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May 4, 2021 Health Screenings for Your Mom Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Doc: Health Screenings for Your Mom

The best way to show your mom love this Mother’s Day is to make sure she is taking care of her health and wellness. Whether your mom is in her 40s or 90s, there are important health screenings recommended for every stage of her life.

May 2, 2021 skin screening Health & Wellness Read Article

Are You at Risk for Skin Cancer?

May 3 is also known as Melanoma Monday, and kicks off Skin Cancer Awareness Month, the perfect time for a reminder of the long-term effects of unprotected sun exposure and skin cancer.

April 27, 2021 Identify the Itch Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Provider: Identify the Itch – Rash, Bug Bite, or Something Else

If you enjoy spending time outdoors during the warmer months, it’s inevitable that you will run into pesky plants or annoying insects, especially in Pennsylvania. To avoid succumbing to these seasonal woes, it is important to know what condition you are d

April 20, 2021 UPMC Physician: Building a Relationship Important for Wellness Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Physician: Building a Relationship Important for Wellness

We know you’re busy with working from home, helping your kids with virtual learning, and other interruptions to your day-to-day life. However, it’s important to still make yourself a priority, especially when it comes to your health and a good first step

April 13, 2021 Lyme Disease a Concern for Outdoor Adventurers Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Expert: Lyme Disease a Concern for Outdoor Adventurers

Warmer weather, sunshine, and blooming flowers are all characteristics of springtime that everyone looks forward to after a harsh winter. While we’re enjoying the change of seasons, it’s easy to  forget the more unfavorable issues to consider, such as tic

April 6, 2021 Back in Action After Tendon Repair Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Physician: Back in Action After Tendon Repair

You may never think about your tendons until you experience joint pain or injury. There are over 4,000 tendons in your body, and they connect your muscles and bones together in order to move your body. Injuring a tendon can be very painful and can limit y

March 30, 2021 Spring Allergy Mask Health & Wellness Read Article

Relief from Seasonal Allergies Possible

Spring allergies can wreak havoc in your body. Having a better understanding of your allergies can help you find relief.

March 23, 2021 Clinical Trials Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Oncologist: Clinical Trials Advance Cancer Care

One of the most important aspects of advancing cancer treatment towards developing curative therapies happens because of research. Clinical trials are essential to developing breakthroughs in treating, diagnosing, screening, and preventing cancer.

March 16, 2021 Running active Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Trainer: Take Your Time to Avoid Training Injuries

As we approach warmer weather and spring, it can be tempting to jump right into an exercise, jogging, or running program where you left off before the winter, but you could be setting yourself up for aches, pains, and injury.

March 2, 2021 COVID Mammo Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Doctor: COVID-19 Vaccine and Mammograms

Many questions exist about COVID-19 vaccines and to get to the facts, it’s important to understand how the vaccines work and affect the body. One noteworthy side effect, especially for women, is the possibility of swollen lymph nodes under the arm.

February 23, 2021 Pregnancy and COVID Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Doctor: COVID-19 and Pregnancy

The pandemic has caused additional concerns for women who are pregnant, have recently delivered a baby, or are breast-feeding. While there’s a lot of information out there, it’s important to understand how to determine fact from myth.