Our Passion, Your Health

Our Passion | Your Health features stories on the latest happenings at Penn State Health St. Joseph. Check out our blogs, recipes, patient stories, program highlights, and new services that represent our passion...your health.

Mushrooms Are Full of Antioxidants That May Have Anti-Aging Potential

Mushrooms contain unusually high amounts of two antioxidants that some scientists suggest could help fight aging and bolster health, according to a team of

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Make 2018 the Year for You!

As the new year rolls around, many of us focus on changing our behaviors or making a New Year’s resolution. For some that might be to balance our personal

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Berks Rheumatologist Also Happens To Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Reading Eagle: Tim Leedy | Dr. Amal Kebede

Dr. Amal Kebede examines patients for a living, guiding them on a path toward relief.

As a specialist in internal medicine and rheumatology, Kebede works with people who are dealing with pain, stiffness

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Tips for Healthy Holidays

Don’t skip meals. You will be less tempted to overeat at your holiday meal if you ate a small meal earlier.

Take the edge off your hunger before

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Medical Fitness Program Keeps Patients Moving and Motivated

Before lung transplant surgery eight and a half years ago, Margie Pratt of Douglassville found herself in an extremely difficult position.

Suffering from severe

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Why Fewer Hours Of Sunlight Needn’t Darken Your Mood

Some people see less than 10hrs a week. Become Mr. and Mrs. Brightside with a few tips.

We go to work in the dark, exist under halogen, come home in the dark.

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St. Joseph Pharmacist Has a Cherished Connection to WE ARE

For former Penn State football player Wally Triplett, WE ARE, is more than the university’s now famous chant. It’s a proclamation that was collectively

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New Patient Unit Designed To Improve Emergency Room Experience

Patients who require ongoing care after initial treatment in the Emergency Department may be moved into the new Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) which opened

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