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June 23, 2015 Kenton Greiner-Fiester is not unlike a lot of children. The 8-year-old loves to play video games and jump on the trampoline in the backyard of his Williamsport home. more »»

Local dental hygienists help out at free clinic

June 23, 2015 Dental hygienists from the Susquehanna Community Health and Dental Center participated in the MOM-n-PA free dental clinic in Harrisburg on May 29 and May 30, according to a news release from the... more »»

Don’t hesitate to schedule that medical checkup; it’s the manly thing to do

June 23, 2015 There’s a story about a man who was so committed to running his business that he never took time to do anything else. He never went to the docto. more »»

Mercury is going, almost gone from area hospitals

June 16, 2015 Mercury is all but gone from the working environments of many health-care institutions. more »»

Helmet giveaway gets summer off to a safe start

June 16, 2015 LEWISBURG — Parents and children lined up at the Lewisburg McDonald’s on June 9 to receive new bike helmets and instruction on how to properly fit and wear them to have a safe summer, according to a... more »»

Muncy Valley Hospital Auxiliary hosting lawn party on Saturday

June 16, 2015 MUNCY — The 32nd Annual Muncy Valley Hospital Lawn Party is scheduled Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the hospital, the hospital announced. more »»

Summertime allergies are nothing to sneeze at and help is available

June 16, 2015 During the summer, allergy sufferers are exposed to many new types of allergens. In the United States, roughly one in five people have allergy symptoms. more »»

J&J starts project to prevent Type 1 diabetes

June 16, 2015 TRENTON, N.J. — Johnson & Johnson has begun a research partnership to find the root cause of Type 1 diabetes and stop the hormonal disorder in its tracks. more »»

Your health

June 16, 2015 Geisinger sets speed and agility academy BLOOMSBURG – The sports medicine division of the Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute will host a speed and agility academy for student athletes on Mondays,... more »»

Kidney would help woman get on with life

June 9, 2015 From her sixth-floor residence of the William Hepburn Apartments, Tara McLeod can see much of the city of Williamsport. more »»

SH doctor has concerns about impact of e-cigs’ use

June 9, 2015 Recent findings from the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey indicate that while there has been a reduction in conventional cigarette smoking, use of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, has... more »»

Promoting workplace wellness can pay off in more ways than one

June 9, 2015 Helping employees get healthier and helping to curb the rising cost of health care should be priorities for all employers. more »»


June 9, 2015 Health care career camp ahead Susquehanna Health and Pennsylvania College of Technology have partnered together to offer a health careers camp to grow and encourage health-care careers among... more »»

$54M expansion set for Geisinger Woodbine facility

June 9, 2015 DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System recently announced that it has broken ground on a $54 million project that will more than double the size of the Geisinger-Woodbine Lane outpatient clinic and add ... more »»

Geisinger touts ProvenHealth Navigator’s effectiveness

June 9, 2015 DANVILLE — The Geisinger Health System recently announced in a news release that a new study confirms that the system’s patient-centered medical home, ProvenHealth Navigator, is producing... more »»

J&J seeks bioethics advice on compassionate use of drugs

June 9, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Dying patients sometimes seek emergency access to experimental medicines, desperate for a last-chance treatment even if there’s little proof it could hel. more »»


June 2, 2015 MUNCY — Looking at Sharon Belvin, one would never guess that she is a cancer survivor. more »»

Survivorship programs can help patients thrive in next chapter of life

June 2, 2015 With 14.5 million cancer survivors in the United States today and an anticipated 19 million by 2024, survivorship is a growing field in cancer care. more »»

Lovato face of mental health in new campaign

June 2, 2015 LOS ANGELES — When Demi Lovato was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she was actually relieved. “Growing up, I felt very, very depressed,” she said. more »»

Geisinger team plays role in Clinical Genomic Project

June 2, 2015 DANVILLE — Geisinger investigators David H. Ledbetter, Ph.D., FACMG, executive vice president and chief scientific officer, Geisinger Health System, and Christa Martin, Ph.D. more »»



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