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How to avoid the freshman 15

How to avoid the freshman 15

It's an exciting time for college freshman.

Alvernia University students take part in day of service

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Alvernia University students take part in day of service

Before they hit the books, Alvernia University students are sprucing up their new community.

Freshman students arrive at Penn State Berks

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Freshman students arrive at Penn State Berks

The Class of 2018 has arrived at Penn State Berks in Spring Township.

Health Beat: Grain brain may be killing us

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's. A recent study found costs for dementia care in 2010 were as high as $200 billion, roughly twice what's expended for heart disease and almost triple what was spent on treating cancer. Now, one doctor says we can prevent Alzheimer's altogether by changing our diets.

Fitness Friday Track cycling

Fitness Friday: Track cycling

You may have attended a race at Valley Preferred Cycling Center, but did you know you can ride a bike on that track too?

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Northampton Borough Council receives middle school update

Northampton Area School District Superintendent, Joseph Kovalchik, took a road trip Thursday night to explain the district's progress on the construction of the new middle school.

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Lafayette student pleads guilty to marijuana charges

Christian Euhler, a Lafayette College student who was part of a drug ring, entered guilty pleas in Montgomery County Wednesday to three misdemeanor charges: possession of marijuana, receiving marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Albright, Alvernia welcome 2018 class of students to campuses

The Class of 2018 is getting settled in at Albright College and Alvernia University in Reading.

Former Hamburg teachers' aide guilty in student sex case

A former teachers' aide at Hamburg Area High School has been convicted in a case involving sexual intercourse with a student.

Cedar Crest s class of 2018 already making history

Cedar Crest's class of 2018 already making history

The new freshmen class at Cedar Crest College hasn't started classes yet but already it's making history.

Health Beat: Congestive heart failure under 60

Congestive heart failure is the most common diagnosis in hospital patients 65 and older, but it may come as a surprise to learn that more than one million of the five million Americans suffering from congestive heart failure are under the age of 60, and some even have symptoms decades earlier. Early diagnosis can make all the difference.

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