Being a teenager can be tough. Teens must manage high school and the pressures of adolescence while at the same time battling stubborn acne.
High fever. Cough. Runny nose. Red, watery eyes. It may not be the flu. It could be measles.
Although some people are genetically more susceptible to the stressors of daily life than others, most could benefit from learning how to lower that stress before it negatively affects their physical and mental health.
There are many factors that determine your likelihood of developing cancer, including age, genetic predisposition and lifestyle.
Penn State College of Medicine has created a new Department of Radiation Oncology and named Dr. Rickhesvar Mahraj, professor of radiology and pediatrics, its interim chair.
It’s not unusual for your body to make “popping” or “cracking” sounds as you lean over, twist or reach for something. Fortunately, it’s also typically not a cause for worry.
Most people know doctors recommend a colonoscopy at age 50 to screen for colorectal cancers. What they might not realize is that earlier screening may be necessary if they have a family history of colorectal cancer or other diseases.
Holding the title of household chef or Thanksgiving host doesn’t bring automatic food safety knowledge – especially when transforming a several-pound piece of poultry into the centerpiece of mouthwatering meal.
Hunters with risk factors for heart disease might worry more about having a heart attack while enjoying their sport than being hit by a stray bullet.
New numbers from the National Center for Health Statistics show that rates of obesity have increased by at least 30 percent in both adults and children the past 15 years. Some doctors aren’t surprised.