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  1. Bridging the gender gap: The new age of healthcare for men

    There has been a lot of talk in the past few years about the changing healthcare landscape.  Through lengthy Supreme Court hearings, we have learned about the provisions that impact women.  However, there is one group that has flown under the radar in the press-men.   Public health data from…

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  2. Kick Butt this month by breathing easy at home!

    On March 16, will recognize National “Kick Butt” Day, a time to recognize the dangers of tobacco use and begin the process of quitting.  In 2009 the state of Pennsylvania joined the rest of the country in adopting indoor air laws, laws that prohibited smoking in many public places.  While…

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  3. Women’s heart health awareness month

      For decades, the diagnosis of heart disease has been an afterthought in the area of women’s health.  Conventional thought led us to believe that heart disease was an issue more for men than their female counterparts.  In reality, 1 in 3 women die of heart disease every year.  That’s…

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  4. Peace of Mind comes with getting health insurance

    The Affordable Care Act is making a real difference in the lives of women, men, and their families in communities across the country, including here in Lebanon County.   Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (the new health law), young people are able to stay on their parents insurance until age…

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  5. Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month.   One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, making it the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. In the United States, it is the second leading cause of death among females. In fact, each year it is estimated…

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  6. Let’s Talk Month

    “I need to talk to you about……sex.”  This is the point when your ‘tween’ runs screaming from the room!   Studies done by The National Campaign for the Prevention of Teen Pregnancy have determined that teens hate having “The Talk”.  In fact, this “one shot and done” approach to talking…

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  7. Title X: Beyond the Hype

    In recent weeks, the Title X Family Planning program has been at the top of many headlines in the national news media.  Many of these emotionally charged stories have called to eliminate the funding to this program.  However, much of the national news has fallen short of explaining the role…

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  8. Women’s Health Month: Not your mother’s IUD

      This month we recognize “Women’s Health Month”.  As we bring awareness to physical health practices such as diet and exercise, it is also a time to reflect upon the progress that has been made in the area of reproductive health and contraceptive technology (birth control).  In the 1970’s, the…

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  9. April is Sexually Transmitted Infection Awareness Month

    It is sometimes believed that what we can’t see can’t hurt us.   When it comes to Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), this is not the case.  While there is a host of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s), chlamydia is the most commonly reported STI in the United States.  Chlamydia is often not…

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  10. Bridging the gender gap: The new age of healthcare for men

    There has been a lot of talk in the past few years about the changing healthcare landscape.  Through lengthy Supreme Court hearings, we have learned about the provisions that impact women.  However, there is one group that has flown under the radar in the press-men.   Public health data from…

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Jenny Schifflet

Bringing SARCC and LFHS together for the good of the community

Who can forget our sitting down and trying to determine how we would get SARCC and LFHS to come together to better serve the communities? I never would have thought it would have been as easy as it has been.

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STI Awarness Month

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Free and Confidential Testing

Walk-in Day

Monday April 30, 12-5pm

*all participants will receive a $20 gift card

  • Diabetes Prevention Program

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    Registration and Information Session:

    Tuesday June 19 at noon & 6:30pm

    To register, call:

    (717) 273-6741 ext. 310

  • Splash of Color Art Auction

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    Saturday May 19, 7pm

    At Mount Hope Estate & Winery

    For Tickets, Call:

    (717) 273-6741

    or register on-line