Tag Archives: wellness

Avoiding the seasonal flu

By Amanda Nossel Forced to miss work or school, feeling crummy and with little energy, people can really get knocked out by flu. Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness that’s caused by influenza viruses; it can lead to mild … Continue reading

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#BrownBagYork: See what York is packing for lunch

Now through Oct. 16, you can upload photos of what you’re packing in your lunchbox using the hashtag #BrownBagYork.

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Win prizes with No Sweat, York’s Brown Bag Challenge

I know how those mornings go. You forgot to pack a lunch the night before and hitting the snooze button one too many times has left you with little hope of eating anything healthy today. But what if you were … Continue reading

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Keep up your fitness routine even as the weather changes

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. The cooler weather, football, the changing leaves, school, and the cool, crisp smell of the fall season that hits my nose when I step outside to go for a run. I love … Continue reading

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5 Things To Do Besides Emotionally Eat

Previously shared on Lindsay Weighs In. If you’re like me, you may have struggled (or are still struggling!) with emotional eating. It seems to fix the problem, at least for a bit. EXCEPT, food only makes you feel better for … Continue reading

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Helping girls cope with the stress of perfectionism

Kathleen Hassan, a national expert and author on self-esteem and empowerment, will discuss “Under Pressure: Helping Teen Girls Cope with the Stress of Perfectionism,” 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 13, in the Wilman Business Center at York College. In today’s … Continue reading

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Wednesday Walks to continue in October

We had such a great turnout for our Wednesday Walks in September that we decided to continue them into the cooler temperatures that October brings. Instead of hopping around York County, we’ll be keeping it close and walking 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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Dover Township woman battles through breast cancer on horse farm

Holly Sands has never been one to take it easy. The 53-year-old Dover Township woman never let anything keep her from her family’s horse farm, even when she battled breast cancer. While doing a breast self-exam, she found a lump … Continue reading

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How to save yourself from mindless eating

By Julie Stefanski, WellSpan dietitian Researcher Brian Wansink, relays some important findings about how Americans eat in his book Mindless Eating. Through Wansink’s experiments (some rather funny, like the ever filling soup bowl) researchers determined that basically, if there’s food in sight – … Continue reading

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Robin Williams’ death sparks conversations about suicide in York County

It always seems to happen this way, said Cindy Richard, chairwoman of the York County Suicide Prevention Coalition and director of Southern Community Services. The death of Robin Williams Monday, reported as a suicide after a long struggle with depression, has sparked … Continue reading

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