Browsing the "Women's Health" Category

St. Luke’s Hosts 3-day “Micropreemie” Collaborative Conference

May 15th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (5/9/2017) – Lehigh Valley area residents are very fortunate to have access to Level I emergency services through St. Luke’s University Health Network, responding to hundreds of life-threatening situations each year. But did you know that there is a Level III life-saving facility right here in the Lehigh Valley dedicated to the critical care of

St. Luke’s University Health Network Announces Baby & Me Support Center and Expanded Services

May 12th, 2017

Rima Strassman, MD, Named Medical Director of Lactation Services Bethlehem, PA (5/10/2017) – St. Luke’s University Health Network announced the establishment of the St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center, along with a series of new Women & Children’s initiatives. The Center is slated to open late summer 2017. Renowned pediatrician and lactation expert Rima Strassman, MD,

Auxiliary of St. Luke’s University Hospital Celebrates the 105th Charity Ball

May 12th, 2017

Benefits Women’s Imaging and Wellness Bethlehem, PA (5/8/2017) – The Auxiliary of St. Luke’s University Hospital held its 105th Charity Ball at Saucon Valley Country Club on Friday, May 5th. Over 675 people attended the ball and more than $300,000 was raised for Women’s Imaging and Wellness. Dr. Hal and Mrs. Kimberly Folander served as honorary chairs, underscoring

St. Luke’s Champions ‘March Gladness,’ Seeks All-Star Baby Photos

March 22nd, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (3/17/2017) – In the age-old – yet newborn – fight for gender dominance, St. Luke’s University Health Network launches its 2017 “March Gladness” competition to showcase its regionally and nationally recognized Obstetrics and Gynecology services. During March, St. Luke’s is tracking the number of girls versus boys born in its Allentown and Bethlehem hospitals during

In the News: St. Luke’s Gets Regional Attention

March 6th, 2017

We are excited to share with you two articles that are running in this month’s Good Housekeeping, Redbook and Woman’s Day magazines. These articles include patient stories and feature Michael Patriarco, DO and Israel Zighelboim, MD. We are delighted to have the opportunity to share our great accomplishments, stories and offerings of our Network. To

Medical Leaders Improve Patient Care Through Education

March 3rd, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (2/27/2017) – Physicians from St. Luke’s University Health Network and Lehigh Valley Health Network recently conducted a medical summit that could enhance health care in the region and across the country. Dr. Israel Zighelboim participates in the recent MIGS symposium sponsored by St. Luke’s University Health Network. The educational symposium, which focused on “Prevention and Management

Women’s Health: How Physical Therapy Can Help You

March 1st, 2017

When most people think of physical therapy, they think of rehabbing a knee after a sports injury or strengthening back muscles after an accident, but physical therapy can provide much needed pain and discomfort relief in ways that most people, particularly women, don’t realize. Julie Spencer guides Luz Brandon into a restorative stretch. A woman’s

American Heart Association Loves St. Luke’s Babies’ Hearts

February 17th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (2/14/2017) – Babies born in February at St. Luke’s University Health Network will be the stylish recipients of red hats provided by generous volunteer knitters who have donated thousands of their creations to the American Heart Association (AHA). The AHA delivered 300 lovingly-crafted hats to St. Luke’s on February 3 to remind parents