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Trust Your Gut

It's understandable to be nervous about colonoscopies. Hear why Robert McLendon, MD, encourages patients to not make excuses for putting off this important procedure.

Bath Safety Tips for Babies and Toddlers

February 2, 2024 - The Injury Prevention Coordinator at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children provides four bath safety tips for babies and toddlers to prevent incidents and injuries.

Keeping Children Healthy in Winter

January 26, 2024 - When cold weather begins, and you spend more time indoors, you will likely see the arrival of additional germs and illnesses in your home. It is also common to see an increase in illnesses after gathering with family and friends over the holidays.

Establishing Healthy Habits at a Young Age Is the Best Prevention

January 23, 2024 - Encouraging young children to eat more fruits and vegetables and make fitness a part of their daily routine helps them establish lifelong skills that could prevent serious health conditions in the future such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and others.

Understanding Thyroid Disorder Symptoms

January 19, 2024 - January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and it marks a good time to learn more about the small gland with a big impact, as well as the symptoms of thyroid disorders. 

New Year, New You

January 17, 2023 - Now that the party confetti has cleared and the calendar has flipped to 2024, many people are considering the positive changes they would like to make in the year ahead.

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

January 15, 2024 - When cold weather arrives and people use alternate sources to heat their homes, our emergency departments often treat an influx of patients suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. 

Three Winter Safety Tips

January 2, 2024 - For many people, the winter season means the return of holiday celebrations with friends and family or building snowmen out of freshly fallen snow. However, studies show that hospital visits increase approximately 10 percent during the holidays, a trend we’ve also seen at Reading Hospital.

Gifting with Toy Safety in Mind

December 21, 2023 - This holiday season, toy safety can keep your season peaceful. Toys are meant to bring joy, fun, and a good learning experience. However, some come with a risk of injury, and that’s important to remember when shopping this year.

Three Things to Know: New Advancement in Cervical Cancer Treatment

November 29, 2023 - Results from a clinical trial recently shared by the European Society for Medical Oncology show great promise in using “Induction Chemotherapy” to reduce deaths from cervical cancer.