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IN THIS ISSUE

W

elcome to the summer edition of Lehigh County Health
& Medicine!

Did you know that one in ten people in the Lehigh Valley
do not have access to enough food, and one in four of them are
children? Read up on this issue in articles on the Summer Meal
program aided by the Lehigh Valley Food Policy Council and
the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley. Another article
discusses Peripheral Neuropathy, some of its causes and some
of the things you may be able to do to help. Also learn about
the HEARTS program that is run at the Broughal Middle
School in Bethlehem.
As summer heats up and you are looking to spend time outside,
make sure you read the article on Lyme disease. Don't miss the
nice father and son story about a medical mission to Nigeria.
The Lehigh County Medical Society announces the winner of
the 2018 Humaneness in Medicine award. In addition, learn
more about the medical specialty Physiatry, including what
these physicians do and how they can help you.
In our Practice management section, we have an article on the
use of smart phones in the health care workplace. The Foundation
of PAMED provides an article on the ethics of self-prescribing.
Additionally you will find a quarterly legislative update from
PAMED on what is happening involving medicine.

BRUCE D. NICHOLSON, MD

Lehigh County Medical Society President

We continue to be interested in your feedback on the magazine, as well as what topics you might be interested in reading
about. We hope you are enjoying the exchange about how
medicine and wellness can help us form strong communities
in Lehigh County.
Thank you for reading!

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