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.

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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The Watchman is a Device That Can Help Certain Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Charlotte Moyer had no fears about getting a new heart procedure at Penn State Health St. Joseph.
The 71-year-old St. Lawrence resident had bigger fears

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Emergency ballots, hospital staff make voting possible for Penn State Health St. Joseph patients

A patient arrived at Penn State Health St. Joseph early on Election Day for what she thought would be an in-and-out procedure.
She planned to stop by

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Cold or Flu…What’s Ailing You?

Flu and cold symptoms are very similar. During the “sick season”, here is a handy guide that will help you identify and treat your illness.

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TeleStroke Program Connects Patients with Stroke Experts, Improves Recovery

Telemedicine, which utilizes electronic communication between healthcare providers and patients-think online video chat apps like Skype or Facetime, is transforming

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Plant-Based Diet, Healthy Weight, and Exercise Key to Breast Cancer Treatment Success

Good nutrition is important for any person going through cancer treatment and for cancer survivors. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we focus on

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Superfood Smoothie

Smoothies aren’t just a summer fad. This breakfast blend of fruit, milk and seeds is full of protein, calcium and fiber to get your day started right. Strawberries

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Nutrition Services Takes a Bite Out of Many Illnesses

Penn State Health St. Joseph’s Nutrition Services focuses on the nutrition needs of children and adults in our hospital and in our community. We are nutrition

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