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Is There a Link Between Birth Control and Depression? By Kristin Antosz
April 13 2017

Don’t base health decisions on headlines — get an expert view on the potential links between birth control and depression.

Links to the Future: Cancer-Fighting Nanorobots, Progress on Paralysis, and More By Sam Nolan
September 16 2016

Cancer-fighting nanorobots are only one of the amazing advances in this collection of articles on the future of health care.

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Links to the Future: New Tool for Stroke Rehab, a National Cancer Care Model and More By Sam Nolan
July 27 2016

Replacing drills and toxic fillings by getting teeth to regenerate their own tissue — we like this link to the future.

Islet Cell Isolation Lab Helps Patients and Researchers Nationwide By Amanda Changuris
April 6 2016

Hospitals and researchers from across the country send organs to Pittsburgh where a special team extracts their unique cells.

Links To The Future
Links to the Future: Tumor-Detecting Glasses, a Bionic Spine and More By Sam Nolan
March 9 2016

Learn how researchers are teaching the body to fight cancer, helping paralyzed patients walk again, and more.

Ask a Doc: The Next Generation of Coronary Stents By Amanda Changuris
February 12 2016

Stents have come a long way over the years, and the next advancement is being studied at Penn State Health St. Joseph.

AHN Researchers Test COPD Drug’s Value for Type 2 Diabetes By Amanda Changuris
January 19 2016

A repurposed pill could have a dramatic impact on the treatment of type 2 diabetes and other conditions.

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