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Charity Ball raises $200,000 for Children’s Advocacy Center

Published on February 27, 2017

The 69th Annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball, themed A Starlit Evening on the Serengeti, raised a record breaking $200,000 for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health.

One of Mount Nittany Health Foundation’s premier fundraisers, more than 600 attendees gathered at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center for the event, chaired by Melissa Hawbaker and co-chaired by Gina Woskob, Saturday, February 11, 2017. Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception featuring musical entertainment by Yamoussa Camara Drum and Dance, followed by African-t...

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What to know about mumps

Published on February 24, 2017

About mumps Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus. It is spread by direct contact with or by inhaling droplets that contain the virus. Although mumps virus has been found in saliva from seven days before onset of salivary gland swelling to nine days afterwards, a person is most infectious between two days before and five days after swelling. People with mumps virus infection may not have any symptoms, but may still be able to spread the disease to others. Mumps can be spread by:

Coughing, sneezing, or talking, Sharing items, such as cups or eating utensils, with others Touching o...

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Mount Nittany Health, Pink Zone and the Lady Lions team up to honor breast cancer survivors, benefit area agencies

Published on February 13, 2017 By Angelique Cygan, RN, breast health navigator at Mount Nittany Medical Center

Break out your pink shirts and make plans to attend this year’s Play4Kay game, Sunday, February 26, at the Bryce Jordan Center, as the Penn State Lady Lion basketball team hosts the 11th annual Pink Zone game. With tipoff time set for 2:00 pm, the Lady Lions will take on top rival, Michigan, honoring breast cancer survivors and those who care for them. The game is a day of celebrating breast cancer survivorship, the advancement of cancer care and steps toward the cure of breast cancer. Community members are invited to join the celebration.

Since its inception 11 years ago, P...

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  • Charity Ball raises $200,000 for Children’s Advocacy Center
  • What to know about mumps
  • Mount Nittany Health, Pink Zone and the Lady Lions team up to honor breast cancer survivors, benefit area agencies

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