Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

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Hospital Gunman Kills Self, Mom

Doctor he shot earlier will survive

(Newser) - The gunman who stormed a Johns Hopkins Hospital building today, critically wounding a doctor, has killed himself and his mother, sources tell the Baltimore Sun. The man had barricaded himself in a room on the eighth floor as Baltimore police swarmed and began locking down the area. "I started... More »

DNA Test to Predict Cancer Risk

$300 test: a blessing or a curse?

(Newser) - A DNA test that can help predict a man's risk of developing prostate cancer is expected to be available later this year for as little as $300. It's the first glimpse of what's likely to be a revolution in medical testing to provide patients a window into their possible future.... More »

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