Tag Archives: American Heart Association

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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Citrus Salmon recipe: Eat more Omega-3s

Studies show the fatty acid can help keep your heart healthy, mitigate symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and possibly alleviate depression.

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Walking, biking improve the health of York community

More funding is needed to make walking and biking routes safer.

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Share memories of summer play to win $25 gift card

Kids are less active than ever, and it’s affecting their health and development.

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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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Lower-calorie drink recipes for summer parties, events

Skip sugary lemonades and margaritas, and try Hanover Hospital’s lighter recipes for seasonal favorites.

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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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Gastric bypass surgery process begins

Missy Raiger doubted that she would be accepted into Hershey’s weight-loss surgery program.

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The big decision to have gastric bypass surgery

I sat and read through the packet and made my decision, I was going to apply!

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Sugar overload? Don’t drink your calories

The American Heart Association recommends no more than 6 teaspoons of added sugar each day for women — how much do your drinks contain?

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