To your health: There is still time to get your flu shot this season

To your health: There is still time to get your flu shot this season

Doesn’t it seem like everyone you know is sick?OK, maybe not everyone, but a lot of us. I’m not talking about the psychological “sic...

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


To your health: Sunscreen still needed even though the snow is now falling

To your health: Sunscreen still needed even though the snow is now falling

I hope you and your family had a wonderful time this Christmas, New Year, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and/or Festivus! I think that about covers it.Mary and I s...

January 10th, 2017 |  


To your health: Three safety tips for working outside in winter

To your health: Three safety tips for working outside in winter

It’s really important to use your wits and not just your brawn when you head out the door in the dead of winter for another day of work in freez...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


To your health: New Year’s resolutions: Why small changes make a big impact

To your health: New Year’s resolutions: Why small changes make a big impact

One of the most satisfying parts of my professional life is knowing that very often the somewhat brief but incredibly intense involvement my team and ...

December 27th, 2016 |  


E-bikes may be next step for bikers, next giant leap for the sport

E-bikes may be next step for bikers, next giant leap for the sport

WILKES-BARRE — The bikes of the future are upon us, and Around Town Bicycles is offering a free demonstration of what that ride will be like.The...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Wyoming Valley Montessori School student receives priceless gift

Wyoming Valley Montessori School student receives priceless gift

KINGSTON — Thoughts of toys dance around most little girl’s heads during the holiday season, but for 8-year-old Haley Jacob, a new liver was on he...

December 26th, 2016 updated: January 10th, 2017. |  


To your health: Discuss your health history at holiday gatherings

To your health: Discuss your health history at holiday gatherings

Years ago a financial services person told me that the training her company put her through taught that it normally took about a dozen “touches&...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Geisinger study reports opioid therapy ineffective in treating chronic pain

Geisinger study reports opioid therapy ineffective in treating chronic pain

Doctors within the Geisinger Health System suggests the use of opioid medication in treating chronic pain is ineffective and increases the risk of cer...

December 19th, 2016 |  


To your health: We are what we eat

To your health: We are what we eat

I’ve written often over the years about the benefits of eating relatively unprocessed food; buying raw stuff and preparing or cooking it at home...

December 13th, 2016 |  


Health Care Industry Event brings personal touch to job searching Dec. 14

Health Care Industry Event brings personal touch to job searching Dec. 14

WILKES-BARRE — Pennsylvania CareerLink is putting human connection back in the job searching process.The organization’s Health Care Indust...

December 12th, 2016 |