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3:41 AM / Tuesday September 27, 2022

Health

Wolf administration recognizes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 23, 2022

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Leadership from multiple state agencies joined advocates from Prevent Suicide PA to recognize September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and raise awareness around work to embed suicide prevention efforts across systems.   “So many Pennsylvanians of all ages, backgrounds, and identities live with mental health issues or experience times of personal crisis…

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US data reveals racial gaps in monkeypox vaccinations

September 1, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Morgan Ramey, 29, receives a dose of the monkeypox vaccine at a vaccinations site on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon) By Mike Stobbe, Carla K. Johnson And Zeke Miller ASSOCIATED PRESS  The Biden administration said last Friday that there’s enough monkeypox vaccine available now…

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What women need to know about stroke risks

September 1, 2022

FAMILY FEATURES It may not be widely known that women face unique risk factors for stroke throughout their lifetime. Things like pregnancy, preeclampsia and chronic stress can increase the risk for high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke. Cardiovascular disease, including stroke, is the leading cause of death among women, according to the Centers…

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Six simple ways to soothe a teething baby

August 26, 2022

Family Features There’s nothing cuter than those first toothy grins, but cutting teeth is a tough business. When a baby is teething, parents often spend long days and nights trying to soothe their little one’s discomfort. Teething affects babies differently; some may not be bothered at all, while others only have trouble with some teeth….

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Fauci, top infectious disease expert, to retire in December

August 26, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Dec. 1, 2021. Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, says he plans to retire by the end of President Joe Biden’s term in January 2025. Fauci, 81, became…

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Health Department releases monkeypox data dashboard

August 25, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: DC residents lined up at one of three walk-up DC Health Department monkeypox vaccination clinics in Washington on Friday, August 5, 2022. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via AP Images) The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has released a data dashboard that contains demographic information on monkeypox cases in Philadelphia, and Philadelphia residents who…

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Hologic and Mary J. Blige launch “Good Morning Gorgeous” Sweepstakes to increase awareness of the importance of preventive care

August 19, 2022

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.–Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX), a global leader in women’s health, and Grammy award-winning and Oscar-nominated artist, producer, and entrepreneur Mary J. Blige recently announced the launch of the “Good Morning Gorgeous” sweepstakes. The sweepstakes is an element of Hologic’s role as presenting sponsor of Blige’s “Good Morning Gorgeous” tour, which is presented in partnership…

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Exercise boredom? Tips for hitting ‘refresh’ on your fitness routine

August 19, 2022

BPT With summer in full swing, it’s time to enjoy more sunshine, warmer temperatures, and extra time with family and friends outdoors. Yet, with so many vacations and barbecues on the books, it’s easy to take a detour from your fitness goals and resolutions (remember those?) for those more ‘fun’ options. If you want to…

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