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August 20, 2019 Backpack Safety Health & Wellness Read Article

Backpack Safety: Lighten Your Load This School Year

When back to school shopping, it's important to make sure you consider the fit and function of your child's backpack.

August 15, 2019 Diagonal Texture In The News UPMC Susquehanna Muncy recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of… Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Muncy Receives Joint Commission Accreditation

UPMC Susquehanna Muncy recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Critical Access Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its health care quality and safety.

August 13, 2019 Back to School Stress Free Health & Wellness Read Article

Beating Back to School Stress

Whether your kids are in elementary school, high school, or college, going back to school is a transition that can affect the whole family. However, it doesn’t need to be filled with stress and anxiety.

August 12, 2019 Kristen Fisher Health & Wellness Read Article

Kristin’s Story of Partnership, Resiliency, and the Power of Music

Kristin Fisher and her husband Don moved to Williamsport in 1996 to start their careers, and a family. Don began working as a music teacher at Williamsport Area High School, and Kristin taught 7th grade English at Canton High School in Bradford County.

August 12, 2019 Alexander and Leukemia Donation Cancer Center In The News Read Article

Local Organizations Partner to Support Cancer Center Patients

Patients of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Centers in Williamsport and Wellsboro will benefit from a recent donation of comfort items like blankets and notes of encouragement thanks to Blaise Alexander Subaru and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

August 6, 2019 UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Groundbreaking In The News Read Article

UPMC Cancer Center Breaks Ground for Expansion

UPMC Susquehanna recently broke ground for the new UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport. This $13 million multi-phase project will take place over the next two years transforming the center by adding 10,000 square feet of space.

August 6, 2019 Parkinsons and Depression Health & Wellness Read Article

Coping with Depression and Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive illness which targets brain cells in the specific area of your brain that produce dopamine, a chemical that helps relay messages from your brain to your body, and can affect mood.

August 2, 2019 Pine Creek Rail Trail In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Invites You to Bike with Spirit

Join UPMC Susquehanna’s Spirit of Women to Bike with Spirit on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 8:30 a.m. (rain or shine) at the Pine Creek Rail Trail, Whitetail Parking Area/Rt. 44 North, Pine Creek Valley.

August 2, 2019 Ronald McDonald House Grant Award Susquehanna Health Foundation In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Nurse-Family Partnership Receives Grant Funds

UPMC Susquehanna’s Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program recently received a $5,000 grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Inc.

July 31, 2019 Paternostro Foundation Donation Cancer Center In The News Read Article

Paternostro Family Foundation Donates Comfort Bags to UPMC Cancer Center

The Paternostro Family Foundation recently donated 50 Harnessing Hope bags to Susquehanna Health Foundation to benefit patients at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport.

July 30, 2019 Mom and Baby Breastfeeding Health & Wellness Read Article

Breastfeeding Benefits Both Mom and Baby

Breastfeeding is often thought of as a gift between mother and baby. Not only does it provide bonding time, but the health benefits for both baby and mom are undeniable.