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The Medical Minute: Lessen the Risk of ACL Injury for High School Athletes

An athlete is sailing through the air or making a quick turn when all of a sudden he or she hears a “pop” in the knee. An athlete who experiences this followed by sudden pain and swelling often receives the much-feared diagnosis of an anterior...
15-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Responsive parenting intervention results in lower BMIs through age three

An intervention designed to promote healthy growth that taught first-time moms how to respond with age-appropriate responses to their babies’ needs resulted in children having lower body mass indexes (BMIs) when they were three years old.
6-Aug-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Medical Minute: Kidney stone prevention is worth the time

Anyone who has developed a kidney stone will tell you that the pain of passing one is worth an ounce of prevention.
1-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Medical Minute: Small Changes Can Make Big Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity

In the United States, the percentage of children and adolescents with obesity has more than tripled since 1970. Today, approximately one in five school-aged children (ages 6 to 19) is obese.
25-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Artwork May Help Improve Patients’ Perceptions of Their Hospital Experience

Patients’ perceptions of the hospital they’re being treated in may be improved by the type of artwork hanging in hospital rooms, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
25-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Antipsychotics Prove Effective in Killing Drug-Resistant Cancer Cells

Two current drugs used to treat psychosis and depression showed anti-cancer activity in mice by blocking the movement of cholesterol within drug-resistant cancer cells, according to Penn State Cancer Institute researchers.
23-Jul-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Medical Minute: Staying Safe While Camping and Hiking

A little preparation and an understanding of safety can go a long way to avoid potential pitfalls that come with enjoying hiking and camping.
18-Jul-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Medical Minute: Kombucha Offers a Natural Way to Restore Body’s Microbiome

Kombucha (pronounced kom-BOO-cha) can help restore the body’s natural microbiome and improve overall health, but it’s important to make informed choices about kombucha sources and consumption.
11-Jul-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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