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.

Cancer Info Blast! | Cold or Flu…What’s Ailing You?

October 2016

Here’s an Info Blast for Breast Cancer Awareness Month    


Using genetics to assess your hereditary cancer risk and mammograms for early detection of breast cancer are two ways to gain the knowledge you need to make smart decisions about your health. 

How about the recommended diet for women during cancer treatment? And putting the recommendations to practice with a sweet recipe! 

In This Issue
Kick off your day with a Superfood Smoothie

Mobile Health Initiative, Coming to a Workplace Like Yours?


Penn State Health St. Joseph and  Giorgio partner for a “doctor’s office on wheels” via HealthOne Mobile Unit.

Thermal Totes Donated to NICU Provide Safe Transport for Mothers’ Breast Milk

Former Fleetwood resident Alycia Cardona has a heart for service and reaching out to others.  See how she used her position as an independent director with Thirty-One Gifts to support breastfeeding moms at Breidegam Family Birthing Center.

Uplifting story ahead

Connecting Patients with Experts through TeleStroke
Telemedicine, which utilizes electronic communication between healthcare providers and patients-think online video chat apps like Skype or Facetime, is transforming the way healthcare is delivered. In many cases, it enables care for patients who may not otherwise have access.

See how the connection is made

Welcome Neurologist Samira Dabiri, MD

She is joining Dr. Warquaa Majeed in the Neurology suite of the Medical Office Building. The addition of Dr. Dabiri will enhance the services of this practice and offer more availability of scheduling new patients.

Learn more about Dr. Dibiri

Getting To Know Our Services
Nutrition Services

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 experts who work closely with the doctors and other members of the interdisciplinary team for the health of our patients and are advocates for healthy eating and lifestyle modification.

See how they take a bite out of illnesses

Passionate About Health