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It’s no secret that one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is exercising and weight loss. Of the people who make New Year’s resolutions, about 50% say they will work out more. But statistics show only about half of those people can get past the first two weeks of the new year.

While shoveling snow is seen as little more than an annoying chore to many, it's actually a surprisingly dangerous affair. According to the National Safety Commission, shoveling snow is the cause of thousands of injuries and an estimated 100 deaths per year nationwide.

Have you noticed generally lower energy, and are you feeling sad more often now that the days are shorter and the weather is colder? If so, you may have a mood disorder called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is a form of depression triggered by circumstances connected to seasonal chan…

New Year’s resolutions can be helpful for developing healthy habits, and habits are easier to stick to if you’re not in it alone. Why not try resolutions the whole family can be involved with? They can be excellent motivators for parents trying to start their kids on some healthier habits.

An increase in the number of FDA recalls this past year point to new policies/procedures from the Food Safety and Inspection Service's (FSIS) goal of revamping the agency to fulfill its mission to prevent foodborne illness and protect public health. While increased notices of contaminated or…

While some people like to enjoy the cold winter months hibernating indoors, you may enjoy cold-weather sports and outdoor activities; however, we want you to be safe. Cold weather, limited daylight, snow and ice can all pose safety risks. A little preparation and planning can keep you and yo…

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A ribbon cutting ceremony in Lewisburg on Monday marked the transition of the Miller Center to a joint venture between Evangelical Community Hospital and Geisinger, and welcoming the YMCA as an operational partner.

Harrisburg - With nearly a quarter of Pennsylvania's licensed drivers 65 years of age or older, the Wolf Administration is bringing light to the issue of driver saftey and the unique challenges faced by older drivers during Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, which was observed December 2-6.

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If your child isn’t feeling his or her best, should you definitely keep him or her home from school? After an illness, when is it okay for your child to return to school? As a parent, you know your children best. You also likely have a sense about when your child just doesn’t feel well enoug…

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We’re getting into the heart of the holiday season, a time packed full of gift-giving, shopping extravaganzas, parties, and activities galore. While this season is meant to bring feelings of love and cheer, it can also be one of the most stressful times, putting added strain on your heart.

Pennsylvania College of Technology nursing students teamed with the college’s Counseling Services Office to encourage students to participate in a brief, anonymous online questionnaire that is designed to help them understand concerns about the way they are feeling and receive feedback about…