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August 2, 2019 Ronald McDonald House Grant Award Susquehanna Health Foundation In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Nurse-Family Partnership Receives Grant Funds

UPMC Susquehanna’s Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program recently received a $5,000 grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Inc.

July 31, 2019 Paternostro Foundation Donation Cancer Center In The News Read Article

Paternostro Family Foundation Donates Comfort Bags to UPMC Cancer Center

The Paternostro Family Foundation recently donated 50 Harnessing Hope bags to Susquehanna Health Foundation to benefit patients at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport.

July 30, 2019 Mom and Baby Breastfeeding Health & Wellness Read Article

Breastfeeding Benefits Both Mom and Baby

Breastfeeding is often thought of as a gift between mother and baby. Not only does it provide bonding time, but the health benefits for both baby and mom are undeniable.

July 29, 2019 Diagonal Texture In The News UPMC Susquehanna has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for… Read Article

UPMC Awarded Gold Seal for Stroke Rehab

UPMC Susquehanna has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Stroke Rehabilitation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.

July 26, 2019 Urolift Procedure for Enlarged Prostate In The News Read Article

Urolift Procedure Now Offered at UPMC in Wellsboro

Jeffrey Ranta, MD, urologist, now provides the UroLift® procedure as a treatment option for men diagnosed with Benign prostatic hyperplasia, also known as prostate gland enlargement, in Wellsboro.

July 25, 2019 Global Big Latch On Breastfeeding Event In The News Read Article

Nursing Moms Invited to Participate in Global Latch On Event

In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week (Aug. 1 – 7), UPMC Susquehanna invites nursing mothers to participate in The Global Big Latch On, Friday, Aug. 2, at UPMC Williamsport Regional Medical Center, 700 High St., Williamsport, Walnut Conference Room.

July 25, 2019 White pills Health & Wellness Read Article

Battling an Epidemic

The Addiction Medicine service line at UPMC Susquehanna is helping to tackle a national problem — opioid addiction — by initiating warm handoffs and medication therapy for opioid use disorder.

July 24, 2019 Diagonal Texture In The News The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR… Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Pulmonary Rehab Receives Recertification

The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) recently re-certified UPMC Susquehanna’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation program. The program has been certified for the past six years.

July 23, 2019 Menopause hot flash Health & Wellness Read Article

Am I Going Through Menopause?

As a woman starts to enter middle age, they start to think about menopause and when it will affect them. Menopause is a normal, natural event. Most women start to enter menopause in their 40s and 50s, but the age can vary.

July 17, 2019 Sunglasses for eye protection Health & Wellness Read Article

Protect Your Eyes from the Summer Sun

Enjoy the hot summer days with outdoor activities, but be safe and protect your eyes from the harmful rays. Be sure to wear proper sunglasses and a hat to shades your eyes from UV radiation.

July 11, 2019 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Recognizes Extraordinary Nurses

Six UPMC Susquehanna nurses were recently recognized as recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

July 9, 2019 Dr Klironomos Brain Tumor Scan Health & Wellness Read Article

When Is Your Headache a Symptom of a Brain Tumor?

Everyone experiences headaches from time to time caused by stress, hormone changes, or dehydration. Usually, a headache can be relieved by an over-the-counter pain reliever or rest. But, it's important to know when it may be something more serious.