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Force For Health Hero: Amily Buenrrostro!

Hey everyone, Check out this weeks nominated Force For Health Hero: Amily Buenrrostro! Amily is a Force For Health intern and Juniata College Undergraduate student. Amily participated in the Juniata Bailey Oratorical and gave an amazing speech about each individual’s hidden potential and lifting one another up. This speech was an excellent example of what […]

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What comes to mind when you think of the word “healthy”? Often people think in order to be healthy you must run five miles a day, never eat carbs, and drink three gallons of water a day. Ok, maybe the list above is a bit extreme… but nine times out of ten, when we think […]

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Homelessness in Rural Areas

BY: HILLARY GROVE On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, I had the pleasure of attending the Huntingdon Area High School Medical Fair put on by the Medical One and Medical Two classes taught by Mrs. Toni Bucynski. At the beginning of the school year, the students had been challenged to put together end-of- the-year projects that […]

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Project Win Mentorship Program for At-Risk Youth

By: Emma Hannan Students from Toni Bucynski’s Medical I and Medical II classes at Huntingdon Area High School class became Forces for Health in their community by identifying problems in their communities, designing solutions, and then enacting their ideas as real-life projects. The students presented and reflected on their experiences during the high school’s Med […]

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​”I’ve Got Your Back”

Huntingdon Area High School Student Medical Fair Station, Aevidum: “I’ve Got Your Back” Program for Suicide Prevention, Depression, and Mental Health Issues, presented May 2nd, 2018 By: Rachael Bernier These students inToni Bucynski’s Medical I and Medical II class at the Huntingdon Area High School were advocates for Force For Health in their school by […]

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Huntingdon Hosts Commonwealth Health Officials

Force For Health featured as Population Health Tool By Jana Wegener  On Wednesday, April 4th J.C. Blair Hospital, Juniata College, and Huntingdon Area High School representatives hosted the Pennsylvania Department of Health officials to share information on the local “Force For Health” initiative and community-engaged learning. For the community of Huntingdon, it was an honor […]

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