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Careers in Healthcare: Accounting

Sarah Rohrer, a rising junior at Juniata College, has spent the summer as an intern at JC Blair Memorial Hospital in the accounting department. Although administrative jobs are not normally considered to be “healthcare” careers, every healthcare facility needs a strong administrative team to be successful. “If the accounting department didn’t exist, [the hospital] wouldn’t […]

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High school students become Forces for Health at Health Professions Institute

Juniata College’s renown for graduating health professionals is a reason many students choose to spend their college years in Huntingdon. With new curriculum and programs that focus on population health and preventive medicine, aspiring health professionals are guaranteed to be well prepared for a career in the healthcare field. With Juniata’s first annual Health Professions […]

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4 Things EVERYONE Needs to Know About Opioids

An inescapable crisis It’s become increasingly difficult to feel removed from the opioids issue in the United States. Nationally, the number of deaths by heroin overdose has tripled since 2012 and the number of deaths by synthetic opioids has increased tenfold in the same timeframe. Because heroin and prescription painkillers According to the National Institute […]

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Huntingdon broadband access gets national attention; J.C Blair staff featured

Pittsburgh Post Gazette reporters Kris B. Mamula and Jessie Wardarski’s months-long investigation of the broadband issue in rural Pennsylvania culminated in front-page story in the Gazette on Monday, June 25, 2018. The story focuses on the impact that lack of internet access has on life-saving services in rural areas, including emergency response and telemedicine. Dr. […]

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Solid Rock Wellness Center

Mount Union’s newest fitness center makes getting in shape even more convenient “You Made a Good Choice Today.” Visitors to the Solid Rock Wellness Center are welcomed at each visit with this affirmation as they enter Mount Union’s newest fitness center. Solid Rock opened its doors for the first time on May 28, 2018, and […]

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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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Juniata Interns build the Academy resource for the Huntingdon and national community

Force for Health Academy gets upgrade! Student interns with senior faculty support are building the Force for Health Academy online resource for free use in the community. Under the leadership of senior editor, Claudia Meyer, the team is adding courses based on the community’s needs.

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