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The Lancaster General Health News Room is designed to help you stay updated on important medical news and health information on both a local and national level. It includes articles and videos about local and national healthcare advances and issues from LG Health, as well as news about LG Health provided by local media sources.

December 18, 2014 –

LG Health discusses tips to maintain weight over holidays

Beth Koser-Schwartz and Janelle Glick from Lancaster General Health's Community Health Services Department discuss on FOX 43 Morning Show how they work with community partners, including Lighten Up Lancaster County, to help people maintain their weight over the holidays. 


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Lancaster General Hospital expansion proposed to facilitate all private patient rooms

5/4/2015 - Lancaster General Health is again investing in the future of healthcare in downtown Lancaster through a new, six-story expansion of Lancaster General Hospital (LGH). The potential $60 million expansion would enable the hospital to provide all private patient rooms.

LG Health blood bank team thanks community

5/1/2015 - In a letter to the editor, the blood bank team at LG Health's Blood Donor Center expressed its gratititude to all who heeded their call and donated the precious gift of blood during the past winter when there was a critical need for blood for patients and an unusually high number of people had suffered serious injuries from automobile and work accidents.

Writing from the heart workshops for cancer patients and survivors

5/1/2015 - Creative writing workshops for adult cancer patients and  survivors will be offered at the Lancaster General Health Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute during a six-session evening series beginning Wednesday, May 13 and ending Wednesday, July 22. The free workshops will be held in the Cancer Institute’s Seraph Conference Room, adjacent to the Suburban Outpatient Pavilion, 2102 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster. Pre-registration is required by calling (717) 544-4636.

Lancaster General Health decides to join University of Pennsylvania Health System

4/21/2015 - Lancaster General Health (LG Health) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine) jointly approved an agreement today to have LG Health become a member of Penn Medicine.

Australian nurse studies Nurse Family Partnership Program here

4/20/2015 - An Australian nurse who wants to start a Nurse-Family Partnership® public health program (NFP) in her hometown of Melbourne, visited  Lancaster for several days during April to learn more about the program.

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LG Health In The Media

Support for those with Alzheimer’s Disease

3/21/2015 - "Still Alice" draws attention to Alzheimer's disease in Lancaster

LG Health and Penn Medicine merger raises some questions

3/21/2015 - LG Health and Penn Medicine agreement could close by July 1

How LG Health and Penn Medicine merger may impact area health systems

3/21/2015 - Assessing the LG Health-Penn Medicine deal's potential impact on competition

Take the breast cancer risk test

3/20/2015 - Test your breast cancer risk with free online quiz

Baby-soft touch at Women & Babies Hospital

3/19/2015 - Hospitals move toward 'gentle' cesareans

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