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Signs of stroke? Think F.A.S.T., call 911 for an ambulance

May 19, 2015 Your spouse is suddenly slurring her words, is experiencing the worst headache of her life or is weak or numb on one side. more »»

Susquehanna Health honors its nurses during special week

May 19, 2015 To coincide with National Nurses Week, Susquehanna Health honored its nurses at the 21st annual Recognition and Awards Banquet on May 6 at Farrington Place, 416 W. Third S. more »»

Panel: Maine students can take medical pot on campus

May 19, 2015 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine legislative committee says schoolchildren should be allowed to take prescribed marijuana on school grounds if a parent or guardian administers it on campu. more »»

Your heath

May 19, 2015 SH announces healthy events Wednesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Baby Cafe at The LifeCenter For expecting, new or experienced mothers at The LifeCenter, Williamsport YMCA, 641 Walnut St. more »»

Study: Vitamin B3 may help prevent certain skin cancers

May 14, 2015 For the first time, a large study suggests that a vitamin might modestly lower the risk of the most common types of skin cancer in people with a history of these relatively harmless yet troublesome... more »»

A nail in the eye, one very lucky landscaper left without a scratch

May 14, 2015 There must have been a four-leaf clover in those weeds. more »»

A robotic assist

May 12, 2015 Williamsport Regional Medical Center has offered robotic-assisted surgeries for the past couple of years. more »»

Liquid biopsies may transform cancer care

May 12, 2015 A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care. more »»

Susquehanna Health steps up lung cancer fight

May 12, 2015 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lung cancer is the leading cause of death and the top cancer killer among men and women in the U.S. more »»

‘Qualifying life event’ opens door to health insurance coverage

May 12, 2015 Open enrollment for health insurance coverage in 2015 through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) recently ended. more »»

Your health

May 12, 2015 Susquehanna Health sets events for May • Today, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. more »»

Bloodmobile stops are scheduled

May 12, 2015 The local chapter of the American Red Cross has scheduled the following bloodmobile visits in Lycoming County: • Wednesday, Muncy Masonic Lodge, noon-6 p.m. more »»

Local doc treats Ebola patients in West Africa

May 5, 2015 A local doctor recently had the chance to practice a little bit different kind of medicine far from home. Dr. more »»

3-D printer stent saves young lives

May 5, 2015 WASHINGTON — In a striking example of how 3-D printers could customize medical care, doctors turned powdered plastic into tiny devices that saved the lives of three baby boys by holding open... more »»

Your health

May 5, 2015 Evangelical hosts inspirational lecture LEWISBURG — At 7 p.m. May 14 Lillie D. more »»

Best time to prepare for itchy, sneezy allergy season is now

May 5, 2015 It’s always allergy season for someone. In one way or another, allergies and related asthma affect nearly 50 percent of Americans who cough, sneeze and wheeze in response to their environment. more »»

Bloodmobile stops are scheduled

May 5, 2015 The local chapter of the American Red Cross has scheduled the following bloodmobile visits in Lycoming County: • Wednesday, Acacia Club, 1 p.m.- 6 p.m., 348 Market St. more »»

Donations from Asian groups important

May 5, 2015 In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Geisinger Blood Center said it is highlighting the importance of blood donation among people of Asian-Pacific descent. more »»

FDA OKs antibiotic combo from Actavis

May 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials recently approved a new antibiotic combination to treat several hard-to-treat infections. more »»

Back to nature

April 28, 2015 From preventing colds and viruses to reducing stress and anxiety, Laura Barnsley sees essential oils as her first line of defense against poor health. more »»

 
 
 

 

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