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St. Luke’s athletic trainer to support wrestlers at Olympics

Shelby Hoppis is preparing to summit one of the peaks of her professional career this summer when she heads to Japan in mid-July.The lead athletic trainer at St. Luke’s will be on the elite …

Doylestown Health opens specialty center in Wrightstown

Doylestown Health is making it easier for residents of the Wrightstown area to access specialty health services. Doylestown Health’s new Wrightstown outpatient center features a range of …

Quakertown boy named stroke hero award recipient

Michael Keeble, a resilient 3-year-old boy from Quakertown, has been named this year’s “Voters’ Choice Hero” by the American Stroke Association. The organization, a division …

Lenape Valley Foundation to hold workshop on parent-child interaction therapy

Lenape Valley Foundation (LVF) is offering a free virtual workshop focused on parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT). The session will take place noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 24.This one-hour …

Springtown yoga studio reopens

Roost Yoga is back.The Roost, located at 3160 Main St., Springtown, reopened its studio on June 7.A range of classes are held Monday through Saturdays (no classes on Fridays. For information, visit …

Experts issue new treatment algorithm for nasal polyps

Yardley-based Optinose, a global specialty pharmaceutical company focused on serving the needs of patients cared for by ear, nose and throat (ENT) and allergy specialists, announced that the …

First COVID patient treated at St. Luke’s Upper Bucks returns to bring thanks and lunch

Michele Grida paid a return visit to St. Luke’s Upper Bucks hospital, buoyed by a renewed sense of gratitude and purpose. This was the one-year anniversary of her fever-induced collapse and …

Doylestown Hospital center renamed in honor of Clark family

With a $2.5 million gift from the family foundation of Angela and Dick Clark and their daughters, the Women’s Diagnostic Center at Doylestown Hospital will be named the Clark Center for Breast …

Candlelight vigil held

St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne recently held a candlelight vigil for Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic’s recognition of National Nurses Month. St. Mary nurses had their names on candle bags in …

Newtown physical therapy practice marks 15th anniversary

Mulligan Physical Therapy of Newtown, marks its 15th anniversary this month and is celebrating this milestone throughout the year. Physical therapist Brain A. Mulligan founded the practice in 2006 …

St. Mary recognized for safe practices

St. Mary Medical Center received an “A” for the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing St. Mary’s achievements protecting patients from …

“Get Your Tail on the Trail” challenge begins with a new phone app

As participants begin the 165-Mile Challenge this year, they’ll have a new app for the “Get Your Tail on the Trail” program, offered by St. Luke’s University Health Network …

Slo Flo Yoga offered Saturdays in Doylestown

Slo Flo Yoga takes place at the Mercantile in Doylestown 10 a.m. Saturdays. Focusing on alignment, the class starts with a warmup, gradually increasing the heat with a smooth transition into …

St. Luke’s Hospice Bike Ride set for June 5 on the D&L Trail

Jill MacLaren, of East Stroudsburg, calls the annual St. Luke’s Hospice Bike Ride the “happiest day of my year.” This event is when she celebrates the life of her late husband, …

Lenape Valley Foundation to hold free workshop

Lenape Valley Foundation (LVF) is offering a free virtual workshop focused on the transition to adulthood for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and intellectual disabilities. The workshop …

Grand View Health earns five-star rating

Grand View Health was the only Bucks County hospital to receive a five-star rating for overall hospital quality from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in the most recent update …

CommUnity Yoga in-person classes resume in Doylestown

CommUnity Yoga in-person classes resumed on May 15 in Doylestown. Enjoy the versatility of practicing outdoors in the park when weather permits, indoors in the gallery during inclement weather, or …

Homers for Hope team to recognize Doylestown girl battling cancer

The Homers for Hope adult baseball team will host a game on Sunday, May 16, to recognize Reagan Rutenberg, a local 9-year-old-girl battling cancer. The team is part of the Homers for Hope …

Robert Nagg memorial soccer game, fundraiser to benefit Team Nolan

The ninth annual Robert Nagg Memorial Game and Fundraiser takes place Sunday, May 23 at the New Hope-Solebury High School Stadium Field. Come out and watch New Hope’s soccer teams and recent …

Doylestown Hospital earns “A” grade for patient safety

Doylestown Hospital earned a 10th consecutive “A” grade for patient safety. Doylestown Hospital received an “A” grade in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a …

Virtual run, walk benefits children with special needs

Sunshine Foundation is hosting its 19th annual RunWalkBark4Dreams 2-mile walk and 5K run virtually this year. Participants can run, walk or bark between May 22 and June 12 at their favorite site, be …

YMCA of Bucks unveils expanded facility in Doylestown

Last month, YMCA of Bucks County celebrated the opening of an expansion to its Doylestown branch. The expansion includes a 12,000-square-foot addition to the existing wellness center, a …
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