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The Medical Minute: Early Vaccination Key to Preventing HPV

Nearly half of adolescents aren’t receiving a pair of vaccines to prevent a virus many of them will get.
15-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Women Choose More Effective Contraception When Cost Not an Issue

When cost isn’t an issue, women will choose more effective, long-term methods of contraception, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
14-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


The Medical Minute: Small Changes Make Big Differences in Digestion

The bacteria in your gut do more than simply help digest your food. The microorganisms living in your digestive tract can also influence your overall health.
7-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


The Medical Minute: Are You at Increased Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

Most people know doctors recommend a colonoscopy at age 50 to screen for colorectal cancers. What they might not realize is that earlier screening may be necessary if they have a family history of colorectal cancer or other diseases.
1-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Most PA Students Tobacco-Free, but Vaping and Cigarette Use Still a Concern

Most of Pennsylvania’s high school and middle school students are tobacco-free, but the use of cigarettes and their digital counterpart, e-cigarettes, is still a cause for concern, according to Penn State researchers.
26-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


The Medical Minute: Detecting the Subtle Signs of Heart Disease in Women

Many women may write off fatigue, body aches and even nausea as the result of stress, or as an indication that they need to slow down and rest. What they might not realize is that those subtle symptoms could indicate something much more distressing:...
21-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


The Medical Minute: Proper Training Could Prevent Common Winter Sports Injuries

When you strap on skis or lace up skates, it’s important to remember that you have not trained like an Olympian, and that an ounce of prevention can help avoid the pain of injuries later.
14-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


The Medical Minute: Helping Children Thrive After Cancer

Childhood cancer survivors are at a higher risk of developing physical and emotional difficulties once their treatment is complete. That's why it’s important to connect them with follow-up care and resources.
8-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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