Monthly Archives: July 2014

Would you still go to Memorial Hospital after bad rating?

A federal review program could reduce Medicare funds to more than 700 hospitals nationwide, including York County’s Memorial Hospital, after preliminary assessments left them with a bad rating. The Affordable Care Act allows The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services … Continue reading

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What you missed at No Sweat in the Park’s free classes with Lotus Moon Yoga and Creative Healing Arts Center

Megan Donley, owner of Lotus Moon Yoga and Creative Healing Arts Center, lead hour-long classes full of back bends, sun salutations and relaxing savasanas throughout the month of July.

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CSA Summer: Week 8, featuring nectarines and cherry tomatoes

There was a point, earlier in the summer, when we struggled a bit with our CSA from Miller Plant Farm. We were getting a lot of cauliflower, cabbage, beets, and we’re still getting a lot of squash (we’ll take zucchini … Continue reading

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York Heart and Stroke Walk set for September

In just two months, hundreds of individuals from York County and beyond will gather to take strides against the community’s number one and number four killers, heart disease and stroke, at the 2014 York Heart and Stroke Walk, according to … Continue reading

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Balancing Fitness and Fatness on Vacation

I’m just back from a week-long vacation with my family on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. Like any decent human being, I spent the week eating all of the food and indulging in afternoon cocktails pretty much every day, because vacation. … Continue reading

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Four WellSpan practices write “prescriptions” for fruits and vegetables

It might sound like a message on repeat: Eat your fruits and vegetables. But according to a Community Health Needs Assessment for York and Adams counties, a large percentage of adults may not be consuming an adequate amount of vegetables, according … Continue reading

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How to get fit in 30 minutes a day

There was a time when I believed the only way to get in shape was to dedicate at least an hour per day to exercise. While I may have been able to swing that in my former life (otherwise known as … Continue reading

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Yum! Berries!

York YMCA school aged child care students share their love of a tasty, nutrient-rich snack…Berries! White Rose Community TV has been working with the Eat Play Breathe York movement for the last year, creating videos that encourage healthful eating, fun … Continue reading

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Healthy ways to take Meatless Monday through the week

By Julie Stefanski Sometimes it starts with just an occasional “Meatless Monday,” or maybe you’ve heard about the plus side of a vegetarian diet and you’re going without meat most days of the week. A nutritionally balanced plant based diet … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Fresh pasta salad, corn risotto, cherry soda

I love a good pasta salad. I know some people who are fundamentally opposed to the idea of cold pasta, but as long as the dressing has a bite and the vegetables have a crunch, I’m all in. So that’s … Continue reading

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