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Healthy eating for teens on the run

September 24, 2013 Having analyzed many teenage diets, I can tell you it’s enough to make a dietitian cringe. They follow a common theme of too much, too little, too fast. “I never have time for breakfast. more »»

Dealing with shoulder sprains

September 24, 2013 Acromioclavicular (AC) sprains, commonly known as separated shoulders, are a frequent athletic injury this time of year. more »»

Kicking the gluten habit

September 18, 2013 Over the years, Dr. Michael Komar has seen first-hand how patients struggle with celiac diseas. more »»

Local congregation hosts health fair

September 18, 2013 Sojourner Truth Ministries hosted its first Health Fair on Sept. 14. Available at the event were free screenings for blood pressure and blood sugar and vaccines for the flu. more »»

Commonwealth Medical College to honor 22

September 10, 2013 SCRANTON — The Commonwealth Medical College will honor 22 members of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Medical Education Development Consortium Board (MEDC) at its fifth annual gala at 6 p.m.. on Oc. more »»


September 10, 2013 Doctor Susquehanna Health recently added Dr. Matthew Meeker to its team of physicians. more »»

Program to focus on hernia pain

September 10, 2013 For the 5 million Americans who have a hernia, surgery is the only relief. more »»

Coping with an Alzheimers diagnosis

September 10, 2013 An Alzheimer’s diagnosis presents many challenges. more »»

Early planning can help those with dementia

September 3, 2013 A diagnosis of dementia, a significant loss of intellectual abilities such as memory, can feel overwhelming to both the patient and their loved ones at first. more »»

Jersey Shore’s Urgent Care is growing

September 3, 2013 By MIKE REUTHER JERSEY SHORE — There was a time not too long ago when Jersey Shore Hospital’s Urgent Care center in McElhattan saw perhaps 10 patients a day. more »»

Resident’s study is 1st to assess effects of ADHD, inexperience and texting on driving

September 3, 2013 DANVILLE — Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were found to have more variability in their speed and tended to veer out of their lane more frequently than... more »»

Geisinger pediatric heart surgeries report zero mortalities in 2012

September 3, 2013 DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System’s pediatric and congenital heart program has reported zero mortalities in association with approximately 60 procedures surgeons performed in 2012. more »»

Free Alzheimer’s care workshops offered

September 3, 2013 Free Alzheimer’s care training workshops are being offered. The sessions will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 9 and Oct. more »»

In safe hands

August 27, 2013 By MIKE REUTHER Patients undergoing surgeries at Susquehanna Health’s Williamsport Regional Medical Center apparently can feel they are in the safest hands possible. more »»

Groundbreaking surgery performed by Geisinger surgeon

August 27, 2013 Special to the Sun-Gazette DANVILLE — Dr. more »»

Dining with diabetes class offered by area hospital

August 27, 2013 Special to the Sun-Gazette JERSEY SHORE— Jersey Shore Hospital, in conjunction with the Penn State Cooperative Extension office, is offering a “Dining with Diabetes” program for diabetic adults an... more »»

Evangelical Community Hospital’s September support groups

August 27, 2013 LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled its roster of support groups for the month of Septembe. more »»

Infectious disease specialist joins Geisinger Medical Center

August 27, 2013 DANVILLE — Dr. Kelly Baldwin has joined Geisinger Medical Center as a neurological infectious disease specialist. Baldwin is the first such specialist to practice at the medical cente. more »»

Special needs newborn

August 21, 2013 By MIKE REUTHER One person’s experience — be it happy or painful — can be something that strikes a chord with someone else facing similar circumstance. more »»

Help for heel pain

August 21, 2013 If your first step of the morning causes a sharp, shooting pain in your heel, it may be plantar fasciitis. This is one of the most common causes of heel pain. more »»



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