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  1. February is Women’s Heart Health Month

    For decades, the diagnosis of heart disease has been an afterthought in the area of women’s health.  Conventional thought led us to believe that heart disease was an issue more for men than their female counterparts.  In reality, 1 in 3 women die of heart disease every year.  That’s one…

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  2. Lebanon Family Health Services has got you covered!

    Well woman medical care such as an annual pelvic exam, cervical and breast cancer screenings and access to birth control is now common practice.  There was a time when this was not the case.  For over 40 years Lebanon Family Health Services has been providing these services to the Lebanon…

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  3. “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”

    Looking at the history of the tobacco industry promotion in the US, a certain truth can be revealed in the age-old  adage, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”   In the late 1990’s, after a lengthy legal battle, the tobacco industry settled with states for billions…

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  4. “Let’s Talk” Month

    “I need to talk to you about……sex.”  This is the point when your ‘tween’ runs screaming from the room!   Studies done by The National Campaign for the Prevention of Teen Pregnancy have determined that teens hate having “The Talk”.  In fact, this “one shot and done” approach to talking…

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  5. Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Recently, the American Cancer Society released a hopeful report that stated that death rates from breast cancer have dropped 34% since 1990.  This sharp decrease is a strong testament to the steadfast efforts of health advocates working to promote national and local awareness campaigns about the importance of early detection…

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  6. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Awareness Month

    September is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) awareness month.  Research shows that babies are at a higher risk of fetal alcohol exposure if they are born to mothers who have poor living conditions that include heavy drinking, high stress and lack of prenatal care.   Receiving prenatal care is an…

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  7. Lungforce

    In a recent study done by the American Lung Association, only 1% of women cited lung cancer as a major threat to women.  Often associated with smoking, lung cancer has largely fallen off the radar for women’s health.  In reality, Lung Cancer is the number one cancer killer of women. …

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  8. Beyond the Uterus: Women’s health for the next generation

    According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number 1 killer of women, resulting in the deaths of 1 out of every 3 women each year (1 woman each minute).  Furthermore, lung cancer is now the number one cancer killer among women, whereas 2/3 of those diagnosed never…

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LFHS helped me quit smoking. Now I get to help others do the same.

After many years of smoking and trying to quit, Ginny’s success story begins with a newspaper ad promoting LFHS’s Freedom From Smoking® program.

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STI Awarness Month

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Free and Confidential Testing

Walk-in Day

Monday April 30, 12-5pm

*all participants will receive a $20 gift card

  • Diabetes Prevention Program

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    Registration and Information Session:

    Tuesday June 19 at noon & 6:30pm

    To register, call:

    (717) 273-6741 ext. 310

  • Splash of Color Art Auction

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    Saturday May 19, 7pm

    At Mount Hope Estate & Winery

    For Tickets, Call:

    (717) 273-6741

    or register on-line