Mar 31, 2021
More and more Americans are becoming vaccinated against COVID-19, but headlines warn that the number of cases is rising. What’s up with that?
Mar 24, 2021
While there’s no known cure for endometriosis, women battling the often painful inflammatory condition have more choices than ever before. Learn more from Dr. Kristin Riley in this Medical Minute.
Mar 18, 2021
National Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 14-20, but in reality, it’s a year-round focus for hospital staff – and one that started long before COVID-19 made you think twice about it.
Mar 3, 2021
Evolving evidence shows screening tests should actually start at age 45 for people at average risk for colorectal cancer. Two Penn State Health doctors discuss new guidelines.
Feb 24, 2021
Whether the blanket of snow outside beckons you to a winter play land of skiing and sledding or to the mundane tasks of shoveling or snow blowing, consider your health and safety before you venture out.
Feb 17, 2021
For some people, anxiety over what may happen after they get the COVID-19 vaccine seems to almost outweigh the relief of getting protected. Here are some common questions and answers that should ease concerns.
Feb 10, 2021
Panic attacks aren’t deadly, but heart attacks kill. That’s why knowing the difference could save a life.
Feb 3, 2021
Doctors are seeing a surge in childhood suicides brought on by isolating conditions created by COVID-19. Parents can help by looking for red flags.
Jan 28, 2021
Flu cases are down this year, mostly because all the COVID-19 precautions like hand-washing and social distancing. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t stay vigilant. In fact, it might be more important now than ever.
Jan 20, 2021
Clinical depression that sets in at a season’s start and goes into remission at the end is called seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. With a proper diagnosis, effective treatment is available.