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Too Sick for School?

Published: Feb 7 2019 | Under: Health Healthy Tips Parenting | Tags:

For those of us with kids, it’s rare that a school year goes by without a sick day.  When you wake them up for school, and they say they don’t feel well, how do you respond?  Do you just let them sleep?  Do you take them to the doctor?  Is there a “right” way to […]


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 […]


Folic Acid and Women’s Health

Published: Sep 26 2018 | Under: Health Healthy Tips Medicine Nutrition Prevention | Tags:

You might have heard of folic acid before or seen it on a nutrition label for certain foods. It’s made from folate, which occurs naturally in some foods and is a form of a B-vitamin. But did you know how important folic acid is for your nutrition, especially if you’re a woman? It’s even required […]


School Backpack Tips

Published: Jul 26 2018 | Under: Healthy Tips Lifestyle Parenting Prevention Safety | Tags:

When it comes to buying a school backpack, it may seem as easy as just finding one that is big enough to fit your child’s books and supplies. But when it comes to carrying around a bag loaded with heavy textbooks, the size, design, and “fit” of a backpack are just as important. Follow these […]


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