Category Archives: Health Care

Making the most of your healthcare visit

By Amanda Nossel, Family Nurse Practitioner For many of us, it can be overwhelming to go to a healthcare appointment – information can be complicated and tests can seem scary.  Fortunately, there are things you can do to prepare for your … Continue reading

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Learning to listen to my body

I spent the past two days locked up in my apartment with a cold that knocked me in bed for most of that time. It’s tough for me to sit still. Ask my husband. I am a woman of determination. … Continue reading

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Dover Township woman battles through breast cancer on horse farm

Holly Sands has never been one to take it easy. The 53-year-old Dover Township woman never let anything keep her from her family’s horse farm, even when she battled breast cancer. While doing a breast self-exam, she found a lump … Continue reading

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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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Summer sun fun and safety

By Amanda Nossel, East Side Health Center, York Many of us have been looking forward to summer for months now, excited for time on the beach, in parks, swimming, and enjoying neighborhood barbecues. Indeed, summer provides a chance to both relax and … Continue reading

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Southern York County Relay for Life kicks off with rally

Residents of southern York County are invited to attend an upcoming rally to prepare for this year’s Relay for Life with the American Cancer Society in June, according to a news release. The public is invited to attend a rally … Continue reading

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Kids with asthma given a chance to find control

Coryne Davis has always felt a tightness in her chest. The 12-year-old North Codorus Township girl was born at 27 weeks and spent the first month of her life on a respirator. When her mother, Ebonne Davis, took her home, … Continue reading

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Patients rate experiences at 25 practices throughout south central PA

Have you ever wanted to give feedback on your healthcare providers on the experience you were given? WellSpan Health and Aligning Forces for Quality of South Central PA announced recently the rating for 25 practices through the region, according to … Continue reading

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Gut Feeling about Gastritis

Lutheran Home Care & Hospice‘s May Health & Wellness Presentation is “Gut Feelings about Gastritis.” Gastritis is a stomach condition and can be extremely uncomfortable and irritating. This condition causes the lining of the stomach, known as the mucosa, to … Continue reading

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Family First Health dentists to offer free screenings for kids as part of YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Family First Health’s dental directors Drs. Joseph and LaJuan Mountain will provide free dental screenings to children as part of the York YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, April 26, 2014. In partnership with Colgate’s Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program, the Mountains … Continue reading

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