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Protected: Ann’s Story: Surviving Lung Cancer

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Summer Youth Reading Programs Supported Locally by UGI

Looking for a summer destination that is fun, free and will improve your child’s performance in school next year? Believe it or not, your energy company may hold the answer. UGI Utilities is committed to making summer learning affordable, accessible and effective, beginning with your local library. “We want to encourage students to continue to

Reading, Writing and Health Care

 Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health’s dedication to improving community health extends well beyond the walls of its hospitals, into corner stores, fire halls and for more than 25 years, schools. LG Health partners with the School District of Lancaster to offer four school-based health centers. These primary-care centers provide convenient locations for students to

What led to an 11% decrease in emergency room visits? Take a look!

Highmark Blue Shield is working with Penn State Health to bring you access to high quality specialty and primary care that’s always close to home. That’s the key to great health care. Joining forces allows us to advance health care in PA and enables Highmark Blue Shield to develop products and programs that help control

Lancaster County Now Has Advanced Stroke Treatment

  Ongoing medical advances are giving stroke patients more hope of a complete recovery than ever before. One of the latest advances—a procedure called mechanical thrombectomy—allows doctors to physically retrieve large blood clots from the brain before extensive damage occurs. Lancaster General Hospital is the first and only hospital in Lancaster County to offer this

Back In Step after Hip Replacement Surgery

“It was one of those pains that gradually came on and then it got worse and worse,” remembers Lancaster City resident Eric Maxwell. Although Eric was just 46 years of age, a deteriorating hip was making everyday things like putting on his shoes and going for walks increasingly painful. In addition, the avid backpacker was

Energy Safe Kids, Learning from UGI and the National Energy Foundation

Did you know an energy superhero may live in your neighborhood? Their powers and abilities give them the energy to do more—more capacity to use energy responsibly, more vision to spot danger inside and outside your home, and quick-thinking skills to apply a simple code—preventing problems before they start. Disguised as a mild-mannered fourth-grade student,

The Vitamin D-Osteoporosis Connection

Chances are, you know you need calcium to maintain healthy bones. But what you may not realize is just how important vitamin D is when it comes to protecting your bones. This is especially true for people with the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis and its precursor, osteopenia. When you have osteoporosis, you lose bone more quickly

A Heart Attack Changes a Young Father’s Life Path

 The last thing Jason Ditzler ever expected was to have a heart attack. The healthy 37-year-old nurse, father and avid runner led a full, active life. It was on a typical Sunday afternoon run that Jason’s life changed forever. “I just didn’t feel right,” he recalled, and texted his wife to let her know

Shawna’s Story of Surgical Weight-Loss Success

When you meet Shawna Keller today, her vibrant, outgoing personality shines through. As you get to know her in the video, you may find it hard to believe that for many years, she hid herself away because of her weight and related health problems. More Energy. Fewer Medications. After choosing to have gastric bypass surgery