A Penn State Cancer Institute expert says a new report on cancer disparities invites a deeper examination by local health care organizations about the work that needs to be done.
Click to view article: The Medical Minute: Report sparks discussion about reducing cancer mortality
Dr. Margaret Mikula has been appointed chief quality officer (CQO) for the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State Medical Group practices.
Click to view article: Medical Center appoints new chief quality officer
Physicians and staff from Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine donned red in recognition of National Wear Red Day.
Click to view article: Medical Center and College of Medicine go 'Red For Women'
Although blockages in the arteries of the heart, also known as coronary artery disease, are the best known, there are many other diseases that involve the actual structures inside the heart.
Click to view article: The Medical Minute: Minimally invasive treatments for structural heart disease
Penn State Children's Hospital has once again earned a three-star rating for congenital heart surgery – the highest available – from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Click to view article: Children's Hospital earns three-star rating for congenital heart surgery
It's not unusual for your body to make “popping” or “cracking” sounds as you lean over, twist or reach for something. Fortunately, it's also typically not a cause for worry.
Click to view article: The Medical Minute: Joint cracks and pops usually not cause for concern
Penn State Health partnered with the Department of Health to supply 2,500 doses of the flu shot for Farm Show week.
Click to view article: Nurses provide flu shots at the Farm Show
Even though the Zika virus hasn't been in the news as much lately, it remains a serious public health concern.
Click to view article: The Medical Minute: Despite low profile, Zika remains a high concern
New research suggests that women with stronger social connections while being treated for breast cancer may fare better than those who don't have that kind of support.
Click to view article: The Medical Minute: Social interaction can affect breast cancer outcomes
For the first time in two decades, the life expectancy of Americans declined slightly, and the overall death rate rose.
Click to view article: The Medical Minute: Lower life expectancy likely caused by lifestyle choices