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LVHN News (stories)

2020
November
25,
2020
| 12:34 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDERLooking for the perfect tree, wreath or unique gift? Stop by Hill Farms or Unangst Tree Farms this weekend!LVHN has partnered with both Hill Farms and Unangst Tree Farms to provide free hot chocolate while guests search for their per...
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November
25,
2020
| 09:53 AM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDERAbout the podcastThe Healthiest You podcast is hosted by familiar voices – Mike and Steph from B104. In each episode they will interview doctors and experts across Lehigh Valley Health Network to learn practical health tips for every...
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November
20,
2020
| 16:49 PM America/New_York
BY AMANDA BIALEKVeggie lover or not, you’re going to want to taste this Grilled Ratatouille Salad recipe. It’s made with eggplant, onion, red bell pepper and summer squash. But before you start cooking, find out which one of the ingredients is egg-st...
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November
20,
2020
| 16:01 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDERWe all know the main purpose of Thanksgiving is gratitude, but it has so many other purposes as well: hugging family members, waiting on a turkey that seems like it should have been done cooking an hour ago and catching up with loved...
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November
19,
2020
| 20:14 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMSWhen Greg Darley woke up one day in early 2016 with a yellow pallor to his skin, he refused to be overly concerned. When he was diagnosed with a collapsed bile duct and later pancreatic cancer, he still wouldn’t allow himself to get up...
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November
17,
2020
| 16:28 PM America/New_York
BY LIZ BARTOLAILung cancer at its early stage often has no symptoms, meaning people find out they have it when it’s harder to treat and more deadly.“That’s been the problem with lung cancer. At early stage, the vast majority of our patients do not ha...
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November
16,
2020
| 17:25 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDERUpdated Nov. 19, 2020With our world upended because of the pandemic, everyone has their sights set on a vaccine. While we watch the news for updates, scientists, physicians, Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and everyday peo...
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November
13,
2020
| 16:49 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDERIf you’ve driven past Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest in the last year, you’ve probably seen construction and wanted to peek inside. Here’s your chance.The completed facility will comprise almost 160,000 square feet – it’s the lar...
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November
12,
2020
| 18:07 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDERRemdesivir is officially the first antiviral medication to be approved for treatment of COVID-19. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug at the end of October. And with this news, there have been a lot of quest...
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November
11,
2020
| 16:59 PM America/New_York
BY ALEXANDER ALEXFor our entire history as a nation, citizens from every walk of life, ethnicity, color and background have stepped forward, raised their hand, and taken an oath to “bear true faith and allegiance.” These individuals put on the unifor...
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November
11,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/New_York
This message is from Brian Nester, DO, MBA, FACOEP, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lehigh Valley Health Network.Veterans Day is a chance for each of us to show our sincere gratitude and appreciation to the courageous women and men who have se...
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November
10,
2020
| 20:47 PM America/New_York
People facing a difficult diagnosis may turn to Ahmed J. Nadeem, DO, who will use the latest scientific information to compassionately lead them through leading-edge treatments. As a specialist in hematology oncology, he treats people with cancer or ...
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November
10,
2020
| 14:48 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)–Pocono Foundation, along with Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono, recognized the extraordinary work to care for the community by local Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers during the LVHN–Pocono Foundation’s ...
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November
06,
2020
| 19:27 PM America/New_York
BY AMANDA BIALEK Becoming the healthiest you starts with two ingredients – preventive care and action steps. Annual visits with your primary care doctor are important. But the steps you take before and after your appointment also matter. The jo...
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November
05,
2020
| 17:56 PM America/New_York
BY JENN FISHER There was a time when Diane McGowan looked at the seasonal flu as an annual nuisance. “I weathered the storm by wrapping myself in several blankets to sweat it out, stayed on the couch, and had my husband take care of the kids and t...
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November
05,
2020
| 12:43 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER As your health partner, Lehigh Valley Health Network loves health. Did we mention health? That’s why we created The Healthiest You podcast. It’s hosted by familiar voices – Mike and Steph from B104. In each episode they will inte...
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November
04,
2020
| 17:04 PM America/New_York
BY HANNAH ROPP Student-athletes are used to dealing with adversity, but the spring 2020 season presented a particularly unique challenge when COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the entire season. This meant that many student-athletes who were use...
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November
03,
2020
| 17:12 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS Miller-Keystone Blood Center (MKBC), the only blood supplier for Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and virtually all hospitals in the LVHN coverage area, is experiencing an urgent need for blood donations of all types. If you are...
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October
30,
2020
| 14:08 PM America/New_York
Lung cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths among both men and women; however thanks to new treatment options, more people are surviving and even thriving with lung cancer. Join us at Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute’s lung cancer...
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October
29,
2020
| 20:57 PM America/New_York
Artificial intelligence is not just in the movies – it’s an innovative way of using technology to transform stroke care. To help detect stroke more rapidly and start lifesaving treatment even faster, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) now has leadin...
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October
29,
2020
| 18:09 PM America/New_York
BY KRISTY MARTIN You already know the care and the health care professionals at LVH–Pocono and Coordinated Health are awesome. Well, our community agrees! Here’s proof. LVH–Pocono and Coordinated Health came in first place in 13 different categ...
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October
29,
2020
| 08:52 AM America/New_York
BY HANNAH ROPP Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is expanding upon its new hospital, LVH–Hecktown Oaks in Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton County, before it even opens. The hospital, which is slated to open summer 2021, is undergoing a secon...
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October
28,
2020
| 18:57 PM America/New_York
BY HANNAH ROPP MyLVHN, Lehigh Valley Health Network’s secure patient portal, empowers you to know the story of your health. With convenient access from your computer or mobile device, MyLVHN offers you more benefits than ever before. The top fi...
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October
28,
2020
| 17:31 PM America/New_York
BY TED WILLIAMS You will never meet anyone more grateful for life’s blessings than James Hagner. Not only did weight-loss surgery turn his life around, he believes it saved it. “I should have been dead multiple times,” says the 48-year-old Hagn...
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October
26,
2020
| 19:58 PM America/New_York
BY KATIE CAVENDER As a parent, you’ve heard the advice – limit your children’s screen time. Now that virtual learning has become the norm, limiting screen time feels impossible. Do screen time limitations apply to virtual learning? Today scr...
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October
26,
2020
| 16:54 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence has added to its suite of da Vinci surgical system technologies with the leading-edge IRIS system. This innovative technology provides vivid 3D imaging of a patient’s anatomy to support pre-surgical pla...
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October
23,
2020
| 17:37 PM America/New_York
BY HANNAH ROPP Coordinated Health, part of Lehigh Valley Health Network, continues to provide award-winning care. Healthgrades awarded Coordinated Health’s Bethlehem and Allentown hospital its five-star rating for joint replacement and spinal fusi...
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October
23,
2020
| 16:30 PM America/New_York
BY RICHARD LALIBERTE Before 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 ...
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October
22,
2020
| 17:54 PM America/New_York
BY LINDSAY SCHNEIDER Child-life specialists at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital are behind-the-scenes heroes not only for patients but their parents as well. They provide fun distractions for patients during treatments and offer helpful re...
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October
20,
2020
| 16:12 PM America/New_York
BY RICK MARTUSCELLI If you want to know if an organization is a great place to work, all you need to do is ask its employees. That’s what happened at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). Based on what they said, LVHN is now certified as a “Great P...
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