The process of wound healing can be extensive and traumatic. The good news is that Mt. Nittany Medical Center talks has new technology that helps to make that process easier. Dr. Mark Shaw the Director of the Center of Wound Care is here to tell us about it.
Mount Nittany Health is offering a new service line in Thoracic & Vascular Surgery. Dr. Dinesh Bhaskaran, a new physician who was instrumental in the development of the program, has the details.
What causes Celiac Disease? Who is at risk for the disease? We get the answers to these questions and more from Registered Dietitian Tammy Impellitteri from Mt. Nittany Physician Group Endocrinology Department.
Stay safe this Fourth of July with the help of Mt. Nittany Medical Center!
If you or someone you know has had a stroke, the risk of having another stroke is increased. Susan Maynard from Mt. Nittany Medical Center discusses strokes and stroke prevention.
Medication errors can lead to severe side effects and even death, but luckily most of these errors are preventable.
Diabetes care requires a complex collaborative effort among many individuals. Dr. Jan Ulbrecht from Mount Nittany Physician Group discusses the all-encompassing diabetes services at Mount Nittany Health.
What are some symptoms associated with bladder cancer? What are some of the treatment options? We get the answers to these questions and more from Dr. Christopher Yingling from Mount Nittany Physician Group Urology.
Join us on a tour of a new outpatient, off-campus facility for Mount Nittany Medical Center. The facility handles imaging, laboratory and pain management services.
In honor of national stroke awareness month, reporter Mallory Lane meets with Dr. Pete Roy at the Sieg Neuroscience Center to discuss the warning signs and risk factors of stroke.
Mt. Nittany Medical Center celebrates the hard work and dedication of their nursing staff.
In honor of national stroke awareness month, HealthSouth and Mount Nittany Health are offering a free community presentation. Susan Hartman, from HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, has details on the event. Plus, she shares the signs of a stroke.
Should women exercise whey they’re pregnant? What types of exercise are best for pregnant women? We get the answers to these questions and more from Doctor Jessica Shuman from Mt. Nittany Physician Group.
Urinary Incontinence, especially among women, is more prevalent than you may think. Nurse Practitioner Michelle Black from Mt. Nittany Physician Group talks about the subject.
Mount Nittany Physician Group has a new weight management program designed specifically to meet the needs of children and their families. Nurse Practitioner Kate Geier discusses the new program.
RN Linda Solano from Mt. Nittany Physician Group discusses the importance of organ donation and dispels some common myths.
April is National Child Abuse and Awareness Month. Kristina Taylor-Porter, Executive Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center, shares some signs of abuse, tips for families, and much more in this week’s Life & Health.
What are the symptoms of hearing loss? When should you seek help? We get the answers to these questions and more from Audiologist Leslie Purcell from Mt. Nittany Physician Group.
We lose an hour of sleep this weekend, and while it may seem silly to grumble about it, it can affect your body! Registered Respiratory Therapist Robert Moser from Mount Nittany Health’s Sleep Management Program tells us how the time change affects the body.
What are some common heart attack symptoms for women? What should you do if you think you’re having a heart attack? We get the answers to these questions and more from Certified Physician Assistant Kip Peeler from Mt. Nittany Physician Group.
What causes an abnormal heart rhythm? What are some of the symptoms associated with an arrhythmia? We get the answers to these questions and more from Dr. Charles Nydegger from Mt. Nittany Physician Group.
This year’s Pink Zone Game between the Lady Lions and the Wisconsin Badgers will help fund a breast health navigator at Mt. Nittany Medical Center.
Winter can be tough on your skin. In this week's Life and Health, get advice on how to keep your skin smooth this season.
According to Dr. Siuta, a hospitalist is a “medical practitioner whose primary focus is taking care of patients in a hospital setting. In most cases, hospitalists do not have an office practice of their own, because their main base is the hospital.”
Dr. Jonathan Siuta, MD, a hospitalist with Mount Nittany Physician Group explains what a hospitalist is and how patients can benefit from their care.
In this week’s Life & Health segment, Kristina Taylor-Porter, the Executive Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center, stopped by to talk about the new center and the services it provides to our region.
With celebrities promoting the newest and greatest in cosmetic procedures, it can be hard to sort through what the best options are for making you look and feel your best. We met up with Dr. Emily Peterson, MD and Krystan Shimmel, PA-C, from Mount Nittany Physician Group, for some helpful advice on cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Mark Shaw, Medical Director of Mount Nittany Health Center for Wound Care talks about recent developments in treatment for chronic wounds.
Learn more about the Intensivist program at Mount Nittany Medical Center.
Dr. Richard Hale from Mount Nittany Physicians Group shares detailed information about different types of Meningitis.
In this week’s Life & Health segment, Sarah meets up with Dana Miller, the Administrative Director of Radiology, to get a tour of the new facility.
If you have severe, persistent asthma, long-term relief is just a doctor’s visit away. Mount Nittany Medical Center is the only facility within a 63-mile radius to perform an advanced treatment called “Bronchial Thermoplasty”.
Mount Nittany Medical Center experts offer advice on handing the Daylight Saving Time switch.
Mount Nittany Health opened a new outpatient, off-campus facility for its imaging, laboratory and pain management services, and Sarah takes you on a tour!
Want to learn how to make a healthier life for you and your family? Stop by the Family Health Fall Fest sponsored by Mount Nittany Health!
Mammograms can detect a lump long before it can be felt, which is why it's important for women age 40 and over to have this annual test regularly. Patients with a history of breast cancer in their family should have the test performed earlier under the direction of their primary care physician.
Most of us have been affected by heart disease or stroke. Heart disease is actually the country's number one leading cause of death and stroke is the fourth.
Americans 65 or older are more prone to falling. One in three older Americans fall each year, and it is actually a leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people 65 or older.
Thyroid disease affects more than 20 million Americans, but many people are undiagnosed
Most people will experience low back pain at some point in their life, but some people suffer from chronic pain every day. To recognize National Pain Awareness Month, Scott Butler, physician assistant from Mount Nittany Physician Group’s Pain Management Center, is here to talk all about low back pain.
Most people associate liver disease with a person who consumes excessive amounts of alcohol overtime; however, there are many types of liver disease, including nonalcoholic fatty liver disease - which is also just known as fatty liver disease.
In June of this year, the American Medical Association designated obesity as a disease in order to more effectively define it as a medical condition that requires treatment and affects 78 million American adults and 12 million children.
Endovascular surgery is a minimally invasive procedure to treat concerns involving the veins and circulatory system, including an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Did you realize that headaches are the number one pain problem in the United States and the most common type of craniofacial pain? Most people just take some form of over-the-counter medication to relieve the pain, but these types of conventional treatment options aren’t enough for those suffering from chronic headaches.