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Category: Health

Aug 30, 2022

HEALTH TIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

PART III OF III This is the third of three columns dedicated to healthcare for college students. Please find these “10 Tips to Keep Yourself Healthy in College” helpful. However, no discussion regarding the health and wellness of college students would be complete and thorough without addressing what health care and university experts consider the […]

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Aug 17, 2022

HEALTH TIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

It is hard to believe it is that time of year when parents and students are preparing to return to school. Many will leave home for the first time as college freshmen. Over the past month I have received several requests for a copy of my three part series of columns on health tips for […]

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Jul 19, 2022

How to Slow the Aging Process

Part 2 of 2 I have a vested interest in this column…I just had a big birthday! It is a BIG birthday because it is the one before I get health care insurance from Uncle Sam! Consequently, the “aging process” is very much on my mind! In the book, “Being Mortal,” Atul Gawande discusses the […]

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Jan 5, 2022

Contributions to the Health & Wellness in Our Community

Special Feature “ Health & Exercise Forum” with GCSOM: Steven Scheinman, MD, GCSOM President and Dean Steven Scheinman, MD, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine President and Dean, retired at the end of 2021, leaving behind a legacy that will continue in perpetuity. It is often said that success can be measured by the degree to […]

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Dec 27, 2021

Merry Christmas: Mind Body and Spirit

While the Christmas spirit is still strongly present and the New Year just days away, I thought it would be appropriate to reprint a column from Christmas 2006. The forward to the column was written by Father Scott Pilarz, President of the University of Scranton who passed away on March 10, 2021 from complications related […]

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Apr 14, 2021

Healthy Mind, Body, Spirit!

Spring can also be a time of personal renewal…a time to reestablish goals for health and wellness. However, to be completely healthy, one must have a healthy mind, body and spirit.

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May 28, 2020

Difficulty Sleeping During COVID-19!?

Difficulty sleeping during the COVID-19 quarantine has become a common problem and can be manifested in a variety of ways; insomnia, fragmented sleep and nightmares. National prescription providers have reported a 21% increase in anti-insomnia, anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications since March of 2020.

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May 18, 2020

Difficulty Sleeping During COVID-19?

Difficulty sleeping during the COVID-19 quarantine has become a common problem and can be manifested in a variety of ways; insomnia, fragmented sleep and nightmares. National prescription providers have reported a 21% increase in anti-insomnia, anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications since March of 2020.

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May 11, 2020

Ten Most Common Exercise Myths!

One positive outcome of the home confinement during the pandemic is that many people are spending more time than usual getting fit. However, when it comes to exercise, like many things, there is a right way and a wrong way to do it. And, as with many topics in the health and fitness world, there […]

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