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March 1, 2021 Ambulance Bus Dedication In The News Read Article

UPMC Unveils Special Response Vehicle in Williamsport

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, representatives from UPMC, Susquehanna Regional EMS, and the PPL Foundation unveiled UPMC’s Special Response Vehicle, a new resource for emergency response in northcentral Pennsylvania.

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.

February 18, 2021 WFH Aches Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Physical Therapist: The Pains of Working from Home

The pandemic redefined the workplace with many people now working from home. While we’ve learned how to adapt to this new norm, some of our adaptations may be the source of some new aches and pains.

February 16, 2021 Doc and Heart Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Doctor: TAVR – A Lifesaving Heart Valve Replacement Treatment

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), an innovative, minimally invasive procedure was developed to provide an option for high-risk patients. Due to careful research and its successes over the years, it is now an option for high risk patients.

February 15, 2021 Freda In The News Read Article

Environmental Services Essential to Health Care Safety

Environmental services staff, such as housekeepers, spend most of their time on patient care units at UPMC Muncy and Muncy Place, part of UPMC Senior Communities.

February 12, 2021 85+ Vax In The News Read Article

UPMC Expands COVID-19 Vaccinations to Seniors 85+

On Thursday, Feb. 11, celebrating a new milestone in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, UPMC began a targeted rollout of vaccinations to community members aged 85 and up in northcentral Pennsylvania.

February 11, 2021 Cancer Fatigue Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Physical Therapist: Cancer Affects Stamina, Energy

If you experience fatigue during or after cancer treatment, you are not alone.

February 9, 2021 Pregnant Heart Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Provider: Pregnancy’s Effects on the Heart

A woman’s body goes through many changes during pregnancy. Many of them are obvious like the belly bump, but some are more subtle or hidden like how pregnancy affects the heart and blood vessels.

February 2, 2021 Pediatric Scoliosis In The News Read Article

UPMC Offers New Pediatric Therapy for Scoliosis

UPMC now offers pediatric scoliosis therapy at UPMC Pediatric Rehabilitation, 625 Edwin St., Williamsport.

February 2, 2021 Cold Skin Care Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Doctor: Tips to Prevent Cold Weather Skin Issues

Healthy skin is an essential part of your overall health and wellness, yet most of us take our skin for granted, especially in the winter.

January 27, 2021 United Way Mask Donation In The News Read Article

UPMC Muncy Place Receives Masks from United Way

As part of an ongoing partnership supporting the health of communities across the region, the Lycoming County United Way recently donated 500 facemasks to UPMC Muncy Place.

January 26, 2021 Back Pain Health & Wellness Read Article

UPMC Doctor: Pain Relief Possible Without Opioids

While prescription opioid medication can play an important role in helping manage acute or short-term pain or pain associated with diseases such as cancer, these drugs were never intended to routinely treat chronic or long-term pain.