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November 24, 2020 Thanksgiving Digestion Health & Wellness Read Article

Digestive Problems? UPMC Expert Offers Hope for the Holidays

While you’re celebrating the holiday season, digestive issues are the last thing you want to have to worry about, but for many they’re a real concern.

November 23, 2020 Diagonal Texture Health & Wellness UPMC is allowing one support person for hospitalized patients who are persons… Read Article

Visitation Guidelines for Positive COVID-19 Patients and PUIs

UPMC is allowing one support person for hospitalized patients who are persons under investigation (PUIs) for COVID-19 (i.e., are being tested) and inpatients who are COVID-19 positive.

November 17, 2020 COVID Holiday Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Expert: Holidays and the Pandemic

You may be experiencing fatigue related to the COVID-19 pandemic and precautions, but now is not the time to relax your practices – especially with the holidays just weeks away.

November 12, 2020 Cold or Flu Health & Wellness Read Article

Ask UPMC: Is it Flu, Cold, or Something More?

As fall turns into winter, many of us are preparing for spending more time indoors and the approaching cold and flu season. What’s different this year is that a cough, sore throat, or slight fever may cause anxiety because of COVID-19.

November 3, 2020 Osteo Banner Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Physical Therapist: Keep Your Bones Fit

If you are diagnosed with osteoporosis, it is important for you to learn how to move, function, and exercise to prevent injury and build bone.

October 27, 2020 Safe Sleep Health & Wellness Read Article

ABCs of Safe Sleep

Learn the ABCs. To ensure your baby is sleeping safe, follow the ABCs: By placing your baby to sleep Alone on his or her Back in the Crib.

October 22, 2020 COVID Halloween Health & Wellness Read Article

How to Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween Despite COVID-19

Halloween masks might look a little different this year but careful measures to stay safe from COVID-19 can ensure a happy, healthy holiday.

October 20, 2020 Check Neck Thyroid Cancer Health & Wellness Read Article

When It Comes to Thyroid Cancer, Check Your Neck

The thyroid plays a crucial role in your overall health and well-being, so you should understand where it is, what it does, and how to recognize a potential issue.

October 13, 2020 Breast Health Month Health & Wellness Read Article

Self-Awareness Key to Detecting Breast Cancer

Breast cancer awareness month is recognized every October, but it is more than just awareness about breast cancer, it is about being self-aware of your breast health.

October 6, 2020 Breast Cancer Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Doc: Breast Cancer Not One Size Fits All

Did you know there many different types of breast cancer? Here’s what you need to know about the types and how to recognize symptoms.

September 29, 2020 Hunters Health Health & Wellness Read Article

Hunters, Don’t Overlook Your Health

Most hunters are preppers. Before the opening of the season they make sure the guns are sighted in, the clothes are scent-free, and the vacation days are planned well in advance. One commonly overlooked item is their health.

September 22, 2020 diet and brain Health & Wellness Read Article

Diet Plays a Role in Brain Health

The old saying “you are what you eat” rings true when it comes to brain health. Growing older isn’t something you can avoid, so it is important to focus on the positive aspects of aging and making the changes necessary to ensure a long and healthy life.