Health in Allentown, PA

Does your back hurt? You’re not alone. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, about 80 percent of people

"I have your son and I'm going to f*ck him up," a voice on the other side of the phone said.

A grand celebration for the best High School student-athletes in the area. Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University hosting the inaugural St. Luke’s All-Star Awards. A night that began with the red carpet ended with nine awards being handed out and presented by former Eagles Pro Bowl kicker David Akers. Here is a list of […]

Whitehall High School the site for the 2019 Epc/ Colonial League Track and Field championships. Day one featured school records in a number of field events. The day also saw Lydia Bottelier of Palisades add more hardware after capturing the high jump with a height of 5’9”. See below for some highlights of Day one […]

A pap smear is a test done to look for cervical cancer. It is usually done during a pelvic exam. Cells are taken from the opening of the cervix and

The District XI Tennis Singles Championships are set for Thursday at Lehigh University with all the action taking place at 2 pm. The 3A title match will feature top seed Sean Jaeger of Emmaus and Number 3 seed Gabe Knowles of Nazareth. The 2A final will pit Top Seed Taj Laliwala of Saucon Valley and […]

There are only six games left in the Lacrosse regular season for the Southern Lehigh Spartans but they are well on their way to qualifying for the District 11 Tournament and extend their season. One reason for their 8-1 record is because of the play of Junior Taylor Moncman, who continues to elevate her game. […]

It was a perfect afternoon in Allentown as student-athletes made their way to J Birney Crum Stadium. This year, the Allen Invitational brought in 16 Boys teams along with 15 Girls team. The leagues were represented well with 7 Epc teams, 6 Colonial League along with three schools from the Schuylkill League all taking part. […]

Does your head hurt? The head pain may be one of the three most common forms of headaches: migraine, tension or cluster headache, says Dr. Bushra I. Malik,

Rivals Parkland and Whitehall had to wait an extra day to go head to head in East Penn Conference Track and Field. The two teams faced off on Tuesday afternoon after their Monday matchup was postponed because of extremely high wind conditions. The Whitehall Girls would sweep the relays but Parkland still was to much […]

Do your hands shake uncontrollably? Should you be concerned?“Probably the most common reason people come to us is for a hand tremor,” says

Looking for more than just a score? What about a recap of a game or a more in-depth look at an athlete? Well, you found the right place,!!! We will bring you all you need to know about High School Sports as we introduce our Inaugural Internship Program for High School students from throughout District 11. […]

In today’s world, your and your doctor’s time is limited. So, you want to use whatever time you have face-to-face as wisely as you can.Here

St. Luke’s University Hospital, which encompasses both St. Luke’s Bethlehem and Allentown campuses, was the only one from the Lehigh Valley.

If you’re a contact lens wearer, you’re in good company–over 24 million people wear contacts in the United States alone. But have you ever wondered how those little circles of plastic actually improve your vision? Read on to take a closer look at contact lenses
How The Eye Works
To understand how contact lenses work, it’s important to know a little about how the eye works. When light reflects off an object, it passes through the cornea (the transparent covering of the eye)…

NEW ORLEANS - In the 1st look at of its form regarding greater than 400,000 participants of the average inhabitants, employing an Apple Watch to identify irregular pulse was discovered to aid within the identification of atrial traumatic inflammation (AF).The watch diagnosed an abnormal rhythm in 0.five% of the entire study inhabitants and in people that were subsequently monitored with an electrocardiogram (ECG) patch, it

Let take you where the action is. Up to the minute scores, Interviews with athletes and coaches, game recaps and much more. Your one stop shop for District 11 Sports.

Allentown Central over Easton 6-1 Emmaus over East Stroudsburg South 6-1 Allentown Central Catholic over Easton 6-1 Palmerton Area over Lehighton 4-1 Liberty over Stroudsburg 5-2 Nazareth Area over Pleasant Valley 6-1 Freedom over Northampton 4-3 Palmerton over Lehighton 4-1 Whitehall over Pocono Mountain West 6-0

The system is building on a program that saw early results including a 62 percent mortality rate reduction.

Many Lansford-area residents have already visited the much-anticipated St. Luke’s medical office building in town.
Those who have not will have a chance to this Wednesday, without an appointment.