Latest Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Stories

2014-05-21 23:01:55

‘Healthier Generation’ Recognizes MHS Students’ and Staff’s Healthy Initiatives Hershey, Pa. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Milton Hershey School® (MHS) was recently awarded national recognition for its health and wellness initiatives from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Healthy Schools Program. The program, founded by the American Heart Association and Clinton Foundation, supports schools that make specific changes to create a healthier environment for students. The...

2013-10-08 23:35:14

Milton Hershey School (MHS) students in Linda Rooney Davis’ Health Science Core Skills Class got hands-on experience in patient transport recently when EMS personnel from Penn State Hershey Life Lion brought an ambulance to campus and taught the students how to properly secure a patient on a stretcher and remove the stretcher from an ambulance. Hershey, PA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Milton Hershey School (MHS) students in Linda Rooney Davis’ Health Science Core Skills Class got hands-on...

2013-06-18 15:35:39

Treating patients with dementia can be viewed as a difficult task for doctors, but Penn State College of Medicine researchers say that storytelling may be one way to improve medical students' perceptions of people affected by the condition. Participation in a creative storytelling program called TimeSlips creates a substantial improvement in student attitudes. Daniel George, assistant professor of humanities, tested the effects of the TimeSlips program in an elective course he teaches at...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.