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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Should you exercise when you’re sick?

The Medical Minute: Should you exercise when you’re sick?

Penn State Health

The winter cold and flu season may try to knock out your new year’s plans to get or stay healthy, but the good news is you can fight back.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Exercise and Fitness, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders,

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8-Jan-2020 2:20 PM EST
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Healthy eating over the holidays

The Medical Minute: Healthy eating over the holidays

Penn State Health

Between bountiful buffets and “food-pushing relatives,” the winter holidays hold landmines for those trying to eat healthy. Check out these tips for navigating the holiday eating scene.

Channels: All Journal News, Health Food, Mindfulness, Nutrition,

Released:
18-Dec-2019 2:25 PM EST
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Seven ways to get enough sleep this holiday season

The Medical Minute: Seven ways to get enough sleep this holiday season

Penn State Health

The holidays bring plenty of stressors for adults and children. Here are some tips on how you can get enough sleep with sleigh bells jingling and sugar plums dancing.

Channels: Sleep, Winter Holidays,

Released:
11-Dec-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Researchers receive nearly $5 million to curb opioid cravings

Penn State College of Medicine

Two researchers from Penn State College of Medicine have received nearly $5 million from the National Institutes of Health to study whether an already-approved drug can be used to reduce cravings and prevent relapse in those struggling with opioid addiction.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Substance Abuse,

Released:
9-Dec-2019 2:35 PM EST
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Progress slow against pancreatic cancer

The Medical Minute: Progress slow against pancreatic cancer

Penn State Health

Researchers are still trying to find ways of catching pancreatic cancer early – or better yet, preventing it altogether. Meantime, here’s what patients need to know.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Cancer, Genetics, Obesity,

Released:
4-Dec-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Cancer linked with a more than doubled risk of dying from stroke

Cancer linked with a more than doubled risk of dying from stroke

Penn State College of Medicine

People living with or beyond cancer are more likely to die from stroke than the general public, according to new Penn State research, and certain types of cancer may boost the risk even more.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Neuro, Public Health, Nature (journal),

Released:
25-Nov-2019 3:15 PM EST
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Newswise: The Medical Minute: Cramps in the legs could indicate peripheral artery disease

The Medical Minute: Cramps in the legs could indicate peripheral artery disease

Penn State Health

If you develop severe leg cramps when you walk or exert yourself, the problem might be a serious condition called peripheral artery disease.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease,

Released:
21-Nov-2019 3:15 AM EST
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Newswise: Researchers identify new gene mutation in familial thyroid cancers

Researchers identify new gene mutation in familial thyroid cancers

Penn State College of Medicine

Researchers from Penn State College of Medicine identified a new gene mutation that may cause a type of familial thyroid cancer.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Genetics, Healthcare, Personalized Medicine,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Popular Electronic Cigarette May Deliver Nicotine More Effectively Than Others, Researchers Say
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    15-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST
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12-Nov-2019 2:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Medical Minute: How to discuss family health history with children

Medical Minute: How to discuss family health history with children

Penn State Health

Parents spend hours planning to talk with their children about the “birds and bees.” But moms and dads often ignore an equally important conversation—discussing their family’s overall health history.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Genetics, In the Home,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 3:35 PM EST
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