In the past decade, we have learned much more about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and chances are that you know someone close to you diagnosed with the disorder. In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified that 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) have been […]

Colorectal Cancer

I come from a family with poor bowels. We are crampy, we are poopers, we are farters, and we always, ALWAYS know where the bathroom is in any given location. Earlier in the month, I wrote about my grandfather who died due to his colorectal cancer diagnosis, so the first time I visited gastroenterology I […]

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When you think about colorectal cancer…wait, do you even think about colorectal cancer? Maybe not frequently but the term may bring some thoughts or people to mind. Many celebrities have been affected by colorectal cancer including Audrey Hepburn, Katie Couric, and Jack Lemmon. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that every year, about 140,000 […]


National Children’s Dental Health Month wraps up today, which is the perfect time to explore the importance of kids dental care. As adults, we know the importance of visiting a dentist every six months for an exam and cleaning, but for children it is important to remember that developing teeth need very specific attention. The […]

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A recent health assessment conducted in York City emerged with information that may be shocking to some, but for those that work in local healthcare, it was no surprise at all. Disparities exist between York City and Pennsylvania as a whole, while the health disparities between York City and York County are even more distressing. […]