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Health

LHU professor contributes to health text

LOCK HAVEN — Dr. Kathleen Allison, professor of Community and Public Health Education in the Lock Haven University Department of Health Science, authored a chapter in the text, “Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion.” The Jossey-Bass text, edited by Raffy Luquis ...

3D mammography beneficial in breast cancer diagnosis

Finding out that you have breast cancer is a life-changing event. However, in case of breast cancer, early detection and diagnosis is a key factor for its successful treatment. The earlier it is detected, the more likely it is to be curable. Mammogram is the most effective test in detecting ...

Geisinger awarded $5 million to develop tool for genetic disorders

DANVILLE — A team of Geisinger researchers has been awarded a $5 million grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Human Genome Research Institute to develop a tool that will allow healthcare providers to diagnose a genetic basis for select medical conditions in real ...

Mount Nittany Physician Group welcomes Jenna Hackenberger, MD

STATE COLLEGE — Mount Nittany Health is pleased to announce the addition of Jenna Hackenberger, MD, to Mount Nittany Physician Group Internal Medicine. “My best days as a doctor are when I’m able to form connections with people and support them through their challenges and triumphs, big ...

Fall into healthy skin

We all know to take extra care of our skin during the summer months when we’re outside and the sun is shining, but did you know that your skin needs just as much protection in fall and year-round? When we transition from summer to fall here in northcentral Pa., it is normal to have hot and ...

Mount Nittany Health announces substantial facility investments

STATE COLLEGE — While continuing to respond to the challenges of COVID-19, Mount Nittany Health is announcing plans to strengthen its commitment to outstanding care by making significant new investments at Mount Nittany Medical Center and in its outpatient locations. Beginning this fall, ...