Category Archives: Wellness

Exercise, portion control will keep pets fit and furry

Regular exercise can prevent a host of medical issues in dogs and cats. Plus you can burn calories without hitting the gym.

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Blindsided: Healthy living advocate battles eye cancer

I got an email Thursday evening from one of our regular No Sweat, York contributors, Cori Strathmeyer, with some bad news. As the director of healthy living at YMCA of York County, Cori has shared with us her many tips … Continue reading

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day is April 26, 2014!

Today, according to the York City Bureau of Health, 44 percent of York children aged 2 to 19 are overweight or obese.  In addition, most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills over the … Continue reading

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Stress: How do you deal?

On any given day, I’m probably way more stressed out than I need to be. I constantly worry, even about small things I know I shouldn’t stress over. Do I have enough gas in my car to get to work? … Continue reading

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Common foot care myths debunked

Warmer weather means sandal season is right around the corner. Are your toes ready to see the light? From bunions to broken toes, foot and ankle surgeon Sonam Ruit DPM, from Martin Foot and Ankle has heard it all. Here he … Continue reading

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Hanover Hospital hosts ‘Be kind to your skin’

Those with diabetes often have to take special care of their skin. Hanover Hospital will be hosting an educational program 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 7 to address the skin needs of those with diabetes. Guest speaker Lisa Zeno  will … Continue reading

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Foot Power: York County’s Marathon Man approaching more feet feats

In this week’s Foot Power column, we check in with York County’s Marathon Man Clay Shaw, who recently completed lifetime marathons No. 184 and 185, and who’s on his way to finishing a second marathon in all 50 states.

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April declared National Cancer Control Month

National Cancer Control Month is a time to focus on prevention, according to the American Cancer Society. President Barack Obama in an official proclamation marking April as National Cancer Control Month made note of how much we’ve accomplished in the … Continue reading

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Experts weigh in on the value of vitamins, supplements

When it comes to supplementing your diet with vitamins, minerals and other remedies, local experts believe that less is more.

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Get some Headspace

Exercise has always been a way to alleviate stress. Whether it’s walking, running or dancing, I like the way movement clears my mind, gives me energy and ups my self-confidence. But this winter’s weather has made it harder to stay … Continue reading

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