Your New Health Destination – the Health Center at Fogelsville – Celebrates Its Ribbon-Cutting

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Local dignitaries joined with Lehigh Valley Health Network leaders this morning to celebrate the official ribbon-cutting ceremony at the brand-new Health Center at Fogelsville, 1431 Nursery Street (next to Weis Markets and north of the intersections of I-78/U.S. 22 and Route 100). A community open house will be held later this evening (5 to 7 p.m.). Tomorrow (July 28) will mark the center’s official opening day.

The two-story, 40,000-square-foot health center brings nine health care services to people in and around the Fogelsville area. Services include: Read More »

Category: Services

Videos, Ads Featuring 10 Physicians Show LVHN’s Expertise in Surgery

SE_BlogNoAltemose You’ll soon be seeing 10 more Lehigh Valley Health Network physicians in videos, television and radio ads, billboards, on our social media channels, in print and on our LVHN.org website. It’s our way of spreading an important message – Research proves that performing more complex surgeries leads to better patient outcomes. In 2014, LVHN performed 70 percent more surgeries than anyone else in the region. Read More »

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Join LVHN’s Free Female Runners’ Clinic at Bethlehem’s Aardvark Sport Shop Next Tuesday (July 28)

RunnerblogLehigh Valley Health Network will present a free runner’s clinic for women at the Aardvark Sport Shop in Bethlehem on Tuesday, July 28, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. There you can:

  • Attend educational sessions led by female physical therapists, exercise physiologists and expert trainers
  • Get footwear and sports bra evaluations
  • Receive injury screenings
  • Learn helpful training tips

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Riding Your ATV This Weekend? Then Do This First.

ATVSummer is a great time to hop on your all-terrain vehicle (ATV), blaze the trails and enjoy nature. Yet ATVs also can be very dangerous vehicles that, in an accident, may cause injury or, at worse, death. In fact, Pennsylvania leads the nation in the total number of deaths in ATV accidents.

So if you’re riding your ATV this weekend, Lehigh Valley Hospital–Hazleton’s trauma service reminds you to do this: wear a helmet. Studies show that doing so can reduce your risk for head injury in crashes by up to 85 percent. Read More »

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Join LVHN in Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary

ADA_25thAnniversary_DailyImagine a life where basic activities like bathing, eating, talking on the phone or taking a bus to work are fraught with challenges. That’s reality for more people than you may realize – and someday it could even be you or someone you love facing those challenges.

Nearly one in five Americans currently has a disability (according to the U.S. Census bureau), and more than one in four 20-year-olds will develop a disability before they retire. Recognizing this prevalence and the challenges of living with a physical or mental disability, President George H.W. Bush signed The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990. This landmark legislation, which prevents discrimination against people with disabilities, marks its 25th anniversary Sunday. Read More »