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Study: ‘Harsh Verbal Discipline’ May Be As Harmful To Teenager’s Well-being As Physical Punishment

You might want to think twice the next time you’re ready to scream at your defiant teen.

09/04/2013

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Pa. Auditor General Issues Final Recommendations Related to Sandusky Scandal

Pennsyvlania auditor general Jack Wagner has issued his final report on the need for reform at Penn State University in the wake of the Sandusky scandal.

11/14/2012

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Advances In Surgical Techniques

It might seem strange but it is actually a logical approach to surgery: using the body’s natural openings to perform common procedures.

09/05/2012

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Diagnosing Prostate Cancer

It is important to detect prostate cancer as early as possible and it is also crucial to see if the prostate cancer will be aggressive once detected. Prostate tissue might be a predictor.

06/07/2012

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Leaders At Temple, Pitt, Penn St. Say Funding Cuts Would Impact Low-Income Families Most

On top of 19-percent cuts last year, Governor Corbett has proposed 30-percent cuts in state funding for Temple, Pitt and Penn State.

02/23/2012

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Temple University Hospital Aims To Bring Back Heart And Lung Transplant Programs

Temple University Hospital did away with heart and lung transplants earlier in the year because of a low number of patients, but now it wants to revamp things.

12/02/2011

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Basketball: La Salle With Big Challenge at #17 Pitt

The Explorers are in Western Pennsylvania to match up with the perennial Big East power, the University of Pittsburgh, after a win over JMU.

11/22/2011

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Study: Optimists Live Longer

According to a new report, optimists live longer.

10/11/2011

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Penn State Main Has Most Expensive Public In-State Tuition Costs, According To New Website

According to the new website, of the 32 most expensive public schools for in-state tuition, Penn State’s 20 campuses are on the list, with main campus on top.

07/04/2011

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Pennsylvania Legislature Holds Sunday Session To Try To Finalize Budget

Pennsylvania continues to inch closer to a new state budget ahead of Thursday’s deadline. Lawmakers held a rare Sunday session as they attempt to wrap up work on the budget and other legislation.

06/27/2011

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Gov. Corbett Lashes Back At Penn State For Budget Criticism

Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett is firing back at Penn State officials for their criticism of the higher education budget cuts proposed in his budget address earlier this week.

03/11/2011

Snoring And Your Risk Factors

According to a study at the University of Pittsburgh, there may be a surprising relationship between snoring and metabolic syndrome.

12/06/2010