The road to recovery after open-heart surgery
Hint: Skip the hotdog, you'll thank yourself later
Fourth-year Homer-Center track and cross country coach Brandon Payne can’t seem to stand still for very long.
Root canals and comedy clubs. It’s true that one is significantly more pleasant than the other, but they share the same goal: To put a smile on your face. There is another commonality. Both are among the patient services at Brockport Smiles, a dental office with a fresh approach to patient care and oral health.
What do Sigmund Freud, Prince, Janis Joplin and Pennsylvania-bred rapper Mac Miller all have in common? They all died from an opioid overdose.
Pam Best, a retired Mars Area Elementary School health and physical education teacher, has been selected to receive the 2019 American Heart Association Faye Biles Education Award.
We’ve all felt it. After lunchtime, you're lethargic, tired and constantly checking the clock waiting for the day to be over.
Danette shares how she trained for her triathlon, and how you, too, can train for a race of any length or type.
Cure spring fever with these attractions right in your own backyard
Kurt Wolfe hopes to inspire others with his story
Organ donation is probably the furthest thing from your mind … unless you’re on a wait list for an organ replacement. Then it becomes literally a matter of life and death.
Victor’s Mark Syverud was diagnosed with Parkinson’s 18 years ago but it wasn’t until just recently he realized he was experiencing a new symptom of the progressive neurological disease - his voice was starting to fade.
Norman Rockwell seemed to have a strong sense of some people’s perceptions of fishing.
You feel healthy. You have good energy levels, feel happy and are engaged in life’s activities. Don’t get lulled into complacency! Taking time to get your preventative screenings when you are healthy and symptom-free is the best way to safeguard your vitality.
For anyone considering a plant-based diet as part of a healthier lifestyle, you might want to hear what Sarah Goodenough has to say.
When you go to the dentist, the doctor isn’t just assessing your teeth. The health of your mouth can be an indicator of larger, more serious issues. In fact, studies have proven a link exists between oral health and cardiovascular disease and increased risk of stroke.
Including your pets in your fitness routine can benefit you both
Jonathan “Jon” Levitt spent the last years of his promising young life battling the grips of a merciless addiction to opioids. Jon was an attractive and athletic young man. He excelled in sports, particularly hockey, was academically successful throughout his high school years, with a particular fondness for history, and was a gifted artist. By all accounts, Jon was the son most people dream of raising.
The winter air is quiet. Peaceful. Trees in the Finger Lakes are blanketed in white, fields of fresh clean snow glisten in the (sometimes rare) sunlight.
For best results: Make goals attainable and maintain a positive outlook
ROCovery Fitness emphasizes adventure and camaraderie to achieve sober goals
For years, Darcie Buffone, a fourth-grade teacher at Armstrong School District’s Shannock Valley Elementary, struggled with weight. She tried diets and lifestyle changes that, for some, would have generated long-lasting results. Then, in 2015, Buffone learned her inability to lose weight was no fault of her own — it was because her thyroid gland was not functioning properly.
Misery may love company, but it also has negative repercussions on your physical and mental health.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or is it? Full of festive decor and family traditions, the months of November and December can provide plenty to be jolly about. But they also come with their fair share of holiday health hazards.
Learn how you can give your energy some exercise
You wouldn’t think Jon the Giant and a group of students from York Central Elementary School would have much in common. But they have an unlikely connection in ninja warrior training.
With a hashtag like #spinforkidz, it’s not hard to see why the New Castle Community YMCA kicked off its third annual spin-a-thon event with a bang, or more appropriately, a spin.
A rainy day that made getting to school while exposed to the elements less than ideal couldn’t stop nearly 700 students in Brockport Central School District from doing just that.
There’s a new food truck rolling around town. But don’t expect to see it at the festival circuit anytime soon. This repurposed, full-sized school bus is Gates-Chili Central School District’s creative and game-changing way of making sure children get at least one hot meal per day during the summer months.
When Rob Cooney reached Freeport Beach in Pennsylvania after swimming 24 miles from Long Point, Ontario, in 13 hours and 32 minutes, he was greeted with applause from more than 200 people who were thrilled to see him become just the 21st person since 1989 to complete the rugged Lake Erie test.
Staying active is how Linda Deabenderfer rolls with life. Going to the gym has been a regular part of her routine and she’s been a member of the S&T Wellness Center at IRMC since 2012. Her regular workout consists of a cardio session then hitting the weight machine circuit.
Summer might be over, but fun in nature can still be found
The project helps get locally grown, minimally processed foods from producers to consumers
Kayak rentals make it easy for the whole family to get out and play
Understanding biometric screenings and what they mean for you
Six parks and trails to visit this year in and around Mercer, Lawrence and Butler counties
Explore nearly 350 acres of forests and wetlands, plus a variety of wildlife
Randy Oaks used a colon cancer diagnosis to better his health habits
Getting into the spirit of the Games results in major participation
When she’s not teaching class, adjunct instructor Tracy Tooch is hitting either the books or the pavement