Why Fulton County Medical Center should be your choice for Emergency Services and Care

While none of us wants to ever find ourselves in the position of needing emergency care, it’s vital to make sure you know where to turn if the situation ever arises. With so many choices out there, knowing what’s the best choice makes it easier for you. That’s why the Fulton County Medical Center team … Continue reading Why Fulton County Medical Center should be your choice for Emergency Services and Care

Get Fit This Summer with POUND® Workout Classes at Fulton County Medical Center This Summer!

School’s out, the days are longer, and it’s time to fire up the BBQ. With hot, lazy summer days and so much good food to eat, it’s understandable that you’re going to get some extra padding before school starts again. But you don’t have to keep it! Why not come to the Fulton County Medical … Continue reading Get Fit This Summer with POUND® Workout Classes at Fulton County Medical Center This Summer!

Differentiating Between Cardiac Arrest and Heart Attack

When the heart is concerned, every second matters! Though many tend to use the terms “cardiac arrest” and “heart attack” interchangeably, these two conditions are actually different processes that have distinct symptoms and effects on the human body. Knowing whether a person is experiencing a heart attack or cardiac arrest can get them the help … Continue reading Differentiating Between Cardiac Arrest and Heart Attack

Safety Tips to Prevent Winter Injuries

While winter can be an exciting time filled with family gatherings, fun festivities, new year’s resolutions and so much more, it’s also the season in which people suffer from aches, pains and injuries more than any other time of year. Injuries tend to skyrocket in the wintertime because low temperatures result in decreased blood flow … Continue reading Safety Tips to Prevent Winter Injuries

Getting Involved with the FCMC Foundation

Fulton County Medical Center (FCMC) is a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation dedicated to providing a full suite of health services to patients of all ages. Proudly serving Fulton County for almost 70 years, FCMC has been publicly funded by the community since its creation. Community involvement helps provide patient care, education and medical technology to those … Continue reading Getting Involved with the FCMC Foundation

The Key to Fighting Lung Cancer

Cancer is understandably frightening, as the tenacious disease affects millions of people worldwide and is one of the leading causes of death. Lung cancer is particularly concerning as it affects the organs we use to breathe and can cause complications that make it difficult to breathe comfortably, severely reducing a patient’s quality of life. The … Continue reading The Key to Fighting Lung Cancer

Five Easy Steps for Taking Care of Your Heart

Modern Heart Health In today’s world, hearts are under a lot of pressure, from stress-related issues to biological factors that, when combined with everyday stresses, can raise blood pressure or cause severe health issues like heart disease. Fortunately there are scientifically proven steps that will not only keep your heart healthy, but stave off certain … Continue reading Five Easy Steps for Taking Care of Your Heart

Diabetes: A Major 21st Century Public Health Issue

Despite the fact that most people know someone who has been diagnosed with diabetes, whether it be themselves, a family member, a coworker, a dear friend or anyone else, we don’t typically think of it as an epidemic; but it’s quickly approaching epidemic levels throughout the world.1 As such, it’s crucial for individuals to familiarize … Continue reading Diabetes: A Major 21st Century Public Health Issue