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Woman applying sunblock protection on shoulders
Ask a Doc: Saving Your Skin By Amanda Changuris
August 25 2016

The summer sun feels so good, but you need to protect your skin while you enjoy it. Use these tips from Dr. Nicole Velez.

Pain in the legs
Ask a Doc: Getting to Know Peripheral Artery Disease By Amanda Changuris
August 11 2016

Leg pain that kicks in when you move and eases while you’re at rest could be a sign of PAD.

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Ask a Doc: Advances in Interventional Cardiology By Bryce Walat
June 23 2016

In our latest “Ask a Doc” post, we sit down with cardiologist Dr. Matthew Becker to learn about interventional cardiology.

Pain in the hand and wrist
Ask a Doc: Hand Surgery at Allegheny Health Network By Bryce Walat
June 5 2016

From physical therapy to surgical remedies, Dr. Bradley Palmer talks about treatments for common hand problems.

Stethoscope Heart Shape
Ask a Doc | AFib: The Most Common Heart Rhythm Abnormality By Amanda Changuris
May 9 2016

When the upper chambers of your heart aren’t in synch with the rest of the system, it’s called atrial fibrillation.

Ask a Doc: The Next Generation of Coronary Stents By Amanda Changuris
February 12 2016

Stents have come a long way over the years, and the next advancement is being studied at Penn State Health St. Joseph.

Ask a Doc: Surgical Options for Ulcerative Colitis By Amanda Changuris
December 28 2015

When medication fails, surgery can vastly improve quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis — like Kaitlyn.

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