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Rides to Remember Rides to Remember
101 weeks ago - Town and gown
Breast cancer. These two simple yet terrifying words heard by many women and their families and friends are never cause for celebration. But thanks to a partnership between Fullington Trail- ways, the Penn State Lady Lions basketball team, and the Penn State Pink Zone, breast cancer survivors across [Read More]
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Temperatures Set to Drop as Weather Pattern Sets Up for Snow, Snow & More Snow Temperatures Set to Drop as Weather Pattern Sets Up for Snow, Snow & More Snow
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"We are in a rollicking weather pattern now, and it looks like it's going to be one that lasts at least another two to three weeks," Sobel predicts. "Every two to three days another weather system comes by that can produce some snow or some form of precipitation." [Read More]

Bite Into Volumetrics to Lose the Pounds Bite Into Volumetrics to Lose the Pounds
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Marjorie S. Miller
Change and contradictions in dieting advice can be hard to swallow. But with the Volumetrics approach to eating, the message is clear and constant: eat more to weigh less. "I'd like to think that I'm doing some good as we face the challenge of combating the current obesity epidemic," she says. [Read More]

Flu Season Spike Means It's Time to Take Precautions Flu Season Spike Means It's Time to Take Precautions
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Carley Mossbrook
Suffering from the flu this season? You aren't the only one. Centre County has reported 338 positive cases of the flu so far this winter, and the storm isn't over yet. [Read More]

To Your Health: Understanding How Your Heart Rate Impacts Fitness and Heart Health To Your Health: Understanding How Your Heart Rate Impacts Fitness and Heart Health
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jonathan Nachtigall
Because a lot of New Year's resolutions include a fitness or wellness component, now is a great time for a refresher on a few key terms and how they can be important tools in determining your overall heart health. [Read More]

Light-emitting E-readers Detrimentally Shift Circadian Clock Light-emitting E-readers Detrimentally Shift Circadian Clock
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Victoria M. Indivero
"Our most surprising finding was that individuals using the e-reader would be more tired and take longer to become alert the next morning," says Chang. "This has real consequences for daytime functioning, and these effects might be worse in the real world as opposed to the controlled environment [Read More]

To Your Health: FAST, Can You Spot the Warning Signs When Someone is Having a Stroke? To Your Health: FAST, Can You Spot the Warning Signs When Someone is Having a Stroke?
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Susan Maynard
Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds in the United States, making stroke the nation's fifth leading cause of death. Because a stroke can happen to any person at any time, knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke should be one of your top health priorities in 2015. [Read More]

Change Nutrition Behaviors Through Month-long Challenge Change Nutrition Behaviors Through Month-long Challenge
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany Svoboda
The options of behaviors that participants can choose and change "runs the whole gamut," Burke says. In previous years, he's seen people cut back on things such as sugary drinks, and add other items to their diet, such as more fruits and vegetables. [Read More]

New Online Tool Aids Parents, Pediatricians Assess Newborn Weight Loss New Online Tool Aids Parents, Pediatricians Assess Newborn Weight Loss
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
“For parents who are concerned about their newborn’s weight loss, they can be shown how their baby compares to the study sample, and whether they fall into a dangerous zone,” says Dr. Valerie Flaherman. [Read More]

Many Different Factors can Trigger Holiday Depression Many Different Factors can Trigger Holiday Depression
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
"It's important for anyone who is worried about a friend or family member experiencing these symptoms to encourage them to seek medical attention if it gets to the point of interfering with social functions, work or school." [Read More]

To Your Health: Noisy Toys Can be Harmful to Children's Hearing To Your Health: Noisy Toys Can be Harmful to Children's Hearing
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Leslie Purcell
Some toys can produce sounds in excess of 100dB. That's almost as loud as a jet plane taking off! Federal regulations restrict exposure to noise of 100dB to only two hours per day. If employees in an industrial setting are exposed to that noise level they are required to wear hearing protection. [Read More]

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