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December 11, 2018 grief Health & Wellness Read Article

Handling Grief Around the Holidays

Grief affects each of us differently. Feelings of loss come and go without warning, even many years after a loved one has died. Sometimes, grief can be triggered by familiar events, music, smells, foods, or photographs. The holidays—full of traditions, ev

December 4, 2018 baby crawling Health & Wellness Read Article

The Guide to Foolproof Babyproofing During the Holidays

You’ve spent the last nine months readying for your new bundle of joy, but is your home ready, too? As baby grows, so does his or her curiosity and ability to explore—and with the holidays fast approaching, even more people and hazards are afoot.

December 3, 2018 Diagonal Texture In The News Car dealerships throughout northcentral Pennsylvania teamed up with Susquehanna… Read Article

Susquehanna Health Foundation Raises $30,350 from Drive for a Cause

Car dealerships throughout northcentral Pennsylvania teamed up with Susquehanna Health Foundation to raise $30,350 to support breast health.

November 30, 2018 Flu In The News Read Article

Flu Shots Are Still Important - Here's Why

Adults ages 65 and older were four times as likely as the general population to be hospitalized due to complications from the flu. Even some people who had their flu shots got sick last year. Yet getting the flu vaccine is still crucial. Although it can’t

November 29, 2018 Diagonal Texture In The News On Nov. 26, staff members at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport celebrated the… Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Celebrates Opening of New Pediatrics Unit in Williamsport

On Nov. 26, staff members at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport celebrated the opening of the new inpatient pediatrics unit at the hospital.

November 29, 2018 CO2 Health & Wellness Read Article

Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer

Often called the “silent killer,” carbon monoxide poisoning is a potentially deadly illness caused by carbon monoxide gas.

November 27, 2018 pregnancy In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Offers Gender Reveal Boxes to Expecting Parents

Ten little fingers, ten little toes. Boy or girl? Nobody knows… except the OB/GYN providers at UPMC Susquehanna. To add to the excitement of finding out a baby’s gender, expecting parents now receive a special gender reveal gift during their 20 week ultra

November 17, 2018 Mitra In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Welcomes New Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

UPMC Susquehanna welcomes Amitabha Mitra, MD, board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, to the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery team.

November 14, 2018 Casey Yossa In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Welcomes New Vascular Surgeon

UPMC Susquehanna welcomes board certified vascular surgeon Casey Yossa, MD, to UPMC Susquehanna’s Heart & Vascular Institute.

November 9, 2018 lights of love In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Hospital Auxiliaries Welcome the Holiday Season with Lights of Love Displays

The holiday season is a time to remember and honor the people who have touched our lives in a very special way. Thanks to the efforts of the auxiliaries at UPMC Susquehanna Divine Providence, Williamsport, and Muncy, holiday lights in honor of or remembra

November 8, 2018 GERD Health & Wellness Read Article

Keep an Eye on Recurring Heartburn

Chronic heartburn signs can point to a serious condition called GERD.

November 6, 2018 smoking Health & Wellness Read Article

Diabetes is Another Reason to Quit

In recent decades, we’ve been taught how much damage smoking can do to our lungs and other organs, but smoking causes more than cancer. Doctors now know that smoking can actually cause type 2 diabetes and intensify its complications.