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Geisinger Initiative Aims to Stay Ahead of Pain Curve Geisinger Initiative Aims to Stay Ahead of Pain Curve
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Brackenbury
As the prescription medication abuse crisis escalated nationally, the health care community has been taking steps — some innovative — in recent years to curb the epidemic. Locally, one such effort is Geisinger’s initiative to stay ahead of the pain curve. [Read More]
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Geisinger Initiative Aims to Stay Ahead of Pain Curve Geisinger Initiative Aims to Stay Ahead of Pain Curve
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Brackenbury
As the prescription medication abuse crisis escalated nationally, the health care community has been taking steps — some innovative — in recent years to curb the epidemic. Locally, one such effort is Geisinger’s initiative to stay ahead of the pain curve. [Read More]

Mumps Cases Continue to Rise at University Park Mumps Cases Continue to Rise at University Park
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State's University Park campus continues to see an increase of mumps cases. Now with about 55 probable or confirmed cases, University Health Services reminds students to practice healthy habits. [Read More]

Patrick and Amy Kennedy Discuss Mental Health Advocacy at Penn State Patrick and Amy Kennedy Discuss Mental Health Advocacy at Penn State
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patrick Cines
Former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy and his wife Amy Kennedy, a Penn State alumna, took part in a discussion on mental health advocacy Wednesday night at Penn State. [Read More]

The Mental Health Generation The Mental Health Generation
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jillian Reese
I am concerned for our kids. There’s a national trend of high-anxiety and depression in teens. And, locally, the challenges can be even greater. Sometimes called spoiled or helicoptered, our kids are suffering. [Read More]

More Mumps Cases Reported at Penn State More Mumps Cases Reported at Penn State
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, Steve Connelly
Penn State's University Health Services (UHS) said on Monday that it has investigated 38 probable or confirmed mumps cases at the University Park campus. Of those 38 cases, 17 have been confirmed by lab tests. The first confirmed mumps case was reported at University Park on Jan. 29. [Read More]

Be Alert to Signs of Eating Disorders Be Alert to Signs of Eating Disorders
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Dr. Jennifer Seidenberg
Parents may need to turn to medical professionals for help when a clinical eating disorder is suspected, even if the child is not underweight or overweight. When left untreated, anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders can lead to life-threatening physical and psychological consequences. [Read More]

Sound Food Choices Needed to Battle Centre County's Diabetes, Obesity Issues Sound Food Choices Needed to Battle Centre County's Diabetes, Obesity Issues
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
“The largest problems related to nutrition in our community continue to be diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease at all ages,” said Lynn Parker Klees, senior instructor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Penn State. [Read More]

Possible Mumps Cases at Penn State Now at 27 Possible Mumps Cases at Penn State Now at 27
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
As of Tuesday, Penn State's University Health Services has investigated 27 suspected, probable or confirmed mumps cases at the University Park campus. Six cases of those cases have been confirmed by lab tests to be mumps. [Read More]

Two Penn State Employees Ready for Their 13-Hour Fitness Challenge Two Penn State Employees Ready for Their 13-Hour Fitness Challenge
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
Penn State employees and alumni John Ake and Tyler Davis created All Day Fitness in 2016. Now, they’re preparing for their second shot at the day-long challenge. [Read More]

Silver Sneakers Helps Centre County Seniors Stay Active, Healthy Silver Sneakers Helps Centre County Seniors Stay Active, Healthy
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso
Perhaps nothing is more important than staying active after retirement; after all, it is tempting after a life of work to want to sit and relax. But getting and staying active as we grow older can have numerous benefits. The Silver Sneakers program helps older adults do just that, and it is offered [Read More]

What's on My Plate? What's on My Plate?
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Samantha Chavanic, Town&Gown
Children are always watching, especially in their earliest years. They learn by observing their parents — processing and copying sounds and behaviors. They become miniature mimes — mimicking the words they hear, the gestures they see, and even the food choices their parents make. [Read More]

Penn State Confirms Two Cases of Mumps on Campus Penn State Confirms Two Cases of Mumps on Campus
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Penn State’s University Health Services (UHS) said in a university press release on Friday that two cases of mumps have been confirmed on campus. [Read More]

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