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Hirsutism

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Genetics Home Reference: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

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Breast cancer types: What your type means

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FastStats: Drug Overdoses

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What’s in Your Wheat? Johns Hopkins Scientists Piece Together Genome of Most Common Bread Wheat

Johns Hopkins scientists report they have successfully used two separate gene technologies to assemble the most complete genome sequence to date of Triticum aestivum, the most common cultivated species of wheat used to make bread.
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FastStats: Sleep Health

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Blueprint to Reduce Wasteful Blood Transfusions

By analyzing data from randomized clinical trials comparing blood transfusion approaches, Johns Hopkins experts, along with colleagues at Cleveland Clinic and NYU Langone Medical Center, endorse recommendations for blood transfusions that reduce blood use to improve patient safety and outcomes. Publishing this week in JAMA Internal Medicine, the report also provides a how-to guide for launching a patient blood management program.
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QuickStats: Percentage of Residential Care Communities That Use Electronic Health Records, by Census Region — United States, 2016

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Fast food: Tips for choosing healthier options

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Combination Low-Salt and Heart-Healthy “Dash” Diet as Effective as Drugs for Some Adults With High Blood Pressure

A study of more than 400 adults with prehypertension, or stage 1 high blood pressure, found that combining a low-salt diet with the heart-healthy DASH diet substantially lowers systolic blood pressure — the top number in a blood pressure test — especially in people with higher baseline systolic readings.
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