192018Jun
Blog: Sending Up Smoke Signals

Blog: Sending Up Smoke Signals

The dangers of cigarettes and other tobacco products have had health professionals sending up smoke signals for years. Although smoking rates have declined, nearly 18 percent of people 18 and older in the U.S. still currently smoke, and nearly half a million Americans die every year from smoke-related disease. In fact, smoking is the leading…

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72018Jun
Blog: Take Mental Notes

Blog: Take Mental Notes

Everyone feels moody or has “a case of the Mondays” occasionally, but when disruptions in thought or behavior cause someone to lose their ability to cope with normal functions and routines, they may be dealing with a much more serious problem than mere moodiness.  Mental health is just as important to a person’s overall health…

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52018Jun
Family Practitioner Moves to Indiana

Family Practitioner Moves to Indiana

IRMC Physician Group is excited to announce that family practitioner Michael Dziagwa, CRNP has moved to a new location in Indiana, PA, effective Monday, June 4, 2018.  Michael will no longer see patients in Carrolltown, PA. The new location is: The Overlook Building 879 Hospital Road Indiana, PA 15701 To schedule an appointment, please call:…

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152018Mar
News: Magazine Subscription for Your Baby!

News: Magazine Subscription for Your Baby!

Ten years ago, a group of local teachers started Literacy Links for Little Ones, inc., an organization dedicated to spreading the news about the benefits of reading aloud to children.  During the first year, members provided twenty-two subscriptions to participating families. The ultimate goal was to offer quality children’s literature to the families of all…

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132018Mar
News: Welcome Dr. Giovanni Montenegro, Psy-D

News: Welcome Dr. Giovanni Montenegro, Psy-D

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Giovanni Montenegro, Psy-D to our Neuropsychiatric Associates team! Dr. Giovanni Montenegro is originally from New York. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology and political science from New York University in New York, NY, and received his Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, now…

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12018Mar
News: IPG Dermatology Coming to Indiana

News: IPG Dermatology Coming to Indiana

We are excited to announce that IRMC Physician Group Dermatologist Yousuf Qureshi, M.D., in addition to his office in Blairsville, will be seeing patients in Indiana, effective March 7, 2018. His convenient new location will offer the same great care for patients’ medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatological needs. Patients can be seen at his new…

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272018Feb
News: IPG Cardiology Moving

News: IPG Cardiology Moving

We are excited to announced that IRMC Physician Group Cardiology is moving to a new location, effective Monday, March 5, 2018. The new location is: 119 Professional Building 1265 Wayne Avenue Suite 107 Indiana, PA 15701 Phone: (724) 463-9700 Appointments can also be scheduled on the IRMC Physician Group website: IRMCdocs.org We look forward to…

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252018Jan
Blog: Searchachondria, Do You Have It?

Blog: Searchachondria, Do You Have It?

Do you scramble to the Internet every time you get the sniffles or feel a twinge?  What you really may have is a bad case of “searchachondria.”  Eighty percent of Internet users utilize the Web to answer health questions and self-diagnose when they don’t feel well.  The Internet is an incredibly rich source of information,…

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232018Jan
Blog: Count On Your Health

Blog: Count On Your Health

Do you know YOUR numbers? There are four key measurements of health you should know and track. They are early warning signs for heart disease and diabetes. Since these two diseases have few noticeable symptoms, you may not even realize you are ill — or at risk for becoming ill — until it’s too late….

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162018Jan
Blog: Living With A Pacemaker

Blog: Living With A Pacemaker

A pacemaker is a small device that your cardiologist implants in your chest or abdomen. It has a battery, a computerized generator, and wires with electrodes at the tips. Once implanted, the electrodes sense your heart’s electrical activity and send data through the wires back to the heart. Your cardiologist will program your pacemaker based…

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102018Jan
Blog: Orthopedics, We’ll Get You on the Move!

Blog: Orthopedics, We’ll Get You on the Move!

Are you hobbling from one activity to another? Limiting your movements to prevent pain? Taking too many over-the-counter pain relievers? Your body is telling you it needs help. Listen to it. Ignoring your symptoms is not going to make them go away. If you have joint or muscle problems, you are not alone. Musculoskeletal problems…

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