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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?

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.

January 15, 2020 Diagonal Texture In The News UPMC for Kids, Pennsylvania’s largest Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP… Read Article

UPMC Health Plan Expands Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Plans to 16 Additional Counties in Pennsylvania

UPMC for Kids, Pennsylvania’s largest Children’s Health Insurance Program plan with the highest number of enrolled children and teens, recently announced that it has expanded to 16 additional counties across the commonwealth.

January 8, 2020 New Mom and Baby Health & Wellness Read Article

The Truth About the Fourth Trimester of Pregnancy

The fourth trimester, the six-to-12 weeks after the baby is born, is an important time in both the baby’s development and the mother’s health that is largely ignored.