Category Archives: Health

Anonymous tip leads to important story about protecting our loved ones

When I got back from vacation recently, I had an anonymous tip in my messages. A concerned citizen wanted us to note that a Spring Garden Township personal care home had its license revoked by the state. He wanted to … Continue reading

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West York EMS chairman writes of regionalization following WellSpan decision

A few weeks ago, I spoke with Grantley EMS about the changes they’ve made regarding WellSpan’s recent decision to stop leasing paramedics to the community. Then, I saw this on the @YorkRegionalEMS Twitter account. (Yoe Ambulance changed its name recently … Continue reading

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Reporters never unplug, especially with a longhorn on the loose in West York

Before last month, I had never chased down a long-horned steer. And, when I finally had the chance, I didn’t do so in an attempt to check something off my bucket list. But, if anyone asks if I ever tracked … Continue reading

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Did WellSpan make you famous?

Usually, I don’t pay attention to TV commercials. For the most part, they all appear similar and do little to convey the benefits or negatives of a particular product. TV commercials are a signal to get up and grab a … Continue reading

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Update on the Blueberry Girls

The girls are still working toward their goal, but making significant progress.

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Would you eat at a restaurant that failed its health inspection?

Last week, a food sanitarian temporarily closed the Glen Grille, a restaurant at Regents’ Glen Country Club in Spring Garden Township. The state cleared the restaurant to open the next day after an exterminator treated the eatery. Like any other … Continue reading

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Local farm featured on national website

Spoutwood Farm Center located in Codorus Township was recently featured on the website of the organization Certified Naturally Grown. The certification is available to farms that do not use synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides or GMOs. Similar to USDA certified … Continue reading

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Got dairy?

Rutter’s releases special blog posts in honor of National Dairy Month.

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Would you help a stranger who was having a stroke?

This week, I covered a stroke drill hosted by WellSpan Health in York. To prepare, WellSpan officials set up large signs alerting the public that a participant in the exercise would be exhibiting the signs of a stroke. Typical symptoms … Continue reading

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I report on health inspections. I have no idea where you should have dinner

A few weeks ago, my brother-in-law and my wife were driving through York County debating where to eat dinner. Christine wasn’t interested in Italian food. Paul wanted to find a place with a short wait. I was sitting in the … Continue reading

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