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News-Medical-Net
Common antidepressant can help stroke patients improve movement and coordinationExperiments shed light on how a generic selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Common antidepressant can help stroke patients improve movement and coordination
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
Experiments shed light on how a generic selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor may help human stroke victims Working with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have added to evidence that a commonly prescribed antidepressant called fluoxetine helps... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Obama within grasp of Iran nuclear dealPresident Barack Obama's controversial nuclear deal with Iran moved closer to b
Obama within grasp of Iran nuclear deal
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
President Barack Obama's controversial nuclear deal with Iran moved closer to becoming reality Tuesday after two Democratic senators added their support and a key Maryland lawmaker predicted there would be enough votes to overcome GOP... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Diagnosing traumatic brain injury through a blood test: an interview with Dr KorleyHow much can traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) vary in severity? Traumatic brain
Diagnosing traumatic brain injury through a blood test: an interview with Dr Korley
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
How much can traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) vary in severity? Traumatic brain injury is a very heterogeneous disease. The college football player who sustains blows to the head and has headache and memory problems that last 1-2 weeks and resolves... Read more
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New Kerala
Common antidepressant may help stroke victims recover A commonly prescribed antidepressant may help stroke survivors improve moveme
Common antidepressant may help stroke victims recover
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
A commonly prescribed antidepressant may help stroke survivors improve movement and coordination even when rehabilitation after the stroke incidents gets a little delayed, new research has... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
UMass researchers probe genetic mutation in ALS study WORCESTER - Researchers at University of Massachusetts Medical School and St.
UMass researchers probe genetic mutation in ALS study
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
WORCESTER - Researchers at University of Massachusetts Medical School and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis have found one more link in how a genetic mutation causes amyotrophic... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Nick Mosby 'seriously considering' run for mayorAt a "Back to School" Rally in West Baltimore Sunday, Councilman Nick J. Mosby
Nick Mosby 'seriously considering' run for mayor
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
At a "Back to School" Rally in West Baltimore Sunday, Councilman Nick J. Mosby is working the crowd. He's giving out 500 fully stuffed backpacks and talking about citywide issues that need solutions — such as how to deal with dirt bikes and crime —... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Research aims for Bitcoin science to catch up with growth in usageSix years after their first use, there are nearly 14.5 billion bitcoins in circ
Research aims for Bitcoin science to catch up with growth in usage
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Six years after their first use, there are nearly 14.5 billion bitcoins in circulation — a fortune worth more than $3 billion. But unlike minted money, the online currency is not backed by the faith and credit of any nation, nor does any central... Read more
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Officer.com
Baltimore Police to Create Information CenterBaltimore police will establish a command center to coordinate and release emer
Baltimore Police to Create Information Center
Officer.com / Posted 7 days ago
Baltimore police will establish a command center to coordinate and release emergency communications should the city face future unrest, interim police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Thursday. The creation of a Joint Information Center -- a gathering... Read more
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Business Wire
Ravello and SimSpace Pioneer On-Demand Cyber Ranges that Run on AWS and Google CloudCyber ranges are virtual environments that serve as simulated threat environmen
Ravello and SimSpace Pioneer On-Demand Cyber Ranges that Run on AWS and Google Cloud
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
Cyber ranges are virtual environments that serve as simulated threat environments, and are used for cybersecurity training and cybertechnology development. They strengthen the stability, security and responsiveness of enterprise IT systems.... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Common gene mutation may cause brain damage associated with ALS and FTDJohns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered some of the first steps in h
Common gene mutation may cause brain damage associated with ALS and FTD
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered some of the first steps in how a very common gene mutation causes the brain damage associated with both amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD). They report that the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Commonly used heart attack blood test may identify people at risk for hypertensionAnalysis of blood samples from more than 5,000 people suggests that a more sens
Commonly used heart attack blood test may identify people at risk for hypertension
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
Analysis of blood samples from more than 5,000 people suggests that a more sensitive version of a blood test long used to verify heart muscle damage from heart attacks could also identify people on their way to developing hypertension well before the... Read more
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Business Insider
The CEO of a global management consulting firm explains the secret to being an effective leaderIt’s considered one of the cornerstones of a successful life and career: You se
The CEO of a global management consulting firm explains the secret to being an effective leader
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
It’s considered one of the cornerstones of a successful life and career: You separate your work life from your personal life. But one executive begs to differ — and advises you to do the same. That man is Johan Aurik, the CEO of A.T. Kearney, a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study of genetic risk factors of IBD in African-Americans published in Gastroenterology journalResearchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, along with coll
Study of genetic risk factors of IBD in African-Americans published in Gastroenterology journal
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, along with colleagues at Emory University and Cedars-Sinai, have published in the journal Gastroenterology the first major, in-depth analysis of genetic risk factors of inflammatory... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
MouthLab Device Delivers Vital Signs in the Palm of Your Hand Anyone who has ever watched a hospital scene on television has likely noticed
MouthLab Device Delivers Vital Signs in the Palm of Your Hand
Doctors Health Press / Posted 9 days ago
Anyone who has ever watched a hospital scene on television has likely noticed the large, bulky monitors used to track a patient’s vital signs. A group of engineers and physicians from the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Shepherdstown, WV Friends of Music open concert season Nov. 7Shepherdstown's Friends of Music will launch its 2015-2016 performance season w
Shepherdstown, WV Friends of Music open concert season Nov. 7
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Shepherdstown's Friends of Music will launch its 2015-2016 performance season with a concert by the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra Saturday, November 7. The concert, entitled “Brilliant Beginnings,” will be held at Shepherdstown's Trinity Episcopal... Read more
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Medical News Today
Helpful physicians may be key to successful weight lossWhen participating in weight-loss programs, a helpful physician can improve the
Helpful physicians may be key to successful weight loss
Medical News Today / Posted 10 days ago
When participating in weight-loss programs, a helpful physician can improve the chances of success for people with obesity, according to the findings of researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, MD. The findings of the study could inform... Read more
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PhysOrg
MouthLab: Patients' vital signs are just a breath awayGene Fridman, Ph.D., with MouthLab. Credit: Yuankui Zhu: Johns Hopkins Medicine
MouthLab: Patients' vital signs are just a breath away
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Gene Fridman, Ph.D., with MouthLab. Credit: Yuankui Zhu: Johns Hopkins Medicine Engineers and physicians at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have developed a hand-held, battery-powered device that quickly picks up vital signs from a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Primary care physicians' starring role key to weight loss, find Johns Hopkins researchersA review of survey data from more than 300 obese people who participated in a f
Primary care physicians' starring role key to weight loss, find Johns Hopkins researchers
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
A review of survey data from more than 300 obese people who participated in a federally funded weight loss clinical trial found that although the overall weight loss rates were modest, those who rated their primary care doctor's support as... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Community Health Nurses upgrade skillsHealth News of Monday, 24 August 2015 About 150 community health officers, nur
Community Health Nurses upgrade skills
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 11 days ago
Health News of Monday, 24 August 2015 About 150 community health officers, nurses and midwives in CHPS zones have undergone a week-long orientation to increase access to quality basic primary health care in six coastal districts in the Western... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Move-in day for Johns Hopkins freshmenMacie Wilkins, right, a recent JHU graduate now living in Charles Village, volu
Move-in day for Johns Hopkins freshmen
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Macie Wilkins, right, a recent JHU graduate now living in Charles Village, volunteers her time to help freshman Sabrina Szu from Los Angeles, find her dorm as the newest class of undergraduates begin arriving on the Johns Hopkins University campus on... Read more
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Senior Journal
Do you know that person or is aging memory just confusing you? Scientists have identified part of hippocampus that creates, processes this t
Do you know that person or is aging memory just confusing you?
Senior Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have identified part of hippocampus that creates, processes this type of memory Aug. 20, 2015 - You see a person at the store. They look familiar. Is this an old classmate or... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study finds link between alcohol use and risky sexual encounters among young womenIn-depth interviews conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University Sc
Study finds link between alcohol use and risky sexual encounters among young women
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
In-depth interviews conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine of 20 young women attending an urban sexually transmitted disease clinic have documented a variety of unexpected, unintended sexual encounters linked to... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Johns Hopkins study advances scientific understanding of how DNA segments move among bacteriaProtein’s novel shape makes DNA do a U-turn Scientists at Johns Hopkins report
Johns Hopkins study advances scientific understanding of how DNA segments move among bacteria
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
Protein’s novel shape makes DNA do a U-turn Scientists at Johns Hopkins report they have deciphered the structure and unusual shape of a bacterial protein that prepares segments of DNA for the insertion of so-called jumping genes. The clamshell... Read more
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The Daily Record
Hopkins docs say Ice Bucket Challenge helped researchA research team from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has found
Hopkins docs say Ice Bucket Challenge helped research
The Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
A research team from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has found an explanation for the formation of protein clumps in the brains of some patients with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease. But they're sharing credit for their success with a... Read more
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New Kerala
Zebrafish embryos used to identify potential new diabetes drugs In a break through discovery, scientists have found that zebra fish embryos m
Zebrafish embryos used to identify potential new diabetes drugs
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
In a break through discovery, scientists have found that zebra fish embryos might prove suitable for testing new diabetes medicines. Researchers said that the novel fish embryo... Read more
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PhysOrg
Clamshell-shaped protein puts the 'jump' in 'jumping genes'Five of IstB's 10 subunits are in the foreground with arrows pointing to the en
Clamshell-shaped protein puts the 'jump' in 'jumping genes'
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
Five of IstB's 10 subunits are in the foreground with arrows pointing to the ends of a segment of DNA, bent 180 degrees by the clamshell-shaped protein. Credit: Cell Press Scientists at Johns Hopkins report they have deciphered the structure and... Read more
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FOX News
Researchers identify brain region that deciphers between new and old memoriesHave you ever walked down the street and seen someone you weren’t sure if you k
Researchers identify brain region that deciphers between new and old memories
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
Have you ever walked down the street and seen someone you weren’t sure if you knew or if they just looked familiar? Whether that man was a high school classmate or just someone that looked like him is all up to a specific part of the brain that... Read more
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Newswise
Don’t I Know That Guy? Neuroscientists pinpoint part of the brain that deciphers memory from new expe
Don’t I Know That Guy?
Newswise / Posted 15 days ago
Neuroscientists pinpoint part of the brain that deciphers memory from new experience Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsNS039456; MH094146; Neuron, Aug-2015 Newswise — You see a man at the grocery store. Is that... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
LINE-1 jumping gene unusually active in gastrointestinal cancerResults of a trio of studies done on human cancer tissue biopsies have added to
LINE-1 jumping gene unusually active in gastrointestinal cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
Results of a trio of studies done on human cancer tissue biopsies have added to growing evidence that a so-called jumping gene called LINE-1 is active during the development of many gastrointestinal cancers. The Johns Hopkins scientists who... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Johns Hopkins scientists develop novel fish embryo technique to identify potential new treatments for diabetesIn experiments with 500,000 genetically engineered zebrafish embryos, Johns Hop
Johns Hopkins scientists develop novel fish embryo technique to identify potential new treatments for diabetes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
In experiments with 500,000 genetically engineered zebrafish embryos, Johns Hopkins scientists report they have developed a potentially better and more accurate way to screen for useful drugs, and they have used it to identify 24 drug candidates that... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Montgomery Chorale welcomes new artistic directorMONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – The Montgomery Chorale marked a new chapter in its near
Montgomery Chorale welcomes new artistic director
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 16 days ago
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – The Montgomery Chorale marked a new chapter in its nearly 50-year history Tuesday by welcoming its first new artistic director in more than a decade. The ensemble rehearsed for the first time under the baton of Dr. James... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Johns Hopkins experts say hospital consolidation may reduce patient choice, increase medical expensesIn a commentary published in the Aug. 13 issue of JAMA, Johns Hopkins experts s
Johns Hopkins experts say hospital consolidation may reduce patient choice, increase medical expenses
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
In a commentary published in the Aug. 13 issue of JAMA, Johns Hopkins experts say consolidation of hospitals into massive chains threatens healthy competition, reduces patient choice and could drive up medical expenses. The authors call on the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. Keiffer Mitchell Sr. dies at 73Dr. Keiffer Mitchell Sr., a prominent Baltimore physician and a member of a nat
Dr. Keiffer Mitchell Sr. dies at 73
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
Dr. Keiffer Mitchell Sr., a prominent Baltimore physician and a member of a nationally recognized family of civil rights activists, died Tuesday after a brief illness, his family said. He was 73. Dr. Mitchell, the son of pioneering NAACP leader... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Johns Hopkins Scientists engineer long-lasting joint lubricationThe medical industry’s long battle with joint pain could soon see the making of
Johns Hopkins Scientists engineer long-lasting joint lubrication
Bel Marra Health / Posted 16 days ago
The medical industry’s long battle with joint pain could soon see the making of a truce. Researchers at Johns Hopkins have engineered a kind of synthetic that has the potential to bring about durable lubrication in many areas of the body. They have... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Obstructive hydrocephalus produces significant decrease in brain neurogenesisIn a group of mice, has been identified that their brain presents degenerative
Obstructive hydrocephalus produces significant decrease in brain neurogenesis
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
In a group of mice, has been identified that their brain presents degenerative changes similar to aging after two months that their cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) stopped circulating normally within the body and starts to accumulate, as reported by a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Studies show jumping genes more active during development of gastrointestinal cancersResults of a trio of studies done on human cancer tissue biopsies have added to
Studies show jumping genes more active during development of gastrointestinal cancers
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
Results of a trio of studies done on human cancer tissue biopsies have added to growing evidence that a so-called jumping gene called LINE-1 is active during the development of many gastrointestinal cancers. The Johns Hopkins scientists who conducted... Read more
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The Space Review
The unnatural selection of planetary missionsEyes narrowing, her pulse quickens—she senses a weakness in her prey—the chase
The unnatural selection of planetary missions
The Space Review / Posted 17 days ago
Eyes narrowing, her pulse quickens—she senses a weakness in her prey—the chase is on! With instincts evolution-honed by generations of collaborative hunting, she closes in, flicking pages back and forth. There it is—an inconsistent mass... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Kerri McTiernan to climb Machu Picchu for Smile NetworkKerri McTiernan has never stopped looking for mountains to climb and/or new cou
Kerri McTiernan to climb Machu Picchu for Smile Network
Staten Island Advance / Posted 18 days ago
Kerri McTiernan has never stopped looking for mountains to climb and/or new countries to travel to. She has done it athletically -- she was an Advance All Star in both basketball (she scored 1,439 career points) and softball. She has done it... Read more
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New Kerala
Now, a paint that can keep your rooftops cool in summers In a breakthrough discovery, researchers have developed a glass paint that co
Now, a paint that can keep your rooftops cool in summers
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
In a breakthrough discovery, researchers have developed a glass paint that could keep metal roofs and other structures cool even in sunlight. The environmentally-friendly paint bounces... Read more
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PhysOrg
Glass paint could keep metal roofs and other structures cool even on sunny daysSunlight can be brutal. It wears down even the strongest structures, including
Glass paint could keep metal roofs and other structures cool even on sunny days
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
Sunlight can be brutal. It wears down even the strongest structures, including rooftops and naval ships, and it heats up metal slides and bleachers until they're too hot to use. To fend off damage and heat from the sun's harsh rays, scientists have... Read more
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Reuters
Hidden damage revealed in veterans' brains from IED blastsA research team at Johns Hopkins University says they have found a unique honey
Hidden damage revealed in veterans' brains from IED blasts
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
A research team at Johns Hopkins University says they have found a unique honeycomb pattern of broken and swollen nerve fibers in brains of Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans who survived improvised explosive device (IED) blasts, but later died of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dr. Richard Ross, former Hopkins medical school dean and cardiologist, diesDr. Richard S. Ross, an internationally known cardiologist who was dean of the
Dr. Richard Ross, former Hopkins medical school dean and cardiologist, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Dr. Richard S. Ross, an internationally known cardiologist who was dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and vice president for medicine at the Johns Hopkins University, died Tuesday of complications of Parkinson's disease at his... Read more
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FOX News
Hidden damage revealed in veterans' brains from IED blastsA research team at Johns Hopkins University says they have found a unique honey
Hidden damage revealed in veterans' brains from IED blasts
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
A research team at Johns Hopkins University says they have found a unique honeycomb pattern of broken and swollen nerve fibers in brains of Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans who survived improvised explosive device (IED) blasts, but later died of... Read more
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Business Wire
CORRECTING and REPLACING Beyond Meat Names Scientific Advisory Board to Engineer Meat from PlantsLOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the release with the following cor
CORRECTING and REPLACING Beyond Meat Names Scientific Advisory Board to Engineer Meat from Plants
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: BEYOND MEAT NAMES SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD TO ENGINEER MEAT FROM PLANTS Beyond Meat, the pioneer... Read more
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Washington Post
Richard S. Ross, a leader of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, dies at 91Richard S. Ross, shown in about 1990, was a prominent cardiologist, and he serv
Richard S. Ross, a leader of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, dies at 91
Washington Post / Posted 21 days ago
Richard S. Ross, shown in about 1990, was a prominent cardiologist, and he served as dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 1975 to 1990. (Courtesy of Johns Hopkins Medicine) Richard S. Ross, a prominent cardiologist who served... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Former dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine diesThe former dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has died. T
Former dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
The former dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has died. The school announced that Richard S. Ross, a cardiologist who also served as president of the American Heart Association in the early 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 91 and had... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Former dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine diesCreated: 08/13/2015 11:52 AM BALTIMORE (AP) — A cardiologist who served as dea
Former dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine dies
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 21 days ago
Created: 08/13/2015 11:52 AM BALTIMORE (AP) — A cardiologist who served as dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has died. The school announced that Richard S. Ross, a cardiologist who also served as president of the American... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Former dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine diesBALTIMORE (AP) � A cardiologist who served as dean of the Johns Hopkins Univers
Former dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine dies
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 21 days ago
BALTIMORE (AP) � A cardiologist who served as dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has died. The school announced that Richard S. Ross, a cardiologist who also served as president of the American Heart Association in the early... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Former dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine diesBALTIMORE (AP) — A cardiologist who served as dean of the Johns Hopkins Univers
Former dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine dies
Bennington Banner / Posted 21 days ago
BALTIMORE (AP) — A cardiologist who served as dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has died. The school announced that Richard S. Ross, a cardiologist who also served as president of the American Heart Association in the early... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Former dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine dies AP News | 08/13/15 10:29 am BALTIMORE (AP) -- A cardiologist who served as d
Former dean of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine dies
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 21 days ago
AP News | 08/13/15 10:29 am BALTIMORE (AP) -- A cardiologist who served as dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has died. The school announced that Richard S. Ross, a... Read more
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