Patients at Penn State Health St. Joseph will soon benefit from a state-of-the-art robot that allows for smaller incisions, shorter hospital stays, less blood
Navigating Her Own Cancer Diagnosis
Maria Jimenez was born and raised in Puerto Rico and arrived in Reading in 1984.
She worked at many jobs as she raised 2 children. She had a “good life”
Lives of Penn State Health St. Joseph Donors Mirror Hospital’s Core Values
Ray and Carole Neag’s long history of giving is reflective of the core values of Penn State Health St. Joseph, said President and CEO John R. Morahan during
Berks Medical Equipment Offers New Service, Diabetic Shoe Fitting
For most people, an ingrown toenail or small cut on the foot is nothing to be alarmed about. For a diabetic patient, however, a cut or ingrown nail can be
Easily Explained: In-Network vs. Out-of-Network
You've probably seen these terms or heard about them from your insurance company, but do you know what they mean?
We'll define them simply so you
Suspect Sepsis. Save Lives.
Sepsis is a life-threatening illness caused by your body’s response to an infection. Sepsis is a medical emergency but early detection and treatment
Flu Vaccine Rates for Kids May Drop When the Nasal Spray Vaccine Is Unavailable
Published: August 24, 2017
Released by Penn State
Influenza vaccination rates in children may have decreased for the 2016-17 influenza season because of a
Heart Attack Victim Credits Quick Action With Saving His Life
It was a Sunday in August, and Robert Clay had just made a putt on the 15th green of the Rich Maiden Golf Course near Fleetwood.
From what he’s been told,
Here’s How The Solar Eclipse Could Damage Your Eyes
If you are looking forward to viewing the upcoming solar eclipse Aug. 21, do not take chances and wear appropriate eyewear, advises an ophthalmologist at
A Proven Approach to Stop Smoking
Thinking about quitting but don’t know where to start?
Our Smoking Cessation Group has had great outcomes because we support you through the difficult