February 18, 2019
Save the date for the 2nd Annual Diabetes Expo on Saturday, March 23 at Penn State York.
November 29, 2018
Really, we know how we should eat, but that understanding is continually undermined by hyperbolic headlines, internet echo chambers, and predatory profiteers all too happy to peddle purposefully addictive junk food and nutrition-limiting fad diets. Eating well remains difficult not because it’s complicated but because the choices are hard even when they’re clear.
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
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.
Need motivation to move more? Watch this video and learn what local physicians and others have to say about the mental and physical health benefits of walking. Fortunately, York County offers many great places to enjoy on foot. Just 30-minutes a day, five days a week can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, depression and some cancers. So, watch the film then get outside and take a walk. With time it will be one of the highlights of your day!