Tag Archives: wellness

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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Why getting enough sleep really makes a difference

Last week left me counting down the hours to when I could go to bed again. My work schedule was on a bit of a roller coaster and it was alarming how just a few hours difference in my schedule … Continue reading

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Living Well With Chronic Conditions; a Free program

WHO: The York City Bureau of Health is partnering with the YMCA of York and York County to provide a free six-session, health education workshop for persons with chronic conditions and their care-givers. WHAT: Community members are invited to pre-register … Continue reading

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York City’s Barbara Kovacs has a passion for public health

The city’s health bureau provides services ranging from immunizations to maternal and child health programs to sexually transmitted disease treatments.

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