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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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I’m Not Ready For Sex, But My Boyfriend Is

I’m Not Ready For Sex, But My Boyfriend Is

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My boyfriend wants to, but I’m not ready for sex. We’ve been dating a while, and I think I love him, but I don’t think I’m ready to take this next step and he wants to. What should I do? This is a question we often hear from young women who are trying to figure […]

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I’m 17 and My Girlfriend is Pregnant. What Should I Do?

I’m 17 and My Girlfriend is Pregnant. What Should I Do?

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Dear PRC, I’m 17, going to be a senior and I just found out my girlfriend thinks she’s pregnant. She hasn’t taken a test yet but she’s late for her period and is planning to take a test this week. I’m not sure what to do if she’s pregnant. Can you help me? -Not Ready […]

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Teen STD Quiz – Are The Odds Ever In Your Favor?

Teen STD Quiz – Are The Odds Ever In Your Favor?

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  With teen STD rates on the rise in State College, we’ve created a short STD quiz to help you determine if you’re at risk. This STD quiz is meant to help you figure out if you need to get tested and is for informational purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice, diagnosis or […]

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6 Early Warning Signs of an Abusive Relationship

6 Early Warning Signs of an Abusive Relationship

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Domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone, female or male, and it’s often overlooked, downplayed, denied or excused. If you are experiencing physical harm or emotional abuse, or even threats of abuse in a relationship, you should seek immediate help. Noticing the signs of an abusive relationship and acknowledging it are the first steps […]

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5 Tips For A Healthy Dating Relationship

5 Tips For A Healthy Dating Relationship

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Dating just isn’t what it used to be. The rules of dating have changed. For some, it’s almost impossible to figure out if dating rules even exist anymore. In the age of online dating and causal hook-ups, trying to figure out how the dating game works can be frustrating. And many of the new “rules” […]

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10 Signs You Might Be Pregnant

10 Signs You Might Be Pregnant

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While a pregnancy test and/or ultrasound is the only foolproof way to know for sure if you’re pregnant, there are some common symptoms that, when combined, can be a pretty good indicator that you are in the early stages of pregnancy. Every woman is different and many of the symptoms are similar to the feeling […]

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Five Tips On How To Tell Your Parents You’re Pregnant

Five Tips On How To Tell Your Parents You’re Pregnant

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The test was positive. Pregnant. The ultrasound at PRC confirmed it. Now the thoughts and questions are swirling around in your head. Questions like, “What am I going to do?” and “How am I going to tell my parents I’m pregnant?” It’s easy to freak out a bit, but before you make any decisions, before […]

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Thank You For Allowing Us To Serve State College For The Past 30 Years

Thank You For Allowing Us To Serve State College For The Past 30 Years

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We recently celebrated our 30th Anniversary at State College Pregnancy Resource Clinic during our Annual Fundraising Banquet. It was a great night of looking back over the past 30 years and celebrating all of the programs and services we have been able to provide to the State College Community as well as looking forward to […]

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