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February 5, 2019 Swimming Health & Wellness Read Article

The Benefits of Exercising During Cancer

Every doctor recommends regular physical activity as an important part of your overall health, but did you know exercising when you have cancer can provide additional physical and psychological benefits?

January 29, 2019 heart disease Health & Wellness Read Article

Age and Heart Disease

When you picture heart disease, you may think of someone 60 or older who is overweight and not in great health. The truth is, the risk for heart disease starts developing in your 20s and 30s. As the rate of obesity rises in the United States and people li

January 22, 2019 happy seniors Health & Wellness Read Article

Relationships and Social Connections Can Help You Live Longer

There are many ways to improve your health, well-being, and chances of living longer. Typically, Americans will try to lose weight, exercise daily, and eat well. While all of those play an important role in your health and happiness, studies show people w

January 15, 2019 lung cancer Health & Wellness Read Article

Living with Lung Cancer

You’re not alone—in 2018, it’s estimated that 234,030 people in the United States will begin the journey of living with lung cancer. The diagnosis of any disease is difficult to hear. But lung cancer can be even more difficult because of the stigma

January 4, 2019 car travel Health & Wellness Read Article

Preparation, Time Key to Safe Winter Travel

Cold weather comes with winters in Pennsylvania. It’s important to remember that a little preparation and allowing for extra time can go a long way to keep you safe when traveling this winter.

December 31, 2018 resolutions Health & Wellness Read Article

Resolutions for a Happy and Healthy 2019

Each year, the number one and number two New Year’s resolutions for Americans are to get healthy and lose weight. But only eight percent of people felt they keep that resolution beyond a few months.

December 28, 2018 seniors Health & Wellness Read Article

3 Ways to Stay Fit After 50

A healthy lifestyle after age 50 can have many benefits, such as warding off high blood pressure, diabetes, and other health problems. These tips can help you pave the way for a fit future.

December 18, 2018 holiday eating Health & Wellness Read Article

9 Steps for Sticking to Your Healthy Lifestyle This Holiday Season

The holidays are filled with family, friends, and food. The seasonal food-filled environment may seem like an invitation to overeat. However, by following a few simple tips, you can continue leading a healthy lifestyle through the holiday season and long

December 17, 2018 Dr. Croll Health & Wellness Read Article

How to Face Your Surgery Fears to Get the Care You Need

No one likes to hear “you need surgery,” but sometimes medicine and lifestyle changes just aren’t enough to fix the problem.

December 11, 2018 grief Health & Wellness Read Article

Handling Grief Around the Holidays

Grief affects each of us differently. Feelings of loss come and go without warning, even many years after a loved one has died. Sometimes, grief can be triggered by familiar events, music, smells, foods, or photographs. The holidays—full of traditions, ev

December 4, 2018 baby crawling Health & Wellness Read Article

The Guide to Foolproof Babyproofing During the Holidays

You’ve spent the last nine months readying for your new bundle of joy, but is your home ready, too? As baby grows, so does his or her curiosity and ability to explore—and with the holidays fast approaching, even more people and hazards are afoot.

November 29, 2018 CO2 Health & Wellness Read Article

Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer

Often called the “silent killer,” carbon monoxide poisoning is a potentially deadly illness caused by carbon monoxide gas.