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Laurel Home Health/Hospice Now Part of Susquehanna Health

February 5, 2013

As part of the former Laurel Health System’s affiliation with Susquehanna Health, Laurel Home Health/Hospice is now Susquehanna Health Home Care & Hospice effective February 1. More Info

Writing in Church: 2013

February 4, 2013

from flickr user A Quiverful of Fotos

from flickr user A Quiverful of Fotos more»

Disappointing the Christian Republicans, It Hurts: 1997 – present

January 31, 2013

The last bit of this reads like I’m a PhD.  I’m not. I have a BA in English.  In the larger piece, that is clear before you get here. more»

April Line Writing

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April Line is a writer, editor, teacher, blogger, thinker, journalist, and life liver.  She’s self-employed as a writer and editor, and holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Creative Writing.  Her fiction appeared in Sou’Wester in 2006.  She is presently an MFA candidate at Wilkes University. more»

24th Annual Evangelical Children’s Health Fair a HUGE Success

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1 year 10 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital held its 24th Annual Children’s Health Fair at the Susquehanna Valley Mall on Saturday, January 26 from 10 am to 2 pm. This year’s theme was Clifford is Big on Healthy Kids, featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog™. more»

The Misogynist Rhetoric Runs Deep: 1980 – present

January 30, 2013

This is the beginning of a piece about sexual assault: more»

Upcoming Events, Support Grops at Mount Nittany Health

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1 year 11 weeks ago

Mon, Feb 4, Breast cancer support group more»

Mount Nittany Health announces the return of its popular two-part series

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1 year 11 weeks ago

Mount Nittany Health announces the return of its popular two-part series held by Fit For Play Physical Therapy & Fitness Center, Mount Nittany Health, and Harrison's Wine Grill & Catering:

• Part 1: Tuesday, March 12, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Free diabetes screening (A1c will be drawn) and snacks; drop in any time between 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm to be screened more»

American Legion of New Berlin Supports Evangelical Hospice With Generous Donation

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1 year 11 weeks ago

American Legion Post 957 of New Berlin recently presented Evangelical Community Hospital a check for $11,754 to support the Evangelical Hospice program. Each year, Legion Post 957 gives back by supporting community outreach efforts that make an impact on the lives of others. more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for February 2013

January 28, 2013

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of February to provide health information and benefit the community. More Info

Before I Lost Jesus: 1996

January 28, 2013

This takes place immediately after the first time I am really wrecked up over a boy I loved. I was fifteen. more»

Blue Cross launches online portal for purchasing individual health insurance

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1 year 11 weeks ago

Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) recently launched an expanded version of The Blue Cross Store, a full-service online marketplace designed for individual consumers and employers seeking health insurance coverage. more»

Seven days to change your life

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1 year 11 weeks ago
Your chance to win $150 Gift Card

One awesome way to share TF Boot Camp with your circle is to mention our $29 promotion that we currently have available to all first-time campers.

I Buy My Parents Underwear For Christmas: 1998

January 24, 2013

Kelley took loads of pictures of my family. Here’s one of my parents, probably around the time I bought them underwear for Xmas. more»

The Day I Lost Jesus: 1997

January 23, 2013

This is not the juiciest part. But I think maybe the point of this little exercise is giving you the not juiciest part, so maybe you want to read more?

The picture is of me & my second car.

The names have been changed to protect God’s Lambs. more»

Hospital Temporarily Limits Inpatient Visitation Due to Influenza

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1 year 12 weeks ago

Placing patient safety first, Evangelical Community Hospital has decided to temporarily limit Hospital visitation as a precaution against the spread of influenza. Children aged 12 and under are restricted from visiting inpatient floors. more»

How I learned about Foreplay: 1994-1995 (Late Bloomer)

January 21, 2013

As promised, here is the first little excerpt.

And here’s a picture from my youth.  Thank you, Kelley Stevens. I’m guessing this is around the same time period because I have a similar hair cut as I do now, and because I am not wearing glasses.  I started wearing glasses in 1996. more»

Susquehanna Health Selects Fourth Quarter DAISY Award Recipients

January 20, 2013

Three Susquehanna Health nurses were recently recognized as recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. More Info

The Two Views of Christianity

January 19, 2013

There are two biblically based, coexistent, views of Christianity. It is a matter of what is emphasized.

The Eternal Life View more»

What’s Next? or Why I’ve Been a Shitty Blogger and How I Plan to Change

January 18, 2013

from flickr user dbking

from flickr user dbking

You probably remember the days when I blogged five days a week. more»

You're only fooling yourself

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1 year 12 weeks ago
The "Lean in 2013" Team

Another Make-Over Completed

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1 year 13 weeks ago

NEWBERRY COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP ELM STREET FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM more»

'Revitalize Montgomery' to Host Open House

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1 year 13 weeks ago

"Revitalize Montgomery" is hosting an Open House on Wednesday, Janurary 16th in the Montgomery High School cafeteria beginning at 6:00 P.M.

More than 15 community groups will be represented,with tables displaying information about their upcoming events and what they do to help make Montgomery a great community. more»

Evangelical “Freezes Out” Breast Cancer with 8th Annual Mammathon

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1 year 13 weeks ago

This January Evangelical’s Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health will attempt to “Freeze Out Breast Cancer” in our area by holding their 8th Annual Mammathon.

From January 22-24, 2013, thousands of women throughout the community will be called during the Mammathon, an event designed to encourage women to schedule their annual Mammogram. more»

Clifford, Evangelical Hospital Team Up For Healthy Kids at Annual Fair

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1 year 13 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital will hold the 24th Annual Children’s Health Fair at the Susquehanna Valley Mall on Saturday, January 26 from 10 am to 2 pm. This year’s theme is Clifford is Big on Healthy Kids, featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog. more»

Joint Replacement Program Leads to Specialized Center

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1 year 13 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital is celebrating the new year with the opening of a specialized Center of Orthopaedics. The Center, which opened for patient care on January 7, 2013, was inspired by seven years and 2,900 successful procedures of the Joint Replacement Program. more»

Healthy fast food?

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1 year 13 weeks ago

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Susquehanna Health to Host Outlaws Events

January 8, 2013

Susquehanna Health will host the Williamsport Outlaws for an autograph signing session and player meet-and-greet at Williamsport Regional Medical Center January 14 from 3:30 – 5 pm. More Info

New Physical & Aquatic Therapy Center Opens in Wellsboro

January 8, 2013

Bigger, brighter and better equipped, a brand new center offering physical and aquatic therapy has opened in Wellsboro near the intersection of Route 6 and Mount Zion Road (11893 Route 6). More Info

Middleburg Reliance Hose Company and Evangelical Celebrate One Year of Collaborating Services

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1 year 14 weeks ago

Middleburg Reliance Hose Company recently celebrated a year of sharing Paramedic and EMT services with Evangelical Community Hospital. more»

Susquehanna Health Gastroenterologists Receive Board Certification

January 3, 2013

Susquehanna Health Digestive Disease Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Vivek Kumar and Dr. Puneet Basi have recently received their board certifications for gastroenterology. More Info

Evangelical Welcomes the 2013 New Year’s Baby

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1 year 15 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital welcomed the 2013 New Year’s Baby at The Family Place. Tanner Allen-Marshall Hoover was born at 2:08 am January 1, 2013 weighing a healthy 8 pounds 1 ½ ounces and was 20 inches in length. His parents are Meghan Swope and Jedd Hoover of Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA. more»

Can a Person be Both Fit & Fat?

January 1, 2013

As the American girth increases, “fit and fat?” is becoming a topic of interest by many who find themselves gaining weight. “Fit” and “fat” are not necessarily exclusive conditions. A person can be overweight, but still be physically fit, and physical fitness may actually counteract some damage that being overweight causes. more»

Susquehanna Health Sports Medicine Physician Keeps Athletes on Ice

January 1, 2013

When plans for a professional ice hockey team in Williamsport, PA began to solidify, Susquehanna Health Sports Medicine physician Dr. Edward Gusick made it his goal to get in on the action. Having grown up near the Williamsport Armory on Penn Street (a popular lot for novice ice skating), Dr. Gusick saw the sports team and ice hockey rink as a great opportunity for the community at large. more»

Susquehanna Health Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital Names New President

December 25, 2012

The Board of Directors of Susquehanna Health Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital (SSMH) is pleased to announce that Janie Hilfiger, Chief Nursing Executive, will become the hospital’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. Hilfiger will succeed Jan Fisher, who was recently appointed Susquehanna Health’s Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. more»

Susquehanna Health Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital Names New President

December 25, 2012

The Board of Directors of Susquehanna Health Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital (SSMH) is pleased to announce that Janie Hilfiger, Chief Nursing Executive, will become the hospital’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. Hilfiger will succeed Jan Fisher, who was recently appointed Susquehanna Health’s Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for January 2013

December 23, 2012

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of January to provide health information and benefit the community. More Info

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for January 2013

December 23, 2012

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of January to provide health information and benefit the community. More Info

Evangelical Employees Donate Toys to Donald Heiter Community Center

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1 year 16 weeks ago

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012, employees of Evangelical Community Hospital provided enough toys for over 75 children for Christmas through donations to the Donald Heiter Community Center, Lewisburg. more»

Susquehanna Health Nurse Anesthetist Commissioned Into United States Army Reserve Medical Corps

December 20, 2012

Mara Carpenter, a nurse anesthetist with Susquehanna Health, was commissioned into the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps, as a 1st Lieutenant specializing in Nurse Anesthesia on Thursday, December 13. More Info

Susquehanna Health Nurse Anesthetist Commissioned Into United States Army Reserve Medical Corps

December 20, 2012

Mara Carpenter, a nurse anesthetist with Susquehanna Health, was commissioned into the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps, as a 1st Lieutenant specializing in Nurse Anesthesia on Thursday, December 13. more»

Public Invited to Special 'Call the Doctor' on WVIA-TV

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1 year 16 weeks ago

WVIA-TV invites the public to be in the live audience for a special Call the Doctor from the Sordoni High Definition Theater at WVIA Studios in Pittston, PA on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at 7 p.m. Our panel of experts will discuss how addiction affects the family.

Seating is free, but limited. Reserve your free seats online at http://www.wvia.org/hi-deftheaterentry. more»

Susquehanna Health Adopt-A-Family Program Delivers Christmas Help and Hope

December 17, 2012

Susquehanna Health’s (SH) mission “To extend God’s healing love. . .” is a driving force in the compassionate care provided to patients and the community. During the Christmas season, that mission radiates even more warmly from within through the health system’s annual Adopt-A-Family program. more»

Susquehanna Health Adopt-A-Family Program Delivers Christmas Help and Hope

December 17, 2012

Susquehanna Health’s (SH) mission “To extend God’s healing love. . .” is a driving force in the compassionate care provided to patients and the community. During the Christmas season, that mission radiates even more warmly from within through the health system’s annual Adopt-A-Family program. more»

Gift giving to friends or family in midst of illness

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1 year 17 weeks ago

The holiday shopping season is officially upon us, and shopping for the perfect gift for friends and loved ones is top of mind. While it may be easy to shop for a best friend, mom or sister, some may wonder about the best approach for gift giving when it comes to a friend or family member who is in the midst of cancer treatment. more»

Susquehanna Health Family Medicine at Lock Haven Welcomes New Physician Assistant

December 16, 2012

Laura Richardson, PA-C, has joined Drs. Sarah McElroy, Frank Parker, Carrie Timko and Emily Shultz, PA-C, at their practice at Susquehanna Health Family Medicine, 610 High Street, Lock Haven. More Info

Susquehanna Health Family Medicine at Lock Haven Welcomes New Physician Assistant

December 16, 2012

Laura Richardson, PA-C, has joined Drs. Sarah McElroy, Frank Parker, Carrie Timko and Emily Shultz, PA-C, at their practice at Susquehanna Health Family Medicine, 610 High Street, Lock Haven. More Info

Local Congregation Donates Blankets to Evangelical for Pediatric Patients

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1 year 17 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Pediatric Unit recently received the gift of thirteen handmade blankets in holiday designs to be given to children who have to spend some or all of their holidays in the Hospital.

Susquehanna Health Williamsport Regional Medical Center Receives “A” for Patient Safety in Consecutive Quarters

December 11, 2012

Williamsport Regional Medical Center (WRMC) was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits, for the second quarter in a row. more»

Susquehanna Health Williamsport Regional Medical Center Receives “A” for Patient Safety in Consecutive Quarters

December 11, 2012

Williamsport Regional Medical Center (WRMC) was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits, for the second quarter in a row. more»

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