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Featured: Your child has lice. Now what?

Most infestations are caused by head-to-head contact; sharing a hat or hairbrush of someone who is infected is less likely to result in the contraction of lice.

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WellSpan Health offers toll-free number for those with measles concerns

Its hotline--to be used rather than in-person visits to its healthcare facilities--seeks to limit the chance of additional exposures in the wake of a confirmed positive case of measles in the region. Read More →

Grandparents benefit when spending time with grandkids–with limits

Spending time with grandchildren can have positive health impacts. But there is a caveat. Quality is just as important as quantity. Read More →

Teens more likely to vape after seeing store ads: Study

In recent weeks, e-cigarettes have been linked to 193 reports of acute respiratory distress syndrome and other lung illnesses, primarily among adolescents and young adults--and one death. Read More →

Racial and ethnic disparities in neonatal intensive care result in higher mortality for minorities: Study

The patient-to-nurse ratio was significantly higher in “minority-serving” hospitals, and moms and babies there received 50 percent less care. Read More →

With grief, people feel rushed to “get over it”

More than 40 percent of people said posts about their loss on social media by others made them feel worse, and a third of respondents felt similarly about unsolicited advice Read More →

Tips to protecting your — and your children’s — hearing this July 4

Fireworks and firecrackers can be as loud as 150 decibels — louder than a jackhammer or jet plane take-off. And the louder the noise, the less time it takes to damage your hearing. Read More →

American Academy of Pediatrics emphasizes dangers of alcohol to children, teens and young adults

Updated guidance shows how parent attitudes, behaviors and boundaries -- as well as a teen’s circle of friends – can influence alcohol use. Read More →

Record-breaking measles outbreaks in Europe put U.S. residents at risk

Ukraine reported the majority of cases, but France, Georgia, Greece, Italy, the Russian Federation, and Serbia also were among outbreak countries with especially high numbers. Read More →

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May 21 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 4:00 pm
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August 9 - August 13
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Comedy Jubilee

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