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.
Cyber PE classes for students encourage healthy lifestyles and promote flexibility in curriculum
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.
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.
Understand your child's actions and reinforce positive behavior
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
Let’s talk about sex.
Erin Hassall gets to play on the job. A lot.
Mothers join together in support to share their pregnancy and postpartum struggles and successes
Good eating and exercise habits start with you
Summer might be coming to an end, but the fun doesn't have to
Not all protection is created equal—don't feel the burn this summer
As children grow up and leave home, there are more ways than ever to stay connected
For kids who have cell phones, parents should set guidelines and boundaries
Education and proper care can help prevent opioid abuse in athletes
A roundup of where you can pick delicious apples this season.
How this modern-day form of treasure hunting helps this New York State family spend time together and stay active.
Science shows that writing by hand helps kids become better readers and writers
Whether visiting a national park, taking a hike or going camping, make sure you know how to protect yourself from wild animals.
How Wheatland-Chili CSD’s Amy Richmond’s family helped her through her cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Avoid medical emergencies and keep yourself and your family from falling ill while traveling.
After seeing how aromatherapy helped her own family, Apollo-Ridge Elementary teacher Carrie Alwine introduced Bill the diffuser to her students.
Advancements in vision correction are paving the way for long-term better eyesight.
Whether you’re working out or just having fun in the sun, staying hydrated is essential for keeping your body happy.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has introduced new immunization regulations for children that will take effect in the 2017-18 school year.
Figure out why mosquitoes are so attracted to you, and how you can stop them.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has released new opioid guidelines limiting access to heavy-duty painkillers.
Exploring the world through food. It can inspire your family to rally around the table and open the door to learning about other cultures.
Christmas break is stressful for busy and working parents. That's why Richard G. Snyder YMCA decided to help out by hosting a day camp for kids on holiday break.
These twins have pursued similar interests, including their profession as fire fighters, and 10 years ago, they added running marathons to their list of connections.
Teachers and other adults in a child's life develop important relationships with children and can be the first to observe changes that could indicate abuse. Professional intervention is critical to a child’s well-being.
For today’s busy and stressed families, finding quiet time to decompress is not always easy. And as we go from a jam-packed work or school day to a busy homelife, sometimes the anxiety lines blur.