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EWISBURG-Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled its roster of support groups for the month of October. They are as follows: ·         Stroke: Tuesday, October 6, 5:30 pm, at Evangelical Community Hospital’s 3rd Floor Rehabilitation Unit. ·         Gluten Free Friends: Tuesday, October 6, 6:30...
LEWISBURG- Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of classes through the month of October. They are as follows: Prepared Childbirth Classes: ·         Prenatal Breastfeeding: Wednesday, October 14, 6:30-8:30 pm at the Community Health and Wellness Center. $20 per couple. This class is...
Flu seasons are unpredictable. The timing, length, and severity vary each year, typically with a peak during January and February. Based on this, the Centers for Disease Control recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older. Receiving the flu shot as soon as it becomes...
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal endocrine disorders in women and the most common cause of female infertility. Often causing acne, abnormal hair growth, and disrupting the menstrual cycle, the condition can begin as early as puberty. Unfortunately, many women...
August saw a milestone for Evangelical Community Hospital’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation when Norman Gundrum of Lewisburg became the 500th patient to graduate from the program. Greater than the milestone though was the fact that through his twice weekly visits, Norman took control of his Chronic...
Evangelical Community Hospital is introducing the Hospital to Home program which helps patients transition from the Hospital to home after a procedure. This cost-free service ensures the best possible scenario for a successful recovery. Initially being launched as a pilot program, total joint...
The American Heart Association’s Life is Why Family Health Challenge™ returns in September The American Heart Association wants families to feel they can, and are fully equipped to, make healthy choices in the home and within their everyday activities – without throwing schedules completely off or...
According to the most recent data, two states have adult obesity rates above 35 percent, 20 states have rates at or above 30 percent. Pennsylvania sits right at 30% according to The State of Obesity a collaborative project of the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. If...
Coping with the loss of a loved one is never easy and that’s why Evangelical Hospice and Community Health Wellness are offering a six-week educational bereavement group called, “Life After Loss.” The program helps participants learn coping techniques to deal with grief and loss - attendance at all...
WILLIAMSPORT – Susquehanna Health Home Care & Hospice’s grief support group Heartworks, offers age-appropriate grief support groups for children, teens and their families for free.  The group for children ages 4-18 and their parents or guardians meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month...

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