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Cardinal Health offers to buy J&J unit for $1.94B

March 8, 2015 NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Cardinal Health is offering to buy a unit of Johnson & Johnson that makes heart devices for about $1.94 billion. more »»

A dad’s legacy

March 3, 2015 Krista Paternostro Bower can recall her father as the strength behind the Team Kass Foundation launched in 2013 in memory of her sister to provide assistance to those fighting cancer. more »»

Pa. House bill would promote Hep C screens

March 3, 2015 HARRISBURG — The state House of Representatives last week approved House Bill 59 authored by state Rep. more »»

Area women among breast cancer survivors in ‘Gallery’

March 3, 2015 Ten Northeastern Pennsylvania residents, including one from Lycoming County and one from Clinton County, recently shared their personal experiences with breast cancer as a way to inspire others who... more »»

Special therapists can offer help for aching hands of arthritis

March 3, 2015 From the moment you push back your covers to selecting what you will wear, buttoning up, tying laces, making coffee, buttering toast and brushing your hair and teeth, your hands are always on the g. more »»

Your health

March 3, 2015 Alzheimer’s family workshops offered LEWISBURG – Are you caring for an aging parent or relative with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias? Home Instead Senior Care in Lewisburg announced it is... more »»

Evangelical’s Interventional Heart Program accredited

March 3, 2015 LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital’s interventional cardiology program received accreditation from Corazon Inc. more »»


March 3, 2015 The local chapter of the American Red Cross has scheduled the following bloodmobile visits: • Wednesday, Acacia Club, 1 p.m.-6 p.m., 348 Market St., Williamsport. more »»

Vital resource

February 24, 2015 When Don Krupilis worked as a valet, he often encountered patients at Susquehanna Health who were happy to see his smiling face. more »»

All kinds of ways to keep tootsies toasty

February 24, 2015 By DIANA MARSZALEK Associated Press As a guy who built heating systems for spacesuits, Mark Aramli found it perplexing that there was no good way to get the temperature right for his mom when she... more »»

Geisinger copter honored for service to kids

February 24, 2015 DANVILLE – Geisinger Life Flight was recently recognized by the Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council for Children Voluntary Recognition Program as a Level IV-Master service providing the... more »»

We all can drink to this: A ‘cup of joe’ for a pair of healthy eyes

February 24, 2015 It has been two weeks since I decreased by coffee consumption in half in an effort to drink more water. more »»

Your health

February 24, 2015 Cardiovascular health the focus LEWISBURG — On Thursday at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Rally enthusiast back on track with aid of wound care

February 24, 2015 WELLSBORO — Joseph Bergen, 55, nearly lost his “right wheel. more »»

GHS touts RA treatment model

February 24, 2015 DANVILLE – Geisinger Health System rheumatologists have created a new care model for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients that has produced significant improvement in quality of care and reduced cost,... more »»

Eyelid brain surgery a rare option

February 24, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctor after doctor said removing the tumor causing Pamela Shavaun Scott’s unrelenting headaches would require cutting open the top of her skull and pushing aside her brain. more »»

Beating the odds

February 17, 2015 At 42, Jason Moll was fairly young, healthy and with no history at all of heart disease. more »»

Brain stents show major promise for some strokes

February 17, 2015 By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer Stroke experts are reporting a major advance: Stents similar to the ones used to open clogged heart arteries also can be used to clear a blood clot in... more »»

An invitation to get up and get moving for the good of your heart

February 17, 2015 Waiting for the perfect time to start exercising? The secret is you have to claim those moments — just 30-40 minutes a day— and you can actually gain time. more »»

Your health

February 17, 2015 Practical nursing exam Wednesday TOWANDA — The Practical Nursing program, located at the Northern Tier Career Center, 120 Career Center Lane, will administer a pre-entrance exam Wednesday at 8:15 a. more »»



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