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    Directions to Mount Nittany Medical Center in event/football traffic

    Please follow this plan developed by Mount Nittany Medical Center's Security Department, State College Police Department and the Pennsylvania State University Police Department to assist the public and Medical Center staff accessing the Medical Center during football game weekends.

    Download the directions and corresponding map here to get to Orchard Road from State College, Bellefonte, Port Matilda and I-99 West.

    Police will not permit traffic on Orchard Road to get backed up at the Park Avenue stop sign. All traffic will be directed onto Park Avenue toward the Medical Center.

    If you have traffic problems somewhere other than Orchard Road and you have a cell phone, call 911. Give your name, exact location, destination (Medical Center), make, model, and color of your vehicle. If possible, a police officer will be sent to escort you to the Medical Center. When you see the police officer, get out of your car and wave so that he/she can identify you. Please use this privilege in extreme emergencies only.

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    Coronary artery disease and heart attacks

    Published on November 20, 2014 By Jonathan Nachtigall, DO, cardiology, Mount Nittany Physician Group

    Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease, killing almost 380,000 people each year. Although this disease is common, knowing the warning signs and symptoms – and making appropriate lifestyle changes – is key to preventing death. To understand coronary artery disease, we must remember that the heart is a muscle that pumps blood throughout the body. To work properly, the heart needs oxygen and nutrients, which it gets from blood supplied by the coronary arteries. In a healthy coronary artery, blood flows through easily with no blockages. These healthy arteri...

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    The Foundation’s 21st Annual Golf Tournament raised $150,000 for the new Cancer Center.

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