Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

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Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute is using new video applications to translate existing research into solutions that can transform lives. http://bit.ly/2Elb1J5
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Can a vasectomy increase the risk of prostate cancer? A 25-second answer from Dr. Matthew Kaag, urologist, Penn State Cancer Institute.
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Cancer pain is a stress multiplier that affects energy, sleep, appetite, mood and more. Limiting it is a key to effective treatment, and it starts with demanding more of your doctors. http://bit.ly/2Qi7P3F
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#ADHD in teens. Can it be caused by digital devices? Does all that screen time make it worse? A new study has surprising insights every parent should know. http://bit.ly/2MX4lpd
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Check out our new 76,000 square foot Lime Spring facility in Lancaster! Opening, January 2nd! http://bit.ly/2SVLyZS [Video] - abc27 News
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Pop quiz! Which has more sugar? Soda pop, lemonade, orange juice or sports drinks? Check your knowledge and your intake by watching this sweet little video. http://bit.ly/2NYzwwK [VIDEO]
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Alcohol abuse is more complicated than simply drinking too much. There may be five separate types of problem drinkers, according to Penn State researchers, and each one may be more common at different stages of life. http://bit.ly/2Q3aIZu
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Doctors at Penn State Hershey conducting a large study involving women across the commonwealth. The hope is to find better understand where polycystic ovary syndrome stems from which than may help better treat the syndrome and its long-term complications. http://bit.ly/2A1Vv0D

"It's really defined by having infrequent and sometimes absent menstrual periods" – Dr. Richard Legro, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Penn State Health.

If you’re interested in this research study, you can learn more about the eligibility requirements here: http://bit.ly/2QOAfW3
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Holiday fun and holiday foods are inseparable. With our simple tips you can be a little naughty at the holiday dining table without tipping the bathroom scale into the red. http://bit.ly/2RMxeTq #PROWellness
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Safe travels tonight and enjoy your weekend. ☺
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Our Top 10 Healthy Gifts Under $50 let you play Santa even if your holiday budget is Scrooged. They’re all about fun and fitness. And some are even free! http://bit.ly/2L4adIW
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Have a nice and safe weekend. :-)
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Thank you Hershey Bears for hanging out with our young patients today! You not only built gingerbread houses you also built special memories. :-)
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Very inspiring, Ashlyn! Thank you for all of your hard work and kind gesture. :-)
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Congratulations, Dr. Byler! Dr. Debra Byler, an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, vice chair of pediatric education and associate professor in the Department of Neurology, is featured for December in Penn State College of Medicine’s “Exceptional Moments in Teaching” program. http://bit.ly/2EksFN4

Byler received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2018 and 2011, was twice recognized as the Teacher of the Year in the College of Medicine’s Neurology Clerkship, was named to the Best Doctors in America list and received the Thomas W. Ballantine Award as Outstanding Teacher of the Year in the Department of Pediatrics.
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Paying attention is at the core of mindfulness. In our fast-paced society, being engaged in the present moment can be a challenge but it has multiple benefits. This week’s Medical Minute. http://bit.ly/2QMKH05

“Being aware of physical sensations, thoughts and emotions — both pleasant and unpleasant — can help us choose how to respond, rather than simply react,” – Dr. Timothy Riley, assistant professor and associate vice chairman, Department of Family and Community Medicine
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When sitting down with the concerned parents of a child found to have a heart defect, a 3D model of their child’s heart can go a long way in fostering a clear understanding of the treatment options available. http://bit.ly/2EtLsFN

“This technology improves our ability to counsel families in a meaningful and compassionate way,” – Dr. Robert Tunks, Penn State Children’s Hospital
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Ask Us Anything About… Alcohol Use Disorder

Learn more about Alcohol Use Disorder with William Milchak, an addictions counselor at Penn State Health, will answer your questions.

Problem drinking that becomes severe is given the medical diagnosis of “alcohol use disorder” or AUD. An estimated 16 million people in the United States have AUD.

Would you know how to recognize AUD in a family member or friend? Would you know what to do if you suspect someone has AUD? Might you have AUD?
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According to Jessica Myrick, associate professor of communications at Penn State, most young women are aware of the risks of indoor tanning, but tan anyway. The National Cancer Institute has warned that exposure to UV radiation — whether from the sun or from artificial sources, such as the sunlamps used in tanning beds — increases the risk of developing skin cancer.
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Exciting news! Penn State Health and All About Children Pediatric Partners, P.C. announced today they have reached an agreement for the Berks County practice to join Penn State Health Medical Group. Together, they will expand access to compassionate preventative and acute health care services for children and families in the Berks region. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2C5RQQY
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Congratulations! The Heart and Vascular Progressive Care Unit at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center received another Beacon award. http://bit.ly/2QKcluu

The 24-bed unit earned its second gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses in November. The Beacon Awards honor hospital units throughout North America that use evidence-based practices to improve patient and family outcomes.
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NOTICE: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage are being recalled. Approximately 2,845 cases of this product were produced at one plant location on August 4, 2018. Each package bears the establishment code M19085 or P19085, a “use by” date of January 31, 2019 and a UPC number of “0-77900-36519-5.” Cases containing the product are marked with the lot number A638216800 or A638216801.

https://www.jimmydean.com/news
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What prostate cancer symptoms should men watch for? A 20-second answer from Dr. Suzanne Merrill, urologist at Penn State Cancer Institute.
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Ask Us Anything About… Alcohol Use Disorder – Wednesday, December 12th.

Problem drinking that becomes severe is given the medical diagnosis of “alcohol use disorder” or AUD. An estimated 16 million people in the United States have AUD.

Would you know how to recognize AUD in a family member or friend? Would you know what to do if you suspect someone has AUD? Might you have AUD?

William Milchak, an addictions counselor at Penn State Health, will answer your questions.
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