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September 22, 2020 diet and brain Health & Wellness Read Article

Diet Plays a Role in Brain Health

The old saying “you are what you eat” rings true when it comes to brain health. Growing older isn’t something you can avoid, so it is important to focus on the positive aspects of aging and making the changes necessary to ensure a long and healthy life.

September 18, 2020 Diagonal Texture In The News Susan Branton, MD, FACS, MHA, was recently elected as president of the UPMC… Read Article

Susan Branton, MD, Elected UPMC Williamsport Medical Staff President

Susan Branton, MD, FACS, MHA, was recently elected as president of the UPMC Williamsport medical staff.

September 17, 2020 Child Immunizations Health & Wellness Read Article

Keep Your Immunizations Up to Date

While limiting your family’s public exposure was appropriate early in the pandemic, regulations in our region have loosened and it’s time that you consider following up on those missed appointments, and more importantly those missed vaccinations.

September 12, 2020 Diagonal Texture In The News UPMC Lock Haven remains closed following a fire discovered on Thursday, Sept.… Read Article

UPMC Lock Haven Remains Closed Following Fire

UPMC Lock Haven remains closed following a fire discovered on Thursday, Sept. 10, in a service tunnel connecting a boiler room to the hospital.

September 10, 2020 Hydration Autumn Health & Wellness Read Article

Hydration Key to Staying Healthy

Whether you’re an athlete or just enjoying the outdoors, it’s important to drink plenty of water to stay properly hydrated. Sounds simple, but dehydration is more than a matter of being hot and thirsty.

September 9, 2020 Dr Naqib In The News Read Article

UPMC Welcomes Pediatrician to Wellsboro

UPMC welcomes Hadeel Naqib, MD, to the pediatrics team in Wellsboro.

September 8, 2020 Quarantine Drinking Health & Wellness Read Article

Myth vs Fact: Alcohol’s Effects on the Heart

Unwinding with a glass of wine or a "quarantini" might seem like a good way to cope with stress. But for some people, too much alcohol is making the ongoing health crisis worse.

September 3, 2020 Dr Luo In The News Read Article

UPMC Welcomes New Family Medicine to McElhattan

UPMC welcomes David Luo, DO, MHS, to the family medicine team in McElhattan.

September 2, 2020 Diagonal Texture In The News UPMC in the Susquehanna region will offer free prostate screenings on Wednesday… Read Article

UPMC to Offer Free Prostate Screenings in Williamsport

UPMC in the Susquehanna region will offer free prostate screenings on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at SH Urology, 1705 Warren Ave., Suite 206, Williamsport.

September 2, 2020 Diagonal Texture In The News In recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, UPMC in the… Read Article

UPMC to Offer $55 Mammograms

In recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, UPMC in the Susquehanna region will offer $55 mammograms to women with limited or no insurance coverage and no prior history of breast disease.

September 1, 2020 Cancer Screenings Health & Wellness Read Article

Don’t Put Off Essential Cancer Screenings

While scheduling a mammogram or colonoscopy may not be top of mind for you right now, screening tests like these can spot cancer before it causes any symptoms. Usually, the sooner cancer is found, the better the chance it can be treated.

September 1, 2020 Robert Hughes Donation In The News Read Article

UPMC Patient’s Gracious Act Helps Feed Others

Rob Hughes, a long-term patient at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport, recently donated to the Susquehanna Health Foundation to support the free lunch program offered to cancer center patients.