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Holistic Healing Center in Lahaska welcomes dietitian nutritionist Kirsten Hamilton

The Holistic Healing Center in Lahaska has added registered dietitian nutritionist Kirsten Hamilton to its team. Hamilton, a licensed dietitian/nutritionist, has advanced training in functional …

Pennridge holding health and wellness event

The Pennridge Community Partnership will hold three educational presentations on topics that impact parents and community members this winter and spring. The second presentation runs from 7 to 8:30 …

Bucks float therapy center bridges gap between modern medicine, wellness

Many believe that traditional health care and wellness are two separate entities. But, since 2019, Lma Mineral Float, a Bucks County-based float therapy center, part of a concierge-style medical …

Lehigh Valley Health Network opens Pennsburg center

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will open a new health center in Pennsburg in 2022, filling a need of Montgomery County residents who asked for better access to LVHN doctors and providers.

Roxy Therapy Dogs launches trauma response team

Local nonprofit Roxy Therapy Dogs recently organized a formalized group of specially trained volunteer therapy dogs and their owner/handlers called Roxy Responders. Specializing in on-call trauma …

New St. Luke’s unit provides mental health care for youth, teens

St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) recently opened its new Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit to provide safe, expert and compassionate care to children and adolescents experiencing …

Holiday drives benefit St. Luke’s Penn Foundation clients

While St. Luke’s Penn Foundation has received holiday support in the past, new partners emerged this year to make a significantly greater impact, ensuring a wonderful holiday season for …

'Mini Takes Bucks County' road rally aids cancer research

Imagine driving through the eye-catching and captivating landscapes of Bucks County. The scenic environment absorbs your attention as you drive through for a couple of hours in convoy with your …

Doylestown Hospital recognized with an “A” for hospital safety

Doylestown Hospital received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for fall 2021. The national distinction recognizes Doylestown Hospital’s achievements in protecting patients from …

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery awarded $500,000 to offer improved mental health services for veterans

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery has been awarded an additional $500,000 in state grant funding to help the organization provide improved services to veterans and others with traumatic brain injuries …

Jefferson Abington Hospital creates patient safety position

During his lifetime, Edward Asplundh was passionate about supporting the patient safety and quality program at Jefferson Abington Hospital. That passion will carry on through a new position: the …

Doylestown Hospital initiative earns first place in Delaware Valley Patient Safety and Quality Awards

Success with an innovative patient safety effort in response to the COVID-19 pandemic earned Doylestown Hospital a first place award from a regional health care authority.

TOPP Foundation donates $20,000 in support of diabetes research

In recognition of World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14, TOPP Foundation, a local type 1 diabetes nonprofit, made a $20,000 donation to the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI). All donations to DRI go directly …

St. Luke’s opens primary care practice in Sellersville

St. Luke’s Sellersville Primary Care has opened and is accepting new patients at 711 Lawn Ave., Building 1, Sellersville. The new practice is being led by Dr. Cynthia Martin, an experienced and …

Rock Steady Boxing for people with Parkinson’s at Hunterdon center

Rock Steady Boxing, a unique exercise program based on training used by boxing pros, and adapted to people with Parkinson’s disease, will now be available at the Hunterdon Health and Wellness …

Grand View Health earns Most Wired recognition

Grand View Health has earned the 2021 College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 7. The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired …

YMCA launches circuit training space in Bucks

Circuit training has arrived in Quakertown. The Quakertown branch of YMCA of Bucks County now hosts a dedicated space for circuit training. A Dec. 13 ribbon-cutting ceremony at the branch marked the …

New telemedicine partnership between Grand View Health and Penn Medicine to improve stroke, neurology care

Grand View Health has announced an agreement with Penn Medicine to provide advanced neurological services, including telestroke and teleneurology consultations. This partnership will give patients …

Kin wellness center for Bucks County cancer patients opens this month

Kin, an all-inclusive wellness and support center for local cancer patients, will open Dec. 8 after a year of planning and fundraising. The Bucks County retreat, formerly known as the Corinne Sikora …

Plastic surgeon joins Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic

Dr. John G. Fernandez has joined the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic (THMA) recently announced. Fernandez is a …

RW Dermatology expands services to include Mohs surgery

RW Dermatology, a female-owned private medical practice in Furlong, has expanded its offerings to include Mohs cancer surgery services. With the addition of Mohs care, Dr. Rachel White recently …
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