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Working Out

Should You Exercise When You Are Sick? The winter cold and flu season may try to knock out your new year’s plans to get or stay healthy, but the good news is you can fight back.   Dr. Jayson Loeffert, a sports medicine physician at Penn State Health, said it is typically
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Don’t Bug Me

Surviving Summer’s Biting Bugs Mosquito, bee and spider bites can bring summer fun to a standstill. While many are simply as annoying as a pesky fly, others can cause more serious conditions.   “There are a lot of urban legends out there,” said Dr. Christopher Heron, an
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Sidelined

Infectious Mononucleosis: Know the Risks Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, sidelines high school athletes every year. Kids who play sports aren’t more susceptible to the disease. Instead, adolescent competitors are at a greater risk for one of the illness’s serious complications
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