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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 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 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.

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.

July 25, 2019 White pills Health & Wellness Read Article

Battling an Epidemic

The Addiction Medicine service line at UPMC Susquehanna is helping to tackle a national problem — opioid addiction — by initiating warm handoffs and medication therapy for opioid use disorder.

July 23, 2019 Menopause hot flash Health & Wellness Read Article

Am I Going Through Menopause?

As a woman starts to enter middle age, they start to think about menopause and when it will affect them. Menopause is a normal, natural event. Most women start to enter menopause in their 40s and 50s, but the age can vary.

July 17, 2019 Sunglasses for eye protection Health & Wellness Read Article

Protect Your Eyes from the Summer Sun

Enjoy the hot summer days with outdoor activities, but be safe and protect your eyes from the harmful rays. Be sure to wear proper sunglasses and a hat to shades your eyes from UV radiation.

July 9, 2019 Dr Klironomos Brain Tumor Scan Health & Wellness Read Article

When Is Your Headache a Symptom of a Brain Tumor?

Everyone experiences headaches from time to time caused by stress, hormone changes, or dehydration. Usually, a headache can be relieved by an over-the-counter pain reliever or rest. But, it's important to know when it may be something more serious.

July 2, 2019 Tennis Summer Health & Wellness Read Article

Summer Sports Safety

Now that the summer weather is here, it seems easy to jump right into athletic activity and pick up right where you left off last year. Unfortunately, over 3.5 million people in the U.S. suffer sports related injuries each year.

July 2, 2019 Diagonal Texture Health & Wellness Kathy Klim was settling into a new normal after she quit her job to take care… Read Article

Kathy Found Peace in Brain Surgery

Kathy Klim was settling into a new normal after she quit her job to take care of her aging parents, who moved into her Muncy home.

June 25, 2019 Summer Concert Health & Wellness Read Article

How to Protect Your Hearing This Summer

Summer weather gets more people outside swimming, working in the yard, and attending concerts, car races, and fireworks shows. Don’t put your hearing at risk while you have fun this summer, take the necessary precautions to protect your ears.