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Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Commencement
Jan Bergen offers commencement remarks to Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences 489 graduates.
Summer’s coming: Here’s how to protect yourself from Zika virus
Zika can be asymptomatic in the vast majority of people, meaning they won’t even know they’ve became infected. The symptoms of Zika -- when they present -- are generally mild, including fever, rash, joint aches and red eyes. However, in severe cases, weakness may be present, which should be evaluated by a provider.
Study identifies $2.1 billion economic impact of Lancaster General Health
$2.1 billion economic impact, 15,190 jobs and $83.9 million in government revenue in 2015.
Magnet site visit announced
Lancaster General Hospital has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center, ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® for re-designation of the prestigious Magnet designation.
LG Health/Penn Medicine has new expansive partnership with Lancaster Barnstormers
The Lancaster Barnstormers proudly announce an expansive new alliance with Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia that encompasses all aspects of programming at Clipper Magazine Stadium.
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LG Health In The Media
Refugees in Lancaster County subject of 'Where Hope Finds Home' exhibit at LGH
4/30/2016 - LG Health hosts exhibit, which focuses on the everyday lives of refugees who have settled in Lancaster County.
Doctors at heart of cardiology program review last 50 years
4/28/2016 - Scribbler column covers recent event on 50 years of local cardiology
Penn Medicine partnership enhances treatment of cancer and other conditions locally
4/26/2016 - Synergies created by the joining of LG Health and Penn Medicine enable providers throughout the system to work in an environment of close collaboration that benefits patients and physicians alike.
Writing to heal: "Cancer and Creative Writing: Who Knew?"
6/15/2015 - Cancer survivors discover themselves by writing about everything from Jell-O to their father's shoes
LGH Doc retires after 42 years
6/7/2015 - Dr. Stephen T. Olin retires after 42 years in medicine
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