Category Archives: Wellness

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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CVS amps up health scene with abrupt cease of tobacco sales

CVS Caremark announced Wednesday the change of its name to CVS Health and the abrupt removal of all tobacco products from its shelves. The nation’s second-largest pharmacy store had previously announced it would stop selling tobacco products, but did so … Continue reading

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Do you know what to do in case of an emergency?

This September, as part of National Preparedness Month, the American Red Cross encourages all Americans to take steps to be prepared in the event of a disaster or an emergency.  There are 3 ways to be “Red Cross Ready”: be … Continue reading

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TrueNorth Wellness Services to celebrate National Wellness Week

TrueNorth Wellness Services announced recently its participation in National Wellness Week, Sept. 15 to 21. Each day corresponds to one or more dimensions, and TrueNorth Wellness Services is excited to announce several events in celebration. All are free and open to … Continue reading

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Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run to kick off 4th year

Information from the race website: We’re back at the scenic Snyder Family Farm for our 4th Annual Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run, an entirely off-road cross-country and trail run. This property is permanently preserved by the Farm & Natural Lands Trust … 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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Help improve the PLAYABILITY of York City!

York has been designated a Playful City USA for the 7th consecutive year due to the renovation of playgrounds by Bring On Play, and the implementation of play events such as the BOPstacle Race, Play Streets, YMCA Healthy Kids Day … Continue reading

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Robin Williams’ death sparks conversations about suicide in York County

It always seems to happen this way, said Cindy Richard, chairwoman of the York County Suicide Prevention Coalition and director of Southern Community Services. The death of Robin Williams Monday, reported as a suicide after a long struggle with depression, has sparked … Continue reading

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Why getting enough sleep really makes a difference

Last week left me counting down the hours to when I could go to bed again. My work schedule was on a bit of a roller coaster and it was alarming how just a few hours difference in my schedule … Continue reading

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