Are fertility-tracking apps right for you?

Conceiving a child can be unpredictable and complicated. Some parents-to-be become pregnant in short order, but most reportedly take between six and 12 months starting from the day they decide to grow their family.  With so much variety among people’s…

Firework safety 101

For many, enjoying the Fourth of July holiday means celebrating with a firework show at home. Usually, this includes “Class C” consumer-grade fireworks, which contain less than 50 milligrams of explosive material. (Think firecrackers, Roman candles and bottle rockets.) “With…

Manage your loved one’s health with myGeisinger

If you are a caregiver of a child or an adult loved one, you can use myGeisinger to help manage their health. With myGeisinger, you can access information about their care at your convenience, communicate with their care team, manage…

Is a second opinion right for you?

A second opinion can empower you to make the most informed decision possible about your care, from the type of treatments you receive to the location of your center. But is one right for you? Two cancer specialists weigh in….

Supporting your transgender child

Nearly 3% of teens will identify as transgender or gender nonconforming in their lifetime, according to a survey published in Pediatrics. Many may wait to claim their identity until later in life, but the portion of school-aged children making their…