On Monday, 7/4/17: The “Annual July 4th Festivities” for Upland Borough residents will start at 11:00 a.m. in Bristol Lord Field (located at 6th & Main Streets). Please note that you must be a current resident of the borough to participate. Please join us for FREE hot dogs, chips, soft pretzels, water ice, candy and drinks! Entertainment will include a DJ, Clowns, Face Painting, Water Slide and Bounces !

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Swim Lessons Are Important for Safety and Survival

Children with autism are 160 times more likely to die from drowning than the general pediatric population. This leads many autism specialists to believe that swim lessons are just as important as early intervention services after an autism diagnosis.

Rehabilitation After Breast Cancer Surgery

It’s a strange phenomenon: When cancer treatment is successful, it usually leaves you feeling worse than when you started. This is especially true with breast cancer treatment, which typically requires a potent combination of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Your goal for breast cancer treatment isn’t just to be cancer-free, but to return to a pain-free life where you can do all the things you loved before your cancer diagnosis. Rehabilitation is the key to getting there.

Drinking Too Much? You May Be at Risk for Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease

While you may still be able to function normally and meet all of your responsibilities, drinking too much can take a toll on your body and your liver. Nearly 20,000 people die from alcohol-induced liver disease (ALD) every year in the United States. Your risk for developing ALD increases with the frequency and amount of alcohol you drink.

Constantly Cold and Tired? It May Be Anemia

No matter how much sleep you get, you just can’t seem to shake that always tired feeling. And to make things even more difficult, you get an annoying head rush when you stand up too fast and your hands and feet always seem to be cold. If any of these symptoms sound familiar, you may be dealing with a very common blood disorder called anemia.

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How Much Do You Know About an Overactive Bladder?

Overactive bladder is a health problem that can affect your daily life. It can cause you to feel depressed, guilty, and tired from not sleeping well. You may have to miss work and may struggle with personal relationships.

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