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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 / 17 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 / 26 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 / 63 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 / 57 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 / 78 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 / 104 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 / 482 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 / 60 View / March 30, 2018

Your Body’s Platelets Can Be Put to Good, Multiple Uses

It’s certainly versatile. Platelet-rich plasma (or PRP) is used both to treat injury or damage as well as to reap cosmetic benefits. Basically, PRP is a highly concentrated injection of the body’s own platelets, said Jennie-Corinne R. Baublitz-Brenenborg, D.O., interventional…

0 Comments / 105 View / December 29, 2017

Regretted Tattoos Can Often Be Removed

Once, tattoos seemed rare and socially questionable. Not anymore. According to WebMD, nearly 30 percent of people in the United States have at least one tattoo. Almost half of millennials have one. In the long run, though, not all of…

0 Comments / 193 View / December 1, 2017