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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 26, 2020 Diagonal Texture In The News UPMC recently acquired West Branch Nephrology Associates in Williamsport, a… Read Article

UPMC Acquires West Branch Nephrology Associates

UPMC recently acquired West Branch Nephrology Associates in Williamsport, a private practice specialty care clinic with kidney health services provided by Sam Stea, MD, nephrologist; Emily Wascher, PA-C, and John Tyler Helmus, PA-C.

February 25, 2020 Fit & Fab 2020 In The News Read Article

UPMC’s Spirit of Women Encourages Women to Get Fit & Fab

Women from across the region joined UPMC’s Spirit of Women on Saturday, Feb. 22, for a free uplifting morning packed full of fitness, educational workshops, and shopping at Clearstory at the Pajama Factory in Williamsport.

February 25, 2020 Workers Compensation In The News Read Article

UPMC WorkCenter Adds Telehealth Service for Workplace Injury Evaluation

UPMC WorkCenter now offers telehealth workers compensation evaluations to employers in the Susquehanna region. Through a connected device, occupational health specialists can interview and evaluate the employee and determine treatment options.

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 17, 2020 Diagonal Texture In The News Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice will host a Celebration of Life for… Read Article

Celebrate Life with Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice, March 8

Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice will host a Celebration of Life for families who have recently lost a loved one on Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m. The service will be held at United Methodist Church of Wellsboro.

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 11, 2020 Dr Ajala In The News Read Article

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Welcomes Medical Oncologist

UPMC welcomes Aderonke Ajala, MD, hematologist and medical oncologist, to the team at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport.

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 30, 2020 Diagonal Texture In The News February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death… Read Article

UPMC Promotes Heart Health with Screenings and Events

February is American Heart Month. UPMC encourages you to make time for your heart this month. The health system will offer a variety of heart health educational events and scr

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?