Our Passion, Your Health

Our Passion | Your Health features stories on the latest happenings at Penn State Health St. Joseph. Check out our blogs, recipes, patient stories, program highlights, and new services that represent our passion...your health.

The Body: A Detox Machine

Consuming large food portions, endless cookies and too much alcohol during the Holidays can leave us feeling sluggish and tired in the New Year. We may feel

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Sew Cool! Family and Friends Work Together for Penn State Health St. Joseph’s Patients

About 25 family members and friends gathered recently at the Blandon home of Janet and Kraig Leiby to sew stuffed animals and bibs for pediatric patients

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Passionate About Health: Party Foods that won’t Add Inches (or Dullness) – Festive Tossed Salad

DRESSING

1/3 c vegetable oil
2½ T cider vinegar
1 T lemon juice
1 T finely chopped onion
¼ c sugar (or 6 pk. artificial sweetener)
1 t poppy seeds.

Blend

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Flies’ Disease-Carrying Potential May be Greater Than Thought, Researchers Say

Time to stock up on fly swatters. New study suggests flies carry hundreds of different species of bacteria, many of which are harmful to humans.

Flies can

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Mushrooms Are Full of Antioxidants That May Have Anti-Aging Potential

Mushrooms contain unusually high amounts of two antioxidants that some scientists suggest could help fight aging and bolster health, according to a team of

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