What if it makes me sick? What if it doesn’t work? How long will it protect me? For some people, anxiety over what may happen after they get the COVID-19
Nearly half of adults habitually snore when they sleep. For some, it’s not a problem. For others, it may affect the quality of their bed partner’s rest. It can also
Chest pain. A racing heart. Shortness of breath. Sweating. They’re all signs of a heart attack. They’re also signs of a panic attack. But while panic attacks aren’t deadly, heart
Many older Americans worry about their risk for developing some form of dementia, and with good reason. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, someone in the United States develops some form
First, the good news – there are far fewer cases of influenza so far this season. Labs at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical
A change of seasons often prompts a short-lived change in mood or behavior, such as feeling active with the onset of warm weather or tired when the first frost hits.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many of the region’s blood drives disappeared. According to the American Red Cross, blood drive cancellations tripled in 2020 due to the pandemic, and collections at
By now, everyone has seen countless images of people receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. But once it’s injected into the upper arm, how does it actually interact with the body? Dr.
Vaccine. The word conjures up a host of emotions, from relief and hope to skepticism and even fear. In truth, says Dr. Patrick Gavigan, a pediatric infectious disease physician at Penn State
A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel could vote as early as today on whether to grant emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. Next week, Moderna plans to