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Easing Anxiety Around School-Related transitions Easing Anxiety Around School-Related transitions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
Change can be hard for many people. For kids — who often thrive on routine and predictability — the transition from school year to summer and into a new academic year can bring uncertainty that can trigger anxiety and behavioral problems. [Read More]
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Easing Anxiety Around School-Related transitions Easing Anxiety Around School-Related transitions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
Change can be hard for many people. For kids — who often thrive on routine and predictability — the transition from school year to summer and into a new academic year can bring uncertainty that can trigger anxiety and behavioral problems. [Read More]

Preventive Care Makes Sense at Any Age Preventive Care Makes Sense at Any Age
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Ravishankar Rao
June is national Men’s Health Month — to increase awareness of preventable health conditions and encourage early detection and treatment for men. It is important to spread the word not just among men, but also among women who can encourage the men in their lives to take care of themselves. [Read More]

Neveah Brown Is a Miracle in the Making Neveah Brown Is a Miracle in the Making
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Special to The Gazette
Nevaeh Brown is a quiet, shy little girl, but don’t judge her by her size or timidity. The 3-year-old is as tough as they come, and has been that way since she was born prematurely in May 2013. [Read More]

The Medical Minute: How Fat, Salt and Sugar Can Be Good for You The Medical Minute: How Fat, Salt and Sugar Can Be Good for You
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
Instead of billing fat, salt and sugar as an evil trifecta, Penn State Children's Hospital clinical dietician Liz Reid suggests it's more useful to understand their role in a balanced diet. [Read More]

I Sat So Quietly My Foot Fell Asleep I Sat So Quietly My Foot Fell Asleep
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Jack Kornfield, a sage of American Buddhism, folksily refers to meditation as sitting quietly, which underscores what a sane response it is to the anxiety, busyness and digital addictions that plague us all. Who can argue with setting aside 20 minutes of every day to essentially catch our breath, ca [Read More]

Tips for Picking Out the Best Sunscreen Tips for Picking Out the Best Sunscreen
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Special to The Gazette
"Comparing all of the different types of sunscreen can be complicated. But, what matters most when picking one out is how well it protects skin from the sun's ultraviolet rays," said Dr. Lorraine Rosamilia, dermatologist at Geisinger Scenery Park. [Read More]

Penn State Nursing Professional Guides Centre Region Infectious Disease Plan Penn State Nursing Professional Guides Centre Region Infectious Disease Plan
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Shelley Haffner, University Health Services' (UHS) infectious disease manager, found a need for a local infectious hazard and disease response plan while working on her master’s degree in homeland security with a public health preparedness option through Penn State’s World Campus. [Read More]

Opioid and Opiate Addiction Epidemic Is in Centre County Too Opioid and Opiate Addiction Epidemic Is in Centre County Too
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Confirmation that Prince died from an overdose of fentanyl thrust the nation's opioid addiction epidemic into the national spotlight. Nowhere is immune to the crisis -- including here in Centre County [Read More]

Nurse Sues Mount Nittany Over Vaccination Requirement Nurse Sues Mount Nittany Over Vaccination Requirement
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A registered nurse who formerly worked in Mount Nittany Health's obstetrics and gynecology group is suing Mount Nittany Health System and Mount Nittany Medical Center Health Services claiming she lost her position after declining to receive a vaccination. [Read More]

Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sara Ferguson
Whether you have fair or dark skin, you are at risk for skin cancer. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer during his or her lifetime. Know how to recognize the warning signs of skin cancer — and what you can do to minimize your risk. [Read More]

Need for Increased Mental Health Services Grows at Penn State Need for Increased Mental Health Services Grows at Penn State
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
In a report Thursday, Penn State Vice President Damon Sims said demand for counseling services continues to increase among students, with suicide ideation and attempts increasing. [Read More]

Rising Above the Stigma Rising Above the Stigma
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jodi Morelli, Town&Gown
State College Area High School students' work has resulted in the creation of My Mental Health Matters (MMHM), a school organization that is raising awareness about the importance of people paying just as much attention to their thoughts, feelings, and ideas as they do to their physical health. [Read More]

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