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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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Healthy York County Coalition considers options after ranking

By Deborah H. Gogniat, Coordinator Healthy York County Coalition Now in its fifth year, the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute has provided the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps to assist communities with health planning.  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Sleep?

When I am talking about the importance of sleep in my programs at the Byrnes Health Education Center, the majority of my students are children. A lot of the time I don’t think they get it, and really understand how … Continue reading

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Rep. Seth Grove: Childhood obesity study will lead to committee creation

According to a news release from the office of Rep. Seth Grove: Following nearly a yearlong process, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) and the Joint State Government Commission today unveiled the findings from a statewide study on childhood obesity. In June … Continue reading

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Conversations About Mental Health

A post from Lindsay Weighs In. I think it’s important to repost this, so that we can continue the conversation about mental health.  — Anxiety isn’t a choice. Depression isn’t a choice. It’s not something that someone can “work on,” a … Continue reading

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Stay hydrated with tips from Giant Food Store nutritionists

With the long, hot days of summer right around the corner, it’s important to remember to stay hydrated.The team of nutritionists at GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets are providing an overview of the different types of waters now … Continue reading

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Home safety checklist could keep seniors safe

Nearly 20 million seniors 65 and older visit the emergency room each year with almost a third of the visits related to injuries, according to a survey completed by Home Instead, Inc. These preventable home hazards, such as throw rugs … Continue reading

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Just Try! (The Color Run 2014)

Hello! I’m currently in Utah, attending a blogger retreat, and loving life. I’ve been given the clearance by my physical therapist to try whatever exercises they have there (of which there will be many!) and to stop if it hurts. … Continue reading

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Free fall prevention program for older adults

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. The York City Bureau of Health will provide A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns … Continue reading

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