If you’re thinking about skipping this year’s flu shot, consider this: arming yourself against the flu may help reduce the overall risk to your family, friends, and others in your community.
In a historic moment that many hope will mark the “beginning of the end” of the pandemic, UPMC Williamsport vaccinated several front-line health care workers with the first doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine today.
Approximately 26 million American adults have chronic kidney disease and millions of others are at risk but may not know it. Kidney disease is often called the “silent killer,” because it has no symptoms until the advanced stage of the disease.
Essence of You, a program offered in partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport, the Paternostro Cancer Foundation, and Susquehanna Health Foundation, will host a series of programs starting in January of 2021.
Jasneet Bhullar, MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS, colorectal surgeon, UPMC Williamsport, receives distinct honor as a section editor of Gray’s Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice.
For the Foust family, the decision to wear a mask – to the store, to church, or out in public where we may encounter others – is, and was, an easy one to make.
In recognition of Advanced Practice Providers (APP) Week, UPMC in the Susquehanna Region recently made a $5,000 contribution to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank's Health Innovations Program on behalf of its advance practice provider staff.
When you see your doctor for an annual checkup, they’ll want to know details not only about you but your family as well — including if your family has a history of cancer. Use this holiday season to have the necessary discussion.
Effective Monday, Dec. 7, UPMC will expand its service hours at the COVID-19 outpatient collection site located at 609 Brandon Ave., Williamsport. Testing is available with a physician referral Mon. - Fri. from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sun. 8 a.m to noon.
A small cut or bruise may not seem like a big deal, but for millions of Americans with diabetes, they can be. For individuals with diabetes, all wounds are a serious health concern and require careful attention.
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.
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.