Beacon Light, an affiliate of Journey Health System, held its annual board and donor appreciation event on May 26 at the Pennhills Club in Bradford. Agency leaders thanked board members for vo…

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UPMC is offering free skin cancer screenings Monday, May 23, in recognition of National Skin Cancer and Melanoma Awareness Month. The screenings are offered by appointment only from 8 a.m.-4 p…

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UPMC is offering free skin cancer screenings in recognition of National Skin Cancer and Melanoma Awareness Month. Each year in the U.S., nearly 5 million people are treated for skin cancer, ma…

The Community Blood Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania and Western New York is bringing the bloodmobile to the S.W. Smith Memorial Public Library at 201 E. Maple St., Port Allegany on March 31 fro…

In the times of COVID-19, it can be a little confusing to know when and when not to seek medical care from your physician. This doesn’t mean that you should put off calling the doctor in certa…

UPMC offers grief support groups to help community members get through difficult times. While grief is a normal part of life, it may help to meet with others experiencing similar feelings and …

If you knew a screening test could save your life, would you take it? Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in Pennsylvania, but with regular screening, it is preventable! Colorecta…

From shoveling heavy snow to navigating icy sidewalks, winter weather can end in painful injuries. Luckily, there are multiple ways to minimize your risk of an injury this winter. Below are sa…

Come Valentine’s Day, we’re thinking with our hearts, but it’s also an important time to think about our hearts. Your heart pumps approximately 2,000 gallons of blood every day and beats an av…

When you hear “advance directive,” what comes to mind? Most people think of end-of-life care, and many people would rather not think about that at all. When something is hard to think about, i…

Did you know that all Medicare Part B participants receive a free, annual wellness visit at the Laurel Health Centers? While we tend to only think of the doctor’s office when we’re sick, well …

The Community Blood Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania & Western New York has a new leader. The CBB board of directors has appointed Dee Rosenthal to executive director, following a period whe…

On Monday, Jan. 10, UPMC announced the promotion of Patti Jackson-Gehris to chief operating officer of UPMC in North Central Pennsylvania and president of UPMC Williamsport, effective Tuesday,…