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Health

UPMC dietitian: Resetting healthy habits

At the start of a new year, it’s customary to make a new goal or resolution. Some of the most common are related to eating healthier or dieting. While these resolutions are set with good intentions, it can be hard to know how to get started and maintain this new lifestyle. Don’t ...

Study offers reassurance on COVID-19 shots, women’s periods

One of the first studies to track whether COVID-19 vaccination might affect women’s periods found a small and temporary change. Research published Wednesday tracked nearly 4,000 U.S. women through six menstrual cycles and on average, the next period after a shot started about a day later ...

LHU’s COVID-19 response receives Rural Health Program of the Year award

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University recently received the Rural Health Program of the Year award, presented by the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH), for their response to the COVID-19 virus. The award was presented by Lisa Davis, director of PORH and outreach associate professor of ...

AIDS Resource director celebrates 20 years with organization

For Kirsten Burkhart, executive director of AIDS Resource for the past 20 years, the fight against AIDS was important in her life before she ever became a part of the organization. “I had a friend who died from AIDS-related causes and I was appalled at the way his family treated him,” ...