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Back to school means back to basics

September 2, 2014 The hint of fall is in the air and “it makes me want to buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly-sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address” (You’ve Got Mail, N. Ephron & D. more »»

Are energy drinks safe?

September 2, 2014 In the United States, the popularity of energy drinks has skyrocketed in recent years. People are incorporating them into their daily diets with other caffeinated drinks like coffee, soda and tea. more »»

Public invited as Evangelical Hospice celebrates ‘25 Years of Caring’

September 2, 2014 Evangelical Hospice has been providing end of life care since 1989 and will celebrate that 25- year milestone from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 18. more »»

Epilepsy specialist joins Geisinger Medical Center

September 2, 2014 DANVILLE — Cynthia Correll, M.D., has joined Geisinger Medical Center as a neurologist specializing in the treatment of epilepsy. more »»

Therapists seek ‘positive outcomes’

August 25, 2014 Susquehanna Health is offering patients suffering from Parkinson’s Disease and other neurological conditions enhanced therapy treatments. more »»

Doctor’s research into disease that claimed his brother is described as a major breakthrough

August 25, 2014 DANVILLE — A Geisinger researcher on a personal crusade against hepatitis C has been nominated for a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) award recognizing his unprecedented approach to... more »»

Symptoms and cures

August 25, 2014 Edema is a symptom. Lymphedema is a disease. What does this mean for you? Lymphedema is an abnormal accumulation of water and protein (swelling) in the superficial tissues of the body. more »»

Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity

August 25, 2014 WASHINGTON — New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world’s most remote and strife-torn regions: giving a single vaccine shot to children who’ve already... more »»

Heartworks support groups start Sept. 9

August 25, 2014 Susquehanna Health Home Care & Hospice’s grief support group Heartworks, offers age-appropriate grief support groups for children, teens and their families for fre. more »»

Students learn babysitting basics and more

August 25, 2014 Jersey Shore Hospital will offer Safe Sitter courses for teens 11 and up on Sept. 13 at Jersey Shore Hospital. JSH has been a registered teaching site since 1998. more »»

Geisinger Medical Center appoints director of general pediatrics

August 25, 2014 Dr. Janis Maksimak, has been appointed director of general pediatrics at Geisinger Medical Center (GMC). more »»

Free pediatric speech screening

August 25, 2014 Jersey Shore Hospital’s speech therapy department is offering free speech and language screenings for children between the ages of 2 and 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 13. more »»

Pediatricians’ Rx for schools: Later start times

August 25, 2014 CHICAGO — Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens. Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. more »»

Is it really an emergency?

August 25, 2014 Many of us have been in a situation where an accident or injury around the house — cutting a finger while preparing dinner or falling from a stepladder while cleaning or hanging decorations — leads... more »»

Concussion prevention

August 19, 2014 The growing awareness regarding the seriousness of concussion injuries has brought increased safety measures, including with youth sports. more »»

Ready to find relief from hay fever?

August 19, 2014 If you typically spend the end of August nursing a “summer cold” that lasts more than two or three days, you may be suffering from a seasonal allergy known as “hay feve. more »»

Drugs made in tobacco plants

August 19, 2014 NEW YORK — It’s an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories. more »»

First Community Foundation grants $650,000 to Muncy Valley Hospital

August 19, 2014 First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania recently contributed a leadership gift to Susquehanna Health’s Continuing the Innovation capital campaign through the Williamsport Lycoming... more »»

Free lung cancer screening offered

August 19, 2014 Susquehanna Health’s Cancer Center is collaborating with radiology to offer free spiral-computed tomography screenings to people who are at high risk for lung cancer from 8 a.m. to noon on Aug. more »»

Art takes on myeloma

August 12, 2014 Last November the Modern Art against Myeloma fundraiser raised more than $5,000. more »»

 
 
 

 

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