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PHN Breast Cancer Grant Programs

Published: Oct 4 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Medicine Physicians Prevention | Tags:

Breast Cancer Awareness

For the past four years, Primary Health Network (PHN) has been awarded various grants through the Susan G. Komen Foundation, supporting breast health education and early breast cancer detection and support. Awarded funds have been used to assist Primary Health Network patients across Mercer, Lawrence, and Beaver County who are of the age to be […]

Community Health Centers: Who We Are and What We Do

Published: Aug 28 2018 | Under: General Health Administration Prevention Technology | Tags:

You’ll often hear the term “Community Health Center” from Primary Health Network. However, we’re only one of over 1,300 community health centers throughout the country! PHN isn’t a hospital, and it’s not a part of any local hospital systems. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and we provide healthcare with the mission of […]

My PHN: Information on the Go

Published: Jul 16 2018 | Under: General Health Administration Healthy Tips Lifestyle Technology | Tags:

Many of our patients are familiar with our sites, services, and other resources. But did you know that information is now available right in the palm of your hand? PHN introduces “My PHN,” a new mobile app that allows you to access a wide variety of PHN information without having to do anything more than […]

Going on Vacation: Planning for Safety

Published: Jul 13 2018 | Under: General Health Health Administration Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention Safety | Tags:

This time of year, many of us plan on taking a vacation. Usually, this means travelling, whether it’s across the country, across the ocean, or across town. We’ll have activities planned, places to sightsee, and maybe even have restaurants picked out. However, in all this planning, do you have one for safety?

Keeping You and Your Pets Healthy

Published: Jun 13 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention Safety | Tags:

Everyone loves their cuddly companions and the joy they bring into their lives. There are many health benefits to owning a pet: they provide opportunities to get exercise and be social with other pet owners, and have even been proven to help those who suffer from anxiety and depression. However, pets can carry different germs […]

Meditation: A Simple Activity with Big Benefits

Published: May 15 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention | Tags:

Meditation has been a common practice for centuries. Today, it’s a commonly recommended practice to reduce an even more common problem: stress. We all experience stress every day, and many of us simply deal with it, rather than doing something about it. However, meditation is a simple, cost-free way to reduce stress and increase positivity […]

Self-Care: Benefits of Taking Care of Yourself

Published: May 7 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Prevention | Tags:

We all spend time thinking about how best to care for others: your parents, your children, your pets. But how often do you stop to think about taking care of yourself? It’s a lot more important than you might think, and it can affect everyone around you for better or worse. One common side-effect of […]

Waking Up Healthy

Published: May 3 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle | Tags:

For many of us, the blaring of our alarm is the last thing we want to hear in the morning. We’ll slap our hand around in the darkness, fumbling until we manage to turn the thing off. Then, we’ll slowly pull ourselves from the warmth of our bed, reluctant to leave sleep behind. That morning […]

Tips to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Published: Apr 25 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle | Tags:

We all know the feeling of looking at the clock, realizing you have to go to bed soon, and sighing as you realize you aren’t quite ready. Or maybe you’re more familiar with tossing and turning, trying to fall asleep, and you just can’t seem to get comfortable. It turns out, there are things you […]

Sugar: Real or Artificial?

Published: Apr 20 2018 | Under: General Health Healthy Tips Lifestyle Nutrition Prevention | Tags:

By now, most of us are well-informed on the dangers of eating or drinking too much sugar. Sugar causes tooth decay and weight gain (especially from drinking soda), and has been linked to increased risk of heart disease. It can even lead to hyperactivity and ADHD in children. To reduce sugar intake, many people have […]

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