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Free Hunters’ Health Day offered to keep hunters safe in the woods

Published on August 25, 2014 By Rich Kelley, NREMT-P, EMS clinical supervisor, Mount Nittany Medical Center

Hunters’ Health Day, in its 21st year, is an initiative of Mount Nittany Medical Center’s Emergency Services Department created to help hunters recognize their health risks, and then take proper precautions, make good health choices and seek medical treatment, if necessary.

The event offers free screenings including EKGs, total cholesterol, vision, total body fat, blood pressure, blood sugar, and hearing on Saturday, September 13, from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. near the ambulance entrance at the Medical Center.

Hunting is a very vigorous sport that often requires climbing rocky t...

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Upcoming Life with Diabetes class series

Published on August 21, 2014

Join members of Mount Nittany Health's diabetes team for an important class series designed to teach you and your loved ones how to live with and manage your diabetes. Mount Nittany Medical Center's "Life with Diabetes" program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for quality self-management education, and is intended for individuals with diabetes, pre-diabetes or those at risk of getting diabetes.

Classes are held Thursdays in October, from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Mount Nittany Medical Center, 1800 East Park Avenue, State College:

October 2, Conference...

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Ebola threat low in US, Penn State medical personnel monitoring

Published on August 19, 2014

Sent from The Pennsylvania State University and coordinated by the Infectious Hazards Planning Group, which includes representatives from Mount Nittany Health, Penn State, the Pennsylvania Department of Health and others*.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Despite reports about the growing Ebola outbreak impacting West Africa, the threat of such an outbreak in the U.S. is low due to heightened infection prevention strategies and early access to appropriate health care, according to experts.

Penn State’s University Health Services continuously monitors all infectious diseases, including...

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  • Free Hunters’ Health Day offered to keep hunters safe in the woods
  • Upcoming Life with Diabetes class series
  • Ebola threat low in US, Penn State medical personnel monitoring

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