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The Medical Minute: The causes and complications of snoring

Nearly half of adults habitually snore when they sleep. For some, it’s not a problem. For others, it may affect the quality of their bed partner’s rest. It can also be associated with sleep apnea.
16-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Suicide Risk More Than Quadruples for People with Cancer

People with cancer are more than four times more likely to commit suicide than people without cancer, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
11-Jan-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


The Medical Minute: Screenings, Vaccine Prevent Cervical Cancer

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the National Cervical Cancer Coalition is urging women to make a New Year’s resolution to talk with their health care providers.
9-Jan-2019 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Medical Minute: Easy treatments can help lift winter blues

For many people, the winter months bring a form of depression called seasonal affective disorder, which is characterized by symptoms such as daily feelings of sadness or depression, lack of energy, problems with sleeping, moodiness, changes in...
2-Jan-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


New Penn State Health facility expands access to primary and specialty care in Lancaster County

A new Penn State Health facility gives Lancaster County residents more convenient access to primary and specialty care close to home. Penn State Health Medical Group – Lime Spring Outpatient Center, the health system’s newest, most comprehensive...
1-Jan-2019 10:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


The Medical Minute: Screening for Hepatitis C can reduce chance of liver disease

Hepatitis C is a good news, bad news kind of disease. The bad news is that many with the liver-attacking virus may not even know it. The good news is that once discovered, doctors can effectively treat and even remove it.
19-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


The Medical Minute: Practicing mindfulness can help with everyday stress

To practice mindfulness, you must pay attention. It might sound simple, but in our fast-paced society, being engaged in the present moment, on purpose and non-judgmentally, can be a challenge.
12-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


The Medical Minute: When to give a health-related gift

The gift of promoting a healthy lifestyle is probably the most valuable thing you could give to someone you care about this holiday season, yet it can also turn into a potential landmine of gift-giving disasters.
5-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Founded in 1963 through a gift from The Milton S. Hershey Foundation, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a leading university health center located in Hershey, Pa. The 548-bed Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a provider of high-level, patient-focused medical care. Annually the Medical Center admits 29,000 patients, accepts 1 million outpatient visits, receives 72,000 emergency room patients and performs 30,000 surgical procedures. As a Magnet designated hospital since 2007, Hershey Medical Center employs caregivers who are dedicated to excellence and achieving superior patient and community outcomes. The Hershey Medical Center campus includes Penn State College of Medicine (Penn State’s medical school), Penn State Cancer Institute and Penn State Children’s Hospital—the region’s only children’s hospital.


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