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I’m back again this year to talk about why you don’t have to give up riding just because it’s December. While it may sound a bit crazy, it’s still possible to enjoy biking outdoors even during the winter months. And sharing a bike ride with Jack Frost has some great benefits. It’s a wonderfu…

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Healthy Adams County has had a busy year and I would like to say thank you to all of the people that have contributed to improving our physical, mental and social well-being this year. First and foremost I want to thank WellSpan, Gettysburg Hospital for supporting us financially since our be…

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It’s probably the only holiday song with a dental connection! The famous holiday tune, “All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth,” was written back in 1944 by teacher Donald Gardner. Today’s holiday-themed column is going to address the starring role our front teeth play in our lives—s…

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As the 2019 calendar year comes to an end, we all tend to think back on our experience of the past year. The successes, the life-changing moments, the good, and the not-so-good. As I reflect on the work of WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, one word comes to mind. It’s a word I’ve used almost dai…

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This article is based on a Sept. 23 article from NPR.org titled “Exercising To Ease Pain: Taking Brisk Walks Can Help.” It supports the same recommendations made by Adams County’s own Dr. Robert Mauss, D.O. in my column from this past May about prescribing walking as medicine.

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This year I find myself very excited for the Healthy Adams County Physical Fitness Task Force’s first two walks of the “Winter Hiking Series.” Our first two hikes are actually in late fall, a time past the beauty of the autumn leaf color change and usually before the winter wonderland scener…