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How to Establish Bedtime Routine for Kids

Better sleep leads to improvements in health, well-being, and academic achievement. Regular schedules and bedtime routines create good sleep habits that set kids up for a good night’s rest. Help students establish a healthy bedtime routine with resources for elementary students and a version for middle and high school students! Looking for ways to improve sleep? Click […]

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Requirements by Blood Donation Type

To ensure the safety of both patients and donors, these are some of the requirements donors must meet to be eligible to donate blood based on their donation type. To explore a list of eligibility information, Search by Keyword or Browse All. Original source: https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-requirements.html

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Researchers to study universal depression screening in adolescents

November 27, 2018 — A research team at Penn State College of Medicine will study universal school-based screening of adolescents for major depressive disorder with the help of a three-year, $2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Dr. Deepa Sekhar, associate professor of pediatrics, will serve as principal investigator. The study will take place […]

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College of Medicine awarded grant to promote healthy lifestyles

October 11, 2018 – Penn State College of Medicine has received a nearly $4 million grant to promote healthy lifestyles and improve nutrition for Hispanic people living in Berks and Lebanon counties. The award is from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s REACH project and will be administered locally by Penn State PRO Wellness, a collaboration between the College […]

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Lebanon County agencies awarded grant to promote healthy lifestyles among Hispanic community

LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM) – Lebanon County agencies have been awarded four million dollars to decrease obesity by increasing access to nutritious food in the Hispanic community.  “We do have a high obesity problem within our community,” said Jeanne Arnold, a creator of Better Together Lebanon County.  Better Together Lebanon County is trying to change that.  […]

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$4 million grant awarded to help Hispanic people of Lebanon County get healthier

A $4 million grant to promote healthy lifestyles and improve nutrition for Hispanic people in Lebanon and Berks counties was recently awarded to a local coalition of organizations. “We know from research that Hispanic people are more likely to experience a higher prevalence of chronic diseases than non-Hispanic whites, and in Lebanon and Reading, Hispanics also […]

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