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Breastfeeding is good for health

August 5, 2014 There is more to breastfeeding than providing milk. more »»

Evangelical Community Hospital granted funds for 2 major programs

August 5, 2014 LEWISBURG?— Evangelical Community Hospital has been awarded a grant of $38,500 from the Ralph and Josephine Smith Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP. more »»


July 29, 2014 Janice Fravel likely never dreamed she one day would be the first person in the area to undergo a procedure for an extremely rare heart conditio. more »»

Vision rehabilitation therapists help vision impared stay independent

July 29, 2014 In my last column, I focused on the Prevent Blindness America advocacy program for Medicare coverage of low vision devices. more »»

Human resources professional honored

July 29, 2014 LEWISBURG — Angela Hummel, vice president of human resources at Evangelical Community Hospital, has successfully attained the senior professional in human resources certificatio. more »»

Susquehanna Health seeks 7.5M during capital campaign

July 29, 2014 Susquehanna Health publicly announced an effort to raise $7.5 million to build new facilities, enhance technology and attract and retain top medical professionals. more »»

Northcentral Area Health Education Center honors doctor

July 29, 2014 WELLSBORO — Every year the Northcentral Area Health Education Center of Pennsylvania recognizes medical preceptors who display outstanding teaching practices. This year, the center recognized Dr. more »»

Crosscutters whack tobacco out of the park

July 29, 2014 Recently, the Williamsport Crosscutters baseball team joined Pennyslvania’s Young Lungs at Play program by declaring Susquehanna Park at Bowman Field a tobacco free zone. more »»

Medicaid enrollees strain Oregon

July 24, 2014 PORTLAND, Or. more »»


July 22, 2014 It’s known as “bundled care” and it’s worked to produce better outcomes for Geisinger Health System diabetes patients, according to a study in the American Journal of Managed Care. more »»

Don’t let the sun burn your summer

July 22, 2014 July is UV Safety Month, and there’s no such thing as a “healthy tan.” Now that it’s time for pool parties and barbecue, extra measures need to be taken to protect the skin from sun damag. more »»

Divine Providence consolidates with Soldiers and Sailors for behavioral health inpatient services

July 22, 2014 Divine Providence Hospital’s hehavioral health unit recently began serving increasing numbers of people in need of inpatient care. more »»

Susquehanna Health honors nurses with DAISY Awards

July 22, 2014 Two Susquehanna Health nurses were recently recognized as recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. more »»

Penn College students get first-hand practice with surgeons

July 22, 2014 Evangelical Community Hospital held its annual Surgical Skills workshop for 27 physician assistant students from Penn College on July 16. more »»

Susquehanna Health welcomes new nurse practitioner

July 22, 2014 Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner Theresa Moff has joined Dr. Qasim Mahmood and Susquehanna Health Internal Medicine and Pediatrics team at Williamsport Regional Medical Center in Williamspor. more »»

Genetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia

July 22, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick. more »»

Climbing back

July 15, 2014 When it comes to knee replacement surgery the phrase: “No pain, no gain” takes on new meaning. Just ask Charles Laudenslager. For the longest time, he suffered from horrible knee pain. more »»

New York Giant Henry Hynoski pays visits to the Evangelical Community Hospital Fitness Center

July 15, 2014 LEWISBURG — Henry Hynoski, fullback with the National Football League’s New York Giants, along with his personal trainer, Paul “Babe” Mayer, conducted a workout experience at the Evangelical... more »»

125 pounds lost during Sunbury challenge

July 15, 2014 The fourth annual Sunbury Challenge 4 Health, hosted by Sunbury Community Hospital and the City of Sunbury, finished with participants taking the first step in new, healthier lifestyles by dropping... more »»

Where to donate blood

July 15, 2014 1 to 6 p.m., today, Van Campen Motors, 601 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. 12 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Renovo Fire Department, 230 11th St., Renovo 1 to 6 p.m. more »»



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