To your health: Every profession has tools of the trade, doctors included

To your health: Every profession has tools of the trade, doctors included

So, what characteristics define a particular worker?Well, I can list a bunch. First, there’s a fund of knowledge. For example, an electrician ne...

April 26th, 2017 |  


To your health: This spring, resolve to be a better patient

To your health: This spring, resolve to be a better patient

Springtime, Easter and Passover … all work to make this an especially hopeful time of year.Yes, Mary and I spent the weekend with Kate, Andy and...

April 17th, 2017 |  


To your health: What does that mean? Demystifying medical jargon

To your health: What does that mean? Demystifying medical jargon

As you sit in your doctor’s office waiting for the results of your last medical test, you can’t help but be a little nervous about the res...

April 17th, 2017 |  


To your health: Good oral care may benefit heart as well as teeth

To your health: Good oral care may benefit heart as well as teeth

I made a minor but painful error on Saturday morning. I stopped in Chicago on the way back from a business meeting to visit with my daughter, Kate, an...

April 17th, 2017 updated: April 17th, 2017. |  


To your health: Introducing peanuts to infant diets may prevent allergies

To your health: Introducing peanuts to infant diets may prevent allergies

Does it seem as if peanut allergy is everywhere? You can’t go to a school, day care, restaurant or indeed almost anywhere anything is drunk or e...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Health center celebrates one-year anniversary with classes … and cake

Health center celebrates one-year anniversary with classes … and cake

WRIGHT TWP. — The Heath Center at Mountain Top has had a successful year, and now they’re thanking the community with a week-long celebrat...

April 4th, 2017 |  


To your health: Sharing is caring unless it comes to prescription meds

To your health: Sharing is caring unless it comes to prescription meds

Kate and her best-friend-for-life, Karen, met on the playground at school in Baltimore when Kate was 3 1/2 and, Karen, 4 1/2. They’ve been close...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Misericordia social work students organize benefit for Dinners for Kids

Misericordia social work students organize benefit for Dinners for Kids

Misericordia University, Dallas School District and Metz Culinary Management are reaffirming the old proverb “it takes a village to raise a chil...

March 14th, 2017 |  


To your health: How to incorporate clean eating into your diet

To your health: How to incorporate clean eating into your diet

Nothing focuses one’s attention on the reasonableness of your own food choices like watching a first time mother (with a streak of obsessiveness...

March 14th, 2017 updated: March 14th, 2017. |  


To your health: Ladies, be aware of this rare heart disease

To your health: Ladies, be aware of this rare heart disease

Last week I promised to write about an unusual cause of heart attacks in women.No it’s not leaving the toothpaste uncapped or the empty juice co...

March 7th, 2017 |