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Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week is February 14-20. Join us to celebrate the life-saving impact of cardiac rehabilitation. Cardiac rehab plays an important role in reducing the potentially devastating effects of heart disease and improving quality of life for patients and their families. Cardiac rehab combines exercise training, proper nutrition, and education to help those with …

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Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

In the United States a heart attack is occurring every 49 seconds. According to the CDC, heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women totaling over 655,000 lives lost each year.

Men, more so than women may have no symptoms with a “silent” heart attack. Many will …

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Screen ONE Screen ALL Campaign Launched at Windber Hospital

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month–the perfect opportunity for women to start 2021 thinking about screening, prevention, and getting their overall health exams back on track.

“2020 has been a rough year all around and we fear many women may have put off important health screenings due to COVID-19,” says Erin Goins, Director of Women’s …

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Thomas Team Honda Donates $5,500 to JMBCC

During the month of October, Thomas Team Honda donated $100 for every vehicle sold to support breast cancer awareness. They raised a total of $5,500 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to …

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Thomas Buick GMC Donates $2,800 to JMBCC

During the month of October, Thomas Buick GMC donated $100 for every vehicle sold to support breast cancer awareness. They raised a total of $2,800 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to …

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Associates in Family Eyecare Donates $2,500 to JMBCC

This October, Associates in Family Eyecare raised $2,500 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center (JMBCC). For every pair of ladies glasses sold, the office donated $5 and gave patients a free gift. The office began raising funds to support breast cancer awareness in 2017, donating a total $7,700 to the JMBCC. Their …

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Windber Woods Donates $600 to JMBCC

Windber Woods (WW) sold t-shirts and held dress down days, raising $600 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health services – including mammograms, follow-up diagnostic services, and genetic counseling.

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Fire Departments Team Up to Raise $1720 for JMBCC

Hope Fire Company and Nanty Glo Fire Department teamed up to raise money for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. They sold t-shirts for breast cancer awareness, raising $1720. Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related …

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Serving Those Who Served: Providing Serious Illness Care to Veterans

Windber Hospice delivers Veteran-centric care to the Community as a We Honor Veterans partner

As the nation honors American heroes for their military service on Veterans Day, November 11, Windber Hospice at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber extends recognition and Veteran-centric care to military Veterans and their families when facing a life-limiting illness throughout …

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Kitron Donates $200 to JMBCC

Employees at Kitron held a t-shirt sale to raise $200 for the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. Their generous support helps fund Pink Ribbon Care, a program that provides assistance for patients who are unable to pay for breast-related health services – including mammograms, follow-up diagnostic services, and genetic counseling.

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