We live in an era of self-empowerment. But when it comes to quitting smoking, going it alone isn’t the best approach. Read on for effective strategies from Penn State Health experts.
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Patient enrollment in clinical trials as the first course of treatment after cancer diagnosis is low, despite the fact that enrollment may increase life expectancy, according to researchers at Penn State.
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The winter cold and flu season may try to knock out your new year’s plans to get or stay healthy, but the good news is you can fight back.
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Between bountiful buffets and “food-pushing relatives,” the winter holidays hold landmines for those trying to eat healthy. Check out these tips for navigating the holiday eating scene.
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The holidays bring plenty of stressors for adults and children. Here are some tips on how you can get enough sleep with sleigh bells jingling and sugar plums dancing.
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Two researchers from Penn State College of Medicine have received nearly $5 million from the National Institutes of Health to study whether an already-approved drug can be used to reduce cravings and prevent relapse in those struggling with opioid...
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Researchers are still trying to find ways of catching pancreatic cancer early – or better yet, preventing it altogether. Meantime, here’s what patients need to know.
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People living with or beyond cancer are more likely to die from stroke than the general public, according to new Penn State research, and certain types of cancer may boost the risk even more.
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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.
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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.
6-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
A tragic trio of inexperience, strong emotions and distractions combines to make vehicle crashes the leading cause of death and disability among American teenagers.
23-May-2019 10:40 AM EDT
“The only way to prevent measles reliably is to get vaccinated,” said Dr. Catharine Paules, an infectious diseases physician at Penn State Health.
16-May-2019 10:25 AM EDT
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