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A Woman’s Journey to Health

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Next month, Johns Hopkins physicians will present research on a range of topics about women’s health.Two doctors join us for a preview.

Deidra Crews describes the disproportionate impact of kidney disease on women of color, the challenge of detecting an illness that often presents no symptoms in early stages, and her research on how diet helps.

Then, the number of people living with Alzheimer’s is forecast to double every twenty years. Constantine Lyketsos, who heads Hopkins’ ‘Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center,’ shares strategies to preserve brain health.

Johns Hopkins' "A Woman's Journey" is November 10th at the Hilton Baltimore. Registration information available here.

Another local event on health: Next weekend, McDaniel College will host its 5th Annual Alzheimer's Symposium, hosted by its Center for the Study of Aging. Event information here.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is senior producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.