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As a fun-filled day of activities for parents and children, Evangelical Community Hospital will be hosting a Children's Health Fair at the Miller Center in Lewisburg. The fair will focus on key factors of good health including eating right, exercising, taking part in health screenings, and i…

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A heart attack happens when blood flow to your heart muscle is blocked for long enough to damage the muscle. If blood flow isn’t restored quickly, the heart muscle begins to die from a lack of oxygen, and non-functioning scar tissue forms in its place. If enough muscle function is lost, “hea…

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When you're pregnant, you probably notice the fatigue, shortness of breath, and light-headedness that can sometimes overcome you. Did you know that these symptoms are caused by changes in your heart and blood vessels?

Until February 21, AIDS Resource in both Williamsport and State College are celebrating Condom Week, during which the organization will be sharing information about condoms and ending the week with a free clinic about PrEP, the use of an antiviral drug to prevent HIV.

The latest flu data can be viewed with optimism, since it appears the flu season is starting to wind down. The data also offers a cold dose of reality: 24 United States states showed either record-high flu activity or numbers that were higher than ever for this time of year. 

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Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Dental Hygiene Clinic is now scheduling appointments for the spring semester. The clinic provides low-cost preventive dental hygiene services to the community, including cleanings, exams, X-rays, and sealants. The clinic collaborates with area dental offi…

Believing that JUUL Labs has violated Pennsylvania's Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection laws, Attorney General Shapiro announced on Monday that his office will be filing a lawsuit against the vape product company. The lawsuit accuses the company of targeting young people specific…

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Not long ago, David Kline, 59, of Winfield, was in a fight for his life after being diagnosed with end-stage liver disease. The liver is a vital organ as it helps remove toxins from the body, and when damaged by underlying disease, genetic disorders, obesity, or alcohol abuse, it stops functioning.

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Patients fighting cancer need more blood than patients fighting any other disease, using nearly one-quarter of the nation’s blood supply. Because of this, the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up to encourage people across the country to "Give Blood to Give Time,…

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially named the deadly coronavirus as "COVID-19". "We now have a name for the disease and it's 'COVID-19'," WHO Secretary General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a news conference in Geneva on Tuesday. "CO" stands for "corona", "VI" for "virus"…

Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Andrew Pataki, MD, Obstetrician Gynecologist, to OB/GYN of Evangelical. Dr. Pataki had been contracted to provide services at OB/GYN of Evangelical since early 2019 and has now been placed on staff as an employed Evangelical physician. In …

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Tim Smith, 42, of Loyalsock, never expected he would need heart surgery at 41, but, he credits those scars with bringing him back to the things that matter most in life — relationships with family, friends, and God.

In order to strengthen evidence collections and assistance for victims of sexual assault in Clinton County, UPMC Lock Haven and Penn State’s Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Telehealth (SAFE-T) Center have entered a partnership to increase accessibility to sexual assault nurse examiners. …