Mothers Invited to Make-&-Take Nursing Necklaces at Baby Cafés

8 weeks 6 days ago
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WILLIAMSPORT – In celebration of National Breastfeeding Month, Susquehanna Health is hosting special Baby Café sessions in August during which mothers can make-&-take handmade nursing necklaces.  more»

The Susquehanna Valley Veterans Coalition presents the 1rst Annual Purple Heart Highway Run to benefit the Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc.

9 weeks 1 day ago
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The Susquehanna Valley Veterans Coalition presents the 1rst Annual Purple Heart Highway Run to benefit the Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc.

This event will be held on September 5, 2015, at the American Legion Post 182 located at 127 Buffalo Road in Lewisburg.  Registration runs from 9:30AM-11:30AM, with KSU at 12:00PM.  more»

The Basics of Concussions

9 weeks 2 days ago
Dr. Yevgeny Zadov Susquehanna Health Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The brain is protected from most ordinary knocks and tumbles by a thick, hard skull and a cushioning fluid lining. But sometimes bumps, blows or jolts to the head or impact to the body that makes the head and brain bounce back and forth can result in a concussion. This is also known as mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for August 2015

9 weeks 4 days ago

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled in the month of August to provide health information and benefit the community. more»

Week of Aug. 1-7 has been declared “World Breastfeeding Week” in Pennsylvania

9 weeks 4 days ago

Pushing for private, sanitary space in workplace for nursing mothers 

 HARRISBURG, July 31 – State Reps. Mary Jo Daley, D-Montgomery, and David Parker, R-Monroe, announced the week of Aug. 1-7 has been declared “World Breastfeeding Week” in Pennsylvania. more»

Canfield Island Powwow

9 weeks 5 days ago
Powwow this weekend at Canfield Island

6th Annual Canfield Island Powwow
Greevy Road, Montoursville Pa. Behind the Super 8
August 1-2, 2015
Open to everyone. No drugs,alcohol or politics. Saturday is a potluck dinner so please bring a covered dish. Dancing, drumming, singing,and all day fun. more»

Women Tee Off to Raise Funds for Breast Health Center

9 weeks 5 days ago
Pictured from left to right: Gross Winners – Beth Emert and Sue Weller; Dr. Susan Branton, Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center Medical Director; Net Winners – Bonnie Bennett and Barb Buehler. Image provided.

WILLIAMSPORT – Ninety-six women teed off June 1 at the Williamsport Country Club for the 14th Annual Susquehanna Health Women’s Golf Tournament to raise more than $45,000 to support services at Susquehanna Health’s Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center.  more»

Department of Health Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus In Pennsylvania In 2015

9 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvanians Reminded to Take Steps to Avoid Infection more»

Combined Estate sale Thursday and Friday

10 weeks 4 hours ago
Dishes and more at this household sale.

The Derrs are hosting a combined estate moving / downsizing sale at 56 Bastian Road, Muncy, Pa (between Montgomery and Muncy, on the Montgomery side of the bridge).  more»

YWCA Now Accepting Women of Excellence Nominations

10 weeks 19 hours ago

The YWCA Northcentral PA is now accepting nominations for its annual Women of Excellence Celebration. more»

Susquehanna Health Hospital Laboratory Receives Accreditation

10 weeks 3 days ago

MUNCY – Susquehanna Health’s Muncy Valley Hospital (MVH) recently received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP)’s Accreditation Program. The accreditation is based on results from recent on-site inspections conducted by CAP. 

Susquehanna Health laboratory director Ruth Taddeo was praised by CAP for the excellence of the services being provided.  more»

Midwife Team of OB/GYN of Evangelical Offers Choice in Birthing Options

10 weeks 4 days ago

At OB/GYN of Evangelical in Lewisburg, the medical experts provide specialty care for women of all stages of life. And when it comes to the stage of pregnancy and birth, trained midwives play a key role in helping mothers. more»

Ellie’s Heart Foundation having 2nd Annual Fairfield Fifty Bicycle Ride, September 6, 2015

10 weeks 5 days ago
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Ellie’s Heart Foundation will be having its 2nd Annual Fairfield Fifty bicycle ride, September 6, 2015 at Riverfront Park.  Registration will open at 8 am with a mandatory meeting for the 50 mile riders at more»

Susquehanna Health Selected to Join Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

11 weeks 19 hours ago

July 21, 2015, WILLIAMSPORT – Mothers at Susquehanna Health’s The Birthplace will now benefit from one of the country’s first hospital programs dedicated to mother/baby bonding. more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds August Classes

11 weeks 1 day ago

LEWISBURG- Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of classes through the month of August. They are as follows:

Prepared Childbirth Classes: more»

Susquehanna Health OB/GYN Welcomes New Nurse Midwife

11 weeks 2 days ago

WILLIAMSPORT – Arlie Swailes, certified nurse midwife (CNM), has joined Susquehanna Health OB/GYN located in the new Health Innovation Center, 740 High Street, Suite 1004, Williamsport. She comes to Susquehanna Health with over 12 years of midwifery experience. more»

For Sixth Straight Year, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Earned Top Employee Wellness Award

11 weeks 2 days ago
American Heart Association awards Start! Fit Friendly Company Gold designation

Wilkes-Barre, PA - For the sixth consecutive year, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield  (formerly Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) was awarded one of the American Heart Association's (AHA) top honors for employers, the Start! Fit Friendly Company Gold Award for workplace wellness activities in 2014. more»

The Value of Recreation: Biking and Hiking

July 19, 2015

Pine Creek Rail Trail. Photo by Ruhrfisch. Wikimedia Commons.

Pine Creek Rail Trail. more»

Susquehanna Health Cancer Center Receives Highest Level of Accreditation in Region

11 weeks 4 days ago
Susquehanna Health representatives Dr. Susan Branton, Breast Health Surgeon; Michelle Gaida, Executive Director of Cancer Services; Gladys Lowe, Tumor Registrar; and Dr. Warren Robinson, Medical Director of Medical Oncology, are appreciative to everyone who made achieving such a distinguished level of accreditation possible.

WILLIAMSPORT – Caring for mind, body and being, Susquehanna Health Cancer Centers embrace a “whole person” approach to treatment. more»

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