Category Archives: Cancer

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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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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Learn sun safety at YMCA seminar

Protecting your skin in the sun goes beyond summer days at the beach. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Basal cell and squamous cell … Continue reading

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York woman, diagnosed in her 20s, lives with cancer for more than a decade

Utrena Woodard was diagnosed with stage four metastatic breast cancer when she was 26. More than a decade later, the disease hasn’t stopped her from living her life.

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Free cancer survivor fitness program for adults at the YMCA

The 12 week program aims to help cancer survivors get stronger.

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The YMCA Turkey Trot embraces the York community

This year, more than 5,000 people participated in the holidays race. Learn how this fun event benefits the York Community.

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Drop the cigarette!

Eat Play Breathe York has released a public service announcement to encourage people to quit smoking.

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Wellness Wrap 11/15/13: New cholesterol screening guidelines; Amy Robach’s revelation; Running and beer

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news. Share your thoughts and links in a comment or email emccracken@ydr.com. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Big cholesterol news: On Tuesday, the American Heart Association and … Continue reading

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Manchester Township teen starts foundation after battle with brain tumor

After making it through treatment, Carter Bowman started a foundation to help other kids, too.

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LIVESTRONG at the YMCA: A free 12 week program for adult cancer survivors

Do you know someone who has been affected by cancer?  With over 12 million cases in our country many of us have a friend, family member, a spouse, or a child that has been diagnosed with cancer.  The YMCA of … Continue reading

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