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Flavor affects free radicals produced by e-cigarettes Flavor affects free radicals produced by e-cigarettes
6 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
HERSHEY – The flavor of an e-cigarette may affect more than a consumer’s taste buds, according to Penn State researchers who say the chemicals that make up the different flavors also produce different levels of free radicals, toxins often associated with cancer [Read More]
Home Nursing Agency welcomes family hospice volunteers Home Nursing Agency welcomes family hospice volunteers
6 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — April is Volunteer Recognition Month, and Home Nursing Agency acknowledges the volunteers in its family hospice program. These volunteers fill essential roles within the program, which cares for patients with life-limiting illnesses and their caregivers. “Hospice [Read More]
Doctors may be unsure when kids' bad moods are serious or not Doctors may be unsure when kids' bad moods are serious or not
6 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
  HERSHEY — All children have moments of moodiness, but family medicine doctors and pediatricians may doubt their abilities to tell the difference between normal irritability and possibly bigger issues, according to Penn State researchers. When the researchers [Read More]
At 90, Cartey inspires OLLI students with his art and humor At 90, Cartey inspires OLLI students with his art and humor
6 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Jim Cartey is an architect by profession and an artist at heart. After a career spanning 50 years, including working for renowned architect A. William Hajjar, he retired in 1986 from his position as a staff architect at Penn State. For the past 17 years, he has volunteered [Read More]
FirstEnergy Foundation gift supports engineering projects FirstEnergy Foundation gift supports engineering projects
6 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $175,000 to support the Penn State College of Engineering’s Learning Factory Senior Capstone Design Projects at the University Park, Behrend and Berks campuses. The Learning Factory is a hands-on facility for engineering [Read More]
New procedure promises faster healing for patients with chest injuries New procedure promises faster healing for patients with chest injuries
14 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
HERSHEY— Dr. Peter Dillon, chief of surgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, likes to drop in on his doctors at work. In early 2010, he was watching as staff surgeon Dr. Don Mackay affixed thin metal plates to the broken ribs of an elderly patient. Mackay had modified [Read More]
‘Guion’ highlights Penn Stater who was first African-American in space ‘Guion’ highlights Penn Stater who was first African-American in space
15 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
As the first African-American to travel into space, Penn State alumnus Guion “Guy” Bluford is a pioneer and holds a significant place in the history of space exploration, but his story is relatively unknown to the public. The filmmakers behind a new short film hope to change that and [Read More]
Penn State researchers developing startup to help people in addiction recovery Penn State researchers developing startup to help people in addiction recovery
17 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State researchers are developing a system, WearIT, that uses wearable devices as tools to help individuals battle addiction. The group's idea was the winner of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania’s TechCelerator program, which [Read More]
Beethoven piano program concludes Feb. 15 Beethoven piano program concludes Feb. 15
17 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Pianist Wu Han, violinist Philip Setzer and cellist David Finckel will perform three Ludwig van Beethoven compositions at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in Schwab Auditorium, University Park. The concert brings to an end a two-season program of Beethoven piano trios at Penn [Read More]
Palmer Museum of Art announces 2018 exhibition schedule Palmer Museum of Art announces 2018 exhibition schedule
19 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — The Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State has announce its schedule of exhibitions for 2018. Dominated by three major contemporary shows, the lineup highlights the work of 19- and 20-century American painters and printmakers, pop art luminaries and iconic photographers [Read More]
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