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The HCQU offers free monthly newsletters on a variety of health related topics. Contact for newsletters published in or before 2016. We offer a Healthy Outcomes Newsletter Index which provides a listing of all previous topics.

Healthy Outcomes newsletters

  • March 2018 – 5 Myths About Colorectal Cancer, Flu Season Alert Update, Do you Need a Colonoscopy?, Penn State REC Fest, A New Screening Test for Colon Cancer, Spring Day of Learning, Mental Health First Aid, Shamrock Shake Smoothie, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls, Making Changes Today for a Healthy Tomorrow, Upcoming PPC Meetings, Farewell to Health and Wellness Fairs

  • February 2018 – 13 Tips for Preventing Heart Disease, February is American Heart Month, Coughing: 8 Things to Know, Penn State REC Fest, Triple Chocolate Pudding

  • January 2018 – About Your Thyroid, Resolutions You Can do in 10 Minutes, Is Sugar Ruining Our Health?, New Blood Pressure Guidelines: The Numbers Game, New Year’s Day Black Eyed Peas, Easy Cornbread Muffins

  • December 2017 – Candle with Care, International Day: Persons with Disabilities, Heading off Headaches, Community Bodyworks Clinic, Fashion Show: Fashionably Chic, Headaches: When to Seek Medical Attention, Cranberry Bread with Orange Glaze

  • November 2017 – 11 Best Bets for Brain Health, Midlife Risk Factors Boost Alzheimer’s Risk, Sore Throat: Causes and Treatments, Bruxism (Tooth Grinding), A Matter of Balance, HCQU Health Fair, 2018 PPC Meeting Dates, Transforming Lives Through the Joy of Sport, Butternut Squash Soup

  • October 2017 – Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer, Your Dental Checkup, Early Detection from Breast Self-Exam, Chicken Soup with Rice and Broccoli, Fashion Show, Health and Wellness Fair.

  • September 2017 – 5 Things to Know About Whole Grains, Centre County Has a New HCQU Nurse, Triglycerides: Those Other Fats in the Blood, Good For You Granola, HCQU Fall Day of Learning, A New and Improved AMPES, Fashion Show, Health and Wellness Fair

  • August 2017 – Psoriasis: Causes and Treatments, Falling Short on Vaccines, Home Remedies for Psoriasis, Do Adults Need Vaccines?, Can Psoriasis be Prevented?, Contact Lenses: How to Prevent Eye Infections, Vintage Lemonade Recipe

  • July 2017 – Hepatitis ABC’s, Welcome Anne, SPF: Is Higher Always Better?, Steps to Prevent Hepatitis, Hepatitis A, B, and C: How They Differ, Sunscreen First; Bug Repellent Second, Using the UV Index, Your Ice Cream Glossary

  • June 2017 – Eat Your Fruits and Veggies!, Farewell Toby, Hay Fever: Causes and Treatments, Blueberry Walnut Salad, 7 Ways to Serve Strawberries, 13 Tips for a Healthier Barbecue

  • May 2017 – Stroke Basics, The Best Diet for Blood Pressure, May is Mental Health Month, PADDNN, How to Get Mental Health Help, Horton Hears a Who, For Strokes; Think Fast!

  • April 2017 – Sleep Apnea: Causes & Treatments, Is Anger Hurting Your Health? How Weather Affects Your Health, 15 Ways to Boost Flavor Without Salt

  • March 2017 – Vertigo: Getting the Right Diagnosis, Centre County's New HCQU Nurse, Ah-Choo! 11 Fun Facts About Sneezing, Meditation for Your Brain and Body

  • February 2017 – Welcome to the HCQU's New Director, Frostbite: What is it? What to do, Chocolate on the Brain, Is it a Heart Attack?, Antidotes to Worry, One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

  • January 2017 – HCQU Director, Lynn Libby Retires, Auto Immune Disease - Crohn's Disease, Old Medical Terms: You Have What?!, Are You Fit to do CrossFit?, Compression Stockings: A Guide