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March 30, 2020 Family Cooking Health & Wellness Read Article

Make the Most of Your Time at Home

If you’ve suddenly found yourself and your children stuck at home, cooking can be a healthy way to spend time together.

March 24, 2020 Hand Sanitizer Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC COVID-19 Donations of Items Procedure

UPMC is committed to doing everything within our power to ensure a safe environment for our patients and staff.

March 10, 2020 Healthy Meal Prep Health & Wellness Read Article

How to Eat Right, Bite by Bite

March is National Nutrition Month, consider the following information to help you lead a healthy lifestyle, bite by bite.

March 3, 2020 Colon Cancer Awareness Health & Wellness Read Article

Colonoscopy: The Gold Standard for Cancer Screening

Colonoscopy is the most effective and most common type of screening. Unlike other cancer screenings which can only detect a problem, screening with colonoscopy can prevent colon cancer by allowing doctors to detect and remove precancerous polyps.

February 26, 2020 Choosing Care as You Age Health & Wellness Read Article

Choosing the Right Care as You Age

Everyone has a different plan in mind for how they wish to live their life as they age. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, but a proactive move can help you stay in control, enjoy each day, and avert a medical crisis.

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.