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Barbara Trainin Blank

Allergies More Common, Even Among Children

What are the most common allergies in children? It depends on the age of the children, said Alireza Nejad, M.D., a physician with Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine, at the Allergy & Asthma Center in York. Up to age 1,…

0 Comments / 57 View / May 1, 2017

OSHA ‘Final Rule’ Changes Reporting, D&A Testing

In the commonwealth, the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration covers most private-sector employers. Workers at state and local government agencies—i.e., cities, counties, boroughs, townships, public school districts, and the State System of Higher Education—are not covered. Nor are the…

0 Comments / 85 View / April 1, 2017

Not Just for Walking: Our Revelatory Feet

Our feet contain a quarter of the body’s bones. Each foot has multiple joints, tendons, muscles, and ligaments. The nerves and blood vessels in the feet go all the way to the heart, spine, and brain. So it’s no wonder…

0 Comments / 188 View / April 1, 2017

Getting a Handle on Contingency Work

Exact statistics are hard to come by, but it seems a large percentage of American businesses use contingency workers. What are “contingency workers”? They include temporary workers but also independent contractors, freelancers, and part-time workers. If your business uses contingency…

0 Comments / 72 View / January 31, 2017

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Good Oral Health

A mouth is not just a mouth. It’s a window into a person’s overall health. “It’s so important, and so neglected by the medical community,” said Suzanne Ahnquist, DMD, of Smilesbuilderz in Lancaster. “There is such an oral-systemic link.” For…

0 Comments / 161 View / November 1, 2016

Arts Education – One Building Block to Success

Skill and experience aren’t the only determinants of success; passion is another. Developing passion is one of the benefits children enjoy when studying the arts, whether they pursue them professionally or not. Fortunately, this region is rich in arts organizations…

0 Comments / 317 View / January 26, 2016

Ethics in Business Increasing in Value, Awarded in Lancaster

Some companies and organizations are all about the bottom line. For others, it’s about doing the right thing—conducting business according to ethics. Nick Paulukow, president and CEO of One2One, a Lancaster-based IT staff company, pursues a model based on “morals,…

0 Comments / 194 View / November 23, 2015

Breast Cancer Survivors

Long-time Survivor Credits ‘Attitude’ Often the woman herself discovers the cancer. That was true with Donna Davidson, who found a lump in her breast during self-examination in October 1998. While director of Heart Walk at the American Heart Association, Mitzi…

0 Comments / 221 View / October 1, 2015

Domestic Violence Survivors

Victim Denied, Then Acknowledged Abuse Lisa Knab’s (now Dynarski) new husband seemed like a nice guy. She was happy to find a father for her two daughters. For a few years, all went well. Then he hit her in front…

0 Comments / 508 View / October 1, 2015