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Dec 6, 2021

10 Tips For Healthy Skin in the Cold Winter Months

The time has come again …transitioning from that sun-kissed summer skin to that sense of itchy dryness which takes over during the frigid NEPA winters. For some reason, our skin never seems to feel as good in the winter as is does during the warm summer months. Perhaps when prompted by a healthy dose of […]

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Dec 1, 2021

HEALTH AND SAFETY TIPS FOR HUNTERS

This past Saturday was the first day of regular firearms deer season. It is considered to be a holiday in the state of Pennsylvania as approximately, 750,000 hunters from age 12 to seniors (including myself) will hike through the woods in search of a whitetail. I am a whitetail, turkey, small game hunter, and an […]

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Nov 24, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving! Be Grateful…it’s good for your health!

The “first Thanksgiving” was in 1621 between the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony and the Wampanoag tribe in present day Massachusetts to celebrate the harvest and other blessings of the previous year. In 1789, President George Washington, at the request of Congress, proclaimed Thursday, November 26, as a day of national thanksgiving. In 1863, Abraham Lincoln […]

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Nov 16, 2021

PARKINSON’S DISEASE

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, degenerative disease that leads to slowness of movement, balance disorders, tremors, and difficulty walking. PD results from the loss of dopamine-producing nerve cells in the brain.

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Nov 8, 2021

EXERCISE FOR THOSE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE

Part I of II What is Parkinson's Disease (PD) Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic, degenerative disease that leads to slowness of movement, balance disorders, tremors, and difficulty walking. PD results from the loss of dopamine-producing nerve cells in the brain. Dopamine is critical to stimulate the nerves of the muscular system in the body. […]

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Nov 3, 2021

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Lung Cancer is a deadly disease. Until recently, a chest X-ray, often used only after patients developed symptoms, discovered the disease when it was in its late stages.

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Oct 27, 2021

Medication Interactions…

Most people know that some medicines don’t work well together. However, many may not be aware that what you eat and drink can have an effect on some drugs, too.

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Oct 20, 2021

THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR MEDICAL HISTORY

A routine visit to your primary care physician can be overwhelming. In addition to countless forms about insurance and privacy, endless questions about your medical history can be exhausting. A plethora of questions about your medical history is followed up by the health conditions of your closest relatives. While it may seem intrusive and laborious, […]

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Oct 11, 2021

Top Ten Health & Wellness Pearls of Wisdom

October is National Physical Therapy Month October is National Physical Therapy Month. The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) would like the nation to recognize the positive role physical therapy plays in your health and wellness. We are passionate about what we do! No, we don’t save lives, but we do save lifestyles and quality of […]

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Oct 11, 2021

Exercise May Improve Breast Cancer Survival

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there is good news to report! A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association from Harvard has found that regular exercise can improve the survival of patients with breast cancer. I have discussed these findings with local physician, Dr. Christopher Peters of Northeast Radiation […]

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