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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.

May 19, 2015 - 

Breast cancer risk for baby boomers?
Dr. Randall Oyer, Medical Director, LG Health Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, responds to a study indicating baby boomers may have an increased risk for developing breast cancer. 


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What you need to know about Zika virus

2/4/2016 - Zika virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus that has recently caused a major epidemic in Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean.

"Little Hats, Big Hearts" campaign visits Women & Babies Hospital to kick off Heart Month

2/1/2016 -

The Lancaster division of the American Heart Association delivered more than 300 red baby caps to Lancaster General Health’s Women & Babies Hospital on Feb. 1.

Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine earns national recognition for exemplary community service

1/19/2016 -

In honor of its broad-based efforts to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of the community, Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine was named a finalist for the prestigious 2015 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service, one of the most esteemed community service honors in healthcare. 

Dr. Reihart Named Trauma Society President

1/18/2016 -

Michael J. Reihart, DO, FACEP, was recently elected president of the board of directors of the American Trauma Society, Pennsylvania Division (ATSPA).

Women & Babies Hospital lauded with national recognition

1/6/2016 -

Becker's Hospital Review has named Women & Babies Hospital among the 100 hospitals and health systems with great women's health programs in 2015.

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LG Health In The Media

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

Talk early and often about end-of-life care

6/6/2015 - The importance of having end-of-life conversations

Coming soon: ICD-10 Medical Coding System

5/31/2015 - Massive medical coding switch holds promise for big data

New home for Coalition to End Homelessness

5/28/2015 - Coalition to End Homelessness moving to LG Health site

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