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.

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

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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

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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

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Heart Attack Victim Credits Quick Action With Saving His Life

It was a Sunday in August, and Robert Clay had just made a putt on the 15th green of the Rich Maiden Golf Course near Fleetwood.

From what he’s been told,

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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

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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

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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

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