Before an advance screening at witf of the new WPSU documentary, "Why We Dance: The Story of THON," Shane Beecher painted a moving portrait of his young son Charlie's cancer journey- from the anguish of a diagnosis to the comfort that the doctors, nurses, child life specialist and music therapists offered the family along the way. The Four Diamonds Fund & THON made this possible.
(Ephrata) -- A little more than a year ago, Ephrata Community Hospital in Lancaster County became one of the first in the region to implement a tobacco-free hiring policy.
Did you know that on average, adults who smoke cigarettes die 14 years earlier than nonsmokers? And, that more deaths are caused each year by tobacco use than by all deaths from HIV, illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, suicides, and murders combined? (CDC.gov) These are some good reasons to seriously think about taking steps towards quitting.
(Harrisburg) -- Sarcoma is one of the rarest types of cancer, with about 3,000 Americans being diagnosed with the disease last year.
One of the most difficult aspects of a cancer diagnosis is managing personal finances while living with and being treated for cancer.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 withstood a Constitutional challenge earlier this year. Unless a new Congress votes to overturn the entire healthcare law or portions of it, the law will be implemented in its entirety by 2014.
A hayride and reception in the peach orchard kicked off the 2012 Farm to Table event at Strite’s Orchard in Harrisburg. “You can turn around and see the orchards where your food is coming from. It’s a special connection with what you eat and how you eat,” Louise Sukle, the event chair said.