122019Jul
Blog: Air Pollution Linked to Strokes

Blog: Air Pollution Linked to Strokes

Air pollution causes about 30 percent of strokes throughout the world, according to data from a Global Burden of Disease study. Worldwide, nearly 15 million people experience a stroke during their lifetime. Around 6 million of those people die and 5 million are left permanently disabled. A stroke occurs when blood flow to an area…

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92019Jul
News: Welcome Taylor Pohl, PA-C!

News: Welcome Taylor Pohl, PA-C!

Please join us in welcoming Taylor Pohl to IRMC Physician Group! Taylor is a physician assistant originally from Pittsburgh, PA. She received her Master of Physician Assistant Science degree from South College in Knoxville, TN. Along with seeing patients in the Indiana office, Taylor is a first assist in the operating room. To schedule an…

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22019Jul
Blog: Fireworks Safety Tips

Blog: Fireworks Safety Tips

Each year, the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate and spend time relaxing with friends and family.  Right around dusk, many of us like to enjoy watching fireworks light up the sky. Some of us even like to set off our own fireworks. While certain fireworks are legal, they still are not safe….

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42019Jun
Nutrition: Almond Apple Quinoa Salad Recipe

Nutrition: Almond Apple Quinoa Salad Recipe

Whether you’re searching for something to take to a summer picnic or a flavorful side dish for dinner, an almond apple quinoa salad will hit the spot every time! Ingredients: 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa 1 cup water 1/3 cup sliced almonds 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds 3 cups fresh spinach 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1 Granny…

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242019May
News: IRMC Celebrates Milestone with Robotic Surgery

News: IRMC Celebrates Milestone with Robotic Surgery

On Monday, May 6, Indiana Regional Medical Center’s robotics team completed a robotic ventral hernia, marking IRMC’s 500th robotic case. “I am very proud of the IRMC robotic team. In under two years, we have reached 500 da Vinci robotic surgeries. The new state of the art operating rooms and the latest robotic technology definitely…

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202019May
Blog: Overwhelmed, Mental Health Awareness Month

Blog: Overwhelmed, Mental Health Awareness Month

Meeting a deadline at the office, preparing the house for company, cleaning out the garage… we all have an ever-growing to-do list, and let’s face it… sometimes our lives stress us out! Over time, these stressors can trigger a variety of health problems: High blood pressure Heart disease and stroke Decreased immune defenses Cancer Stomach…

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32019May
Blog: Upper Body Injuries

Blog: Upper Body Injuries

As the weather is getting nice enough for outdoor activities such as golf and tennis or putting out your new patio furniture and starting a garden, there are some things you should be mindful of. You probably do not think much about your shoulders, arms, elbows and hands until something goes wrong, and then you…

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302019Apr
News: Breast MRI Now Available at IRMC!

News: Breast MRI Now Available at IRMC!

IRMC’s new state-of-the-art BREAST MRI is a vital diagnostic tool in the fight against breast cancer. MRI of the breast is not a replacement for mammography or ultrasound imaging but rather a supplemental tool that can aid in the detection of breast cancer in high risk individuals. The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends that ALL…

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152019Apr
News: IPG OB/GYN Expands to Blairsville

News: IPG OB/GYN Expands to Blairsville

We are excited to announce that IPG OB/GYN now has a location in Blairsville, PA. Effective Tuesday, April 30th, current patients and new patients can be seen in Blairsville by Quiniece Hurdle, MD and Lindsey Penezic, MD. Our Blairsville office is located at: IRMC at Chestnut Ridge, 25 Colony Blvd., Suite 110, Blairsville, PA 15717…

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122019Apr
Blog: Is “Man”opause Real?

Blog: Is “Man”opause Real?

When a woman is cranky or moody, the blame is pointed at hormones or “her time of the month,” but what about when a man exhibits the same behavior? Is it as simple as he’s just having a bad day or is stressed about work, money, or family? Turns out, the answer may be no….

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