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Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association Announces Mike Barth as Executive Director

The Board of Directors of The Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association has announced its new Executive Director, Mike Barth. The board searched for a new executive...

Are You Depressed? Scents Might Help, New Study Says

Smelling a familiar scent might help depressed individuals recall specific autobiographical memories and potentially assist in their recovery, discovered a team of University of...

PA Releases Report, Recommendations to Improve Coordination of Care, Services for...

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services released recommendations from its Blueprint Workgroup, an interdisciplinary group comprised of representation from state and local governments, health...

Intuitive Eating Focuses on Why We Eat Rather than What We...

Nearly half of all Americans are obese, and the population of severely obese people has nearly doubled in the last two decades, according to...

Penn State Health Agrees To Pay More Than $11 Million For...

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Penn State Health (PSH), a multi-hospital health system, has agreed to...
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Kids & Mental Health-There’s an App for That?

The mental health crisis among teens is exploding. Some school districts now offer an app for kids to "chat" on a mental health platform....

PA Reveals Year Three Findings from Stigma Reduction Campaign, Life Unites...

The Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, in partnership with Penn State Harrisburg’s Douglas W. Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research, The Public Good Projects...

PA Gets Nearly $16 Million From Settlement with Marketing Firm Over...

Attorney General Michelle Henry announced that Pennsylvania has joined a $350 million national settlement with Publicis Health for damages caused by the marketing firm’s...

First Lady and Acting Secretary of Health Visit Young Patients at...

In collaboration with the Child Life Program at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital, First Lady Lori Shapiro and Acting Secretary of Health Dr. Debra Bogen played bingo and visited...

4 Tips on Talking to Loved Ones about Life Insurance

February is the time of year when store shelves are full of chocolate and candy hearts for Valentine's Day. February is also "Insure Your...