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Teen Health Week: Food Demonstration Recipes

Kara Bowers, a registered dietitian with Penn State PRO Wellness, was featured on Local 21 CBS News, WHP Harrisburg for 2018 Teen Health Week. Kara featured two teen-friendly recipe demonstrations in the Tree House Cafe at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Check out the food demonstration recipes below.  Quick and Healthy Recipes Blueberry-Lemon Overnight Oats ¼ C […]

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Wisdom Teeth

Original Source: https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/w/wisdom-teeth With age comes wisdom. Specifically, wisdom teeth. Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One major dental milestone that usually takes place between the ages of 17 and 21 is the appearance of your third molars. Historically, these teeth have been called wisdom teeth because they come through at a more […]

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Know the Warning Signs of Suicide

Original Source: http://www.suicidology.org/resources/warning-signs How do you remember the Warning Signs of Suicide? Here’s an easy-to-remember mnemonic: IS PATH WARM? I: Ideation S: Substance Abuse P: Purposelessness A: Anxiety T: Trapped H: Hopelessness W: Withdrawal A: Anger R: Recklessness M: Mood Changes A person in acute risk for suicidal behavior most often will show: To learn […]

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Turning 18: What it Means for Your Health

Original Source: http://gottransition.org/resourceGet.cfm?id=446 Turning 18 may not make you feel any different, but legally, this means you are an adult. What does this mean? After you turn 18, your doctor talks to you, not your parents, about your health. Your health information and medical records are private (or confidential) and cannot be shared unless you give […]

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How to Respond to Bullying

Original Source: https://www.stopbullying.gov/respond/on-the-spot/index.html Stop Bullying on the Spot. When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior they send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time. There are simple steps adults can take to stop bullying on the spot and keep kids safe. Do: Intervene immediately. It […]

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New peanut allergy treatment on the horizon

Original source: http://wncn.com/2018/03/01/new-peanut-allergy-treatment-on-the-horizon/ A treatment for those with peanut allergies is now on the horizon. A new study of an experimental treatment indicates a California company may have come up with a way to help children build tolerance to peanuts through an allergy therapy drug. Experts say close to two million children in the U.S. are […]

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PennDOT Announces School Bus Safety Poster Contest

Original source: http://www.dmv.pa.gov/Driver-Services/School-Bus-Drivers/Pages/School-Bus-Safety-Week.aspx#.Vs9RTvkrLRY Help Promote School Bus Safety! It’s time for the National School Bus Safety Week (October 15-19, 2018) Poster Contest and PennDOT needs your help to spread the word. This year’s theme is “My School Bus, the Safest Form of Student Transportation!” This is a great opportunity for students to learn about school bus safety while […]

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