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Mount Nittany Medical Center Now Offering a Cord Blood Donation Program Mount Nittany Medical Center Now Offering a Cord Blood Donation Program
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Cord blood is used to help treat cancers such as leukemia or lymphoma, life-threatening blood disorders, and more. One of the biggest benefits of cord blood is the fact that it does not have to be a direct match with the recipient's tissue type. [Read More]

Precautions, Preparations Help Pa. Brace for Potential Avian Flu Threat Precautions, Preparations Help Pa. Brace for Potential Avian Flu Threat
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Nationwide, about 45 million birds — most from commercial egg and turkey farms — have died in the current outbreak. "These plans are like having a fire extinguisher," Martin says. "You hope you never have to use it, but if you need it, you're awfully glad you have it." [Read More]

Dementia and Caregiver Support Groups Seek Participants Dementia and Caregiver Support Groups Seek Participants
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Each week, BrainBuilders clients will participate in structured and appropriate activities to stimulate attention, memory and thinking skills. The program will focus on socialization, participation and enjoyment of group activities. [Read More]

Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Ricotta is a friendly girl, who bumps, rubs and wiggles all over people to get their attention. This pretty two-year-old pretty calico was rescued as a stray. She is gentle and just loved to be petted. Did you notice that she has really beautiful eyes? [Read More]

To Your Health: 7 Super Foods to Help Keep Super Dads Healthy To Your Health: 7 Super Foods to Help Keep Super Dads Healthy
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Richard Hale
Being a dad isn't easy. And every year on Father's Day, you get a little recognition for all your hard work in the form of cards, ties, slippers and other gifts. This year, why not give yourself a gift — one that will help give you energy to keep up with all your fatherly responsibilities? [Read More]

To Your Health: Mother Yourself on Mother's Day To Your Health: Mother Yourself on Mother's Day
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Angela Hardyk
As mothers, we spend a lot of time taking care of others. From, "sit up straight" to "turn down that noise," we're always looking for ways to help our kids stay healthy. But Mother's Day is the perfect time to stop and think about taking care of ourselves. [Read More]

To Your Health: Give Your Health a Spring Cleaning To Your Health: Give Your Health a Spring Cleaning
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Cara Dellegrotti
Just like you need to defrost the freezer and steam clean the drapes to spruce up your house, spring cleaning your health can be beneficial, too. If you haven't done some regularly scheduled maintenance in a while, it's time. Here are 10 ways to give your body a thorough spring cleaning. [Read More]

Centre Region at High Risk for Lyme Disease Centre Region at High Risk for Lyme Disease
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
A study recently released by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says Lyme Disease is now found in every county in the state. Not only that, it's most prevalent in the North-Central Region which includes the State College area. Details from the Centre County Report. [Read More]

Arcade Snake In Your Body: How A Penn State Startup Could Transform Surgery Arcade Snake In Your Body: How A Penn State Startup Could Transform Surgery
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, C.J. Doon
“The goal is to shrink it as much as possible where you can do procedures inside the human brain,” Reading says. “That’d be us going above and beyond our expectations and winning on all levels.” [Read More]

Penn State Athlete Scores in Battle Against Kidney Disease Penn State Athlete Scores in Battle Against Kidney Disease
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State tennis player Michael Reilly was knocked out of action by kidney disease but he's battling back, on and off the court. As the Centre County Report found out, Reilly is now looking to score points in two different ways -- by helping his team and helping others who have kidney disease. [Read More]

Stop Sneezing! Reduce Spring Allergies Now Stop Sneezing! Reduce Spring Allergies Now
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
The grass is green, the flowers are blooming, the sun is shining and the weather is warming up. While there’s a beauty to seeing flowers and trees come back to life, it’s the blooming process that releases pollen into the atmosphere. But there are some things you can do to lessen the symptoms. [Read More]

To Your Health: Communicating With Someone Who has Hearing Loss To Your Health: Communicating With Someone Who has Hearing Loss
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Leslie Purcell
Hearing loss currently affects more than 36 million Americans. More than half of all hearing-impaired persons are younger than 65. We have some simple to follow tips to help you communicate with anyone who has a hearing loss. Number one: Talk face-to-face. [Read More]

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