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Harrisburg - With nearly a quarter of Pennsylvania's licensed drivers 65 years of age or older, the Wolf Administration is bringing light to the issue of driver saftey and the unique challenges faced by older drivers during Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, which was observed December 2-6.

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If your child isn’t feeling his or her best, should you definitely keep him or her home from school? After an illness, when is it okay for your child to return to school? As a parent, you know your children best. You also likely have a sense about when your child just doesn’t feel well enoug…

In a previous health alert, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised consumers, retailers, and restaurants not to eat or sell any romaine lettuce harvested from the Salinas, California area due to a risk of illness from E.Coli contam…

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An estimated 5.8 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2019, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. This includes an estimated 5.6 million people age 65 and older and 200,000 people younger than 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. One in 10 people …

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We’re getting into the heart of the holiday season, a time packed full of gift-giving, shopping extravaganzas, parties, and activities galore. While this season is meant to bring feelings of love and cheer, it can also be one of the most stressful times, putting added strain on your heart.

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Pennsylvania CARES, which stands for Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival, has awarded Evangelical Regional Mobile Medical Services for their dedication for collecting out-of-hospital cardiac arrest data for quality improvement purposes. The registry has honored 145 agencies statewide…

Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic condition which causes very high LDL cholesterol levels, and it is the most common genetic cause of early, life-threatening cardiovascular disease. The disorder affects more than 34 million people worldwide and an estimated 1.3 million people i…

Evangelical Community Hospital is welcoming several advanced practitioners to their family of services. These medical practitioners, including physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses, have high levels of training and certifications that allow them to care for patients in…

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Andrea Reed, director of nursing, UPMC Susquehanna Muncy, was presented with the 2019 Rural Health Hero of the Year award during Pennsylvania Rural Health Week (Nov. 18 - 22). The award recognizes an outstanding leader in the area of rural health who demonstrates a personal commitment to the…

UPMC Susquehanna announced a new member joining the neurosurgery team at The Williamsport campus. Edwin Hoffman, APRN, FNP-C, joins Rodwan Rajjoub, MD; Hani Tuffaha, MD; Holly Shadle, CRNP; and Charlie Fohringer, PA-C; at the Neuroscience Center on High Street.

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Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy your family, friends, and of course—food. However, if you have diabetes, it can pose a problem since many Thanksgiving feasts are full of calories and carbohydrates.