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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University October 23, 2006 | Vol. 36 No. 8

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Putting doctors in your hands
JHU Press' health books provide the public with top-flight medical advice

Jacqueline Wehmueller, executive editor of the Press' consumer health division, with a sample of books that help readers ask their doctors informed questions.

In the late 1970s, relatively few people knew the proper name of Alzheimer's, a disease of the mind that today afflicts an estimated 4.5 million Americans. Many did know, however, of the disease's devastating effects, progressive loss of memory and learning ability that eventually robbed its sufferers of self and brought anguish to loved ones.
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Unraveling 'language of surgery'
Borrowing ideas from speech recognition research, Johns Hopkins computer scientists are building mathematical models to represent the safest and most effective ways to perform surgery, including such tasks as suturing, dissecting and joining tissue.
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International pandemic flu plans lack prioritization
One-third of countries engaged in pandemic influenza planning have not prioritized who should get vaccinations and antiviral medications, according to researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
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More than 350 science writers to visit JHU during conference

Virtual Observatory to preserve massive cosmic images online

Course Catalog: Introduction to Material Culture: The Pet in Early America

APL-built Mars instrument reveals new details of planet

High rates of whooping cough associated with easy exemptions

Gun-dealer sales reforms reduce supply of new guns to criminals

Chili Cook-Off: Call for entries


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