West Manchester Township - Meeting on Water Fluoridation

February 13, 2020
Shiloh Water System has been providing fluoridated water since the mid-1960s, but their board is planning to stop fluoridation. Shiloh customers are encouraged to attend a Public Meeting (Monday, February 24, 7:00 p.m. at West Manchester Township Building) to voice concern. Fluoridated water is safe and effective. For 70 years, the best available scientific evidence consistently indicates that community water fluoridation is safe and effective. It has been endorsed by numerous U.S. Surgeons General, and more than 100 health organizations recognize the health benefits of water fluoridation for preventing dental decay, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Medical Association, the World Health Organization, the American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

How to Boost Your Willpower to Help Make Healthy Choices Easy

January 29, 2020
Message from the American Heart Association: Cheating on your diet or exercise plan? Struggling with self-control or impulse choices? Science shows that willpower can get depleted! Learn how you can strengthen it and increase your ability to resist temptation.

Diabetes Coalition of York County

January 21, 2020
Diabetes Coalition of York County’s 3rd Annual Diabetes Expo Saturday, March 21, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. York YMCA (90 N. Newberry Street, York)

Weight-loss goals: Set yourself up for success

January 2, 2020
Mayo Clinic: Realistic, well-planned weight-loss goals keep you focused and motivated. They provide a plan for change as you transition to a healthier lifestyle. Use the following tips for creating goals that will help you reduce weight and improve your overall health.

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Local Video:  York County Walks   

Need motivation to move more?  Watch this video and learn what local physicians and others have to say about the mental and physical health benefits of walking.  Fortunately, York County offers many great places to enjoy on foot.  Just 30-minutes a day, five days a week can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, depression and some cancers.  So, watch the film then get outside and take a walk.  With time it will be one of the highlights of your day!