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Springtime can be unpredictable for allergy sufferers. The tree pollen season started early in 2017 due to unseasonably warm weather in February – only to be shut down by the March cold snap. As a result, experts say it could be an unusual allergy season.
Every minute counts in the care of acutely ill and injured patients. Life Lion saves not only precious time, but also delivers specialized care and treatment for all ages. Maybe you wondered how Life Lion uses GPS to find a location? Maybe you wondered how fast it could fly or how it monitors the weather?
With increasing number of states legalizing marijuana for recreational and medicinal use, the perceived dangers of the drug may be decreasing. Unfortunately, marijuana use still poses many threats to health especially for children and adolescents, whose brains are still developing.
Our theme for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is "It's Time to Talk About It." So, join us in talking about Eating Disorders. We'll talk about the signs and symptoms of eating disorders, how to start a conversation with someone you think might have an eating disorder and how to seek treatment.
THON represents the culmination of a year-long fundraising effort that engages 16,500 student volunteers. It is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world. Since 1977, THON has raised more than $147 million for Four Diamonds.
A new study shows cancer deaths are declining as a whole across the U.S. – but in some parts of the country, the opposite is true. We'll discuss how far we've come in the fight against cancer and look to the biggest challenges that lie ahead of us.
Nearly 78,000 new primary brain tumors are expected to be diagnosed this year. There are more than 100 distinct types of primary brain and central nervous system tumors. What treatment options are available?
Music is often heard in the hallways and patient rooms of Hershey Medical Center. Clinical, evidence-based use of music at the bedside can help with the healing process, while environmental music brings joy and creates community. We talk with Jan Stouffer, Music Therapist and Claire de Boer, director of the Medical Center's Center Stage Arts in Health.
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center cares for at least 200 children with traumatic injuries each year and has just been reaccredited as a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. What does this mean for you and your children? How are children cared for on the way to the hospital and in the trauma bay?
Many of us are guilty of neglecting our medicine cabinet – specifically our old prescriptions and needles. Holding on to them as a “just in case” or because they were expensive. So, how do we properly dispose of these potentially harmful items?