Health and Wellness

You want to lead a healthier life, but don’t know how to get started. Read more here for an approach that helps you build a stronger, fitter body and mind.

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Safety in Youth Sports Act – Part 2

The Safety in Youth Sports Act, which provides new guidelines and standards for managing concussions and traumatic brain injuries in student athletes, was introduced to coaches and team across Pennsylvania in 2012. Erin Reynolds, PsyD, a clinical neuropsychologist at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, previously discussed the specifics of the… Read more »

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What is Astigmatism?

A refractive error is when the shape of your eye prevents light rays from properly coming together on the retina and cause images to blur. Astigmatisms are one type of refractive error and the one of the most common reason why a person goes to see an eye doctor. Cholappadi… Read more »

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Hand Washing vs. Hand Sanitizer

Every day we come into contact with viruses and bacteria, and in the peak of cold and flu season, it’s more important than ever to follow proper hand hygiene to stay healthy. When it comes to cleaning our hands, we have two effective options, hand washing and hand sanitizer. When… Read more »

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What Is Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery?

Minimally invasive urologic surgery is the latest in diagnostic and treatment techniques for people with disorders or diseases of the: Kidneys Bladder Prostate Surgeons use small tools through tiny keyhole cuts to diagnose and treat kidney stones, prostate cancer, and other urologic problems. Benefits of Minimally Invasive Urology Surgery Minimally… Read more »

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