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7 Things to Think About Before Moving In Together

7 Things to Think About Before Moving In Together

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It’s been six months, and you’re already spending a few nights a week staying at your partner’s place or vice versa. Maybe it’s time? Cohabitation, shacking up, taking the halfway plunge, moving in, living together. Whatever you want to call it, it’s the closest thing to marriage without the wedding vows. And it’s happening more and […]

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5 “Facts” You Think You Know About STDs That Aren’t True

5 “Facts” You Think You Know About STDs That Aren’t True

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Since we began offering STD testing at PRC we have had the opportunity to serve many clients from all walks of life. One thing that is consistent is the difficulty telling someone they have a STD, especially when it’s a viral STD that they will have for life. Many times, they have a hard time […]

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My Friend is Pregnant, How Can I Help Her?

My Friend is Pregnant, How Can I Help Her?

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My Friend is Pregnant As you’re sitting in a busy coffee shop talking about your day, out of nowhere your friend whispers, “I’m pregnant.” Luckily, you weren’t mid sip. Your mouth drops, and you’re not sure whether to be excited or scared to death for your friend. Maybe you’re not sure what to say, so […]

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How Often Should I Get Tested for STDs?

How Often Should I Get Tested for STDs?

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STDs are common They are so common that 19 million new cases are reported each year in the US. By age 25 it is estimated that 1 in 2 sexually active people will get one or more STDs. Why are they so prevalent? There are many reasons. One is that STDs often don’t show symptoms […]

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Get To Know Your PRC Staff – Jenny Summers

Get To Know Your PRC Staff – Jenny Summers

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Every few weeks we like to share a post to let you get to know the staff at PRC just a little bit better. This week, we want to introduce you to Jenny Summers, the Executive Director at PRC. Jenny, what attracted you to PRC and your role here? The challenge of directing a non-profit […]

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What Should I Expect On My First Visit to PRC?

What Should I Expect On My First Visit to PRC?

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You recently had sex and you’re concerned. Maybe you’re experiencing some early warning signs that you might be pregnant. Maybe you’ve even missed your period. Or, after sex you’ve developed an itch and think you may have caught something. Maybe your partner tested positive for Chlamydia and you’re concerned you might have it too. Whatever […]

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Get To Know Your PRC Staff – Chelsea Adlam

Get To Know Your PRC Staff – Chelsea Adlam

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Every few weeks we’ll be sharing a blog post that we hope will help you get to know your PRC staff just a little bit better. During these Q&A blogs we’ll ask them about their careers, their families and even dig into their personal lives to find out their favorite TV shows, their most embarrassing moments and some other […]

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Fall Kid’s Activities in State College

Fall Kid’s Activities in State College

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Fall in central PA may be our favorite season. Summer is fading, school has started, the town is buzzing, and football season is underway. Soon the temps will begin dropping and the leaves changing. Fall (also known as pumpkin spice everything season) isn’t just a great time for adults to sip their favorite flavor of […]

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Can I Be A Student And Have A Baby?

Can I Be A Student And Have A Baby?

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Positive. Emily looked in disbelief. She teared up and whispered the question “How can I be a student and have a baby?” Emily was a first semester freshman at Penn State, the first from her family to attend college. She was on a partial scholarship, but was also working part time to cover the costs […]

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Welcome Back PSU Students!

Welcome Back PSU Students!

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Welcome Back! State College is buzzing and that means the fall semester is underway and football is almost here. We want to welcome all the new and returning PSU students back to campus! This town just isn’t quite the same when you are gone. We hope you had a great summer and we’re excited for […]

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