Thiel College’s new health systems major providing entry point into healthcare professions

Thiel College’s new health systems major providing entry point into healthcare professions

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Greenville, Pa., May 17, 2018) Thiel College, a leading liberal arts college in northwest Pennsylvania, announces its health systems program that will train students to be leaders in healthcare. The program is an interdisciplinary collaboration of the College’s departments of Biology, Neuroscience…

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

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Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one’s risk of dementia. But a new study suggests that some classes of anticholinergic drugs — particularly those used to treat depression, Parkinson’s and urinary incontinence…

National Drug Take Back Day Is Coming

National Drug Take Back Day Is Coming

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Prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications are highly susceptible to abuse, and experts say a lot of the problem starts with prescription drugs sitting in a home’s medicine cabinet. A program to dispose of unused medications is underway. National Drug Take Back Day…

Governor Wolf Awards $2 Million in 2017-18 Senior Community Center Grants

Governor Wolf Awards $2 Million in 2017-18 Senior Community Center Grants

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Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that 41 senior centers throughout the commonwealth will be the recipients of the Department of Aging’s 2017-18 Senior Community Center Grants – totaling $2 million in funding from the Pennsylvania Lottery. “Senior community centers…