To your health: Caffeine overdose: How much of the substance is too much?

To your health: Caffeine overdose: How much of the substance is too much?

You’ve probably felt the effects of too much caffeine at some point in your life. Your heart races, your hands get a little shaky, and it may ev...

May 26th, 2017 |  


To your health: Aches and pains? Try natural remedies, lifestyle changes

To your health: Aches and pains? Try natural remedies, lifestyle changes

I expected to feel worse.Saturday morning actually wasn’t that bad. Sure, I was a little sore, having used muscles in ways I usually don’t...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Crisis response expert to offer lecture on mental health in Edwardsville

Crisis response expert to offer lecture on mental health in Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE — A mental health professional from Commonwealth Health will present a lecture this week as a way of educating fellow industry pros...

May 16th, 2017 |  


To your health: Remembering the research pioneer who helped ‘blue babies’

To your health: Remembering the research pioneer who helped ‘blue babies’

Welcome Billy! You made a pretty dramatic entrance into this world on April 21, Master William John Kimmel.Billy is the newborn son of Molly McNearney...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Wilkes-Barre JCC to begin offering Silver Sneakers classes in mid-June

Wilkes-Barre JCC to begin offering Silver Sneakers classes in mid-June

WILKES-BARRE — The Jewish Community Center has received approval to add programming that will benefit older adults.The social, educational and r...

May 8th, 2017 updated: May 10th, 2017. |  


Pennsylvania State Attorney General Josh Shapiro talks opioids at Wyoming Area

Pennsylvania State Attorney General Josh Shapiro talks opioids at Wyoming Area

EXETER — Since being sworn into office in January, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro said his office has arrested an average of three drug dea...

May 4th, 2017 |  


‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ stars to perform at Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center

‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ stars to perform at Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — A night of entertainment hosted by a local healthcare organization and featuring two internationally celebrated improvisational c...

May 1st, 2017 |  


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 |