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Health

Order of nuns works to get medicine and supplies to Ukraine

The Sisters of St. Basil never put out so much as a leaflet seeking donations for Ukraine. It wasn’t necessary. Stuff simply started showing up. Sleeping bags. Medicines. Clothing. Children’s games. Socks for soldiers. Baby bottles, wipes, diapers and strollers, walkers and wheelchairs, ...

USDA invests $3.9M in ARPA funds to expand health care access in region

LEWISBURG — U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director Bob Morgan recently announced that USDA is awarding $3.9 million in Emergency Rural Health Care Grants to six rural health care organizations and community groups in Central Pennsylvania. “No matter where ...

UPMC physician: Getting — and staying — active in spring

Spring is the season of renewal and growth. We’re emerging from the winter season, a time when we’re not as physically active, and looking to take full advantage of the longer, sunny days and warmer temperatures. Unfortunately, this is also a prime time for injuries resulting from the ...

UPMC to host autism awareness family fun event in Williamsport

April is National Autism Awareness Month and UPMC is looking to start a conversation for community awareness and support individuals on the autism spectrum and their families by hosting a family fun night on Wednesday, April 27, located near the UPMC Williamsport campus at 609 Rural Ave., ...

UPMC Williamsport doc recognized on top ‘Under 40’ list

This year’s Pennsylvania Medical Society Top Physicians Under 40 winners come from a diverse range of backgrounds. Included on this year’s list is Dr. Kathryn Morton, of UPMC Williamsport. “Though young in her career, Dr. Morton demonstrates technical skills and medical knowledge that ...