Who is ready to hang up the winter coats, put away the snow boots and get off the couch? It’s hard to believe that spring is here, but it is. This
Support Groups Provide Hope, Encouragement for Patients and Their Families
A brain tumor can be an especially difficult diagnosis to face – both for the patient and family members and friends.
Nearly 80,000 people in the United
Working to Overcome Antibiotic Resistance Program Aims to Trump Overuse of Antibiotics
With its new Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, the Penn State Health St. Joseph pharmacy has created a multi-disciplinary team focused on curtailing the
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
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
Is Your Student in Need of a Physical Exam?
School and Fall sports are quickly approaching. Back to school and sport physicals are available at our Urgent Cares! Costs are $30 for Sports School Physical
Hydrate to Feel Great!
Staying hydrated is especially important throughout the summer months. There is little, good research on exactly how much you should drink each day, but
Penn State Health St. Joseph Working to Raise Awareness of Sexual Abuse
A case of sexual assault occurs every 98 seconds in America, according to Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), the nation’s largest anti-sexual
Put Your Best Fork Forward…And Into Fresh Spring Foods
National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign highlights the
Downtown Campus Helping Children and Parents at Risk for Obesity
The Reading Elks Pediatric Clinic at Penn State Health St. Joseph’s Downtown Campus offers a KidFit Metabolic Clinic for children ages 7-13. Children