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.

Urgent Health Care Centers Cut Down on Wait Times and Save Healthcare Dollars.

It’s Sunday afternoon and you’re still not feeling better. You’ve rested all weekend, thinking whatever is making you sick would pass, but now you feel

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New Locations Provide More Options, Convenience for Patients

Penn State Health St. Joseph significantly expanded its reach in Berks County with the opening of the Spring Ridge Health Corridor in December 2016, and a

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Penn State Health St. Joseph Maternity Patients have Much in Common with Duchess Kate

When Kate Middleton, the Duchess of York, stepped out on the steps of St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington after giving birth to her third child last month,

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Penn State Health St. Joseph Launches SelfCare for Healthcare for Nursing Employees

As the pace and complexity of nursing has intensified, it’s more important than ever for nurses to practice selfcare by tending to their physical, mental

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Penn State Health St. Joseph Receives Items from Collection Representing Its Namesake

When Susan Sullivan began her position as Penn State Health St. Joseph’s Vice President of Mission and Ministry in January, she noticed something that she

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Activity on Social Media can Help Older Adults Feel Less Isolated and More Empowered

In a study of Facebook use, older adults who posted a lot of personal stories on the social networking site felt a higher sense of community, and the more

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