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Even a 10-Minute Walk May Be Good for the Brain

October 24, 2018
Ten minutes of mild exercise can immediately alter how certain parts of the brain communicate and coordinate with one another and improve memory function. Michael Yassa, the director of the U.C. Irvine Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory reports that “We are not talking about marathons. It looks like people can improve their memories with a short walk or an easy session of something like yoga or tai chi." Gretchen Reynolds The New York Times


Healthy Delta Community Needs Assessment

September 21, 2018
In January 2016, the Healthy York County Coalition released results of the Delta Healthy Living Assessment. This assessment, which included key informant interviews and a survey of patrons of the Mason Dixon Community Center, recommended additional study to determine next steps.


Diabetes Resource Guide

June 19, 2018
The Diabetes Coalition of York County has developed a resource guide . . .


New Walking Route in York City

May 31, 2018
Nicole Smith, Community Health Specialist, organized the “WalkWorks” route in the city of York.


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Quote of the Week

 

Sedentary lifestyle is epidemic in this country.  We have engineered movement out of daily modern life:  at work, at home, on the job, during leisure time.  We have all these innovations that have made our lives easier, as a result we don’t move as much.  The innovations, while very good, have had a negative impact on our health.  We could be raising the first generation with shorter life expectancy than their parents. 

Kaiser Permanente’s “The Walking Revolution” documentary