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2021
January
19,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
BY RICHARD LALIBERTE “Even if you don’t have a medical problem, it’s helpful to get a checkup annually,” says internal medicine physician Jodi Lenko, MD, with LVPG Internal Medicine–Alliance Drive in Hazle Township. “A primary care physician looks at...
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January
13,
2021
| 13:38 PM America/New_York
BY JENN FISHER Cervical cancer isn’t exactly dinner table talk. But every January, Cervical Cancer Awareness Month serves as an important reminder that knowing about it – and what puts you at risk for it – could save your life. Every year, more than ...
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2020
December
16,
2020
| 20:33 PM America/New_York
BY JENN FISHERThere are few moments more tranquil than watching the snow fall on a quiet winter's night--until you have to dig yourself out the next morning. Shoveling snow is *not* for the faint of heart. In fact, depending on the water content of t...
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December
07,
2020
| 18:16 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDERLehigh Valley Health Network cut the ribbon to an all-new emergency room at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest and people can begin receiving care in the new facility. When you come to the ER you can expect to be welcomed by a comfor...
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December
01,
2020
| 08:39 AM America/New_York
As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to soar throughout the region, it’s more important than ever that we do our part to keep the community safe. In the coming weeks, you will see a new campaign called “Virtual Visits First” to encourage the peop...
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October
23,
2020
| 16:30 PM America/New_York
BY RICHARD LALIBERTEBefore he began having classic symptoms that fairly screamed “heart attack,” John Daley of Schuylkill Haven merely felt an uneasy sense that something wasn’t right. “It didn’t feel painful, didn’t feel tight, didn’t feel like hear...
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2019
December
23,
2019
| 10:32 AM America/New_York
BY RICHARD LALIBERTEWinter is upon us – along with safety threats for both adults and children from the frosty realities of cold tempratures, accumulating snow and slippery ice. “People should mind the weather but also know their capabilities and rea...
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