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Lucy Alana Gnazzo kisses her son, Vincent, as he leans over her hospital bed. (Photo: Penn State)

Stroke Awareness Month

Strokes on the Rise Among Young People “I’m used to hearing that people in their 60s have strokes.” That’s why Lucy Alana Gnazzo was surprised to learn that she – at age 26 – had suffered a massive stroke. Gnazzo had a cerebellar stroke, caused by a blocked blood vessel in the
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Drinking more alcohol won't cure a hangover, only postpone it. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Morning After

‘Hair of the Dog’ Won’t Cure That Hangover In medieval Europe, when astrology and blood-letting were frequently employed in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, one therapy for rabies was to place some pieces of hair from the rabid dog onto the victim’s bite
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Holistic activities such as yoga should be integrated with more traditional treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation and surgery in breast cancer treatment. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Breast Cancer Awareness

Holistic Medicine Aids Breast Cancer Recovery Dr. Daleela Dodge is fascinated by the resilience of her patients. The breast surgeon at Penn State Breast Center has repeatedly seen how social networks, diet, exercise, a strong support system, mindfulness and therapy through music,
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