West Pittston, Wilkes-Barre men benefit from life changing heart operations

West Pittston, Wilkes-Barre men benefit from life changing heart operations

For two local men, listening to their hearts has taken on a new and life-changing meaning.Bill Goldsworthy, of West Pittston, and Anthony Conyers, of ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


To your health: 10 ways to love your heart this Valentine’s Day

To your health: 10 ways to love your heart this Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! Mary and I have just gotten back from a wonderful trip to the Highlands of Scotland. We first visited Great Britain in th...

February 14th, 2017 |  


To your health: Don’t be afraid to get your cholesterol checked

To your health: Don’t be afraid to get your cholesterol checked

Happy American Heart Month! As promised we’re going to focus on heart health a little more intently than usual. Don’t forget, next Tuesday...

February 7th, 2017 |  


To your health: The difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest

To your health: The difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest

It’s either one of my most admirable or most infuriating characteristics. Spin it positively and it’s why I’m a good surgeon; spin i...

January 31st, 2017 updated: January 31st, 2017. |  


To your health: Know the signs of silent heart attacks in women

To your health: Know the signs of silent heart attacks in women

I have been graced beyond all ability to measure by the presence of remarkable, strong and amazing women of all ages, in all parts of my life from my ...

January 24th, 2017 updated: January 24th, 2017. |  


Cupid’s Chase 5K to benefit people with disabilities in Luzerne County

Cupid’s Chase 5K to benefit people with disabilities in Luzerne County

WILKES-BARRE — A new 5K run in Wilkes-Barre will give participants a chance to help the local branch of an organization that provides housing an...

January 23rd, 2017 updated: January 24th, 2017. |  


To your health: There is still time to get your flu shot this season

To your health: There is still time to get your flu shot this season

Doesn’t it seem like everyone you know is sick?OK, maybe not everyone, but a lot of us. I’m not talking about the psychological “sic...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


To your health: Sunscreen still needed even though the snow is now falling

To your health: Sunscreen still needed even though the snow is now falling

I hope you and your family had a wonderful time this Christmas, New Year, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and/or Festivus! I think that about covers it.Mary and I s...

January 10th, 2017 |  


To your health: Three safety tips for working outside in winter

To your health: Three safety tips for working outside in winter

It’s really important to use your wits and not just your brawn when you head out the door in the dead of winter for another day of work in freez...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


To your health: New Year’s resolutions: Why small changes make a big impact

To your health: New Year’s resolutions: Why small changes make a big impact

One of the most satisfying parts of my professional life is knowing that very often the somewhat brief but incredibly intense involvement my team and ...

December 27th, 2016 |