Medical Center Holds Mock Prom Trauma To Show Dangers Of Drunk DrivingOne report said 41 percent of graduating seniors say it’s likely that they or their friends would use drugs or alcohol on prom night.
Non-Healing Wounds Related to DiabetesWounds that won't heal can become a major health risk for diabetics and protecting yourself is the best prevention according to Dr. Nathaniel Holzman, Medical Director of the St. Mary Wound Healing Center in Langhorne. He says patients can help themselves by keeping their diabetes in good control, eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and maintaining healthy skin. He says cracks in the skin can allow bacteria to enter which may lead to infection. He also urges people to regularly see a podiatrist for preventative foot care to manage risk factors before wounds occur.
Catheter-Based Heart SurgeryTraditional open heart surgery remains the preferred method to repair many heart defects, according to Dr. Scott Burke, Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. But, he states, minimally invasive procedures using catheters are gaining ground. In many cases, these methods reduce the risk of complications and shorten recovery time. Also, catheter-based pr
Early Detection of Lung CancerSurvival rates for lung cancer are normally quite low, because the disease is often found late after the cancer has spread. If it can be found early before symptoms appear, the chances of survival skyrocket, according to Brooke Leibfreid, Lung Cancer Care Coordinator at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. She says annually screening those at risk for lung cancer will save lives.
Bucks County Hospital Offers Free Wigs To Cancer PatientsThe wigs come in all colors and styles and are provided by the American Cancer Society.
Local Medical Center Offers Free Wig Salon For Patients Undergoing Cancer TreatmentsSt. Mary Medical Center says they are proud to be the first in Bucks County to offer the program, provided by the American Cancer Society.
Boy Rescued After Getting Foot Stuck In Escalator At Oxford Valley MallOfficials say the boy was extricated from the escalator and taken to St. Mary Medical Center.
Corbett Signs Execution Warrant For Man Convicted In 2005 Shooting Death Of Police Officer Flor is one of the 184 Pennsylvania inmates on death row. Governor Corbett has now signed 40 death warrants during his administration.
Bucks County Hospital Adopts High-Tech Treatment For Atrial FibrillationThe procedure is called a cardiac ablation, and it is often used to treat patients with atrial fibrillation, or "A-fib," the most common heart rhythm problem.
Bucks County's First Rehabilitation Hospital Opens On WednesdayThe 50-bed hospital is for patients suffering from the physical and medical effects of stroke, brain injuries, trauma, amputations, and more.
1 Dead, 1 Injured After Being Hit By Cars On I-95 In Bucks CountyState Police say a man is dead, and his friend is hospitalized after both were struck by cars in Bucks County early Sunday morning.
Six Injured In Crash On Roosevelt BoulevardThe accident happened around 10 p.m. Saturday near Woodward Street in Northeast Philadelphia.