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April 8, 2014 Despite living in a time of the greatest advances in medicine and science, much of the world’s population continues to be sick and/or unhealthy, according to a noted health care expert. Dr. Susan J. more »»

Susquehanna Health administrator appointed to state commission

April 8, 2014 Anne E. Holladay, certified nursing home administrator for Susquehanna Health’s Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, recently was named to the Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Commission by Gov. more »»

Hospital resource available for the hearing-impaired

April 8, 2014 Sunbury Community Hospital and Outpatient Center has enhanced how its health care providers communicate with hearing-impaired patients using hospital services. more »»

TV star sheds light on autism

April 8, 2014 NEW YORK — Max Burkholder strives to be a normal teen while working on the NBC drama “Parenthood.” The 16-year-old actor attends school when he’s not filming the show, which airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. more »»

Jersey Shore Hospital announces hospitalists program

April 8, 2014 Jersey Shore Hospital will institute a hospitalist program starting immediately, which will improve patient care and reduce the amount of emergency room patient transfers to other facilities. more »»

5K Run-Walk for Autism Awareness scheduled

April 8, 2014 The Bucknell (Bucknell Researchers, Advocates & Investigators in Neuroscience Club — AKA BRAIN —is organizing a 5K Run/Walk for Autism Awareness on Saturday morning. more »»


April 2, 2014 Local doctors now have improved means of testing of their eye patients through electrophysiological technology. more »»

Help kids plant a colorful plate for National Nutrition Month

April 2, 2014 As a parent, the most natural reflex is to protect your child. more »»

What the Affordable Care Act means to you

April 2, 2014 By Dr. David Lopalosky Although not perfect or free of controversy, many changes resulting from the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, are good news for health care consumers. more »»

Fit for the future

March 11, 2014 Many area students in recent years have participated in the Lycoming County Fitness and Nutritional Challenge. more »»

Keeping cancer survivors on a path of good health

March 11, 2014 With early detection and highly effective treatments, more people are surviving cancer than ever before. The American Cancer Society estimates 13. more »»

Clinical dietitian sees added value in proposed nutrition label changes

March 11, 2014 The federal Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recently proposed changes to national nutrition labels will be open for public comment for the next three months, but Susquehanna Health Clinical... more »»

WHO: Only 5 percent of calorie intake should come from sugar

March 11, 2014 LONDON — Just try sugar-coating this: The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories — half of what the agency previously recommended,... more »»

Hospice memorial service to be held

March 11, 2014 Evangelical Hospice will hold a memorial service for friends and families in remembrance of Evangelical Hospice patients who have passed between Feb. 1, 2013, and Jan. 31. more »»

Blue Cross’s Blue Ribbon Foundation releases report

March 11, 2014 The Blue Ribbon Foundation of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced that its 2013 annual report now is available on its website at more »»

God’s health

March 4, 2014 LAKE FOREST, Calif. — A year after his son’s suicide, popular evangelical pastor Rick Warren is taking on a new mental health ministry inspired by his personal traged. more »»

Help regaining bowel control available locally

March 4, 2014 InterStim therapy is a minimally invasive treatment that can help the more than 18 million adult Americans who suffer from bowel incontinence regain their active lifestyles. more »»

Surgeon uses vacuum technology

March 4, 2014 Susquehanna Health cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Michael Lazar is using an innovative new technology that helps patients avoid sudden death due to blood clots in the arteries, heart and veins. more »»

Guthrie to offer free vascular screenings

March 4, 2014 SAYRE — The Guthrie Cardiac and Vascular Center offers free vascular screenings for individuals found to be at moderately-high or very-high risk for cardiac and vascular disease through Guthrie’s... more »»

Commonwealth Medical College to present brain injuries and sports concussion seminar

March 4, 2014 SCRANTON?— The Commonwealth Medical College will present a seminar from 6 on the growing concern of concussions and traumatic brain injuries and the assessment and treatment of brain injuries and... more »»



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