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It's important to stay informed and educated about your health in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The resources below will help you to learn more about your health, identify Crozer-Keystone services to help you maintain your health and find the right providers to guide your healthcare experience.

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Additional Resources

When to See a Doctor About Your Sunburn

Irritating as it can be, much of the pain and tenderness of a sunburn can usually be relieved with over-the-counter treatments and simple first aid. In extreme cases, however, a visit to a specialist may be warranted.

Crozer-Keystone and Philadelphia Union Welcome Fans for Life

All babies born at Crozer-Chester Medical Center or Delaware County Memorial Hospital on Union game days will receive a “Philly Born” onesie, a certificate, and three non-expiring tickets to a future Union game.

Gel Spacer Improving Prostate Radiation Therapy Side Effects

Radiation treatment for prostate cancer is potentially damaging to surrounding organs and tissue. A gel-like material called SpaceOAR is being used at Crozer-Keystone Health System to temporarily distance the prostate from the rectum. This dramatically improves some significant side effects for men who undergo prostate radiation therapy.

Crozer-Keystone's Inpatient Rehab at Taylor Hospital

The inpatient acute rehabilitation unit at Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park, Pa., is now more capable than ever thanks to its new partner, Kindred Healthcare. Kindred is renowned nationally for expertise in long-term post-acute care.

Preventive Medicine and Annual Checkups

Making time for your routine checkup is extremely important for your overall health. The regular health exams and tests performed during routine checkups can help identify risk factors and problems before they start. 

How to Manage Your Blood Pressure

Learn what causes high blood pressure, who is most at risk and how you can maintain or lower your blood pressure.

Why Does My Knee Hurt?

The knee is vital for movement and is in constant motion from the moment we arise to the time we go to bed. Because of this, the knee is vulnerable to injury. Sudden twists and turns can strain or tear many of the structures within the knee. 

How to Quit Smoking

Quitting takes hard work and a lot of effort, but you can be tobacco free!

How to Prepare for a Race

Training for a run is fun, exhilarating—and if you’re a newcomer, potentially daunting. It may be a race, but Crozer-Keystone Health System’s sports medicine specialists recommend, above all, taking it slow.

Preparing for School Sports

High school athletes account for an estimated 2 million injuries, 500,000 doctor visits and 30,000 hospitalizations each year. But there are measures student-athletes can take to prevent injuries, including physical exams, strength conditioning, warming up adequately and proper nutrition.

Urgent Care or Emergency Department?

Between retail clinics, urgent care centers and emergency departments, you have a lot consider for where and how to get immediate treatment.

How to Treat a Burn

If you or a family member suffers a burn, there are some immediate steps you can take to ensure proper care is received.

How to Choose a Primary Care Provider

If managing your health were a business, your primary care provider (PCP) might be considered the president and CEO. This is the person who oversees the big picture and keeps a steady eye on the bottom line — keeping you healthy.  

What Causes Dizzy Spells?

Dizzy spells are common and can be caused by dehydration or low blood sugar. However, there are instances in which dizziness occurs as a result of certain diseases.