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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 …

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.

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.

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.

An increase in the number of FDA recalls this past year point to new policies/procedures from the Food Safety and Inspection Service's (FSIS) goal of revamping the agency to fulfill its mission to prevent foodborne illness and protect public health. While increased notices of contaminated or…

While some people like to enjoy the cold winter months hibernating indoors, you may enjoy cold-weather sports and outdoor activities; however, we want you to be safe. Cold weather, limited daylight, snow and ice can all pose safety risks. A little preparation and planning can keep you and yo…

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A ribbon cutting ceremony in Lewisburg on Monday marked the transition of the Miller Center to a joint venture between Evangelical Community Hospital and Geisinger, and welcoming the YMCA as an operational partner.