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Rides to Remember Rides to Remember
105 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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DUI Memorial Comes to State College To Encourage Safe Decisions Over the Weekend DUI Memorial Comes to State College To Encourage Safe Decisions Over the Weekend
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It’s powerful reading those names,” says Penn State police chief Tyrone Parham. “This isn’t some slogan, those are real people whose deaths have impacted families and loved ones and friends.” [Read More]

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Edward Balaban
Cancer in the colon or rectum is a leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but it doesn't have to be. The tricky part is that colorectal cancer rarely causes symptoms in its earliest stages. This is why screening for the disease is recommended. [Read More]

Pertussis, The 100-Day Cough Pertussis, The 100-Day Cough
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Marlene Stetson
Recent reports of pertussis in our community have caused many to think again about this "old" disease. Before a vaccine became available, pertussis was one of the most common childhood diseases and a major cause of death in children. Pertussis killed up to 10,000 each year. [Read More]

Seeing is Not Remembering: Researchers Find That Memory Isn't Always 'On' Seeing is Not Remembering: Researchers Find That Memory Isn't Always 'On'
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Victoria M. Indivero
People may have to "turn on" their memories in order to remember even the simplest details of an experience. "It seems like memory is sort of like a camcorder," says Wyble. "If you don't hit the 'record' button on the camcorder, it's not going to 'remember' what the lens is pointed at. [Read More]

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
5 weeks 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
6 weeks 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
6 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
7 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
8 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?
8 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]

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