Some women who have gotten vaccinated for COVID-19 have noticed a startling development ― lumps that in the past might have meant cancer. But Penn State Health experts say that temporary swelling of the lymph nodes is normal and expected.
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Parents shouldn’t ignore sometimes subtle warning signs of a structural heart defect or heart condition. Dr. Stephen Cyran, pediatric cardiologist with Penn State Health Children’s Heart Group, explains in this Medical Minute.
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Individuals with metastatic breast cancer could soon have access to personalized, supplemental supportive care through their smart speaker, thanks to new research at Penn State.
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Urgent care or emergency room? A certified nurse practitioner discusses how to choose what’s right for your crisis in this week’s Medical Minute.
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Higher mushroom consumption is associated with a lower risk of cancer, according to a new Penn State study.
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Most people know a good night’s sleep helps them feel refreshed and invigorated. But fewer realize how vital sleep is to their overall health and well-being.
15-Apr-2021 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites
E-cigarettes that deliver a cigarette-like amount of nicotine are associated with reduced smoking and reduced exposure to a major cancer-causing chemical, or carcinogen, in tobacco even with concurrent smoking, according to a new study led by...
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For a small group of COVID-19 survivors, often referred to as “long haulers,” fatigue, shortness of breath, dizziness, gastrointestinal symptoms, anxiety and depression can persist for months and can range from mild to incapacitating.
7-Apr-2021 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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“The only way to prevent measles reliably is to get vaccinated,” said Dr. Catharine Paules, an infectious diseases physician at Penn State Health.
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