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Keystone Opens Chiropractic, Foot and Ankle Center

Keystone Health has opened two new practices this month. Keystone Chiropractic and Keystone Foot and Ankle Center began seeing patients on July 1.

Chambersburg Cares Recognized as PA Top Coalition

Local substance abuse prevention coalition, Chambersburg Cares, was recognized last week by the Commonwealth Prevention Alliance (CPA) as the Pennsylvania Coalition of the Year.

Summit Transitions to WellSpan Health

A drive around Franklin County reveals WellSpan Health signs, boasting bright yellow suns, replacing the traditional Summit Health triangles on medical office buildings and on WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital.

Poor Diet, Obesity Are Big Problems in Franklin County

Results from Summit Health’s most recent Community Health Needs Assessment are in and the data is alarming.

Dr. Doug Martzluf Reflects on Time Spent With Patients and Community

Almost four decades later, Dr. Martzluf is still enchanted by the community where he practiced medicine and he and his wife raised four children.

Hearing Aids Part of 2-Year-Old’s Daily Life

New parents have a lot of questions. How much should my baby eat? How much should they sleep? Are they gaining enough weight?

Local Mother Defeats Breast Cancer

When Tracy Fuqua was just 33 years old, she scratched an itch, felt a lump and experienced a fluke discovery that lead to a whirlwind breast cancer diagnosis and started the fight of her life.

Practice Sun Safety, Plastic Surgeon Urges Residents

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. The end of May and approaching summer holiday also means local schools are wrapping their academic year.

Mom Brings Son to Visit Hospital Staff That Saved His Life

Christina Schultz and her husband knew something wasn’t right with their two-month-old, Sammy, the morning of Oct. 9, 2018.

Chambersburg Hospital Gets Top Grade for Safety

WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group's spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by the bite of a tick. Pennsylvania is ranked number one in reported cases of Lyme disease in the US for the 8th year running.

DEP to Track Ticks as Part of Study

The Department of Environmental Protection is beginning a five-year environmental surveillance of ticks to assess the risk of tickborne illnesses across Pennsylvania.

Butterball Recalls Turkey Products Due to Salmonella Contamination

Butterball recalls approximately 78,164 pounds of raw ground turkey products that have been contaminated with Salmonella Schwarzengrund, the U.S.

How to Avoid the Flu!

Dr. Rictor explains everything you need to know about avoiding the flu this season.

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