Tag Archives: Heart disease

Not a Replacement

This year Kick Butts Day is focusing on a campaign, Not a Replacement Kick Butts Day was March 18, but the campaign is still going on. This campaign is directed toward teens because less than one-third (31%) of smokers start … Continue reading

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Great American Spit Out

Guess what day it is? Great American Spit Out! Many of you have probably heard of Great American Smoke Out, which is similar. However, instead of quitting smoking tobacco for the day, the Great American Spit Out is a day … Continue reading

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Hanover prepares for Heart Walk

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

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Jersey Mike Rock + Run 5K set to return April 19

Jersey Mike Rock + Run 5K will begin at noon, Saturday, April 19, on City Island in Harrisburg.

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Obesity as a disease: A doctor’s take on what it means

The ruling doesn’t carry any legal action. However, it could influence doctors to talk openly about obesity with their patients and lead to more investment in treatments.

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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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Wellness Wrap 4/5/13: Ana Gasteyer for Weight Watchers; Brain research; Sodium hiding in foods

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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