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Johns Hopkins doctors have received approval from the university’s institutional review board to begin doing face transplant surgeries, becoming the second hospital in Baltimore to offer the complex procedure. There have been only 22 such...
The No. 2 academic official at Johns Hopkins University is leaving to become dean of Stanford University's School of Medicine. Lloyd B. Minor, who has served as Hopkins provost for three years, will leave the university at the end of August. Minor said...
KTLA NewsDoctor's made a nightmarish discovery in the ear of a woman complaining of an itchy sensation. To the surprise, and no doubt, horror of all, doctor found that a spider had crawled inside the woman's ear canal and lived there for five days. The woman,...
KTLA NewsDoctors made a nightmarish discovery in the ear of a woman complaining of an itchy sensation. To the surprise, and no doubt, horror of all, doctor found that a spider had crawled inside the woman's ear canal and lived there for five days. The woman,...
Michael Jackson was on to something when he sang that "A-B-C" is "simple as "Do Re Mi." Music helps kids remember basic facts such as the order of letters in the alphabet, partly because songs tap into fundamental systems in our brains that are...
Adam D. Schaffner, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a New York City plastic surgeon who specializes in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face, breast and body. Dr. Schaffner is unique in that he is also board certified and fellowship-trained in facial plastic surgery...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesLike it or not, plastic surgery is here to stay. Sure, some people will tout the virtues of self-acceptance and aging gracefully and lament that the rise of cosmetic procedures (including fillers, Botox and the like) signifies the swift decline of...
Dr. Duane Anthony Sewell, a highly regarded head and neck surgeon and researcher who was also a member of the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Nov. 26 of gastric cancer at his Mount Washington home. Dr. Sewell was 44. "I...
The blaring noise from some children's toys may have worse side effects than driving parents crazy. Researchers from UC Irvine's otolaryngology department found that some trendy toys — like the Road Rippers Lightning Rods and the I Am T-Pain Mic...
No one likes looking older . . . which is why we spend billions of dollars every year on over-the-counter products, prescription creams and fillers, and, most drastically, cosmetic surgery. Do any of these actually work to reduce the signs of aging? In...
When Sandy Rosenblatt looked in the mirror, the striking brunette could see nothing but one big flaw — her eyes, which were sunken and seemed a little dark. So at 34 she had a plastic surgeon smooth them over. While she was there, she decided to...
Baltimore Sun reporterDr. Hiroshi Shimizu, an otolaryngologist and audiologist who had been director of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Hearing and Speech Center, died Sept. 15 of myeloproliferative disorder, a blood disorder, at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The longtime...
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