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Keeping cancer survivors on a path of good health

March 11, 2014 With early detection and highly effective treatments, more people are surviving cancer than ever before. The American Cancer Society estimates 13. more »»

Clinical dietitian sees added value in proposed nutrition label changes

March 11, 2014 The federal Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recently proposed changes to national nutrition labels will be open for public comment for the next three months, but Susquehanna Health Clinical... more »»

WHO: Only 5 percent of calorie intake should come from sugar

March 11, 2014 LONDON — Just try sugar-coating this: The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories — half of what the agency previously recommended,... more »»

Hospice memorial service to be held

March 11, 2014 Evangelical Hospice will hold a memorial service for friends and families in remembrance of Evangelical Hospice patients who have passed between Feb. 1, 2013, and Jan. 31. more »»

Blue Cross’s Blue Ribbon Foundation releases report

March 11, 2014 The Blue Ribbon Foundation of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced that its 2013 annual report now is available on its website at more »»

God’s health

March 4, 2014 LAKE FOREST, Calif. — A year after his son’s suicide, popular evangelical pastor Rick Warren is taking on a new mental health ministry inspired by his personal traged. more »»

Help regaining bowel control available locally

March 4, 2014 InterStim therapy is a minimally invasive treatment that can help the more than 18 million adult Americans who suffer from bowel incontinence regain their active lifestyles. more »»

Surgeon uses vacuum technology

March 4, 2014 Susquehanna Health cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Michael Lazar is using an innovative new technology that helps patients avoid sudden death due to blood clots in the arteries, heart and veins. more »»

Guthrie to offer free vascular screenings

March 4, 2014 SAYRE — The Guthrie Cardiac and Vascular Center offers free vascular screenings for individuals found to be at moderately-high or very-high risk for cardiac and vascular disease through Guthrie’s... more »»

Commonwealth Medical College to present brain injuries and sports concussion seminar

March 4, 2014 SCRANTON?— The Commonwealth Medical College will present a seminar from 6 on the growing concern of concussions and traumatic brain injuries and the assessment and treatment of brain injuries and... more »»

Future and current nurses attend leadership training

March 4, 2014 A federal grant program is working with health care employers to supply the region with skilled nursing and emergency medical professional. more »»

Alive and kicking

February 25, 2014 MUNCY — Nick Socoski can thank the quick action of bystanders, emergency responders and the availability of an Automatic External Defibrillator for being alive toda. more »»

Guidance through the healthcare maze

February 25, 2014 LEWISBURG — At Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg, breast cancer care is personal, not just for the patient but for the caregivers as well. more »»

Coagulation testing machine in use at Jersey Shore Hospital

February 25, 2014 JERSEY?SHORE — Jersey Shore Hospital has acquired a coagulation analyzer The Sysmex CA-1501 System is a compact, fully automated instrument which performs coagulation (clotting) testing using... more »»

Being a donor

February 18, 2014 Playing sports, especially at a high level, requires sacrifice — putting aside one’s personal goals for the good of the tea. more »»

Avoiding open heart surgery

February 18, 2014 Heart disease sufferers susceptible to blood clots may breathe easier knowing that an option to open heart surgery now is available. more »»

Guthrie appoints annual giving and event fundraising officer

February 18, 2014 SAYRE — Guthrie announces the appointment of Jane Clements Smith as annual giving and fundraising event officer. Clements Smith will be based on the Sayre campus at 1 Guthrie Square in Sayre. more »»

Geisinger CEO named again to Congressional Budget Office panel

February 18, 2014 DANVILLE — Dr. Glenn Steele Jr., president and CEO of Geisinger Health System, again has been named to the United States Congressional Budget Office’s panel of health advisers. more »»

A changed life

February 11, 2014 By MIKE REUTHER MONTGOMERY — It perhaps goes without saying that having cancer will change a person’s perspective. more »»

Jersey Shore Hospital CEO retiring

February 11, 2014 Jersey Shore Hospital President and CEO Carey Plummer officially retires after seven years of service on April 30. more »»



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