Healthy Living

Therapist: Blood flow restriction therapy not just for athletes

By On the PULSE | November 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Every four years, the Summer Olympics shows the world the latest training or recovery method the greatest athletes have taken up. In 2016, many athletes had red circular marks on their skin from “cupping,” an ancient Chinese practice involving suction on sore muscles and tendons. This year, the hot trend appears to be tourniquets, more…

Top safety tips for commercial van drivers

By On the PULSE | November 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

There are millions of cars on the road in the US, and thousands of those vehicles are commercial vans. That is why understanding the importance of following safety protocol as a commercial van driver has never been more vital. If you drive a commercial van, you probably already know what you need to do in…

How to heat your home safely as temperatures drop

By On the PULSE | November 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

EDITORS NOTE: This piece is provided by the Williamsport Bureau of Fire. WILLIAMSPORT — Brrr! Your home’s heating systems are working double time  to keep you warm as temperatures drop. The Williamsport Bureau of Fire says safety must be your top priority  since heating is the second leading cause of home fires. Follow the Williamsport…

Endocrinologist: Understanding and managing diabetes

By On the PULSE | November 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

November is National Diabetes Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), diabetes affects over 34 million people in the United States or about 1 in every 10 people, and about 20% of those people do not even know they have it. It is the seventh leading cause of death and the…

What Is Water Monitoring and Why Is It Important?

By On the PULSE | November 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

The potability of water describes its safeness for consumption. If water is impotable, it contains some level of debris or bacteria that is harmful to human health. Clean water isn’t easy to come by, and there are massive operations in every county across the nation working hard to ensure the long-term cleanliness and drinkability of…

Dietician: How to encourage a healthy holiday diet

By On the PULSE | November 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

The holidays are an exciting and joyous time of year for many of us. We’re spending more time with family and friends, making new memories, and enjoying old traditions. This time of year, our focus tends to shift to others and in general it feels like we’re being pulled in a million directions as we…

What You Need To Know Before Going Into the Oil Industry

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

At first glance, the gas and oil industry may seem appealing because of how well paid its workers are, but there’s more behind that paycheck than just a high demand for physical labor. Here’s what you need to know before going into the oil industry so that you’re fully prepared and ready to tackle such…

Tips for Staying Warm on a Budget This Winter

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

Winter is the coldest time of the year, so unless you love being cold, that means you need to figure out how to keep yourself warm. For many, this means turning up the thermostat. However, many people don’t want to do this because their energy bills will increase. Nonetheless, you don’t have to freeze yourself…

What To Do When You Have Trouble Sleeping

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

Getting an adequate amount of sleep each night is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. However, millions of people struggle with insomnia, making it difficult to go to or stay asleep. If you have difficulty sleeping every night, don’t worry. There are a few solutions you can try to help fight insomnia. Here is…

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

By Noah Beiter | November 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

“I was supposed to be a nurse,” said Dhuha Ali, co-owner of Uptop Cuisine in Williamsport. The new take-out and catering service burst into the city eatery scene in 2020 with a focus on seafood, steak, breakfast foods and soon a food truck option.   After graduating from nursing school, Ali moved to West Virginia and…

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

Therapist: Blood flow restriction therapy not just for athletes

By On the PULSE | November 30, 2021

Every four years, the Summer Olympics shows the world the latest training or recovery method the greatest athletes have taken…

Endocrinologist: Understanding and managing diabetes

By On the PULSE | November 23, 2021

November is National Diabetes Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), diabetes affects over 34 million…

COVID cases remain high in Lycoming County and across state

By On the PULSE | November 18, 2021

Unlike some states across the country, Pennsylvania is not seeing a decrease in COVID cases after the most recent fall…

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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3 reasons to use outdoor furniture indoors

By On the PULSE | November 23, 2020

You can treat your patio like an interior room as you decorate it with its own set of furniture. Companies…

Cut down on costs: Car maintenance you can do yourself

By On the PULSE | November 19, 2020

Any car owner will tell you that car maintenance is important. After all, regular maintenance saves you gobs of money…