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Barbara Trainin Blank

Prebiotics and Probiotics and Your Healthy Gut

The digestive system is a group of organs that work together to change the food you eat into the energy and nutrients your body needs. Within that system also live “good bacteria” that enable proper digestion and a state of…

0 Comments / 35 View / March 1, 2020

Women Impact Philanthropy More Directly with Giving Circles

Women are increasingly going their own way in charitable endeavors. This is reflected in women’s giving circles, groups of women who create a common bond by coming together for a higher good. One woman may not always see the effect…

0 Comments / 107 View / December 31, 2019

Compounding Medications Making a Comeback

We frequently hear today about personalized practice of medicine. There are a few different definitions, but a general one might be: a medical model that separates people into different groups — with medical decisions, practices, interventions, and/or products tailored to…

0 Comments / 44 View / June 1, 2019

Give the Littlest Room in Your House an Uplift

Remodeling can be super-overwhelming, but also super-rewarding. Starting with the smallest room can give your entire house a new look. What are some of the newer trends in bathroom renovations? Customers are choosing slow-closing drawers that glide closed and won’t…

0 Comments / 40 View / May 1, 2019

Ounce of Prevention Worthwhile in Lyme Disease

Tina Prins is both a Lyme disease victim and an advocate. On July 1, 2013, she pulled off a tick and got symptoms within hours. Urgent care gave her 10 days of doxycycline, the typical antibiotic for Lyme disease. Prins…

0 Comments / 97 View / March 1, 2019

Sleep Apnea: What Seems Like Nothing Serious Might Be

Sleep should be a restful, refreshing time. But it isn’t always, especially for those with sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by the frequent collapse of the airway during sleep. “When the airway collapses, your brain will…

0 Comments / 82 View / December 1, 2018

Setting Events in Unusual Local Places

Business meetings and personal celebrations needn’t take place in humdrum places. Or at long distances. Here are some nearby venues you might consider. Even though most locals still refer to it by its old name, Ski Roundtop is now Roundtop…

0 Comments / 110 View / September 1, 2018

GERD — A Burning Digestive Disorder

Acid reflux is a common occurrence, but many people may not know the technical name of the most severe type of reflux. It’s GERD, the global term for reflux, said Dr. Mark H. Johnston, a gastroenterologist with Regional GI, which…

0 Comments / 129 View / August 1, 2018

Service Animals in the Workplace: What’s Required, What’s Not?

Office pets have become more common in the workplace. But where do service animals fit in? These are defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act as “any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the…

0 Comments / 798 View / May 31, 2018

Co-working on the Rise as Entrepreneurship Grows

A few years ago, a group of freelancers in different fields began meeting at Midtown Scholar Bookstore (Harrisburg) and other central Pennsylvania locations to network, work side-by-side with their laptops, and enjoy just plain get-out-of-the house time. The group might…

0 Comments / 65 View / March 30, 2018