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
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
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
Penn State Health St. Joseph Hand Therapists Help Patients Get Back to Life
An injury to the hand can be devastating, resulting in an inability to perform basic tasks, to work or to enjoy favorite activities. Hand therapists at Penn
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
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
Ready to Have the Conversation About Living and Dying Well? Let Us Help!
Conversations about values and goals are the best way to ensure that everyone you love and care about gets the kind of care you want. But these conversations