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YMCA awarded grant to expand mental health resources

YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties was awarded a $25,000 grant by the local nonprofit Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) on April 10 at the Doylestown branch. The operational grant recognizes …

Take steps to end domestic violence during Tyler Park Walk to Remember

The family and friends of the late Amy Perez and her children, Molly and Gregory, have announced their Amy’s Kisses 10th annual Walk to Remember, Sunday, June 2, at Tyler State Park in Richboro.

Kin Wellness and Support center builds labyrinth

Kin Wellness and Support Center, a nonprofit that provides free services to cancer patients, their caregivers and local oncology health care workers across Bucks County, has installed a new …

Maternity Care Coalition hosts summer kickoff bash

In partnership with No Longer Bound, GIANT Pharmacy and more, the family-friendly community event is free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary. It will feature Two of a Kind, a musical duo …

Moving Day Southeastern PA raises funds, awareness for Parkinson’s Disease

The Parkinson’s Foundation will host Moving Day Southeastern PA on May 18 at Bucks County Community College Lower Parking Lot S4, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown.

Desis of Doylestown and Arva Yoga slate third annual Saree Run

The third annual Saree Run, co-hosted by Desis of Doylestown (DOD) and Arva Yoga, is set to take place at 10 a.m. May 19, at Lower Nike Park in Chalfont. “The Saree Run embodies the limitless spirit …

ACME to screen “The Wisdom of Trauma,” host discussion

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, join ACME Screening Room, 25 S. Union St., Lambertville, N.J., at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18, for a screening of “The Wisdom of Trauma” followed by …

Plan to merge Jefferson, Lehigh Valley health networks hits milestone

Jefferson and Lehigh Valley health networks have signed a definitive agreement to combine, a key step in a planned merger that was announced late last year.Initially expected to conclude by the end …

YMCA launches Raise Up Our Youth Campaign to expand Quakertown branch

YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties launched the Raise Up Our Youth campaign on April 26 to expand space and programs at the Quakertown branch. The Y is raising $3.5 million to build an expanded …

Newtown urogynecologist named “Top Doctor” for 10th straight year

Dr. Stephanie Molden, the director of The Female Pelvic Health Center & Surgicare Associates in Newtown, has been honored as a “Top Doctor” for the 10th consecutive year by both Castle …

Top marks for safety at St. Luke’s hospitals

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, awarding A’s to St. Luke’s hospitals. Nine St. Luke’s acute care campuses …

RunWalkBark4Dreams 5K run, walk slated at Tyler State Park

Sunshine Foundation is hosting its 22nd annual RunWalkBark4Dreams 5K fun run and 2-mile walk on Saturday, May 18 at Tyler State Park in Richboro.The family-friendly event is for everyone, including …

Doylestown Hospital earns A for safety

Doylestown Hospital earned an A Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog. Leapfrog assigns an A, B, C, D or F grade to general hospitals across the country based …

Book clubs surge as spring gives way to summer

Book clubs are a perennial pastime and a place to meet new people, exchange ideas, find community and nourish the brain and communication skills.And they’re on the rise in hybrid, virtual and …

Bucks County Spa Self-Care Month launches May 6

Kin is set to launch the second annual Bucks County Spa and Salon Self-Care Month, May 6 through June 6. Twenty-two salons, spas and med-spas in Bucks County will participate. Each partner has pledged a $500 minimum donation to the non-profit. The funds will be raised throughout the month from a …

Mom’s cross-country bike ride “4TeamBrock” stops in Falls

Debbie Tallman Curtis’s bike ride from San Diego to New York City in honor of her son Brock included a stop in Bucks County Tuesday. Through the 3,000+ mile ride, Curtis is spreading a message of hope and acceptance, raising awareness of mental health issues, and generating donations to support suicide prevention efforts.

St. Luke’s ranked among 100 top hospitals

St. Luke’s University Health Network has been named to Premier’s 2024 PINC AI 100 Top Hospitals list published by Fortune magazine. This is the 10th time in a row and the 12th time overall that …

LIFE St. Mary welcomes new executive director

LIFE St. Mary, a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) that is part of Trinity Health PACE, a national provider of PACE programs, has appointed Dan Moore as its new executive director. …

Fundraiser to support Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation

The community is invited to a night of music and dancing in support of the the Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation (ECEF).The first annual fundraiser will be held at Puck, 1 Printers Alley, …

Yes You Can 5K benefits Pennsbury School District

The Yes You Can 5K is preparing for its fifth annual event on April 28. The theme of this 5K is “Building Confidence. Building Community.” The event, which begins at 9 a.m. at Pennsbury Middle …

St. Mary Medical Center enters health care partnership with NAC

St. Mary Medical Center has partnered with the Newtown Athletic Club (NAC), a fitness center in Newtown, to support the health and well-being of the Bucks County community.As the presenting health …

St. Luke’s achieves Center of Excellence designation for labor and delivery, OB anesthesia programs

The Labor and Delivery Unit and Obstetric Anesthesia Service at St. Luke’s Anderson Campus have been designated as a Center of Excellence (COE) by the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and …
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