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Centre County Collection Boxes Dispose of Unwanted Medication Centre County Collection Boxes Dispose of Unwanted Medication
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
Since late June, an initiative by the Centre County District Attorney's Office has proven to be effective in getting unused and unwanted medication off the streets. [Read More]
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Centre County Collection Boxes Dispose of Unwanted Medication Centre County Collection Boxes Dispose of Unwanted Medication
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
Since late June, an initiative by the Centre County District Attorney's Office has proven to be effective in getting unused and unwanted medication off the streets. [Read More]

Barron Announces Matching Investment in Counseling and Psychological Services Barron Announces Matching Investment in Counseling and Psychological Services
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
Penn State President Eric Barron announced at the Mental Health and Wellness Week Call to Action Monday afternoon that his office will match the university Student Fee Board's contribution to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). [Read More]

Local Startup's Campaign Aims to Provide Devices to Those Who Can't Speak Local Startup's Campaign Aims to Provide Devices to Those Who Can't Speak
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
In 10 days, Project Vive hopes to grant a voice to 10 individuals who cannot speak. [Read More]

Food Safety, from Farm to Fork Food Safety, from Farm to Fork
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
As the holiday season approaches, millions of Americans will be preparing, cooking, eating and cleaning up holiday feasts enjoyed with family and friends. With all the hustle and bustle that surrounds these events, sometimes food safety can take a back seat. [Read More]

Penn State Researchers: Drinking Beer May Be Good for the Heart Penn State Researchers: Drinking Beer May Be Good for the Heart
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A new study from Penn State researchers could be reason to raise a pint. Drinking beer may have health benefits. [Read More]

Access to Health Care a Real Challenge for Rural Communities Access to Health Care a Real Challenge for Rural Communities
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
About 25 percent of Americans are residents of rural communities. Urban and suburban residents typically have access to public transportation, innovative medical care, and cutting-edge prevention programs; however, rural residents often do not have such resources. [Read More]

Family Caregivers Must Save Time for Their Own Health Family Caregivers Must Save Time for Their Own Health
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Barbara H. Cole
Caring regularly for a family member who has an injury, illness or disability is both time-consuming and stressful. As a result, family caregivers often spend less time taking care of their own health and can become ill themselves. [Read More]

School Psychologists Help Children Reach Full Potential School Psychologists Help Children Reach Full Potential
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - SHIRLEY WOIKA and JESSICA DIRSMITH
School Psychologist Awareness Week is Monday, Nov. 14, through Friday, Nov. 18. And, although school psychologists are generally behind the scenes members of the educational community, their roles in providing systems level, small group and individual interventions and programs are instrumental in s [Read More]

Elevated Levels of Lead Found in Water at Penn State Residence Buildings Elevated Levels of Lead Found in Water at Penn State Residence Buildings
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State found elevated levels of lead in drinking water at three of residence buildings on the University Park campus. [Read More]

Next Town Hall on Heroin and Opioid Crisis to Focus on Criminal Justice System Next Town Hall on Heroin and Opioid Crisis to Focus on Criminal Justice System
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The next in a series of town hall meetings on the heroin and opioid crisis in Centre County will be held from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium at Mount Nittany Medical Center. [Read More]

Healthy Eating Linked to Lower Probability of Breast Cancer Healthy Eating Linked to Lower Probability of Breast Cancer
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there have been several articles out about diagnosis and treatment and changing lifestyles regarding nutrition. One interesting study found that what young women — even preadolescent girls — ate could affect the possibility of their developing breast [Read More]

Free Centre County Flu Shot Clinics Set in November Free Centre County Flu Shot Clinics Set in November
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
Sandy Shuckers, health and wellness coordinator, visited the meeting of the Centre County commissioners recently to reveal the dates and times for the free flu shot clinics at local senior centers. [Read More]

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