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February 18, 2020 Widowmaker Heart Attack Health & Wellness Read Article

What is a Widowmaker Heart Attack?

While all heart attacks can be fatal, some are truly notorious. A heart attack from a blockage in the main artery that goes down the front of the heart, known as the widowmaker, is often the most fatal. Here's why.

February 14, 2020 Caring for Two - Heart Health Health & Wellness Read Article

Caring for Two – Heart Health for You and Your Baby

When you are pregnant, you probably notice the fatigue, shortness of breath, and light-headedness that can sometimes overcome you. Did you know that these symptoms are caused by changes in your heart and blood vessels?

February 6, 2020 Care Choice Emergency Urgent or Primary Care Health & Wellness Read Article

Emergency Department, Urgent Care Clinic, or Your Doctor’s Office?

With more ways than ever to access medical care, we have created greater consumer choice – and greater confusion. How do you know which choice is right for you and your family? Clear up the confusion with this helpful comparison.

January 29, 2020 Heart and Sugar Health & Wellness Read Article

How Sugar Affects the Heart

You probably know that your sweet tooth affects your waistline, but did you know it can also be harmful to your heart?

January 28, 2020 Lou Health & Wellness Read Article

In Home Care Keeps Lou Healthy and Strong

Louis Robbins of Williamsport likes to keep busy, so staying healthy is key to keeping him happy. 

January 24, 2020 Knee Ache Health & Wellness Read Article

Can the Weather Cause Aches and Pains?

It’s common to blame joint pain flare-ups on changes in the weather, and many doctors believe people can feel more joint pain on cold, rainy days. However, the research on the connection between the two isn’t clear.

January 16, 2020 Having a Cold Health & Wellness Read Article

Can the Cold Give You a Cold?

You may associate the cold weather with being sick or catching a cold. The truth is, the weather is not directly responsible for making you sick, but it can affect your body.

January 8, 2020 New Mom and Baby Health & Wellness Read Article

The Truth About the Fourth Trimester of Pregnancy

The fourth trimester, the six-to-12 weeks after the baby is born, is an important time in both the baby’s development and the mother’s health that is largely ignored.

December 30, 2019 SAD Health & Wellness Read Article

Coping With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Have you noticed generally lower energy, and are feeling sad more often now that the days are shorter and the weather is colder? It could be Seasonal Affective Disorder.

December 27, 2019 Craig Uhler Health & Wellness Read Article

From Hip Surgery to Appalachian Trail Hike in Less Than a Year

Craig Uhler of Williamsport isn’t one to sit still for very long. Last year, his job as a land surveyor had him on his feet and in the outdoors most of the time.

December 23, 2019 Resolutions 2020 Health & Wellness Read Article

Ten New Year’s Resolutions for the Whole Family

New Year’s resolutions can be helpful for developing healthy habits, and habits are easier to stick to if you’re not in it alone. Why not try resolutions the whole family can be involved with?

December 18, 2019 Winter Hike Health & Wellness Read Article

Safely Enjoy Outdoor Winter Activities

While some people like to enjoy the cold winter months hibernating indoors, you may enjoy cold-weather sports and outdoor activities, however, we want you to be safe.