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Biomedical Odyssey

Life at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

mental health

A happy young adult woman enjoys time at her home, the house interior well designed and decorated with an assortment of interesting plants. She waters one of her plant arrangements with watering can.

A Plant in Every Lab

Feeling burned out? You are not alone. With so much time spent indoors, it is more important than ever to connect with nature. Research has shown that adding houseplants to your surroundings can improve your mood as well as your ability to learn, concentrate and be productive.

Howard walks alone on a path through a forest.

Walking Through This Pandemic

This pandemic has uprooted nearly every aspect of our lives, including our exercise routines and regimens. For one medical student, walking has become an enjoyable and important way to stay active during these challenging times.