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Health

Hundreds of homeless die in extreme heat worldwide, every year

PHOENIX — Hundreds of blue, green and grey tents are pitched under the sun’s searing rays in downtown Phoenix, a jumble of flimsy canvas and plastic along dusty sidewalks. Here, in the hottest big city in America, thousands of homeless people swelter as the summer’s triple digit ...

UPMC nurse: Summer bicycle safety

Going for a bike ride is a fun yet potentially risky way to exercise outdoors. While it benefits you physically, it’s important to remember to stay cautious as falls and collisions with pedestrians or automobiles have the ability to cause significant injuries. Brush up on the following ...

UPMC Neurosciences welcomes new providers to Neurosurgery

UPMC Neurosciences welcomed two new members to its Neurosurgery team at UPMC in North Central Pa., according to a recent press release. Lucas Mariano, CRNP, and Oriana Bughi, PA-C, are now serving the region. Mariano received his bachelor’s degree in nursing from Waynesburg University, ...

Evangelical Community Hospital appoints new Peri-Operative Services director

LEWISBURG —Ryan Brown, BSN, RN, has been named director of Peri-Operative Services at Evangelical Community Hospital, according to a recent press release. In this role, Brown’s primary purpose is to direct, coordinate and manage the financial resources, human resources, materials/supplies ...

New emergency medicine doctor welcomed to Evangelical Community Hospital

LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital recently announced the latest edition to its medical staff, Michael Briskey, MD, an emergency medicine physician. Briskey has joined the team as of this month, according to the press release. As an emergency physician, Briskey specializes in ...

UPMC and Little League® International celebrate Father’s Day newborns

This year’s celebration of Father’s Day across UPMC Magee-Womens maternity care units in north central Pa. was a home run. Dads received baseballs donated by Little League® International sporting their babies’ footprints in addition to UPMC branded caps to commemorate the occasion. ...