To your health: Ten ways to stay safe and healthy at the shore

To your health: Ten ways to stay safe and healthy at the shore

Whether you’re planning to visit the beaches of New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, points further south or even Cape Cod, there are some elements c...

June 28th, 2016 |  


To your health: What happens after a mastectomy?

To your health: What happens after a mastectomy?

Hearty congratulations to a good friend and colleague who’s just finished her treatment for breast cancer. The courage and fortitude she’s...

June 21st, 2016 |  


HOPE Program pairs unadopted dogs with PA inmates for socialization, training

HOPE Program pairs unadopted dogs with PA inmates for socialization, training

WEST WYOMING — Prisons house and rehabilitate men and women who have trouble adapting to society, but one prison in central Pennsylvania also ac...

June 14th, 2016 |  


To your health: Beware, but don’t panic about ‘superbugs’

To your health: Beware, but don’t panic about ‘superbugs’

I think I blew an opportunity last week.Four buddies and I were in New Brunswick, Canada, on the Restigouche River, for our yearly attempt to catch an...

June 14th, 2016 |  


To your health: Here’s the latest on smoking and why you should quit

To your health: Here’s the latest on smoking and why you should quit

Well, it’s been a few weeks since I encouraged the smokers among us to quit, so here it goes: Quit. Please.A few recent news items focused on sm...

June 7th, 2016 updated: June 7th, 2016. |  


To your health: Why a formal diagnosis of celiac disease is so important

To your health: Why a formal diagnosis of celiac disease is so important

As Kate starts Rowan on solid foods one at a time, she’s working carefully with Ro’s pediatrician to expose her to a variety of tastes and...

May 31st, 2016 |  


To your health: Don’t forget these spots when applying sun block

To your health: Don’t forget these spots when applying sun block

Let’s talk about another pseudoscience myth. Given a choice between vague, unsubstantiated conspiracy theories about how sunscreen can cause bad...

May 24th, 2016 |  


To your health: Exploring the differences between IBS and IBD

To your health: Exploring the differences between IBS and IBD

My two grandmothers couldn’t have had more different personalities.Babci Cembor was a slight, wiry fireball. She didn’t speak much English...

May 16th, 2016 |  


To your health: Walking is great exercise, but avoid these missteps

To your health: Walking is great exercise, but avoid these missteps

Crossfit, mechanical surfboard classes, Insanity, ballet-inspired group fitness, Manimal exercise, Couch to 5K … there are always new fitness fa...

May 10th, 2016 updated: May 10th, 2016. |  


To your health: Be aware of autism’s early signs

To your health: Be aware of autism’s early signs

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” … attributed to Socrates.“The unexamined life may not be worth living, but the life...

May 2nd, 2016 |