Category Archives: Heart disease

York Heart and Stroke Walk set for September

In just two months, hundreds of individuals from York County and beyond will gather to take strides against the community’s number one and number four killers, heart disease and stroke, at the 2014 York Heart and Stroke Walk, according to … Continue reading

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Living Well With Chronic Conditions; a Free program

WHO: The York City Bureau of Health is partnering with the YMCA of York and York County to provide a free six-session, health education workshop for persons with chronic conditions and their care-givers. WHAT: Community members are invited to pre-register … Continue reading

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Sit less, stand more to improve your health

Many people spend eight or more hours a day sitting in a chair, and it’s not good for your health.

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Rid stress, calm anxiety with yoga and meditation

Nancy Wachter, yoga instructor and yoga therapist, will speak at NAMI York Pa support group Sept. 16 in New Freedom.

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AmpleHarvest.org: York County pantries ready for produce

A national website enables local home gardeners to donate their extra produce to food pantries in need.

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Legislation aims to ban smoking in more public places

The bill aims to reduce risk of secondhand smoke.

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Wellness Wrap 5/17/13: National Women’s Health Week; Edible insects; Pets could lower heart disease risk

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 5/10/13: Chris Christie’s lap band surgery; Caffeine in foods; Take a Mother’s Day hike

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 4/26/13: Running vs. walking, Brain training, Lying in the exam room

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 4/12/13: Give your workout a lift; Taco Bell to curb calories; What is a thigh gap?

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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