Penn State Health

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All in Moderation

Anxious? Cut Down on Caffeine Caffeine can boost energy, improve alertness and produce a general feeling of well-being – when used in moderation.   Go past the sweet spot though, and that same elixir can cause insomnia, jitteriness and feelings of nervousness. Those who
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D-I-Why?

Don’t Make Your Own Sunscreen Concerns about chemicals have led do-it-yourselfers to make everything from laundry detergent and soap to deodorant and toothpaste at home using natural ingredients.   As summer begins, the DIY crowd is also whipping up batches of homemade
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Screen Time

The Pitfalls of Too Much Screen Time Too much screen time can cause health problems for an adult. Insomnia, social disconnection and lack of exercise are just a few. Mix it with the turmoil of teen years — or the plasticity of a preschooler’s brain — and it can lead to conditions
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