Tag Archives: health

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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Mud run challenges body, mind

By Brandie Kessler Hundreds of thrill-seekers made their way through mud-covered obstacles and up, down and back up hilly terrain at Lauxmont Farm last April, looking to conquer the inaugural CerebRun. Organized by Matt Sanger of Elizabethtown and Jeff Neal … 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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Lutheran Home Care & Hospice to offer microbe, probiotic seminar

You’ve probably heard the words ‘microbes’ and ‘probiotics,’ but do you actually know what they are? Here’s an easy way to find out. Lutheran Home Care and Hospice officers free educational programs each month. The public is welcome to attend … Continue reading

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New food labels could make healthy eating easier

If you’ve ever gone cross-eyed trying to read a nutrition label on your food, you’re in luck. In February the Food & Drug Administration unveiled some significant changes to the labels that are intended to reduce confusion about what’s healthy … Continue reading

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Flying Feet offers tips for finding the right running shoes

One of the best ways to prevent injuries is to wear a properly fitted running shoe .

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North York woman sheds one third of her body weight

In the 15 months since her first session with the physician-guided program, Kristen Sheffer has lost 120 pounds through a combination of healthy eating, exercise and lifestyle changes

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TrueNorth Wellness Services and Family First Health finalists for awards

  TrueNorth Wellness Services and Family First Health were listed Friday as finalists for the 15th annual Nonprofit Innovation Awards, according to a news release. TrueNorth Wellness Services and Family First Health were both finalists in the Brand Identity/Unique Marketing … Continue reading

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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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Wellness Wrap 11/8/13: FDA takes action against trans fats; Mac and cheese makeover?

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 food news: Some pesky bad-for-you ingredients might just bite the dust. The Food and Drug Administration … Continue reading

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