No hats, scarves, mittens or heavy coats are needed by these holiday carolers.
Few are better suited for their job than Brandon Allison, a Pennsylvania physical education teacher
Many of us treat our pets like members of our family. We want nothing more than for them to be comfortable and pain-free whenever possible.
Venturing into research on electronic nicotine
It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.
Summer vacation is well under way, and with a lack of recess and physical education, parents may be looking for different ways to get kids outside and staying active. A great way to keep children from becoming couch potatoes for three months is to go for a hike.
Getting older has its difficulties, but don’t discount the benefits and new experiences to be had
Cyber PE classes for students encourage healthy lifestyles and promote flexibility in curriculum
If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.
There are several well-known factors that contribute to aging: smoking, stress, sun exposure and genetics, among them. But what you may not realize is what you put on your plate can also cause you to look beyond your year.
According to the Oxford Dictionary, a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” In more straightforward terms, it’s the line you clearly draw so that others know not to cross it. Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships, whether that’s among friends, within the workplace or in a romantic partnership.
There was a time when parents were concerned their children were watching too much television. Today, with iPads, iPhones, computers and video games in little hands, parents have even more screens to worry about.
This is the perfect time to think about your status regarding preventive screenings, exercise and mental health
These activities will remind you that playtime isn’t just for children
What’s that big green box located in Grove City Medical Center’s lobby, you ask? It’s our new drug disposal receptacle, installed recently as part of our efforts to address the opioid crisis here in our community.
Blood is a window to the body’s health, so it’s no wonder doctors rely heavily on blood tests to properly care for their patients.
This vaccine prevents cancer, so why isn't everyone on board?
When Jacky and Joe Crane learned they were expecting, they were ecstatic, immediately sharing the exciting news with loved ones via Facebook.
Understand your child's actions and reinforce positive behavior
Thinking about keeping chickens? You aren’t alone! More than 1% of all U.S. households raise chickens—roughly 3 million households, to be exact. Whether you want chickens for the fresh eggs or just as a new pet, you’ll quickly find that chickens make wonderful companions!
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 60,000 young adults in the U.S. are diagnosed yearly with cancer and of those 9,000 die. Among that age group, cancer is the fourth leading cause of death. Sadly, this number is showing no signs of slowing and may be going up. In fact, while in general cancer rates tend to be higher among those who are older, a recent study published in The Lancet Public Health found there are certain types of cancers presenting more often in younger adults.
World Autism Day is April 2
It seems like we insure everything in our lives — our homes, cars and lives. But what about our pets? Pet insurance is still relatively new in the United States, but the industry is already bigger than you might think.
Thanks to glands of the endocrine system like the ovaries, testes, thyroid and hypothalamus, special chemical messengers known as hormones influence the health of our minds and bodies every day — whether it’s basic needs like hunger and movement to more complex systems such as puberty and reproduction. Hormones can also influence our emotions and moods.
Let’s talk about sex.
Hair loss (or alopecia) for a woman can be emotionally painful. While some men with no hair are considered handsome, this is not the case for women whom often perceive their hair as part of their physical identity. Losing it can be distressing. And yet, according to the American Academy of Dermatology 40 percent of women have visible hair loss by the time they are 40.
If you’ve ever suffered a broken bone, chances are you came away from the experience with a whole new appreciation for the role the skeletal system plays in our quality of life.
An expert weighs in on the choice of waiting to start a family as it becomes more and more common
Flavorings used in e-cigarettes harm blood vessel cells in a way that could trigger future heart damage, according to a study published recently in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.
A quick lesson on the signs of and caring for memory loss
“My whole life, as soon as I began menstruating, my periods would cause me to double over in pain,” Megan Latulippe says. She has lived with a condition called endometriosis for years.
Protect yourself from icy slips and falls
Erin Hassall gets to play on the job. A lot.
Boxers or briefs? Debunking common underwear myths and finding your best fit
Want to be more productive, successful and organized? Want less chaos in your life and more Zen? Establishing a routine after you wake up – whether it’s 5 a.m. or 5 p.m. – sets the tone for the rest of your day and can help you feel calm, in control, powerful and more productive.
Maybe you like to pop in your earbuds before going on a morning walk. Or, perhaps, you prefer to multitask while enjoying lunch and keeping busy at work. You might also like to relax and unwind on the drive home, but instead of cranking up the radio to your favorite song or jamming out to a classic oldie, you tune in to your favorite podcast. Sound strange? Not so much.
A travel consultant talks safety and convenience when it comes to vacationing
Electronic devices are a common part of today’s world, and each one of them — from cellular phones to tablets — require batteries to function.
The secret to your best cosmetic matchup is in your skin
There are plenty of ways to make a statement nowadays. Come November, Drew Bishop plans to make his statement with his face.