Jan 13, 2014
acupuncture

Benefits of Acupuncture

Research has shown benefits from acupuncture in treating osteoarthritis and other musculoskeletal pain and disorders. In her discussion of acupuncture, Betty Liu, MD, highlights illnesses that can be treated, as well as patient concerns and the holistic approach of alternative treatment methods.

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Jan 10, 2014

Tips for Frostbite Prevention

Everyone is susceptible to frostbite but children are at greater risk than adults because they lose heat from their skin faster. Making matters worse, children may ignore how cold and uncomfortable they are just to keep having fun. Preventing Frostbite Frostbite can attack when temperatures are below freezing. Wind and… Read more »

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Jan 10, 2014

4 Tips for Teaching Kids to Eat Healthy

Following the holidays, many families find their homes full of leftovers, including cookies, candies, and other sweets. What about the calories and all that sugar? Can this be healthy for your kids? Ann Meyers, RD, LDN, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, says you can teach your children to stay… Read more »

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Jan 09, 2014
basketball players

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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