Away from home? Don’t have time to visit the doctor’s office? Virtual health might be right for you.
21-Sep-2022 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
It isn’t a result of smoking, obesity or heredity. This vascular illness affects even young athletes, and it’s often misdiagnosed. Two Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute surgeons discuss thoracic outlet syndrome.
14-Sep-2022 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Obesity affects one in five children in the U.S., and it can take serious tolls on physical and mental health. A Penn State Health expert talks about how to help your child without feeding negative perceptions.
7-Sep-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Can one apple every 24 hours really put medical experts out of business? To lose weight, do you have to hurt? Are the giggles really a cure-all? Find out in the Medical Minute back-to-school quiz.
1-Sep-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Penn State College of Medicine received a $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will support research into whether COVID-19 contributes to the development of cognitive decline.
25-Aug-2022 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites
When is the best time to take your child to see the eye doctor? How can you protect their vision during their formative years? A Penn State Health ophthalmologist dots the Is for you.
24-Aug-2022 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Call them “little pinches” or “the thing that gets you a cool Bugs Bunny Band-Aid,” childhood vaccines offer big rewards. A Penn State Health pediatrician offers advice for new parents.
18-Aug-2022 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A Penn State College of Medicine study suggests that electronic cigarettes may help people decrease their dependence on combustible cigarettes without increasing their overall nicotine dependence.
15-Aug-2022 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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Do leaves of three make you itchy? A Penn State Health dermatologist talks about poison ivy – how to avoid it and how to treat the rash.
10-Aug-2022 12:25 PM EDT
The dominant COVID-19 viral variant in the U.S. seems to hold the key to get through former immunities. A Penn State Health infectious disease physician discusses BA.5 and how you can protect yourself.
27-Jul-2022 2:30 PM EDT
Like the coronavirus pandemic, misinformation about monkeypox is mounting along with the number of cases. A Penn State Health infectious disease doctor cuts through the white noise in this week’s Medical Minute.
14-Jul-2022 7:05 AM EDT
What’s the right amount of sunscreen to use? What’s the right SPF? Should everybody use it? A Penn State Health dermatologist helps you beat the burn in this week’s Medical Minute.
29-Jun-2022 9:05 PM EDT
For the last – and littlest – segment of the population yet to receive it, the COVID-19 vaccine is federally approved and available for all people 6 months of age and older. A Penn State Health pediatric infectious disease physician explains why...
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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, alcohol use has been on the rise ― and so is alcohol-associated liver disease. Two Penn State Health doctors discuss what alcohol does to the liver and when it’s time for a transplant in this week’s...
6-Apr-2022 8:05 PM EDT
A rapid heartbeat. A fluttering feeling in your chest. A heightened awareness of your own heartbeat. They can all be signs of a heart rhythm disorder called AFib. Cardiac electrophysiologist Dr. Christopher Rogers explains why it’s important to...
16-Feb-2022 10:40 AM EST