LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital is currently seeking spiritual care volunteers. Volunteers may be from any spiritual background and no experience is necessary. Volunteers engage in conversation with patients while providing emotional and spiritual guidance.

Here in the middle of summer, many people are enjoying vacations on the beach, poolside parties and relaxation, and general fun in the sun. While it’s a time to enjoy, it’s also a time to take the necessary precautions against the very real threat of skin cancer.

We don’t give kidneys much thought, but they are vital to our wellbeing. They keep our blood clean by filtering waste materials from food, medications and other substances. They also balance body fluids and create hormones that keep us healthy.

Four years ago, Florence Witmer was struck with what appeared to be a sudden illness and was rushed by a medical helicopter to the hospital, where she was diagnosed with a flesh-eating disease and immediately underwent an operation.

The stigma surrounding depression only grows with the level of treatment it takes to address it — when antidepressants and counseling aren’t enough, Geisinger’s Dr. Stephen Paolucci relayed that inpatient care and — in some cases — even electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may be necessary.“If a …

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