Monthly Archives: July 2015

Registration open for the 2015 York County heart and stroke walks

What: 2015 York County heart and stroke walks: non-competitive 1 mile loop, Hanover walk includes a 3 mile option. Vendors, health information, blood pressure screenings, CPR demonstrations, team photos, entertainment, healthy snacks and activities for kids. Who: Workplaces, community groups, … Continue reading

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When Prevention Works…

In September 2013, I had the great privilege to attend a White House Champions for Change award ceremony hosted by the U.S. Department  of Health and Human Services.  There were many important people at the event (after all, it was … Continue reading

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Take our questionnaire for a better No Sweat experience

Want more yoga? Love our recipes? Want winter classes? Tell us! We’re asking our readers and participants what they want so we can better help the community to hone a healthy lifestyle. Take our questionnaire here, and help us develop … Continue reading

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Free health fair

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 4 Where: VFW Post 5265, 199 W First Ave Spring Grove, PA 17362 11:30 a.m. – Medicare in Plain English Presentation by Country Meadows 12:45 p.m. – Veteran Benefits Presentation by VFW State … Continue reading

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Treating your heart well

In the U.S., 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure, and 1 in 3 adults have high cholesterol.

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CSA Summer: Week 7, featuring roasted pepper-tomato salsa, cucumber tzatziki sauce

Last week’s CSA share from Goldfinch Farm was our most colorful yet. Check out the goods: This was the first week we got carrots, although we haven’t used them up yet. All of these vegetables would go great in a … Continue reading

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The unexpected perk of the gym: Beating the heat

Summer’s in session now, and with it comes the heavy blanket of heat that so lovingly reminds me of my Florida childhood. I’ve done so much outside this summer, and that’s something I’m really proud of. From running to yoga … Continue reading

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Flip-flop facts: Know when and how to wear them

Not sure why there’s pain in your heel or calves? Are there flip-flops on your feet?

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American Heart Association presents Fit-Friendly Worksite gold-level award

The American Heart Association presented the York Newspaper Company with a Fit-Friendly Worksite gold-level award Thursday. To earn the award, a workplace must apply and carry out wellness activities such as a company walking program, available healthy food options or … Continue reading

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Spruce up your sleeping quarters

My bad habit is not getting enough quality sleep. I know I get a lot of sleep, but I do not feel refreshed or very energized when I wake up in the morning. In August I will be moving into … Continue reading

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