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4 Mar

Health Matters-Hidden Risks: Do you have Kidney Disease?

By |2019-03-29T11:26:01-04:00March 4th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

March's Health Matters article and Infographic in the Tribune Democrat discusses the relationship between diabetes and kidney disease. Johnstown kidney specialist Dr. Faina Gurevich shares here knowledge and experience with the disease.

4 Feb

Health Matters – Dental Health Key Component of Pediatric Wellness

By |2019-03-04T11:11:46-04:00February 4th, 2019|News|

February's Health Matters article and Infographic in the Tribune Democrat focus on the importance of pediatric dental health. Local dentists discuss the importance of dental care from a young age and its link to overall health and wellness.  

8 Jan

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

By |2019-02-04T14:45:24-04:00January 8th, 2019|News|

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 instructor Desiree Beppler discusses how she tries to reinforce the issue with her students at Mount Aloysius College in Cresson. The

10 Dec

Health Matters – Diet, stress key health factors

By |2019-02-04T14:44:56-04:00December 10th, 2018|News|

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 planning, mindfulness, and balance to manage stressful demands and overeating tendencies during the holidays.

8 Nov

Health Matters – ER or Urgent Care?

By |2018-11-08T14:10:56-04:00November 8th, 2018|News|

November, 2018 - The Tribune Democrat's Health Matters article for this month focuses on the differences between Emergency Room (ER) department and Urgent Care Center (UCC) visits. Learn more about when you should visit the Emergency Room, why Urgent Care centers are a better option when your condition is not life-threatening, and how you can

30 Oct

Recreation Opportunities in Cambria County

By |2018-11-16T15:09:47-04:00October 30th, 2018|News|

October 30, 2018 - The Cambria County Recreation Opportunities Resource, created by the Cambria County Conservation & Recreation Authority (CCCRA) and the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health, is available in order to provide an interactive resource on our website for helping families get active.

26 Sep

1889 Jefferson Center Partners With the Greater Johnstown School District

By |2018-09-26T15:13:05-04:00September 26th, 2018|News|

September 26, 2018 - The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health is proud to be part of the partnership between the Greater Johnstown School District and Communities in Schools, a national organization that builds relationships for empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life. The collaboration aims at ensuring that the physical health

5 Sep

Health Matters: Healthy Aging

By |2018-09-26T10:56:43-04:00September 5th, 2018|News|

September 5, 2018 - The Tribune-Democrat's Health Matters article for this month focuses on healthy aging, as well as the importance for seniors to practice prevention, and take charge of their health. In a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Americans over 65 years old are estimated to account for

9 Aug

Health Matters: Vaccines and Immunization

By |2018-08-09T14:28:51-04:00August 9th, 2018|News|

This month, the Tribune-Democrat's Health Matters article focuses on vaccination coverage, school immunization rates, as well as the level of misconception that still exists among individuals, mostly parents, regarding the positive impact vaccines have on the prevention of diseases and epidemics. The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health is working to spread the good word