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The Medical Minute: Safety Tips for Hunters of All Ages

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With rifle deer season around the corner in Pennsylvania, thousands of hunters – of all ages – are preparing to head into the woods. Falls from tree stands continue to be a common hunting accident, yet can sometimes be overlooked – for...
17-Nov-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Medical Minute: Safe Cooking Over the Holidays

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Holding the title of household chef or Thanksgiving host doesn’t bring automatic food safety knowledge – especially when transforming a several-pound piece of poultry into the centerpiece of mouthwatering meal.
8-Nov-2017 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Medical Minute: Helping Hunters Stay Heart Healthy

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Hunters with risk factors for heart disease might worry more about having a heart attack while enjoying their sport than being hit by a stray bullet.
1-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Medical Minute: Obesity Numbers Headed in Wrong Direction

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New numbers from the National Center for Health Statistics show that rates of obesity have increased by at least 30 percent in both adults and children the past 15 years. Some doctors aren't surprised.
25-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Medical Minute: Blood Pressure Screening in Children

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High blood pressure is often thought of as a grown-up problem, but nearly 1 in 30 children suffer from the condition. Unfortunately, many of those pediatric cases go undetected.
19-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rare Cancer Linked with Textured Breast Implants May Be Underreported, Misunderstood

A rare cancer in patients with breast implants may be on the rise, but not all patients and physicians may be aware of the risks associated with the procedure, according to a group of Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
18-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Medical Minute: Arthritis Can Affect Children, Too

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When most people think of arthritis, they picture the knobby knuckles, inflamed joints or aching back of an older person. But more than 300,000 children suffer from chronic juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
11-Oct-2017 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First Whole-Brain Map of Inhibitory Neurons Reveals Surprises

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Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have reported the first-ever quantitative whole-brain map of inhibitory neurons in the mouse brain.
5-Oct-2017 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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