Category Archives: News

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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Healthy York County Coalition considers options after ranking

By Deborah H. Gogniat, Coordinator Healthy York County Coalition Now in its fifth year, the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute has provided the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps to assist communities with health planning.  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 10/25/13: National Health Education Week; Pickleball; Zombie Run

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. National Health Education Week: The awareness initiative wraps today. This year’s theme is “The Role of Health … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 10/18/13: Fit mom creates controversy; Prescription costs; Singing for Survivors

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. Controversy of the moment: Maria Kang attracted lots of attention from a photo she posted of her … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 10/11/13: Tom Hanks has diabetes; Healthy and obese?

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. Big diabetes news: Earlier this week, Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks shocked many fans when he announced that … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 10/4/13: It’s apple season; Kids on diets?; Recapturing that youthful glow

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. Fruit scoops: York County has a bumper crop of apples this season, despite strange weather, according to … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 9/27/13: Weight Watchers in York; Burger King unveils healthier fries; President quits smoking

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. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Health report card: An analysis … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 9/20/13: Football fans consume more fat after losses; Eating around workouts and tweets

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. Catching up while I was away: New studies are showing that teenagers are exercising more and eating … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 8/16/13: Autism linked to cancer gene; yoga vs. Pilates; food rituals

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 8/9/13: Does fruit have too much sugar?, Lunar cycle connected to sleep cycles

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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