Originally known as Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, the UPMC Susquehanna Soldiers + Sailors in Wellsboro has been around since 1942, joining the American Hospital Association (AHA) shortly after its founding. This week, the AHA recognized and celebrated Soldiers + Sailors' 75th yea…
A new year can bring new resolve when it comes to lifestyle changes and Evangelical Community Hospital invites you to take advantage of the tools that they have available to set and achieve your health goals.
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.
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) has co-sponsored H.R. 19, the Lower Costs, More Cures Act, what he says is a bipartisan solution aimed at lowering prescription drug prices that should be brought up for a vote immediately.
Adding another to the series of recent recalls in the United States and Canada, the FDA is warning against eating Fresh Express brand "Sunflower Crisp" chopped salad kits due to possible contamination with E. coli O157:H7.
Food service companies and institutions in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey should not serve cut fruit from Tailor Cut Produce
- 'Super load' moving at 15 mph across nine PA counties toward Lock Haven
- Updated: State Trooper shot in chest in Tioga County
- Overnight standoff ends in Tioga County, suspect shot and killed
- The Break Room of Williamsport is a place to smash away stress
- Williamsport man charged for selling drugs to a confidential informant on two separate occasions
- Trooper shot in Tioga County in stable condition: PSP
- PSP Trooper struck in shooting in Nelson Township
- Heroin dealer sentenced to state prison
- Williamsport man incarcerated after allegedly cashing stolen checks
- Hospitalized victim's identity stolen: police
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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…
Pennsylvania's House of Representatives unanimously voted their approval for House Bill 943 as part of the Healthier Pa. initiative. This bill allows pharmacists to tell their patients if out-of-pocket costs for an inexpensive generic medication are less pricey than the co-pay for buying the…
UPMC Susquehanna is offering free informational sessions around the region to address joint pain and foot and ankle pain.
UPMC Susquehanna announced Thursday that the Sunbury community hospital will close at the end of March 2020. UPMC Susquehanna officials were in hourly meetings informing employees all day on Thursday, according to UPMC officials.
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…
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 …
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.
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…
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.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS--when a seemingly healthy infant dies for unexplained reasons--is a real and painful tragedy for families who have lost babies while they slept. SIDS and accidental suffocating are the leading causes of death in babies one to 12 months of age. But SIDS i…
Two new directors and one new associate vice president have been added to Evangelical Community Hospital's Revenue Cycle Department and Medical Services, which handle functions related to handling patient service revenue and physician oversight.
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.