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Meeting to Focus on Opioid Prevention, Education Meeting to Focus on Opioid Prevention, Education
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
The growing crises of substance abuse is reaching unprecedented levels across the nation, and Centre County, as rural as it is, is beginning to be ravaged by what Mount Nittany Health is calling one of the most pressing health issues affecting our community. [Read More]
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Meeting to Focus on Opioid Prevention, Education Meeting to Focus on Opioid Prevention, Education
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
The growing crises of substance abuse is reaching unprecedented levels across the nation, and Centre County, as rural as it is, is beginning to be ravaged by what Mount Nittany Health is calling one of the most pressing health issues affecting our community. [Read More]

How Concerned Should Pennsylvanians Be about Zika Virus? How Concerned Should Pennsylvanians Be about Zika Virus?
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
Penn State associate professor of entomology and disease epidemiology Jason Rasgon looks at the relative risks for Pennsylvanians of Zika virus, Lyme disease and West Nile virus. [Read More]

Penn State Ranked Most Active University Penn State Ranked Most Active University
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
The National College of Sports Medicine determined that Penn State is the number one large public university when it comes to active lifestyles. [Read More]

Easing Anxiety Around School-Related transitions Easing Anxiety Around School-Related transitions
4 weeks 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
5 weeks 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
7 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
7 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
7 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]

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