Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

, United States of America
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Penn State College of Medicine graduate assistant Alissa Meister was selected as a 2019 Presidential Management Fellow. Meister is one of only 350 finalists selected from more than 4,000 applicants worldwide.

She will begin working for Dr. Douglas Sheeley, deputy director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, this September. The program develops leaders starting at the entry level for advanced degree candidates. It was created more than three decades ago and is designed to foster careers in the government.
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Pennsylvania ranks among the top three states with the highest rates of tick-borne disease. A Penn State Extension team wants to help reduce the risk.
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We're still blown away by the inspiring work from Four Diamonds Mini-THON student leaders!

Thank you for all you do to support Penn State Children's Hospital families.
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"I heard that occasional tanning bed use, maybe 2 or 3 times a year, is OK."

Dr. Rogerio Neves from Penn State Cancer Institute explains the risk after just one tanning bed session.
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The Penn State Health team visited Tiny Fingers Tiny Toes ECC in Harrisburg to hand out sunscreen, help kids learn about healthy food choices, perform blood pressure checks, glucose and diabetic screenings, and more during Community Day.
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Interacting with the team at Penn State Health St. Joseph - Reading, PA is one of the best parts of the job for care coordinator Mary Codi. But what can't she live without when she's not in the office? Get to know more in this I am Penn State Health feature:
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The opioid addiction epidemic is taking its toll on some of Pennsylvania's smallest residents: babies.

Experts from Penn State Health St. Joseph - Reading, PA discussed the importance of standardized screenings to help identify potential problems during prenatal care visits during the Women’s Caucus of the Pennsylvania County Commissioners Association in Reading. Read more:
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It's nearly National Emergency Preparedness Month: Do you have what it takes to weather a deadly natural disaster for 72 hours?

Before the big emergency strikes, check out our checklist from FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency and get your kit together.
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For children at camps supported by Children's Miracle Network Hershey throughout the region, the campers come with a variety of physical and emotional needs, but they all have one thing in common — they just want to have fun.
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For each stage of life, you should take different steps to protect your bones.

Penn State Sports Medicine’s Dr. Philip Bosha talks about each stage of life— from childhood to advanced age — and how men and women can keep their skeleton happy and healthy.
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A visit to Penn State Children's Hospital had some members of the Harrisburg Senators playing a different sort of game of catch with an unconventional teammate.

Facility dog Becky enjoyed an afternoon of ball toss, head rubs, and face kisses with players Ian Sagdal and Nick Banks. Tell us below which photo melts your heart the most ❤️
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Congratulations to Penn State College of Medicine MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program co-director Dr. Robert Levenson on his recent recognition for his service in the education of physician-scientists.

The College of Medicine’s MD/PhD program prepares students for a successful career in medical research, academic medicine or a related field.
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When a personal experience with the NICU touched Penn State Harrisburg instructor Gina Brelsford's life, she decided to shift her research strategy — and sought to understand how religion and spirituality could play a role in caring for NICU families.
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For Penn State Health St. Joseph - Reading, PA care coordinator Mary Codi, working out snags in patient discharge plans is all in a day’s work.

She spends hours advocating for the uninsured, for those with low income, patients who are in physically and mentally abusive situations, IV-drug abusers, the homeless, and for those facing discharge to a place other than home.

Learn more about Codi in this I am Penn State Health video:
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Researchers at Penn State are helping public health officials identify possible infectious disease threats so they can better prepare prevention and treatment options.
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"When you sweat from spicy food, I hear that’s the way your body is cooling you off."

Is there any truth to this Medical Myth? The interesting facts about spicy food from Dr. Eleanor Dunham, emergency medicine physician at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
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While searching for a replacement for styrofoam, one scientist's discovery leads to an innovative possibility for wound care.

Read more in Penn State News:
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WOW! Four Diamonds revealed the 2018-2019 school year Mini-THON total today at the Mini-THON Leadership Summit.

Great work #FTK!
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Teddy bear care, healthy foods trivia and free family fun. Did you join your community at National Night Out this year? Check out our photos from across the region:
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We're hiring! Are you an LPN looking for a new opportunity? Check us out:
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Congratulations to Penn State University - Dickinson Law's Medha D. Makhlouf, who has received a joint appointment as assistant professor at Penn State College of Medicine.

Makhlouf also serves as founding director of the Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic — a collaboration between the Law School and Penn State Health that provides low-income patients and patient-families with critical legal assistance.
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Recent news coverage has brought attention to living organ donors, but what makes a good live liver donor match?

Watch this 25-second answer from Dr. Karen Krok, medical director of the Live Donor Liver Transplant Program at Penn State Health.
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About 6 million patients in the U.S. have Afib, an abnormal or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications.

There’s no quick fix or known cure, but it can be controlled. Learn more in this week's Medical Minute:
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For a few weeks every summer, 7-year-old Aubree Gentzler is just like every other kid – and no one asks about her glasses, the braces in her shoes or what muscular dystrophy means.

With support from Children's Miracle Network Hershey, campers like Aubrey experience the joys and friendships of attending summer camp.

Thank you, CMN, for making miracles happen for these families ❤
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🏕 Make sure that campfire ghost stories are the scariest part of your excursion into the wild with our complete checklist of camping dos and don’ts:
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