Healthy Living

Top 7 things to keep an eye out for when viewing a house

By On the PULSE | September 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Purchasing your first home is overwhelming and exciting at the same time. There are so many thoughts, questions and ideas running through your brain that it’s tough to keep everything straight. This list compiles the things you should watch for when viewing a house to make life a tad easier as you consider which home to buy.  …

Why Does My Car Vibrate While I Drive It?

By On the PULSE | September 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Is your car shaking uncontrollably? If you’re looking for an answer to the question, “why does your car vibrate while you drive it?” explore this blog to find out. Damaged Drive Shaft If your car is vibrating, that could be a sign of a bad brake shaft. The shaft transfers torque from the vehicle to…

Q&A with a Doc: When COVID-19 hospitalizations rise, deaths rise

By On the PULSE | September 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Daily COVID-19 cases have climbed over 60 in Lycoming County and hospitalizations have reached 23 as of Sept. 14. The state recorded seven COVID deaths in August and one death so far in September. A divided country grapples with concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine, masking mandates in schools and the government’s power over private businesses.…

Best Ways To Improve Your Manufacturing Employees’ Health

By On the PULSE | September 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Working in the manufacturing industry can be physically and mentally taxing. When you own or manage a business in this field, you should pay extra attention to your employees’ health and well-being in order for them to feel happy and productive. Continue reading to find some of the best ways to improve your manufacturing employees’…

Q&A with a Doc: Williamsport hospital becomes Trauma II Center

By Anne Reiner | September 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

UPMC Williamsport has been granted Level II Trauma Center accreditation by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF), recognizing a higher level of care and services provided in north central Pennsylvania. This accreditation went into effect on Sept. 1. “As a Level II Trauma Center, UPMC Williamsport is prepared to treat patients with serious life-threatening and disabling injuries,”…

Best destinations for your next winter getaway

By On the PULSE | September 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Across the world, many of us have dedicated the last few months to our work and home lives. As summer wraps up, now is the ideal time to plan your escape from the snowy weather—or the best way to take advantage of it. Starting your planning a few months early will help ensure you get…

The Rise of Cyclospora Infections From Food Products

By On the PULSE | September 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

The perils of foodborne illnesses aren’t unfamiliar. Pathogens such as Salmonella, E. coli, and the norovirus are household names. Cyclosporiasis, the infection by the Cyclospora protozoan, is much less familiar but no less serious, causing diarrhea, flu-like symptoms, and weight loss—sometimes for weeks. Unfortunately, it’s yet another malady that we’ve had to learn about—hopefully not…

3 Modifications That Will Protect Your Vehicle

By On the PULSE | September 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

You can do numerous things to protect your car from weather, wear and even fading and minor scratches. But if you’re specifically looking to add more protective qualities to your ride, consider these three modifications that will protect your vehicle before deciding on which features are best. Front Grill Guard Essentially, a front grill guard is a…

You are not alone: How to care for an aging family member

By On the PULSE | August 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you’re providing at-home care for an ailing loved one, you’re not alone. According to AARP, there are more than 53 million unpaid caregivers in the U.S. That means, one in five Americans provide care for a loved one. We are seeing the rise of the sandwich generation in which those in their 40s and…

Physician: Traumatic injuries go beyond car crashes and gun shots

By On the PULSE | August 24, 2021

Traumatic accidents and injuries are unfortunately an everyday occurrence. Many people often associate trauma with major events such as car accidents, gunshot wounds, and burns, however, traumatic injuries can also be from something as simple as a fall in your home. While no one plans to be involved with such events, it is vital to…

Kitchen Korner

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…

Kitchen Korner: Check out Sawhorse Cafe’s unique dining experience

By Noah Beiter | October 30, 2020

In many ways, the Sawhorse Café is as local as it gets. With their revolving menu and locally-sourced items, it’s…

Medical News

Q&A with a Doc: When COVID-19 hospitalizations rise, deaths rise

By On the PULSE | September 14, 2021

Daily COVID-19 cases have climbed over 60 in Lycoming County and hospitalizations have reached 23 as of Sept. 14. The…

Q&A with a Doc: Williamsport hospital becomes Trauma II Center

By Anne Reiner | September 7, 2021

UPMC Williamsport has been granted Level II Trauma Center accreditation by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF), recognizing a higher level of…

You are not alone: How to care for an aging family member

By On the PULSE | August 31, 2021

If you’re providing at-home care for an ailing loved one, you’re not alone. According to AARP, there are more than…

Andrea's Country Home Cookin'

Cooking with Andrea: Easy egg muffins for the family

By On the PULSE | March 26, 2021

These are some of the easiest breakfast muffins you can make for your family. Egg Muffins Recipe: 12 eggs 1/2 cup…

Cooking with Andrea: A tasty treat for any time of day!

By On the PULSE | March 19, 2021

These protein balls are a healthy treat for the family with none of the guilt. Check out the easy recipe…

Cooking with Andrea: Yummy baked oatmeal!

By On the PULSE | March 12, 2021

One of the easiest baked oatmeal recipes you’ll find! 3 cups oatmeal 1 cup brown sugar 2 tsp. cinnamon 1…

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Best Ways To Improve Your Manufacturing Employees’ Health

By On the PULSE | September 11, 2021

Working in the manufacturing industry can be physically and mentally taxing. When you own or manage a business in this…

Best destinations for your next winter getaway

By On the PULSE | September 5, 2021

Across the world, many of us have dedicated the last few months to our work and home lives. As summer…

The Rise of Cyclospora Infections From Food Products

By On the PULSE | September 1, 2021

The perils of foodborne illnesses aren’t unfamiliar. Pathogens such as Salmonella, E. coli, and the norovirus are household names. Cyclosporiasis,…