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Bucks County Orthopedic Specialists expands to Newtown-Langhorne area

Bucks County Orthopedic Specialists (BCOS) opened its brand-new office on the campus of St. Mary’s Medical Center in Langhorne on June 20, becoming the fourth office location for the practice, and …

Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony

The Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia (CSCGP) hosted an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at the newly expanded building at its Gilda’s Club location. The addition was named Jackson …

Department of Health says Pennsylvania vaccine providers are ready to vaccinate children ages 6 months and older

Following the approval of two vaccines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department …

Penn Community Bank donates $25,000 to Grand View Health chaplaincy program

The stress and psychological trauma felt by families with loved ones undergoing critical care takes a toll on their health and well-being. Grand View Health recognizes the need to support the …

Record-breaking Golf Classic raises over $145K for Doylestown Health

The 31st annual Doylestown Health Foundation Golf Classic was a record-breaking success, raising more than $145,000 for ONE VISION: The Campaign for Doylestown Health and the Teen Volunteer …

Bikers Against Bullies motorcycle ride, family event benefit St. Luke’s Young Patients

The rumble of motorcycles cruising into Springtown on the afternoon of June 26 will announce the arrival of the 2022 Caring for Kids charity ride, which benefits St. Luke’s Pediatrics Department …

Parkinson’s support group slated: 'Are you caring for a loved one living with Parkinson’s disease?'

The Birches at Newtown and FOX Rehabilitation will host a free Parkinson’s support group with discussions on relevant health care and wellness topics and community resources available to help you …

Hunterdon Healthcare nurse receives Daisy Award

On May 10, Mansfield, N.J., resident Ashley Spinks received the Daisy Award for Hunterdon Healthcare. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the clinical skill and the …

Hunterdon Commissioners add funding for mental health services

The Hunterdon County N.J. Board of Commissioners, on June 7 , approved an allocation of $300,000 from federal American Rescue funds to the county’s Department of Human Services to expand mental …

Ryan Schweiger named to Bucks Opioid Settlement Advisory Committee

Ryan Schweiger, St. Luke’s Penn Foundation (SLPF) behavioral health community liaison specialist, has been named to the seven-person Bucks County Opioid Settlement Advisory Committee by Bucks …

St. Luke’s Simulation Center elevates medical education

Recent decades have seen enormous advancements in the use of simulation for teaching and educating health care professionals of all types, from med-school students to first responders.

Designer Bag Bingo raises $14,000 for Breast Cancer Support Services

Grand View Auxiliary’s recent Designer Bag Bingo event raised $14,000 to benefit Breast Cancer Support Services at Grand View Health. Three hundred bingo players took part in the event. Guest …

St. Luke’s Hospice Bike Ride slated on the D&L Trail

The 11th annual St. Luke’s Hospice Bike Ride will be held rain or shine on Saturday, June 4. It will begin at 10 a.m. at the D&L National Heritage Trail’s Lehighton Trailhead, located at 200 …

Free CPR class scheduled in New Hope

The local tradition of having free CPR classes for the greater New Hope and Lambertville, N.J., community will continue 10 a.m. Saturday, June 4. The life-saving class, to be held at the New Hope …

Parkinson’s exercise class

The Birches at Newtown and Fox Rehabilitation bring a research-based exercise approach to treating Parkinson’s disease with Fox Big for Life, a free community program open to the public. The …

Give blood or platelets with the Red Cross

Elvis Presley is known for being the first global rock and roll icon. He was also a blood donor himself. While times have changed, the need for blood has not − donors can leave a lasting legacy …

St. Luke’s welcomes first female urologist

With its recent hiring of Dr. Veronica A. Rupert, St. Luke’s University Health Network has added the first female urologist to its staff and has expanded its reach by providing urology services in …

Bloomsburg University students receive nursing pins

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania celebrated 104 graduating nursing students May 7, with a nursing pinning ceremony in Haas Center for the Arts on campus. Briana Machinski of Warminster …

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery breaks ground on Saucon facility

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery recently broke ground on a new project to provide cutting edge services in a state-of-the-art facility for veterans and others with traumatic brain injuries.

Kin Wellness and Support Center: From the inside out

The Kin Wellness and Support Center, located in Bucks County, has come to nurturing fruition for so many cancer patients in the area, offering free integrative services, fitness, counseling and …

St. Luke’s ranked No. 16 on the Lown Institute’s top-25 list

St. Luke’s University Health Network is the only health care system in Pennsylvania on the Lown Institute’s top-25 list of health care systems with “fair share” surpluses. St. Luke’s, …

Grand View Health Weight Management Program earns national accreditation

Grand View Health Weight Management has earned national accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This accreditation signifies …
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