CDC publishes first national study on use of behavioral therapy, medication and dietary supplements for ADHD in children

The first national study to look at behavioral therapy, medication, and dietary supplements to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children ages 4-17 shows that less than one half of children with ADHD were receiving behavioral therapy in 2009-2010. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study, “Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity...

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Alder Health Celebrates LGBT Health Awareness Week

LGBT Health Awareness Week took place March 23 – March 27, 2015. In recognition of the week, Alder Health Services collaborated with YWCA Harrisburg, PA Coalition Against Domestic Violence, LGBT Community Center of Central PA, PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency, and American Lung Association to present LGBT-specific programs on...

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Alder Health Presents New HIV Prevention Tool – PrEP

Alder Health Services presented a Community Consultation on Preventing HIV Infection through Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis or PrEP at LGBT Community Center of Central PA, Harrisburg. Speakers were Dr. Jarrett Sell, Medical Director, Alder Health Services, and Penn State Hershey Medical Center; and Dr. Charis James, MD, Resident Physician, Penn State Hershey...

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