Sep 25, 2013
It used to take a moment of serious danger – the threat of attack by wild animal, say – to make your body produce stress chemicals.
Sep 18, 2013
There was a time when there were two choices when it came to flu shots: get vaccinated or not.
Sep 11, 2013
Women everywhere can rejoice about guidelines that came out last year recommending Pap smears be done only every three or five years instead of annually for those with normal screening […]
Sep 5, 2013
The Human Papilloma Virus, or HPV, is the most common sexually transmitted disease today. HPV is the primary cause of cervical cancer, but can also cause other types of cancer […]
Aug 29, 2013
Some Pennsylvanians may be holding their breath wondering what the state's three recently reported cases of West Nile virus (WNV) mean for enjoying the last few weeks of summer.
Aug 21, 2013
It's that time of year again – time for kids to head back to school. Children are filled with a mix of emotion, from dread to eagerness, acceptance to excitement.
Aug 15, 2013
With nearly one-third of American children now classified as either overweight or obese, it's more important than ever to leave the Lunchables on the supermarket shelf and pay attention to […]
Aug 8, 2013
Simply walking down the aisle of the grocery store, “gluten-free” labels jump out from food items everywhere. What is the big deal about gluten? Do we need it? Why do […]
Aug 1, 2013
Eighteen people die each day because of a lack of healthy organs available for donation.
Jul 25, 2013
With temperatures sizzling, we have long since shed our heavy clothing and boots, replacing them with as little clothing as possible.