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Don’t Let Backpacks Lead to Back Injury

Original source: http://pennstatehershey.adam.com/content.aspx?productId=35&pid=35&gid=77293 Aug. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Backpacks are convenient for students, but they can pose a threat to kids’ backs, necks and shoulders if used improperly, an expert says. In 2013, there were more than 5,400 backpack-related injuries treated in emergency departments across the United States, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety […]

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Need a Walking Partner? Try a Dog

Original Source: http://pennstatehershey.adam.com/content.aspx?productId=35&pid=35&gid=31665  June 11 (HealthDay News) — Forget about joining a gym. If you want to get into shape, all you need is a four-legged pal. Dr. Robert Kushner, a human obesity expert and professor of medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, said that dogs make great workout partners in winning the […]

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Why Adult Coloring Books are Good for You

original source: http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/06/health/adult-coloring-books-popularity-mental-health/ January 6, 2016 — By Kelly Fitzpatrick, Daily Burn Coloring books are no longer just for the kids. In fact, adult coloring books are all the rage right now. And while researchers and art therapists alike have touted the calming benefits for over a decade, it’s childhood favorite Crayola that’s gotten adult coloring […]

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‘Food is Love, Food is Medicine’

August 11, 2016 — Kara Shifler, RD, LDN from PRO Wellness joined Marisa Katkocin, Sous Chef from Compass at the Hershey Medical Center, recently at Hershey Medical Center’s Treetop Café to chop and stir their way through a Smart Packing Cooking Demonstration. Together they prepared Pistou (Pesto) Soup and Barley Greek Salad while also educating attendees on how to pack […]

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