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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
How does having a specific month labeled Breast Cancer Awareness help in the fight against breast cancer? For one thing, it simply points a highlighting finger at it. [Read More]
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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
How does having a specific month labeled Breast Cancer Awareness help in the fight against breast cancer? For one thing, it simply points a highlighting finger at it. [Read More]

Battling Anorexia: One Student's Mission Battling Anorexia: One Student's Mission
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
A Penn State student who battled anorexia is sharing her story to help others who are suffering from eating disorders. Centre County Report's Jenna Cominsky spoke with her about working to overcome anorexia and assisting others. [Read More]

Mount Nittany Offers Classes to Help Manage Diabetes, Weight Mount Nittany Offers Classes to Help Manage Diabetes, Weight
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
Mount Nittany Health will hold two series aimed at teaching those with diabetes and their loved ones how to manage the disease. [Read More]

The Avid Gardener: Gardens Help in Healing Process The Avid Gardener: Gardens Help in Healing Process
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Lora Gauss
Garden environments have long been suspected to have restorative value. Ancient peoples used sacred groves, special rocks and caves for this purpose. More recently, research has helped to spur an interest in the use of "healing gardens." These gardens have sprung up nationwide, and they are being [Read More]

Car Seat Safety a Priority for New Parents Car Seat Safety a Priority for New Parents
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Kristie Kaufman
Having a baby is an incredible experience, but you'll find there are many new decisions you must make as a parent. One of those important decisions is the type of car seat you’ll use for your little one. [Read More]

Different Yoga Elements Can Benefit Body and Mind Different Yoga Elements Can Benefit Body and Mind
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
There are several types of yoga, but they all include the same basic elements that can be used to target many areas of the body. [Read More]

Popularity of Yoga Continues to Rise Popularity of Yoga Continues to Rise
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mandy Sergent Glitzer
According to the 2016 Yoga in America study conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance, there are currently 36.7 million yoga practitioners in the U.S., up from 20.4 million in 2012. This rise in popularity will come as no surprise to those who have experienced the benefits of yoga firsthand. [Read More]

Yoga Can Be Enjoyed at Every Skill Level Yoga Can Be Enjoyed at Every Skill Level
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Jodi Morelli
Yoga is an ancient art of exercise that is good for the mind, body and soul. For people of all fitness levels, yoga creates strength, awareness and harmony both physically and mentally. [Read More]

State Health Secretary Warns of Heroin Laced with Animal Sedative State Health Secretary Warns of Heroin Laced with Animal Sedative
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Heroin laced with the drug carfentanil, a powerful opioid used as a sedative for large animals, has recently caused overdoses and deaths in neighboring states and could begin circulating in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

September Events Focus on Suicide Prevention September Events Focus on Suicide Prevention
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
In Pennsylvania, 144 people die by suicide each month. In Centre County, approximately 15 suicides occur each year. These deaths are nearly 100 percent preventable. To raise awareness of the issue and better help people understand what they can do to help prevent suicide, September is Suicide Awaren [Read More]

Fraser Street Garage Display Raises Suicide Prevention Awareness Fraser Street Garage Display Raises Suicide Prevention Awareness
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A grid of yellow balloons adorns the facade of the Fraser Street Parking Garage this month. The goal: To raise awareness of the 144 Pennsylvanians who die by suicide each month and encourage prevention efforts. [Read More]

Understanding the Risk Factors of High Blood Pressure Understanding the Risk Factors of High Blood Pressure
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Fashima Nasreen
Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, remains one of the largest public health problems around the world. Although one-third of the U.S. population has hypertension, there is still a lack of awareness about the condition and how to prevent and manage it. [Read More]

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