With the beckoning smells of onion-slathered sausages and gooey cheesesteaks wafting over the Homewood campus on Friday, who could possibly have wanted to stay indoors for lunch?
   The crisp spring weather and clear blue skies staged a perfect opening day for the student-run Spring Fair, an annual three-day event that typically draws 100,000 fun-seekers from nearby neighborhoods and beyond. Full story...

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