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Health

UPMC physician: Back-to-school health advice for parents

School is back in session across the north central region of Pennsylvania. While there is plenty of excitement to go around for both children and parents, it may be a difficult transition for your family. To help with this period of change, it is important to prioritize your children’s ...

Lawmakers invest in energy efficiency at Evangelical Community Hospital

LEWISBURG — State Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Loyalsock Township, and state Rep. Lynda Culver, R-Northumberland/Snyder, recently toured Evangelical Community Hospital’s plant facility to learn about and see for themselves some of the hospital’s work toward becoming more energy efficient, according ...

UPMC physicians: Cardio-oncology explained

A cancer diagnosis is life changing. While advances in treatment have helped improve outcomes, patients still face many challenges, especially when it comes to managing their overall health during treatment. Cancer care can be lifesaving, but many patients experience a range of adverse ...

UPMC Orthopaedic Care welcomes new physician to Williamsport

UPMC has welcomed Dr. John Kunkel to the sports medicine team in Williamsport, according to a recent press release. Kunkel received his medical degree from University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine, and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency with ...