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PARTNERING FOR A STRONGER COMMUNITY

The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health was founded as a collaborative research and resource Center focused on population health and disease prevention to benefit the citizens living in Cambria and Somerset Counties.  1889 Foundation made a major gift to the College of Population Health of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia to establish the Center.

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Health Matters – Dental Health Key Component of Pediatric Wellness

February 4th, 2019|

February's Health Matters article and Infographic in the Tribune Democrat focus on the importance of pediatric dental health. Local dentists give their perspective on recommendations and reiterate the importance of dental care from a young age and

Health Matters – FDA to require listing of added sugar on labels

January 8th, 2019|

January, 2019 – The Tribune Democrat’s Health Matters article and Infographic for this month focuses on Americans' overindulgence in sugar, especially added sugar, which is leading to diabetes and a wide array of other health issues. Nursing

Health Matters – Diet, stress key health factors

December 10th, 2018|

December, 2018 – The Tribune Democrat’s Health Matters article and the Infographic for this month focuses on stress-related behavioral health causes and management techniques. Tanya Kindel, a licensed clinical psychologist with Conemaugh Counseling, discusses how to use

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