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2020
August
03,
2020
| 10:43 AM America/New_York
Cancer doesn’t stop for COVID-19 and neither should you. LVPG Hematology Oncology–Lehighton and oncologist Roberto Fratamico, MD, continue to offer leading-edge treatments and the latest clinical trials to residents of Carbon County. Lehigh Valley Ca...
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July
31,
2020
| 16:17 PM America/New_York
Looking for some fun, socially-distant stuff to do? We’ve got hot tips for this weekend! Virtual Musikfest concert series – While ‘Festing in person isn’t possible this year, our friends at ArtsQuest are making sure the music goes on. From July 31...
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July
31,
2020
| 13:09 PM America/New_York
BY BRETT WILIAMSON For people with depression, treatment can come in many forms and combinations, including talk therapy, prescription antidepressant medication and lifestyle changes. A newer treatment for individuals diagnosed with depression tha...
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July
30,
2020
| 14:50 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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July
28,
2020
| 16:22 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) is once again Lehigh Valley’s No. 1 regional hospital in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list. This is the seventh straight year Lehigh Valley Hospital has been ranked No. 1 by U.S. News, wh...
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July
27,
2020
| 19:11 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute will open a new inpatient oncology unit July 28 at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest campus. This new unit is located on the fifth floor of Kasych Family Pavilion and replaces the inpatient unit on the seventh fl...
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July
24,
2020
| 17:43 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER As we look into the future, there are many uncertainties. One of those is how the COVID-19 pandemic will look during flu season. Mark Knouse, MD, Chief, LVHN Division of Infectious Diseases, provided answers on how the two viruse...
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July
23,
2020
| 16:58 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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July
22,
2020
| 17:45 PM America/New_York
BY JENN FISHER Face masks aren’t just an accessory – they’re a necessity in a COVID-19 world. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make a statement. As new designs and fashionable face mask fabrics come to the market, you can make this needed face cove...
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July
21,
2020
| 18:46 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER You probably already know that COVID-19 affects the lungs. But you may not realize to what extent and how. We talked with Robert Kruklitis, MD, Vice President of Transformation and pulmonologist at Lehigh Valley Health Network, t...
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July
21,
2020
| 10:53 AM America/New_York
Arielle Arbushites, MSW, is a licensed social worker and manager of support services for LVHN Home Care and Hospice. In her video series, “Coffee with Arielle,” she offers tips and tools for emotional wellbeing and reminds us all that we’re in thi...
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July
19,
2020
| 11:59 AM America/New_York
BY JENN FISHER While graduations took on a whole different look and feel this year, if you were the parent, aunt, uncle, sibling or grandparent of someone who was graduating this year, it was still a milestone to celebrate. Many LVHN colleagues...
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July
17,
2020
| 18:41 PM America/New_York
BY TAMI AMBOSIE Every time a baby is born at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Hazleton, colleagues will celebrate new life and remember one of their own through music. LVH–Hazleton President John Fletcher and Mary Yanac, RN, Director of Patient Car...
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July
17,
2020
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono – the Pocono region’s only hospital for labor and delivery care – was named to Newsweek’s 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals. The distinction recognizes facilities that have excelled in providing care to mo...
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July
17,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
BY AMANDA BIALEK After five years of trying to get pregnant, Mary Ribarchik and her husband, Brad, were blessed with exciting news during the summer of 2019 – they were expecting. But the Hazleton couple never imagined they would welcome their lit...
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July
16,
2020
| 17:38 PM America/New_York
BY KIRSTIN REED The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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July
16,
2020
| 13:58 PM America/New_York
BY EMILIE CARLINO Across the country, local economies have been impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19). Many people are unemployed and looking to change careers or simply find a stable job as the Lehigh Valley attempts to recover. Lehigh Valley...
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July
16,
2020
| 10:51 AM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER “No matter what hospital in the health network patients visit, they have the backing of an entire health network,” says John Fletcher, President, Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Hazleton. With that in mind, Lehigh Valley Health Netw...
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July
13,
2020
| 15:12 PM America/New_York
The joy of Christmas is here in the Historic and Arts Districts thanks to Lehigh Valley Health Network. “We’re thrilled to continue this fantastic partnership with Lehigh Valley Health Network. This past Christmas season they partnered with our small...
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July
10,
2020
| 18:29 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER Many children living with food insecurity rely on school lunches to provide a well-rounded meal. For these kids, summer time means skipping meals and empty stomachs. With that in mind, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer ...
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July
10,
2020
| 12:28 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER When Dave Briggs decided to get bariatric surgery in August 2019, he knew it would make him healthier, but he had no idea a pandemic was about to hit and how his weight loss would affect his recovery from COVID-19. Getting hea...
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July
09,
2020
| 18:09 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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July
08,
2020
| 17:26 PM America/New_York
BY AMANDA BIALEK Have you delayed getting your colonoscopy due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? If so, don’t wait any longer to schedule this lifesaving screening. Colonoscopies are available, and you’re safe with us at Lehigh Valley Health...
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July
07,
2020
| 18:32 PM America/New_York
BY KIRSTIN REED For the first time in the program’s six-year history, LVHN Health Care Explorers Day went virtual. Due to current restrictions preventing in-person events, physicians with Lehigh Valley Health Network found a creative way to host a...
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July
06,
2020
| 16:43 PM America/New_York
BY HANNAH ROPP Board-certified lactation consultant Jolie Maehrer, RN, works with new moms at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital. She has answers to questions that many parents have about breastfeeding. Q: What are the current breastfeedi...
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July
06,
2020
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
BY JILL WHALEN/WARREN RUDA, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Article originally published in The Standard Speaker, May 12, 2020. HAZLETON — Dr. Philip Benyo never met his grandmother, Mary Beno, but frequently visits her grave in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Sh...
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July
04,
2020
| 16:37 PM America/New_York
BY BRIAN DOWNS Enjoying family and friends, the summer weather and our freedom is what celebrating Independence Day is all about. Even with COVID-19 limitations this year, we can still do many of the things we’re used to doing – cooking out, watch...
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July
02,
2020
| 13:54 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, none more so than those working on the front lines of this crisis – our health care heroes. Voices From the Front Lines is a series of interviews with Lehi...
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July
01,
2020
| 12:36 PM America/New_York
BY RICHARD LALIBERTE Saschelle Mandoza’s emotions were swirling, and it was hard to take in what she was hearing: She had breast cancer – seven distinct masses in her left breast. “I was only 32,” she says of that overwhelming moment in December 2...
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June
30,
2020
| 18:01 PM America/New_York
BY JENN FISHER Kids and Hot Cars Hot cars are no place for children. Since 1998, more than 800 young children have died in overheated cars, according to the National Safety Council. Often, these tragedies involve a child being forgotten as a pa...
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