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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Hand Sanitizers Effective, but Handwashing Is Better

The Medical Minute: Hand Sanitizers Effective, but Handwashing Is Better

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Hand sanitizers are convenient alternatives to handwashing, and they do work. But when it comes to keeping germs away as we enter the cold and flu season, nothing beats a good scrubbing with soap and water.

Channels: Healthcare, Infectious Diseases, Public Health,

Released:
9-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Newswise: The Medical Minute: Healthy babies start with healthy moms

The Medical Minute: Healthy babies start with healthy moms

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Athletes invest hours practicing before a big game. Runners train for months leading up to a marathon. A mother-to-be should likewise prepare herself for the mental and physical rigor of pregnancy, labor and caring for a newborn.

Channels: Exercise and Fitness, OBGYN, Women's Health, Health Food, Nutrition,

Released:
6-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Keeping Your Teen Safe Behind the Wheel

The Medical Minute: Keeping Your Teen Safe Behind the Wheel

Penn State Health

A tragic trio of inexperience, strong emotions and distractions combines to make vehicle crashes the leading cause of death and disability among American teenagers.

Channels: Automotive, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Travel and Transportation,

Released:
23-May-2019 10:40 AM EDT
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The Medical Minute: Protecting Against Measles

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“The only way to prevent measles reliably is to get vaccinated,” said Dr. Catharine Paules, an infectious diseases physician at Penn State Health.

Channels: Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Vaccines,

Released:
16-May-2019 10:25 AM EDT
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