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Author Archives: Leslie Penkunas

Pinnacle participates in Pinwheels for Prevention (access required)

Each year in Pennsylvania, there are more than 24,000 reported cases of child abuse, and that number continues to rise. These children have experienced traumatic events, and healing can prove to be difficult. In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, the Pinnacle Health Foundation will be participating in Pinwheels for Prevention, a nationwide campaign by Prevent Child ...

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Mark Hamill tried to convince Princes William and Harry that Luke Skywalker is royalty (access required)

Mark Hamill sought princely approval of his theory that Luke Skywalker should rightfully be identified as royalty. “We finally met the princes on set,” he explains. “You know William and Harry. You’re all lined up and you’re told how to address them formally, but when I got my chance to talk to them, I said ‘Your highness, I would like ...

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Jessica Alba’s Reinvention (access required)

In her Redbook magazine interview, Jessica Alba talks about career and kids. And about not sharing her parenting mistakes online.  “I don’t have it together at all. I just don’t need to use social media as therapy and tell everyone, ‘Today I f—ed up as a mom.’ It’s none of your damn business,” she says, still laughing. Read more at ...

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Laughing through labor in Central PA? (access required)

UPMC Pinnacle Hanover has become the first hospital in the region to offer nitrous oxide as a pain management alternative for women in labor.

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