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Fall Collection Drive to benefit Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted everyone’s lives over the past 18 months, as well as created an extra burden on the local health care systems. Fortunately for underserved county residents, …

St. Luke’s helps first responders deal with PTSD, other stressors

While first responders excel at preventing harm, rescuing people and giving medical treatment during traumatic incidents and accidents, these everyday heroes rarely seek help to combat the emotional …

LVF workshop set on challenging behaviors

Lenape Valley Foundation (LVF) is offering a virtual workshop focused on educating parents and caregivers about challenging and defiant behaviors associated with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) …

St. Mary makes “Best Hospitals” list

St. Mary Medical Center, part of Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic, was ranked the 24th “Best Hospital” in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-22 rankings.

St. Luke’s earns “high performing” marks in Lehigh Valley

According to the US News & World Report 2021 hospital rankings, St. Luke’s University Hospital-Bethlehem is “high performing” in 15 of 17 adult procedures and conditions – …

Central Bucks man will donate his kidney in effort to help brother find donor match

Tom Savage and his brother, Bert, have enjoyed a close relationship ever since they were little boys. As two middle children in a large Irish Catholic family of seven siblings, the brothers even …

YMCA teams up with BurnAlong to keep communities healthy through pandemic

YMCA of Bucks County announced that the 50th YMCA location has joined an online partnership with BurnAlong, a leading health, wellness, and social motivation platform, that will reach more than …

Doylestown Health recognized for excellence with ACC electrophysiology accreditation

The American College of Cardiology recognized Doylestown Health for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients who come to an electrophysiology (EP) lab for care.

St. Luke’s launches holistic menopause program

St. Luke’s University Health Network has opened a new menopause program to provide comprehensive, traditional and holistic care to women experiencing this change of life, which begins when the …

Make room for baby: St. Luke’s campus is growing

It’s a boy! The first baby was born at St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus. Dayna and Zech States welcomed Tatum on Aug, 5 in the new Women and Babies unit, which just opened this …

Trinity Rehab opens physical therapy facility in Doylestown

Trinity Rehab, an all-inclusive physical therapy and rehabilitation center providing comprehensive treatment for patients of all ages, walks of life and fitness levels, opened its newest location …

Hunterdon Healthcare family practice welcomes physician

Hunterdon Healthcare has welcomed Dr. Beata Pazdan to Hunterdon Family Medicine at Cornerstone in Flemington, N.J., a family practice operated by Hunterdon Healthcare. Pazdan received her medical …

Sen. Bob Casey, Rep. Susan Wild visit St. Luke’s

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and U.S. Rep. Susan Wild recently visited the Simulation (SIM) Center at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem to learn about St. Luke’s COVID response, …

Buckingham dentist provides oral appliance therapy to treat sleep apnea

In June, Philips Respironics issued a recall notification for an estimated 3 to 4 million bi-level PAP, CPAP and mechanical ventilator devices in response to potential health risks related to the …

Doylestown Hospital ranked among best in region and state by U.S. News & World Report

Doylestown Hospital is ranked sixth in the Philadelphia Metro Area and 12th in Pennsylvania in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. The hospital also achieved “high …

Perinatal Stroke Awareness and Support Group gathers in Quakertown

Members of the Pediatric Stroke Awareness – Support Group, hosted by Paige Pfaff of Philadelphia and Jennifer Keeble of Quakertown on Facebook, are holding their first gathering in Quakertown, …

Hunterdon Healthcare System plans operating room expansion

Hunterdon Healthcare System will embark on a multi-year operating room suite expansion that will significantly increase the capacity to perform advanced surgeries at Hunterdon Medical Center.The …

Doylestown Health offers Cancer Fit Program

Doylestown Health’s Cancer Institute will offer the Cancer Fit program in September. The program is for cancer survivors looking to increase their quality of life after treatment, while …

Lead Free Promise Project launches resource guide

The Lead Free Promise Project (LFPP) has released its Pennsylvania Toolkit; A Resource Guide on Care Management of a Child with Elevated Blood Lead Levels. This first of its kind resource guide is …

Meet Me in Down Dog: Finding a way to make yoga more accessible

Meet Me in Down Dog is aiming to make the discipline of yoga more accessible. “The idea behind the community yoga, especially during the pandemic, has been to bring people together and to offer …

St. Luke’s welcomes two neurosurgeons

St. Luke’s welcomes two new neurosurgeons who will provide advanced, compassionate care for patients with conditions of the brain and spine. Dr. Lee Hwang is a fellowship hip-trained …

Southampton Free Library hosts 100th anniversary Virtual 5K

Southampton Free Library invites community members to celebrate its 100th anniversary by participating in the library’s Virtual 5K. Everyone who registers through Aug. 16 will be guaranteed …
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