Healthy Living

Physician: Movement at the heart of health

By Submitted Column | February 2, 2024 | 0 Comments

Thanks to the convenience of technology and our modern lifestyles, people in the U.S. are more inactive than ever. Whether we’re sitting behind desks, hunched over laptops all day for work, or lounging around binging our favorite shows, Americans simply aren’t as physically active as we used to be – and that’s a problem.  According…

Doctor: How to avoiding winter injuries

By On the PULSE | January 24, 2024

There are very polarizing opinions about winter weather – you either love it or hate it. While ice and snow are beautiful and bring winter sports fun, they can also cause treacherous conditions for roads and sidewalks with the potential to wreak havoc on our bodies. Though many people may prefer to stay inside and…

Physician: Awareness, proactive screening has an impact on cervical cancer

By Submitted Column | January 9, 2024

Cervical cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer among women. The American Cancer Society estimates about 13,960 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed and about 4,310 women will die from cervical cancer in 2023. Cervical cancer was once one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women. Fortunately, according…

Physician: Stay resolved during new year’s resolutions

By On the PULSE | December 27, 2023

Every year, millions of people hoping to spark positive change make New Year’s resolutions. The recurring themes each year include a more active approach to health and fitness, improved finances, and learning new things for personal and professional development. See what resolutions you can make this year and how to keep them all through 2024.…

Expert: 10 tips for heath and wellness over the holidays

By On the PULSE | December 20, 2023

The holidays can be a crazy time of year. We’re running from party to party, trying to squeeze in time for family and friends, and we may let our health take a back seat to the hustle and bustle of the season. However, it’s important to carve out time to focus on taking care of…

Therapist: Confronting loneliness this holiday season 

By On the PULSE | November 28, 2023

The holidays are usually a time of togetherness among friends and family. However, this is not the case for everyone. For some, this could be the first Christmas without a child or the first New Year’s Eve without a spouse. No matter the situation or cause, many people find themselves sensing loneliness therefore it’s important…

Physician: Debunking common emergency department myths

By On the PULSE | November 16, 2023

Emergency departments (EDs) are essential to the communities they serve and the hospitals they support. They provide exceptional and immediate care to patients. The ED is the most active and critical department of a hospital with a constant flow of incoming patients, many of which are very ill or critical. It’s 24/7/365 work and the…

4 tips to save on prescriptions

By On the PULSE | September 27, 2023

By: Jamie Miller, Associate Vice President of Managed Care Pharmacy Services, Geisinger Your prescription copays can add up, especially if you take several daily medications. But there are some ways you can save on prescriptions, so you can stick to your medication plan while still keeping your out-of-pocket costs under control. 1. Discuss your medication…

Expert: The different types of physical rehab

By On the PULSE | September 27, 2023

September marks National Rehabilitation Awareness Week. Rehabilitation benefits patients and makes a huge impact on their everyday lives, no matter the reason they started with a rehabilitation program. Illness, serious injuries, and surgery are common reasons, and a rehabilitation program is designed to help you recover to your fullest potential. There are several types of…

Therapist: Don’t stay silent about suicide

By On the PULSE | September 20, 2023

September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month and it’s important to not shy away from conversations about one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. In 2021, almost 50,000 deaths in the United States were due to suicide. Attempts and thoughts about suicide have even higher numbers; 12.3 million American adults thought…

Kitchen Korner

Uptop Cuisine: Fresh and local food with a special seafood twist

By Noah Beiter | November 12, 2021

“I was supposed to be a nurse,” said Dhuha Ali, co-owner of Uptop Cuisine in Williamsport. The new take-out and…

Kitchen Korner: Italian style coffee at Backhouse Café

By On the PULSE | April 8, 2021

This husband and wife-owned business serves coffee and tea, all while providing a cozy atmosphere for their customers. Ron and…

Kitchen Korner: Opening a restaurant during a pandemic

By On the PULSE | November 27, 2020

Starting a business during a global pandemic isn’t easy. But for Eat and Run Catering and Restaurant, it turned out to…

Medical News

Physician: Movement at the heart of health

By Submitted Column | February 2, 2024

Thanks to the convenience of technology and our modern lifestyles, people in the U.S. are more inactive than ever. Whether…

Doctor: How to avoiding winter injuries

By On the PULSE | January 24, 2024

There are very polarizing opinions about winter weather – you either love it or hate it. While ice and snow…

Physician: Awareness, proactive screening has an impact on cervical cancer

By Submitted Column | January 9, 2024

Cervical cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer among women. The American Cancer Society estimates about 13,960 new cases of…

Andrea's Country Home Cookin'

Cooking with Andrea: Fluffy angel cake icing you won’t want to miss

By On the PULSE | February 26, 2021

This easy fluff icing is the perfect addition to your favorite Pound Cake or Angel Fruit Cake. Fluff Icing:  4…

Cooking with Andrea: Sausage Cheese Tortellini!

By On the PULSE | February 20, 2021

This Cheese Tort and Sausage Alfredo is the perfect dish to share with the whole family. 1 (9 oz) package…

Make a Cupid Float this Valentine’s Day!

By On the PULSE | February 12, 2021

This is the perfect, easy refreshment to share with that special someone. Check out this super easy recipe! Ingredients:  1 scoop Vanilla…

How to

How Off-Roaders Can Adhere to the Leave No Trace Rule

By On the PULSE | February 22, 2024

There’s something uniquely thrilling about leaving the beaten path and venturing into the wilderness with your off-road vehicle. The growl…

Tips and Tricks for using a car detailing brush

By On the PULSE | February 22, 2024

For car enthusiasts and everyday drivers alike, maintaining that sparkling look of a new car is more than just a…

Practical Gifts for the Person Who Loves To Shave

By On the PULSE | February 13, 2024

Gift giving is an art, and for the individual who loves to shave, a well-thought-out grooming present is like receiving…