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Telemedicine – or telehealth – was widely considered to be medicine’s next frontier. That was before the coronavirus. Now, hospitals both large and small are embracing the idea not out of choice, but out of necessity.

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Every blood donation saves three lives. The majority of those donations come in through community blood drives. However, in the wake of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) epidemic nearly 3,000 blood drives – over 100 in Pennsylvania – have been canceled.

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It’s quick. It’s easy. And, not only can it keep folks from getting sick, but can prevent – or at the very least mitigate – the spread of viruses like the Coronavirus and the various strains of flu. Handwashing is a win for everyone – except the microbes and germs that cause disease.

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The number of children with nearsightedness across the United States has soared in recent decades and the medical community is trying to figure out the reasons behind the trend.

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The community will once again join forces in support of babies everywhere during this year’s March of Dimes events.

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While it’s not been the coldest winter on record, dropping temperatures and falling snow shouldn’t prevent families from heading outdoors for some family fun. In fact, it’s good for your health!

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A board-certified physician with experience in sports medicine that includes caring for local high school and college athletic teams, the Pittsburgh Penguins, WWE athletes and Cirque du Soleil performers is joining Monongahela Valley Hospital and Mon-Vale Primary Care Practices, Inc.

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For two years, California University of Pennsylvania has had a strong presence at Washington Hospital by partnering with the health system for the school’s radiologic technology program. However, few, other than students in the program, knew it.

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Increased hand hygiene should be everyone’s New Year resolution, as flu cases are on the rise regionally.

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Editor’s note: A primary care physician should be consulted before taking any supplements. No one other than a doctor should provide medical advice. This article is not intended to include medical advice, nor should it be interpreted as such.

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Excela Health continues to bring much-needed services throughout their health system with the most recent one being the move of the medical oncology and hematology practice of Dr. John Marcos into Excela Square at Frick.