Tag Archives: wellness

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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Get some Headspace

Exercise has always been a way to alleviate stress. Whether it’s walking, running or dancing, I like the way movement clears my mind, gives me energy and ups my self-confidence. But this winter’s weather has made it harder to stay … Continue reading

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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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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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Free cancer survivor fitness program for adults at the YMCA

The 12 week program aims to help cancer survivors get stronger.

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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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Wellness Wrap 11/1/13: SNAP reductions; Is butter bad for you?; How you commute impacts your health

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. In the news: York Daily Record reporter Ed Mahon wrote about how funding for the Supplemental Nutrition … 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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