Location: Penn State Children's Hospital
Youth winter sports are underway, and with a recent increase in national attention on the possible dangers of head trauma for athletes, it is important for coaches, parents and players to recognize symptoms of a concussion and also help lessen their likelihood of occurring.
A research team at Penn State College of Medicine will study universal school based screening of adolescents for major depressive disorder with the help of a three-year, $2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
As parents, we know it’s a lot easier to grab takeout that we know our kids like than to cook something new. But easiest is not always best – as poor dietary habits can lead to obesity and all the health problems that come with it. In this interview with Kara Bowers, a dietitian with Penn State PRO Wellness, you'll learn how to create a supportive nutrition environment in your home.
Four Diamonds Mini-THON and the Pennsylvania Association of Student Councils (PASC) today announced a strategic partnership to expand leadership opportunities and benefits for their students and schools by uniting in their shared goals of empowering students, developing leaders and inspiring acts of service.
Nipsey, Earl David Reed and Jen Shade of The People’s Morning Show on WQXA-FM 105.7 The X will host the 12th annual People’s Pay 4 Play, to benefit Children's Miracle Network at Penn State Children's Hospital.
It may be tempting for parents or coaches to urge young children to specialize in one sport early on to help maximize their chance at making it to the big leagues, but that might not be the best path to success.