August is National Breastfeeding Month, a time dedicated to spreading the word on the benefits, resources, and legal protections concerning breastfeeding.
Monkeypox isn’t going to be the next COVID-19. But with the outbreak having bloomed to thousands of infections, with cases in nearly every state, on Aug. 4, 2022, the U.S. declared monkeypox a national public health emergency. One reason health experts did not expect monkeypox to become so widespread is that the U.S. had previously approved two vaccines for the virus. Maureen Ferran, a virologist at Rochester Institute of Technology, has been keeping tabs on the two vaccines that can protect against monkeypox.
Why is it that we often avoid difficult conversations? Is it because it makes us uncomfortable? Or are we afraid of the other person's , or even our own , reaction? Knowing how to have that conversation is key to effective communication.
Have you ever wondered how much your genes that you inherited from your parents affect you and your health—and even your mental health? If one of them had a disease, does that mean that you’ll probably get it too?
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Acting Secretary of the Commonwealth Leigh M. Chapman announced today that ongoing improvements to Pennsylvania’s nurse licensing process will now allow new nursing school graduates to more quickly obtain a temporary practice permit (TPP) as they study for their nursing exams.
When we think of celebrating, weddings, anniversaries, friends or even just Fridays, many of us choose to gather at a local establishment for a few drinks. We blow off some steam, laugh and “ take the edge off”.
#1) you must absolutely eat clean and pay attention to your caloric intake.
York County is dealing with what health professionals say is a significant rise in infant deaths.
Harrisburg, PA -- Governor Tom Wolf is urging Congress to take action to preserve Affordable Care Act (ACA) subsidies to ensure that individuals and families who were eligible for this important subsidy may continue to obtain health care.
As soon as the Supreme Court handed down its ruling that signaled the end of legal abortion in much of the country, calls for donations to abortion funds immediately rang out.