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The Medical Minute: Stepping Up Efforts to Hone in on Teen Depression

| September 25, 2016

HERSHEY, Pa. – The teen years can be a time of stress, confusion, and uncertainty. There is pressure to fit in, to stand out and to succeed. So you can hardly blame adolescents for sometimes being moody, down or wanting to be left alone.

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APSCUF President Says “State System Gave Proposal That Purposely Went Backward” – Strike Date Set for October 19

| September 23, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) — The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties will be on strike as soon as Wednesday, October 19, if no agreement is reached with the State System of Higher Education.

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1,774 Youths Graduate from 22 Pennsylvania Camp Cadet Programs

1,774 Youths Graduate from 22 Pennsylvania Camp Cadet Programs

| September 23, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State Police announced that 1,774 youths graduated this year from 22 Pennsylvania State Police Camp Cadet programs held throughout the Commonwealth.

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Suboxone Manufacturer Accused of Conspiring to Keep Monopoly Profits

| September 23, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer and 35 other Attorneys General today filed an antitrust lawsuit against the makers of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction, over allegations that the companies engaged in a scheme to block generic competitors and cause purchasers to pay artificially high prices.

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Governor Wolf, PennDOT Secretary Richards Welcome New Federal Automated Vehicle Guidelines

Governor Wolf, PennDOT Secretary Richards Welcome New Federal Automated Vehicle Guidelines

| September 21, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf yesterday applauded the focus on safety in new federal guidelines on automated vehicles that were released yesterday morning.

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Study: Pennsylvania Drivers More Likely to Hit a Deer This Year

Study: Pennsylvania Drivers More Likely to Hit a Deer This Year

| September 20, 2016

BLOOMINGTON, Il. – In many U.S. states, drivers are all too familiar with deer crossing signs, but they may not know how close the danger actually is.

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Local Fire Deparments Awarded $43,000 in State Grants

Local Fire Deparments Awarded $43,000 in State Grants

| September 20, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Venango, Crawford, and Clarion County fire departments received nearly $43,000 in grants from the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry today.

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PennDOT, Police Highlight New Child Passenger Safety Law, Urge Motorists to Participate in Seat Checks

PennDOT, Police Highlight New Child Passenger Safety Law, Urge Motorists to Participate in Seat Checks

| September 20, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania State Police are encouraging motorists to properly restrain children and educate themselves on the updated child passenger safety law as the agencies mark National Child Passenger Safety Week on September 18 through September 24.

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The Medical Minute: Keeping Medical Imaging Safe for Children

| September 18, 2016

HERSHEY, Pa. – When a doctor recommends medical imaging for a child, parents may find themselves confused and concerned.

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The Medical Minute: Why Wellness Visits Are Important

| September 11, 2016

HERSHEY, Pa. – When you’re young and healthy, going to the doctor is often the last thing on your mind – especially if you don’t have insurance. Research from the past decade even shows that getting an annual physical examination does not necessarily improve your health.

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