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Using Social Support to Help Our Healthy Behavior Goals
Using Social Support to Help Our Healthy Behavior Goals - Articles Articles
Social support from friends and family in the form of offering encouragement, establishing connection, providing accountability, and modeling has been shown to help improve healthy behaviors. More
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Using Social Support to Help Reach Our Healthy Behavioral Goals - Articles Articles
Making healthy lifestyle choices is easier when you feel connected to the people around you. This fact sheet provides tips for using social support to help you reach healthy behavior goals. More
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Finding and Keeping Motivation for Your Good Health - Articles Articles

Finding and Keeping Motivation for Your Good Health

Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES

Many factors can improve our motivation to participate in regular physical activity. This fact sheet explains how to make your activity goals SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely). More
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SMARTer Ways to Achieving Your Goals

Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES

Looking for a better way to set and achieve your goals? Try following SMART goal setting. More
Chaos after Work and Family Time
Chaos after Work and Family Time - Articles Articles

Chaos after Work and Family Time

Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES

This article can help your family spend more time together despite busy schedules. More
Both strength and aerobic training are important for overall physical fitness. (Photo credit: Vanessa, Flickr Creative Commons)
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Strength vs. Aerobic Training: Which is more important?

Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES, Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Both strength and aerobic training are important for optimal physical fitness. Learn how to improve your health in both of these areas. More
Triploid grass carp are one potential management strategy for aquatic plants in your pond
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Using Grass Carp to Control Aquatic Plants

Bryan Swistock, Jennifer R Fetter, Amy Galford, James Andrew Clark

This information explains how to use grass carp for biological aquatic vegetation control. More
Common Water Test Parameters Related to Natural Gas Drilling
Common Water Test Parameters Related to Natural Gas Drilling - Articles Articles
Water test reports of water near gas drilling activity generally have these common parameters. More
A small roadside spring located along a state forest road in northcentral Pennsylvania.
Roadside Springs - Articles Articles

Roadside Springs

Bryan Swistock, Susan Boser, Mark Madden, Diane Oleson, M.S., Amy Galford, Gary William Micsky, James Andrew Clark

This article discusses a research study on the water quality and use of numerous roadside springs across Pennsylvania. More
Common Drinking Water Problems and Solutions
Common Drinking Water Problems and Solutions - Articles Articles

Common Drinking Water Problems and Solutions

Bryan Swistock, James Andrew Clark

A listing of symptoms in water (color, smell, taste), the common causes, and possible solutions to common drinking water problems. More
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Maintaining Balance and Preventing Falls - Articles Articles

Maintaining Balance and Preventing Falls

Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES, Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Fall-related injuries can be serious enough to result in hospitalization and even premature death. People who fall often face major declines in mobility and independence. More
Glass of water
The Water We Drink - Articles Articles

The Water We Drink

Jennifer R Fetter, James Andrew Clark

Written for youth in grades 6-12, this tool introduces public and private water systems and includes an activity on how to read a water quality test report. More
StrongWomen: Information For Leaders
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StrongWomen: Information For Leaders

Robin Kuleck, RN, MSEd, Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES

Program leaders are the most important factor in beginning a successful physical activity program in your community. More
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Are You at Risk for Osteoporosis? - Articles Articles

Are You at Risk for Osteoporosis?

Dori Owczarzak, MS, RD, LDN, Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES, Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle. People with osteoporosis most often break bones in the hip, spine, and wrist. More