Sep 18, 2019
Suicide can be difficult to talk about due to the cultural stigma surrounding it and the devastating and lasting impact it has on people, families and communities. But it’s important to do so.
Sep 11, 2019
Many people think about ways to stay physically fit as individuals. But what about creating a health and fitness plan for the entire family?
Sep 4, 2019
What makes pelvic pain abnormal? While the answer is different for every woman, having the strength to discuss it with a health care provider may help prevent years of suffering.
Aug 28, 2019
From medical decisions and surgical recovery to coping with stress and end-of-life issues, a patient’s faith — or lack thereof — affects nearly every part of a medical journey.
Aug 21, 2019
Regular vision screenings are part of all well-child checks at Penn State Health – but sometimes, caring for a child’s eyes requires additional steps.
Aug 14, 2019
For each stage of life, you should take different steps to protect your bones. A Penn State Sports Medicine doctor helps you bone up on bone health.
Aug 7, 2019
One of the most common problems cardiologists handle is atrial fibrillation, an abnormal or irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications.
Jul 31, 2019
Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common type of dementia. It slowly kills brain cells and is the fifth-leading cause of death for Americans age 65 and over. But contrary to popular belief, steps can be taken to slow it down.
Jul 24, 2019
Warm, sunny days inspire many people to throw on the nearest pair of sneakers and head outdoors for a run. But choose carefully. Running shoes should provide the proper foot support to prevent injury.
Jul 18, 2019
Blood tests can diagnose disease, determine organ function and help your doctor see how well treatments are working. Here’s why they sometimes require so many samples – and why you can’t eat ahead of time.