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  • Orioles' postseason run leads to some juggling of schedules

    Orioles' postseason run leads to some juggling of schedules
    For Nancy and Bob Reigle, the call came down to America's Colonial showplace versus the Orioles in the playoffs. "We have wanted to go to Williamsburg for some time," said Nancy Reigle, a retired teacher in the Baltimore County public schools who had...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Choose sustainable fish to protect our food supply

    Environmental Nutrition As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...
  • How to make school lunch healthier

    How to make school lunch healthier
    The benefits of a healthy diet are clear and well documented. In addition to providing the nutrients a growing body needs, consuming a balanced diet helps children maintain a healthy weight. Obesity continues to be a growing problem among school-aged...
  • Services set for deceased York Administrator James "Mac" McReynolds

    Funeral arrangements have been set for York County Administrator James “Mac” McReynolds, who died Sunday at age 59. Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road in...
  • York Supervisors recognize death of County Administrator James O. "Mac" McReynolds, name interim

    Two days after York County Administrator James O. "Mac" McReynolds died the county's Board of Supervisors held a somber Tuesday evening meeting. Several board members said they couldn't help but look to their right for McReynolds. "I expect to lean over...
  • Plants used to study ways of delivering drugs for pulmonary hypertension

    University of Florida researchers are using the leaves of plants to study new ways to deliver drugs that treat pulmonary hypertension, a disease with few treatment options, according to a study published online in the September issue of the journal...
  • Seniors and Pets, Part I: Health Benefits of Seniors owning Pets

      Seniors and Pets, Part I: Health Benefits of Seniors owning Pets  Pets give more to humans than humans could ever give in return. The benefits we receive from pets are abundant. They provide companionship, emotional support, bonding, and some even...
  • Mark McEwen salutes caregiver wife

    Mark McEwen salutes caregiver wife
    World Stroke Day is Wednesday, and former WKMG-Channel 6 anchor Mark McEwen is sharing his story of survival in a national forum. The American Heart Association enlisted McEwen to write a column, and the AARP published his column on Monday. With those...
  • Excess sugar can harm your heart

    Harvard Health Blog A sugar-laden diet may raise your risk of dying of heart disease, even if you aren't overweight. So says a major study published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association-Internal Medicine. Added sugars make up at...
  • Health-O-Ween: Eating healthy on Halloween

    Health-O-Ween: Eating healthy on Halloween
    Nothing says Halloween like a pillowcase stuffed with candy bars or a plastic jack-o-lantern clattering with lollipops. More than 40 million miniature pirates, ghosts and witches take the streets annually during the trick-or-treating season to collect...
  • Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health

    Environmental Nutrition: The best dietary fats for health
    Environmental Nutrition Standing in the butter and margarine aisle of the supermarket trying to decide which to buy can get overwhelming. While this is just one of many choices you make about dietary fats on a typical grocery trip, you also make...