Category Archives: Wellness

Avoiding the seasonal flu

By Amanda Nossel Forced to miss work or school, feeling crummy and with little energy, people can really get knocked out by flu. Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness that’s caused by influenza viruses; it can lead to mild … Continue reading

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Today’s Wednesday Walk canceled because of rain

We regret to say we’re canceling today’s Wednesday Walk at the Memorial Hospital trails in West Manchester Township because of the weather forecast. Heavier rains are expected to move through the area this evening. Be sure to join us next … Continue reading

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Chase Your Happiest – You Are Not A Tree

I shared this last week on Lindsay Weighs In but I’ve got to share it again here, because I want you all to be chasing your happiest. Enjoy!  It’s so easy to get caught up in the monotony of day to … Continue reading

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Win prizes with No Sweat, York’s Brown Bag Challenge

I know how those mornings go. You forgot to pack a lunch the night before and hitting the snooze button one too many times has left you with little hope of eating anything healthy today. But what if you were … Continue reading

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Keep up your fitness routine even as the weather changes

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. The cooler weather, football, the changing leaves, school, and the cool, crisp smell of the fall season that hits my nose when I step outside to go for a run. I love … Continue reading

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5 Things To Do Besides Emotionally Eat

Previously shared on Lindsay Weighs In. If you’re like me, you may have struggled (or are still struggling!) with emotional eating. It seems to fix the problem, at least for a bit. EXCEPT, food only makes you feel better for … Continue reading

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The wonderful miracle of coconut oil

My mother-in-law bought coconut oil for the first time last winter, and I guess that’s when it first gained popularity. My sister-in-law was using it to remove her make up and moisturize her skin (yes, her arms and legs and … Continue reading

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Free Cancer Survivor Program available in Hanover

In 2008, the YMCA of the USA, in partnership with the LIVESTRONG Foundation, created an outcome-based 12-week physical activity program for adult survivors. In 2012, the YMCA of York and York County was chosen to implement the free small-group program … Continue reading

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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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Meditation session to kick off First Friday at the York Emporium

  The York Emporium will host a meditation session led by Margaret Glatfelter as part of First Friday festivities in the city. Glatfelter will lead the Yoga Nidra session, a form of guided medication that can be used for relaxation … Continue reading

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