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    Expanding health

    Ribbon cutting: Holmesburg residents celebrated the grand opening of a new, comprehensive medical campus on Saturday with a ribbon-cutting and health fair at The Center for Medical Excellence on the 8000 block of Frankford Ave. The former Holmesburg Family Practice, led by Dr. Joseph Pongonis, has expanded into a full-service medical center with EPIC Physicians primary and urgent care, Einstein Healthcare Network’s Multispecialty Suite, Progress Physical Therapy, Lawall Prosthetic & Orthotic Services, Patelka Dental and Holmesburg Pharmacy. Doctors and staff treated visitors to breakfast, refreshments, prize giveaways, child face painting and other entertainment, in addition to medical information. 

    Expanding health

    Ribbon cutting: Holmesburg residents celebrated the grand opening of a new, comprehensive medical campus on Saturday with a ribbon-cutting and health fair at The Center for Medical Excellence on the 8000 block of Frankford Ave. The former Holmesburg Family Practice, led by Dr. Joseph Pongonis, has expanded into a full-service medical center with EPIC Physicians primary and urgent care, Einstein Healthcare Network’s Multispecialty Suite, Progress Physical Therapy, Lawall Prosthetic & Orthotic Services, Patelka Dental and Holmesburg Pharmacy. Doctors and staff treated visitors to breakfast, refreshments, prize giveaways, child face painting and other entertainment, in addition to medical information. 

    Pet of the Week: September 3, 2014

    Special Sadie needs a home

    Pet of the Week: September 3, 2014

    Special Sadie needs a home

    Get extra calcium from yogurt

    At any time, hundreds of species of bacteria — both potentially harmful and potentially helpful — inhabit the human digestive tract.

    Get extra calcium from yogurt

    At any time, hundreds of species of bacteria — both potentially harmful and potentially helpful — inhabit the human digestive tract.

    A taste of generosity

    Rita’s Italian Ice recently made its ninth annual check presentation to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation toward the fight against childhood cancer. Jeff Moody, CEO of Rita’s Italian Ice, presented Liz and Jay Scott— Alex’s parents — with a $300,000 check toward Rita’s Fund of Hope, an endowment that ensures the travel needs of families whose children are battling cancer are met. Families and childhood cancer survivors attended the event, took a tour of Rita’s Cool University and learned how to make Rita’s Italian Ice. 

    A taste of generosity

    Rita’s Italian Ice recently made its ninth annual check presentation to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation toward the fight against childhood cancer. Jeff Moody, CEO of Rita’s Italian Ice, presented Liz and Jay Scott— Alex’s parents — with a $300,000 check toward Rita’s Fund of Hope, an endowment that ensures the travel needs of families whose children are battling cancer are met. Families and childhood cancer survivors attended the event, took a tour of Rita’s Cool University and learned how to make Rita’s Italian Ice. 

    Pets of the Week: August 6, 2014

    Save the day by adopting Spiderman

    Pets of the Week: August 6, 2014

    Save the day by adopting Spiderman

    City offers free mental health first aid workshops

    Philadelphians are more likely to encounter people with mental health issues than they are likely to come across someone having a heart attack.

    City offers free mental health first aid workshops

    Philadelphians are more likely to encounter people with mental health issues than they are likely to come across someone having a heart attack.

    How to manage chronic condition

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    Letters to the Editor: July 16, 2014

    Guilt by association

    Expanding care

    Aria Health debuts a $37.1 million emergency department and Level II trauma center this week at its Torresdale campus.

    Looking for the epicenter of America’s health care crisis? Look no further than hospital emergency rooms.

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