LVHN News (feature)
2017
June
23,
2017
The Mongi family is going home with new baby Daphne Soleil having secured a place in our hearts and in campus history. They chose the Family Birth and Newborn Center at LVH–Muhlenberg because of its convenient location blocks from their home. Now,...
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June
23,
2017
Edge™ is a new minimally invasive technology used to treat a wide range of cancers including those of the prostate, lung, brain, spine and more. The Hughes Cancer Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Pocono is the first hospital in the region to offer Ed...
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June
20,
2017
Breastfeeding can be a physically and emotionally rewarding experience for both mom and her baby. Nature’s first food provides perfectly balanced nutrition for baby’s first year. Yet breastfeeding isn’t always easy. Getting help and support from a ce...
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June
16,
2017
The Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono recently unveiled Edge,™ a leading-edge, minimally invasive stereotactic radiosurgery used to treat a wide range of cancers with incredible precision and accuracy. LV...
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June
13,
2017
Opioid abuse and addiction doesn’t discriminate. It affects the young and the old regardless of income or education. Sometimes it’s the result of street drugs like heroin. Other times, it creeps up on those taking prescription drugs like Percocet and...
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June
06,
2017
As a young girl, Kaitlyn Lucas loved performing on stage. She dreamed about becoming the next Disney Channel star and took steps to get a Los Angeles agent. Then came an invitation to participate in a beauty pageant. Currently a medical assistant ...
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June
01,
2017
When you think of Lehigh Valley Health Network, or any traditional hospital, chances are you think of physicians, office visits, blood tests and even surgery in serious cases. What’s often overlooked are the many non-traditional services LVHN offers ...
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May
26,
2017
There’s only one big problem with being 91 years old as far as William Bakes is concerned. “All my friends are gone,” says the proud veteran of World War II from Allentown. “Outside of my family, there aren’t many people I can call a friend anymor...
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May
16,
2017
Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital has partnered with Lehigh Valley International Airport (LVIA) to create a special place for young children and their families to pass the time while waiting for their planes to depart – the Lehigh Valley Children’s H...
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May
09,
2017
The moment you become a patient, your view of the people charged with your care makes an impression. Nurses, doctors, assistive personnel, pharmacists and more all contribute to a patient’s experience. The idea of viewing nurse-led care through the f...
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March
29,
2017
Motherhood is the most important job in the world. One that’s filled with an equal set of challenges and rewards. Going back to work after the birth of a baby adds yet another set of challenges to the mix. Yet, advanced planning and lots of support f...
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January
06,
2017
As our community moves and grows, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is stretching its footprint to serve families and individuals where they live. Here are updates on our newest locations, and those we will open in 2017. Lehigh Valley Hospital–S...
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January
05,
2017
Meet Our Experts Gabe Lewullis, MD, is a Lehigh Valley Health Network sports medicine orthopedic surgeon with LVPG Orthopedics. He was a star basketball player at Allentown Central Catholic High School. Lewullis is also well-known for scor...
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