Recipes to celebrate World Vegetarian Day

By Lyndell Wright, RDN People around the world choose to eat a vegetarian diet for a variety of reasons. Cultural, religious, environmental and concern for animals are a few — and many explore plant-based eating for health reasons. Vegetarian diets…

Child abuse: Types, signs and how to help

Do you want to change a child’s life for the better? Know the signs of abuse and neglect, so you can take action if needed. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 7 children…

Therapy on four feet

By Paula Franken Drake, a certified therapy dog, has been visiting with patients through Geisinger’s volunteer program since he was 2 years old. His humans, Jim and Connie Hepner of Sunbury, weren’t sure he was cut out for it at…

How does laser hair removal work?

Shaving can be frustrating and sometimes hair shows up in places we’d rather it didn’t. Laser hair removal provides a hair removal option for those who are looking to ditch the razor, wax or thread. Casey Braun, PA-C, physician assistant…