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Join physicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine for its women’s health podcast series, A Woman’s Journey: Healthy Insights That Matter, on the first of each month. Host Lillie Shockney, acclaimed humorist cancer survivor discusses the latest in women's health with Johns Hopkins experts.
Learn about medical advances and stay informed.

For access to more women’s health information or to learn more about A Woman’s Journey, please visit: hopkinsmedicine.org/awomansjourney or call 410-955-8660

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Join physicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine for its women’s health podcast series, A Woman’s Journey: Healthy Insights That Matter, on the first of each month. Host Lillie Shockney, acclaimed humorist cancer survivor discusses the latest in women's health with Johns Hopkins experts.
Learn about medical advances and stay informed.

For access to more women’s health information or to learn more about A Woman’s Journey, please visit: hopkinsmedicine.org/awomansjourney or call 410-955-8660

    A Woman's Journey: Preventing Stroke

    A Woman's Journey: Preventing Stroke

    According to the CDC: Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke. About 77 % of which are first-time or new strokes. Every 3 minutes and 14 seconds, someone dies of stroke.
    In this month’s podcast, moderator Dr. Lillie Shockney is joined by neurologist, Dr.  Argye Hillis, who is the Sheikh Khalifa Stroke Institute Professor of Acute Stroke Diagnoses and Management and also serves as the director of the Center of Excellence in Stroke Detection and Diagnosis, Sheikh Khalifa Stroke Institute.

    • 35 min
    A Journey for Women of Color: Menopause

    A Journey for Women of Color: Menopause

    Every woman will eventually go through menopause and while each woman's experience is unique, there is some unique experiences that unite women of color during perimenopause through post-menopause. 
    Special guest moderator for this podcast is psychiatrist Erica Richards, who serves as Chair and Medical Director in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Sibley Memorial Hospital.  Dr. Richards sits down to discuss what women of color need to know about menopause with associate professor of gynecology and obstetrics, Dr. Wen Shen, who serves as director of the Women's Wellness & Healthy Aging Program at Johns Hopkins.

    • 14 min
    A Woman's Journey: Dry Eye

    A Woman's Journey: Dry Eye

    Approximately 20 million people in the United States (344 million worldwide) have #dryeye disease. Dry eye is most common in people over age 50.
    In this month’s podcast, moderator Dr. Lillie Shockney is joined by Dr. Lauren Gormley, an optometrist at the Wilmer Eye Institute.

    • 24 min
    A Journey for Women of Color: Multiple Myeloma

    A Journey for Women of Color: Multiple Myeloma

    In the 2nd of 3 A Journey for Women of Color, reporter Ava-joye Burnett sits down to discuss what women of color need to know about multiple myeloma.  Her guest is Johns Hopkins Medicine associate professor of oncology, Dr. Carol Ann Huff, whose major research interests focus on the development of novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment of multiple myeloma and other plasma cell dyscrasias.

    • 30 min
    A Journey for Women of Color: Ethnic Skin and Cosmetic Surgery

    A Journey for Women of Color: Ethnic Skin and Cosmetic Surgery

    Did you know that there is there a difference in aging concerns between Caucasian women and non-Caucasian women? In the 1st of three A Journey for Women of Color podcasts, reporter Ava-joye Burnett sits down with professor of otolaryngology Dr. Kofi Boahene, who serves as a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

    • 38 min
    A Wake-Up Call: The Impact of Sleep on Our Health

    A Wake-Up Call: The Impact of Sleep on Our Health

    Sleep disturbances affect a significant portion of the population. 50 to 70 million Americans have some type of sleep disorder. In this month’s podcast, moderator Lillie Shockney is joined by psychiatrist Andrew Huhn, M.D. to discuss the impact of sleep on our overall health.

    • 28 min

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