Healthy Living

Pediatrician: Bundle up baby, it’s cold outside

By On the PULSE | January 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

Winter is here in north central Pa. and as a parent you may be wondering if it’s safe to take your baby outside. The short answer is yes. Babies and parents need fresh air and being outdoors can help your baby acclimate to the seasons while offering a change of scenery that is stimulating and…

Common chemicals found in pharmaceuticals

By On the PULSE | January 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

Many people have very little understanding of chemicals, how they work, or even that they’re used to create the majority of our everyday necessities. The reality of chemicals is that they’re key components in the creation of modern medications. Let’s examine some of the common chemicals found in pharmaceuticals for a better understanding. Active Ingredients…

Dietitian: Resetting your healthy eating habits for 2022

By On the PULSE | January 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

At the start of a new year, it’s customary to make a new goal or resolution. Some of the most common are related to eating healthier or dieting. While these resolutions are set with good intentions, it can be hard to know how to get started and maintain this new lifestyle. Don’t Overcomplicate Your Diet…

Common reasons why your child may be acting out

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

Although parents want to feel like they know everything there is to know about their children, it is still a challenge to read their emotions. When your child acts out, throws a tantrum and misbehaves, there could be hundreds of reasons why they exhibit this behavior. This list of the common reasons why your child…

Why You Need an Industrial Generator for Construction

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

The construction industry regularly uses heavy machinery to complete a variety of projects. Most of this specialized equipment receives power electrically, making it crucial for construction sites to have constant access to a reliable energy source. One way that companies accomplish this is through the use of a generator. The success of a project heavily…

Best Types of Metals for a Beginner Blacksmith To Forge

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

As a beginner blacksmith, you have many decisions to consider before you start forging. You must choose a forge, fuel type, tools, and more. So how do you know which materials are best to work with? Keep reading to discover the best types of metals for a beginner blacksmith to forge and which to avoid.…

Unconventional New Year’s resolutions for mental health

By On the PULSE | December 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

The new year is looming, and thoughts of resolutions may be on your mind. The gym might be a more crowded and you might have healthier items on your grocery shopping list. While these kinds of resolutions work well for some people, they might not be for everyone and for many people, just putting in…

Plastic Surgeon: How to prevent hand injuries

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

Can you think of a tool that you use more often than your own hands? It’s inarguable that they are extremely valuable, but we often take them for granted.  Due to their frequent and wide variety of uses, hand injuries are fairly common. Our hands are extremely complex body parts that make up more than…

Reasons Why Your House May Feel Cold in the Winter

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

We all want to stay warm and cozy indoors this winter, but this may be harder for some homes than for others. If your home feels cold and drafty even after you adjust the thermostat, there’s usually a good reason for this — you just need to know where to look. Keep reading to discover…

‘We’ve hit a wall’: Vaccinations lull as local hospitals are overrun

By Anne Reiner | December 16, 2021

As another year of the COVID-19 pandemic draws to a close, low vaccination rates mean the region’s health care facilities are in for another hard winter, according to Dr. Rutul Dalal, infectious disease expert with UPMC Susquehanna.  This coupled with staffing shortages within the healthcare system, Dalal said UPMC is overwhelmed.  Geisinger Medical Center also…

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

Hospitals see staffing shortages, COVID hospitalizations remain steady as cases skyrocket

By Anne Reiner | January 14, 2022

The Northcentral region of Pennsylvania is no different from the rest of the country or the globe when it comes…

Pediatrician: Bundle up baby, it’s cold outside

By On the PULSE | January 11, 2022

Winter is here in north central Pa. and as a parent you may be wondering if it’s safe to take…

Common chemicals found in pharmaceuticals

By On the PULSE | January 5, 2022

Many people have very little understanding of chemicals, how they work, or even that they’re used to create the majority…

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…

How to

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…