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(Medical Xpress) -- New mothers who read and write blogs may feel less alone than mothers who do not participate in a blogging community, according to family studies researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Television journalist and host of "Good Morning America" Robin Roberts announced this week that she has myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, an uncommon blood and bone marrow disorder.
Cancer Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Each of five major child injury hazards -- motor vehicles, drowning, burns, falls and poison -- can be found in the back yard or around your home during the summer. Riding mowers, inflatable pools, home playground equipment ...
Health Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Infant death rates in Appalachia remain significantly higher than much of the rest of the country, and are especially high in the central Appalachian region, according to Penn State health policy researchers.
Health Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Can an adult be held responsible for a parents medical bills? In Pennsylvania, the answer is yes, according to a dramatic new ruling by the Pennsylvania Superior Court explained by elder law expert Katherine Pearson ...
Health May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
In the United States, one person dies of melanoma every hour. More than 60,000 new cases of this potentially fatal form of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year, and this number is growing at an alarming rate.
Cancer May 28, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
This time of year marks the migration of dining to the great outdoors -- truly summer grilling and picnicking remain a great American passion. But do it wisely, urges a food-safety expert in Penn State's ...
Health May 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in North America -- down from third. Despite this "improvement," stroke remains the leading cause of adult disability. Ischemic strokes, caused by blood vessel blockages, are by ...
Cardiology May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ancient wisdom tells us to "stop and smell the roses" and to "live for the moment." Given our busy lives, it's no surprise that this advice is often easier said than done. Many of us multitask not only our ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Reducing the non-FDA-approved use of antipsychotic drugs may be a way to save money while having little effect on patient care, according to a Penn State College of Medicine study.
Medications May 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Injuries are both predictable and preventable and the leading cause of death and disability for all children 1 to 14 years of age. All children and their families need information on keeping their children safe as they grow ...
Health May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Milk and cookies. Comfort food, or food to fear?
Immunology May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Americans spend, on average, only about two hours each week participating in sports and fitness activities, according to researchers at Penn State and the University of Maryland who examined U.S. government data from the ...
Health May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new systematic assessment of malnutrition, created by researchers at Penn State, will aid dietitians and other health care providers in diagnosis and treatment.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sleep-deprived surgeons can perform a previously learned task or learn a new task as well as surgeons who are rested, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. However, in sleep-deprived surgeons, the brain ...
Surgery May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |