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Before you head outdoors for summer, know how to treat the many health issue that come with it like bug bites, sunburn or poison ivy. (Photo: Jacelyn Abramoff)Before you head outdoors for summer, know how to treat the many health issue that come with it like bug bites, sunburn or poison ivy. (Photo: Jacelyn Abramoff)

It’s Summer

Know How to Treat Summer Health Issues Summer can bite. It can burn or itch. It can make you extremely sick … or worse. “Summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy all that the natural world has to offer, but we tend to forget some of the season’s perils and common
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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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