You know you need to lose weight, but where do you start?

You know you need to lose weight, but where do you start?

As winter approaches, a time when most of us add a few pounds due to the holidays and less activity, you’re probably thinking: “Great! I h...

December 6th, 2016 updated: December 6th, 2016. |  


To your health: Do vitamins actually work?

To your health: Do vitamins actually work?

Many of us look for some help in keeping up with this busy time of year. No doubt things like moderate exercise, restful sleep, stress-managing breat...

December 6th, 2016 updated: December 6th, 2016. |  


Can’t buy love? Drug price hikes put sex beyond reach for many

Can’t buy love? Drug price hikes put sex beyond reach for many

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Imagine not being able to afford one of life’s great pleasures — sex.That’s true for many older couples, ...

December 5th, 2016 |  


To your health: How to handle a cough you feel developing

To your health: How to handle a cough you feel developing

It was a wonderful Thanksgiving.Kate and Rowan got in on Tuesday with no problem. Kate and her seatmate struck up a conversation that led to a remarka...

November 29th, 2016 updated: November 29th, 2016. |  


No downward dogs here: Laughter yoga an upbeat exercise in fun, well-being

No downward dogs here: Laughter yoga an upbeat exercise in fun, well-being

WILKES-BARRE — If conferences are meant to be formal informative gatherings, then why were a roomful of adult professionals walking around with thei...

November 22nd, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


To your health: Too many drinks this season could make your heart skip a beat

To your health: Too many drinks this season could make your heart skip a beat

I’m really looking forward to Thursday. This year it’s our turn to get Kate, Andy and Rowan for Thanksgiving. If all goes according to pla...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Fresh Food Pharmacy helps diabetes patients balance blood sugar

Fresh Food Pharmacy helps diabetes patients balance blood sugar

Directions for prescriptions from Geisinger’s Fresh Food Pharmacy are as follows: take one at dinner time and do not keep out of reach of childr...

November 15th, 2016 updated: November 15th, 2016. |  


To your health: Keep the peace at family gatherings this year

To your health: Keep the peace at family gatherings this year

Some of the most poignant stories from the American Civil War era are about families torn apart by conflicting political loyalties between close relat...

November 15th, 2016 |  


To your health: Can cold weather make you sick?

To your health: Can cold weather make you sick?

It’s been so wonderful watching my daughter, Kate, and her husband, Andy, turn into Rowan’s parents. These two smart, energetic, terrific ...

November 8th, 2016 |  


To your health: Watch out for those pesky little ticks

To your health: Watch out for those pesky little ticks

It’s been about three years since I’ve started writing these weekly articles. I hope you’ve enjoyed them and learned something. And,...

November 1st, 2016 updated: November 1st, 2016. |