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Most people with the flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. If you get sick with flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with other people … more
January is, a time to focus on a crime that affected 7.5 million victims in one year. "The U.S. Department of Justice defines stalking as a pattern of repeated, unwanted contact, harassment, or … more
Mammograms are now a routine part of women’s preventative health care. The procedure is simple and appointments are quick and relatively painless. The following are some guidelines to consider when … more
When Leigh Hurst was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 33, having children wasn’t foremost on her mind. “I had been following my career and figured at some point I would get married and have … more
Many women who have a mastectomy—surgery to remove an entire breast to treat or prevent breast cancer—have the option of having the shape of the removed breast rebuilt. Breasts can be rebuilt … more
Military personnel are unsung heroes whose sacrifices for their country make it possible for hundreds of millions of people to enjoy freedoms that many people across the globe do not have. In … more
We believe everyone should have the chance to make a difference. Giving your time or donation to a non-profit is one of the many caring ways to celebrate the holidays. That’s why we’re making it … more
Opioids often are the go-to pain killer for everything from back aches and injuries to post-surgical pain, as evidenced by the more than 300 million prescriptions written each year. While they can … more
Bethesda Mission will host a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 23. The dinner will be held at the Men’s Shelter, located at 611 Reily Street, Harrisburg, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The … more
People with readings of 130 as the top number or 80 as the bottom one now are considered to have high blood pressure, according to the guideline released last November by the American Heart … more
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