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December 6, 2019 sick child Health & Wellness Read Article

Too Sick to Go to School?

If your child isn’t feeling his or her best, should you definitely keep him or her home from school? After an illness, when is it okay for your child to return to school? As a parent, you know your children best.

November 26, 2019 Holiday Stress Health & Wellness Read Article

Tips for a Heart-Healthy Holiday Season

While this season is meant to bring feelings of love and cheer, it can also be one of the most stressful times, putting added strain on your heart. Here's some tips for a healthier holiday.

November 19, 2019 Thanksgiving Feast Diabetes Health & Wellness Read Article

Don’t Let Diabetes Stop You from Enjoying Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy your family, friends, and of course—food. However, if you have diabetes, it can pose a problem since many Thanksgiving feasts are full of calories and carbohydrates.

November 12, 2019 Menopause Health & Wellness Read Article

If I Have a Hysterectomy, Will I Go Through Menopause?

Many women ask if having a hysterectomy will send them into menopause early, however, the answer isn’t a simple yes or no.

November 5, 2019 Diabetes Health & Wellness Read Article

Diabetes Facts from Head to Toe

An estimated 9% of Americans are living with diabetes — about 30 million people. It’s important to learn the facts about diabetes so you can stay healthy from head to toe.

October 29, 2019 HC&H Nurse Health & Wellness Read Article

Home Care, Palliative Care, or Hospice—Which Do You Need?

There are many different types of health care you can receive in your home, but many people do not know what’s available, or what the different options are.

October 22, 2019 Safe Trick or Treating Health & Wellness Read Article

Halloween Safety 101

Halloween is a great time to watch scary movies and tell ghost stories, but you want to make sure your kids stay safe while having fun.

October 15, 2019 Breast Health Awareness Women Health & Wellness Read Article

Getting to Know Your Body Essential to Early Detection

One size fits all guidelines for breast cancer screenings are no longer the default as medical experts look to provide a personalized approach based on an individual’s risk factors. Nobody knows your body better than you.

October 9, 2019 Behavioral Health Talk with Psychologist Health & Wellness Read Article

Mental Health Awareness: Stop the Stigma

Mental illness affects everyone, either directly or indirectly. You may know a family member, friend, or coworker that has or is dealing with mental illness. It is important to discuss mental health conditions to help stop the stigma.

October 2, 2019 Diagonal Texture Health & Wellness If you, or someone you love, has been diagnosed with liver disease, you can now… Read Article

Liver Transplant Evaluation Services at UPMC Susquehanna

If you, or someone you love, has been diagnosed with liver disease, you can now access the world-class expertise of the UPMC Liver Transplant Program in your own backyard.

October 2, 2019 Autumn Allergies Testing Health & Wellness Read Article

Do I Have Allergies?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 20 million American adults and six million children experience seasonal allergies every year. The only way to be sure if your symptoms are an allergy is to get tested.

September 24, 2019 Beyond the Mammogram Health & Wellness Read Article

Beyond the Mammogram: Finding Breast Cancer Early

Proper screening is important for detecting cancer early – when it is most likely to be curable. According to the American College of Radiology, mammography has helped reduce breast cancer deaths by nearly 40% since 1990.