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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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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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Free Zumba session

Free Zumba session in the library parking lot (in case of rain, held in community building).

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Where does Diabetes start?

When blood sugar levels start rising above normal we don’t even feel a change at first. Daily damage from sugar in the blood when it’s too high isn’t typically felt or noticed until it gets to really dangerous levels. It sneakily leads to damage to the heart, eyes, kidneys, and feet over years of high sugar levels even before someone may have a true Diabetes diagnosis.

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Free fitness classes continue in August

It’s not too late, we have two months left of free fitness classes this season, which gives plenty of time to burn more calories and gain strength.

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Take steps toward better heart health

When cardiovascular disease is responsible for one of every three deaths in the U.S., why wouldn’t you want to lower your risk so you can live a longer, healthier and happier life?

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How to talk to someone who is suicidal

Suicide is the 10th-leading cause of death in the United States. One hundred and five people die by suicide each day, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and suicide is reaching epidemic proportions in the U.S.

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