Bloomsburg -- Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will hold a virtual self-care summit from April 5 - 10. The summit will give participants the tools to manage stress, anxiety, and overall better self-care during challenging times.
Williamsport -- In celebration of National Doctors' Day, held annually on March 30, Susquehanna region's UPMC branch made a $5,000 donation to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. The funds will be used for the food bank's Health Innovations Program, which connects its emergency food network …
Williamsport — A small crack could be heard in Sarah Kudlack’s voice as she described the current situation facing her business as she and her husband juggle a desire to help the community and retain employees that have been loyal to the business.
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…
Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) and the River Valley Regional YMCA will soon enter a partnership that will offer training opportunities for athletes with intellectual disabilities at six YMCA facilities: Williamsport, Muncy, Jersey Shore, Lock Haven, Mansfield, and Towanda. The partners…
UPMC's Spirit of Women program, a group dedicated to helping women aged 18 to 54 to make positive changes in their lives, will be hosting a Fit & Fab event at the Pajama Factory this Saturday, February 22. Women are invited to gather their girlfriends and join UPMC for a free, uplifting …
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When Kelsey Yost was still deep in her addiction, it was her daughter who often was forgotten. Kelsey wrote this poem as she began to grapple with recovery.
Over two years ago, a notebook was found on a bench near the James V. Brown Library in Williamsport. The book was full of poetry – detailing the highs and lows from a life of addiction.
Addiction can affect anyone, and the problem is growing in rural areas like Tioga County. Pennsylvania outpaces the national average for opioid-involved deaths. To provide some relief to the area, the Laurel Health Centers are partnering with CleanSlate, a national leader in opioid and alcoh…
According to the American Heart Association, more than 2,200 Americans die of heart disease every single day. That’s one death every 39 seconds. On average, someone in the United States suffers a stroke every 40 seconds, while a stroke-related death occurs about every four minutes.
Join UPMC Health Plan for February’s monthly wellness event and fall in love with heart health! In honor of American Heart Month, attendees will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with health care experts from the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute about how to lower the risk of heart d…
Winter driving can certainly pose a number of challenges – sleet, snow, slush, and black ice just to name a few. While you may not always be able to avoid traveling in inclement weather, there are a few steps you can take to keep yourself safe.
The Williamsport Home invites the community to Winterfest Open House, offering resident hospitality tours to prospective residents and their families of the Independent Living and Personal Care apartment units of various sizes available on campus.
Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled its roster of support groups and community health screenings for the month of February.
It’s no secret that one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is exercising and weight loss. Of the people who make New Year’s resolutions, about 50% say they will work out more. But statistics show only about half of those people can get past the first two weeks of the new year.
While shoveling snow is seen as little more than an annoying chore to many, it's actually a surprisingly dangerous affair. According to the National Safety Commission, shoveling snow is the cause of thousands of injuries and an estimated 100 deaths per year nationwide.
Pennsylvania experienced a drop in fatal overdoses in 2018 — an 18% decrease. However, according to a report from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, there has been a decrease in some counties while the crisis has significantly increased in other parts of the commonwealth.
Have you noticed generally lower energy, and are you feeling sad more often now that the days are shorter and the weather is colder? If so, you may have a mood disorder called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is a form of depression triggered by circumstances connected to seasonal chan…
New Year’s resolutions can be helpful for developing healthy habits, and habits are easier to stick to if you’re not in it alone. Why not try resolutions the whole family can be involved with? They can be excellent motivators for parents trying to start their kids on some healthier habits.