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Mindfulness is the act of being intensely aware of what you're sensing and feeling at every moment — without interpretation or judgment.

Categories: Wellness

Your heart provides blood to all parts of your body. In order to determine if it's pumping properly, your health care provider may order a cardiac stress test.

Categories: Heart Health

The Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary is the title sponsor of the 2019 Guthrie Gala.  

The Guthrie Gala is the premiere fundraiser for Sayre House of Hope, raising over $100,000 each year. The Sayre House of Hope is a nonprofit facility located near Guthrie’s campus in Sayre, Pa. Sayre House of Hope’s mission is to alleviate the financial and emotional burdens on patients and families during a medical crisis by providing affordable temporary housing and support.  


Diet can play an important role in lowering your cholesterol. Here are some foods to improve your cholesterol and protect your heart.

Categories: Heart Health

Corn Salsa

This colorful corn salsa is a great addition to any cookout. It's easy, quick and versatile. You can serve it with some chips for a tasty appetizer, or on the side with any beef, poultry or fish.


Categories: Recipe

Take a Moment to Meditate

Meditation, the practice of controlling your thoughts, dates back to ancient times. The word itself means to think, contemplate, devise or ponder.

Once primarily practiced as part of religious observations, today meditation is recognized by doctors and other medical practitioners as an excellent way to deal with the very modern-day problem of chronic stress.

Categories: Stress

6 Tips to Make Your Fitness Goals Stick

It's essential that you commit to an exercise routine after weight loss surgery to help ensure continued success.

After surgery, exercising regularly at a moderate to vigorous pace can help keep your weight off and improve your quality of life. Stay motivated by following these tips.

Make this the year you finally keep going right to your goal. Here's how.

1. Find a workout friend.

Categories: Fitness

Before you stop taking your meds, try these suggestions for reducing statin side effects.

Categories: Heart Health

Dr. PamulaDr. John Pamula was recently invited to present at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) 2019 Annual Education Conference in Orlando, Fla.

Categories: Residency