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Not just fast food: Most restaurants serve too many calories

original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryID=53878c66-bd3c-4877-809a-fd3f6c639f4e#.VtBW15MrJBw Feb. 21, 2016—Want to avoid excess calories while dining out? You may need to do more than just avoid fast-food joints, according to a new study from Tufts University. In the study, researchers found that 92 percent of restaurants—including local hot spots and nonchain diners—serve too many calories. In fact, restaurant meals often […]

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Fat fact: There’s a type of fat that can be good for you

original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryID=324bde0a-48fe-40ca-9fc2-56174fde167a#.VsNk7ZMrJBx Feb. 6, 2015 – When it comes to fats, is less always more? Not quite. In fact, according to a new study of eating habits all around the globe, researchers found that there are some fats we should eat much more of: polyunsaturated fats. Why? Because adding a few more of these key […]

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Kephart invited to join Governor’s Advisory Board on Health

Governor Wolf, Secretary Dallas from the Department of Human Services and Secretary Murphy from the Department of Health have invited Donna Kephart, Director of Outreach, to join the Governor’s Advisory Board on Health. The advisory board meets with the governor quarterly to discuss healthcare related issues. This gives the Center a unique opportunity to provide […]

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Kidney stones increasing among youth

Jan. 31, 2016—If you’ve experienced kidney stones, then you know: There are few things more painful to endure. Unfortunately, the number of people feeling that pain is increasing, according to a recent study. And the increase is happening among some surprising groups—including teens. About the study  Researchers looked at information on people who reported kidney stones […]

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