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Monongahela Valley Hospital Recognized for High Quality Bariatric Surgery
November 19, 2019
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield has recognized Monongahela Valley Hospital with a Blue Distinction® Center for Bariatric Surgery designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community. ...Read more.

Monongahela Valley Hospital sponsors free hernia education and screening
November 8, 2019
Hernias are a common medical condition that presents symptoms including swelling or pain building in your belly or groin; pain when bending over, lifting or coughing; weakness or pressure in your stomach after pregnancy or surgery; and acid reflux, chest pain or difficulty swallowing. ...Read more.

Monongahela Valley Hospital Helps Santa Deliver Toys to the Community
November 8, 2019
If Santa Claus ever has an opening for elves, some Mon-Vale Health Resources, Inc. employees are qualified to build toys in his workshop. The health systems leaders recently worked together to assemble Cozy Coupes and Big Wheels along with gift baskets filled with games, dolls, trucks and crafts for boys and girls in the Mon Valley. The toys will be distributed to the children through the local Toys for Tots campaign. ...Read more.

Center for Fitness and Health Offers Parkinson's Program
November 7, 2019
Do you know what Alan Alda, Muhammad Ali and Pope John Paul II have in common? If Michael J. Fox's name is added to that list, would you have answered that they all were diagnosed with Parkinson's disease (PD)? While they are among the most recognizable names associated with the disease, nearly 1 million people are living with PD in the United States. The symptoms of this neurodegenerative disorder develop slowly; they can include tremors, slowness of movement and limb rigidity as well as gait and balance problems. Although there is no cure, there are various treatment options that range from medications to surgery. ...Read more.

Monongahela Valley Hospital Welcomes Surgeons
November 5, 2019
Monongahela Valley Hospital is welcoming thoracic surgeon, Percival Buenaventura, M.D., and vascular surgeon, Luke Marone, M.D. to the mid-Monongahela Valley. ...Read more.

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