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Sammy Hill was critically injured when a tree branch in an apple orchard fell 70 feet onto her head. She was flown to Penn State Children’s Hospital where her battle to recovery began.
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What are some of the causes of “flat head syndrome?”
27-second answer from, Mark Dias, M.D. Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Penn State Children’s Hospital.

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While flat head syndrome isn’t usually serious, the number of infants who develop flat head syndrome has increased significantly since the start of the Back to Sleep campaign to combat SIDS. In this week’s Medical Minute, Dr. Mark Dias, director of pediatric neurosurgery for Penn State Children’s Hospital explains. [ Bit.ly Link ]
While flat head syndrome isnt usually serious the number of infants who
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Have a nice and safe weekend!
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A Preemptive mastectomy may be worth it for only some women. A recent study in JAMA Surgery. [ Bit.ly Link ] #BreastCancer
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#WeAre leading the way. An innovative approach to medical education at Penn State College of Medicine.
WeAre leading the way An innovative approach to medical education at Penn

Flipping the traditional medical school training model | Penn State University

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PENN STATE RESEARCH: People often have the mistaken idea that backyard birds and their eggs are free from Salmonella, but a recent study at Penn State showed a small percentage of positive eggs exist even in this sector. In fact, any poultry can be carriers of Salmonella, and they usually have no outward symptoms of disease.

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PENN STATE RESEARCH People often have the mistaken idea that backyard birds

Backyard poultry present Salmonella risk -- take precautions to stay safe | Penn State University

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NOTICE: Some campus roads will be temporarily closed.

The red lines highlighted in this photo indicate the roads that will be closed during the following dates and times: (Note, schedule may change due to weather conditions)
• Friday, June 23, from 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, June 25, at 10:00 p.m.
• Friday, June 30, from 5:00 p.m. to Sunday, July 2, at 10 p.m.
• Friday, July 7, at 5:00 p.m. to...
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According to a team of researchers from Penn State College of Medicine, Saint Francis University and the University of Oklahoma, Exposure to trace metals from potatoes grown in soil irrigated with waters from the Potosi mining region in Bolivia may put residents at risk of non-cancer health illnesses.
According to a team of researchers from Penn State College of Medicine

Study: Metals from Bolivian mines contaminate crops, create human health risk | Penn State University

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Why do some children have abnormal head shapes?
40-second answer from, Mark Dias, M.D. Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Penn State Children’s Hospital.

You can learn more about Dr. Dias here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Innovative new practice site expands access to primary care in Cumberland County. The new, innovative Penn State Medical Group practice site in Mechanicsburg uses technology and "lean" design principles to improve patient privacy and reduce wait times. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Innovative new practice site expands access to primary care in Cumberland County
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According to a survey from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, About 1 in every 3 American adults has had a symptom of a transient ischemic attack (TIA, or "warning stroke"). #TimeIsBrain: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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MOVEMENT DISORDERS PATIENT EDUCATION EVENT
Saturday, July 8, 2017 – 9 a.m. – noon

Millions of people in the United States suffer from movement disorders. Movement disorders are described as a group of neurological conditions that affect the ability to produce and control movements. This includes essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease and dystonia.

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MOVEMENT DISORDERS PATIENT EDUCATION EVENT
Bad storms today. Stay safe everyone.
Bad storms today Stay safe everyone
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According to long-term study, Children who participated in the PROSPER (PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience) program over seven years ago showed lower rates of substance abuse after high school graduation, #PennState Research [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Young adult substance abuse down 41 percent among PROSPER program participants | Penn State University

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What are some of the best ways to reduce your risk for heart disease?
15-second answer from Jacque Boone, CRNP, Nurse Practitioner, Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute.

To learn more, check out this Medical Minute: Heart disease may cause atypical symptoms in women: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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According to Penn State College of Medicine researchers, use of statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson’s disease symptoms in people who are susceptible to the disease. [ Bit.ly Link ]

“One of the reasons that may have explained these prior inconsistent results is that higher cholesterol, the main indication to use statins, has been related to lower occurrence of Parkinson’s disease,”...
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According to Penn State College of Medicine researchers use of statins may
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We are honored to have, Dr. Douglas Lowy, National Cancer Institute’s acting director visiting today. Dr. Lowy is presenting, “Preventing HPV-associated Cancer by Vaccination.” #InspiredTogether #CancerResearch
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Have a nice and safe weekend. #Hope
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