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  1. Multimedia Update - Leading Regional Orthopedic, Pain Treatment and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Market Wire

    OrthoMaryland, the region's provider of comprehensive orthopedic, sports medicine and functional restoration care announces the addition of spine specialist Bradley W. Moatz, M.D. to their spine team. Dr. Moatz graduated with Honors and High Distinction from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and from Penn State College of Medicine with Honors, before completing his residency at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore.

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  2. Leading Regional Orthopedic, Pain Treatment and Physical Therapy Group Adds Spine Specialist to TeamRead the original story

    Tuesday | Freshnews

    Dr. Moatz graduated with Honors and High Distinction from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and from Penn State College of Medicine with Honors, before completing his residency at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. He then received a Spine Fellowship from prestigious Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

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  3. Raising pay can reduce smoking ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... index are predictive of changes in weight after quitting smoking, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. While some research suggests that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can protect brain health, a large clinical trial by ...

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  4. Why Family Planning Matters When Choosing an IUDRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Shape

    ... you to view it as a five- or 10-year commitment). In fact, a new survey from researchers at Penn State College of Medicine found that women are more likely to make their birth control decisions based on their current relationship status and sexual ...

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  5. Men, people over 65 sleep better when they have access to natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... is associated with negative mood in women with bipolar disorder, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and University of Michigan Medical School. (HealthDay)-Structured physical activity may prevent poor sleep quality in older ...

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  6. Pregnancy Intentions Don't Influence Women's Birth Control...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Medical Daily

    ... Cynthia H. Chuang, an associate professor of medicine and public health sciences at Penn State College of Medicine, and Carol S. Weisman, professor of public health sciences and obstetrics and gynecology, conducted a survey involving almost 1,000 ...

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  7. Heaviest smokers may face biggest weight gain after quittingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The London Free Press

    ... an appetite suppressant (makes people feel less hungry)," said lead author Susan Veldheer of Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in an email. "So, when people quit, they tend to eat more because their appetite increases and they ...

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  8. Heavy smoking may lead to a fatter stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... smoking if they previously gained weight while trying to quit, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. A genetic variant which causes smokers to smoke more heavily has been shown to be associated with increased body mass index ...

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  9. Scientists discover link between childhood IQ and bipolar disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... is associated with negative mood in women with bipolar disorder, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and University of Michigan Medical School. Many patients with bipolar disorder, a debilitating mental condition that can take ...

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  10. Penn State College of Medicine students to work with medical educators to design new curriculumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Medical News

    The medical school model that has existed for decades involves two years of study in the basic sciences followed by two years of clinical study. An initiative under way at Penn State College of Medicine will involve students in developing a new curriculum that integrates the two areas of study, with a goal of preparing physicians for the new realities of health care.

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  11. New research: Teen smokers struggle with body-related shame and guiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... index are predictive of changes in weight after quitting smoking, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. The introduction of a new prescription smoking-cessation aid, varenicline, in 2006 has had no significant impact on the ...

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  12. Students to Help Design New Curriculum at Penn State College of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Newswise

    The medical school model that has existed for decades involves two years of study in the basic sciences followed by two years of clinical study. An initiative under way at Penn State College of Medicine will involve students in developing a new curriculum that integrates the two areas of study, with a goal of preparing physicians for the new realities of health care.

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  13. Relationship status drives women's contraception choiceRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Newkerala.com

    ... are used by only 7.2 percent," said Cynthia Chuang, associate professor of medicine at Penn State College of Medicine in the US. LARCs are highly effective birth control methods that provide contraception for an extended period without requiring ...

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  14. Women's contraceptive choices often driven by relationships, sexual activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Medical News

    Women's contraceptive choices are more often driven by current relationships and sexual activity than by long-term pregnancy intentions, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. Cynthia H. Chuang, associate professor of medicine and public health sciences and Carol S. Weisman, Distinguished Professor of Public Health Sciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology and colleagues surveyed nearly 1,000 women in Pennsylvania, all with private health insurance covering prescription contraception, on their contraception use -- including prescription and over-the-counter methods, as well as natural family planning and withdrawal.

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  15. Liquid Nicotine from E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | MedlinePlus

    ... of liquid nicotine can be lethal, Jonathan Foulds, a professor of public health sciences at Penn State College of Medicine, said in a university news release. The proposed FDA measures would help, but it's important for adults to consistently use ...

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  16. Women choose contraception based on relationships not just pregnancy desiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Science Blog

    Women's contraceptive choices are more often driven by current relationships and sexual activity than by long-term pregnancy intentions, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. Cynthia H. Chuang , associate professor of medicine and public health sciences and Carol S. Weisman , Distinguished Professor of Public Health Sciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology and colleagues surveyed nearly 1,000 women in Pennsylvania, all with private health insurance covering prescription contraception, on their contraception use - including prescription and over-the-counter methods, as well as natural family planning and withdrawal.

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  17. Heavy Smokers Gain Average of 23 Pounds After QuittingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | News Max

    Heavy smokers gain more weight when they quit tobacco - up to 23 pounds on average. That's the upshot of new research at Penn State College of Medicine that finds weight gain in reformed smokers can range from a few pounds to more than 25, depending on how much they smoke and their weight before quitting.

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  18. People with 25-a-day habit and smokers who are obese gain up to 1.5st after quittingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Daily Mail

    Worried you'll get fat when you quit smoking? People with 25-a-day habit and smokers who are obese 'gain up to 1.5st after stubbing out their addiction' Previous research found that some smokers only gain a few pounds after they manage to stop, while others gain more than 25 pounds . Heavy smokers and obese smokers are likely to gain 'substantial' mounts of weight - up to 23 pounds - a study found Susan Veldheer, a registered dietitian in the Department of Public Health Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, who carried out the research, said: 'Many smokers are concerned about gaining weight after quitting smoking and this can be a barrier for them when they are considering whether or not to make a quit attempt.

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  19. Heavy smokers and smokers who are obese gain more weight after quittingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Medical News Today

    For smokers, the number of cigarettes smoked per day and current body mass index are predictive of changes in weight after quitting smoking , according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. Quitting smoking may lead to some weight gain but how much weight gain depends on the individual.

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  20. Obese, Frequent Smokers May Gain More Weight After QuittingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | PsychCentral

    People who smoke heavily and have a higher body mass index are more likely to gain weight after quitting smoking, according to new research at Pennsylvania State College of Medicine. "Many smokers are concerned about gaining weight after quitting smoking and this can be a barrier for them when they are considering whether or not to make a quit attempt," said Susan Veldheer, a registered dietitian in the Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine.

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