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Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer
1 week 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]
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Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer Easy Steps Can Help Lessen Risk of Skin Cancer
1 week 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
4 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
4 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]

Benninghoff Discusses Medical Marijuana Law Benninghoff Discusses Medical Marijuana Law
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Governor Tom Wolf signed a medical marijuana bill this month, but how will the new policy actually work? Centre County Report's Liz Malara spoke with local state representative Kerry Benninghoff to learn more about the controversial topic. [Read More]

Penn State Alumni Association Donation to CAPS Fund Largest Amount In Class Gift History Penn State Alumni Association Donation to CAPS Fund Largest Amount In Class Gift History
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Katie Klodowski
Penn State's senior class decided in October that the 2016 Class Gift would establish an endowment to benefit Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).The CAPS funding beat the other two contenders, and the Class of 2016’s legacy has made waves in the Penn State community as students and alum [Read More]

Centre Region Events Planned to Celebrate National Bike Month Centre Region Events Planned to Celebrate National Bike Month
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
CentreBike, the Centre Region's coalition of bicyclists, is teaming up with other local organizations for numerous events and activities around the area to celebrate National Bike Month in May. [Read More]

Penn State Students Develop True Voice Technology Penn State Students Develop True Voice Technology
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Jennifer Miller
Assistive technology for people with communication disorders has come a long way in recent years, but current technology -- such as tablet apps used to communicate -- is limited in that it does not allow users to clearly convey tone of voice, mood or individual personality. [Read More]

Phone-Recycling Project Helps Keep Oceans Clean Phone-Recycling Project Helps Keep Oceans Clean
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Special to The Gazette
For more than 10 years, Chris Marone has been offering extra credit to Penn State students in his basic oceanography course, The Sea Around Us, for donating old cell phones. The project not only gives students a way to reduce ocean waste, but also raises funds for the American Cancer Society’s Rel [Read More]

Generation Stressed Generation Stressed
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
While overall levels of reported stress and anxiety for Americans are decreasing, Millenials are the exception. Young adults self-report anxiety issues more than any other age cohort and those levels appear to be rising. What is happening to this generation that is causing so much anxiety? The answe [Read More]

Hundreds Expected to Take Part in Suicide Prevention Walk Hundreds Expected to Take Part in Suicide Prevention Walk
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
More than 800 people from throughout Centre County are expected to participate in the annual Centre County Out of the Darkness Community Walk hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Central Pennsylvania Chapter at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 24 at Sidney Friedman Park in State College [Read More]

Necessary Losses Necessary Losses
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
To be able to grow and move on to the next stage of our life, we have to let go of what is now and understand that loss is necessary. We have to let ourselves grieve, whether it is for the end of our college days or the loss of a relationship. [Read More]

Kids Learn with the Help of Furry Friends Kids Learn with the Help of Furry Friends
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Elementary schools are teaming up with Centre County PAWS for a program that helps build confidence in kids -- and cats. [Read More]

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