American Red Cross seeks blood, platelet donations; locations announced in Bucks, Delco, Chesco and Montco |Jul 25, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, but there continues to be a critical summer blood shortage.

NUTRITION: Foster children’s healthy eating habits with structure |May 17, 2017

Emotional eating — the habit of eating to cope with stress, boredom or negative feelings rather than to satisfy true hunger — is a behavior that can often lead to overeating and weight gain.

The Clinic in Phoenixville seeks new medical director |Apr 16, 2015

PHOENIXVILLE >> After 13 years as medical director and cofounder of The Clinic and about 30 years of service to the Phoenixville community, Dr. Lorna Stuart is stepping down from her post.

Phoenixville boy named muscular dystrophy ambassador for Bucks County Harley dealer |Apr 10, 2015

PHOENIXVILLE >> A 10-year-old boy is helping a Bucks County motorcycle dealership in its efforts to raise funds for the fight against muscular dystrophy.

Spring City woman stays positive despite needing rare transplant |Mar 29, 2015

SPRING CITY >> When Karlene Novotny goes out to see her 10-year-old daughter in a school play, she doesn’t just grab the camera. She carries her pump and bags of fluid nutrients.

Trainers lift up more than weights with mentorship program |Mar 12, 2015

ROYERSFORD >> On the outside, Maxout Strength Studio looks like any other fitness facility, but students who walk through the doors become stronger — both physically and mentally.

Jenkintown physical therapist brings pain relief technique to new Phoenixville location |Nov 10, 2014

A local physical therapist is taking care of that pain in your neck — literally.

Chef offers farm-to-table cooking class in Phoenixville |May 27, 2014

Phoenixville’s Cooking Spotlight hosts pre-Mother’s Day cooking class |Apr 28, 2014

PHOENIXVILLE — Cooking Spotlight in Phoenixville will be hosting a Mother’s Day cooking class on May 7 at 6:30 p.m. Certified Natural Chef Sara Glassman will teach students how to prepare a special plant-based menu as a healthy treat for Mother’s Day.

Health officials warn of rabid cat found in Collegeville |Apr 25, 2014

COLLEGEVILLE — Montgomery County officials are warning the public that a rabid cat was found on East Fifth Avenue in the borough.

The Spinal Column: Yes indeed, chiropractic for pregnancy |Jan 27, 2014

If this concept is new to you… please don’t roll your eyes and turn the page. Just give it a chance.

Dr. Recess Makes Healthy Habits Fun |Oct 10, 2013

ROYERSFORD – Excited and eager students at Spring-Ford Area School District’s 5/6 Grade Center learned about recess games that promote healthy habits and an active lifestyle during a recent visit from a special guest.

Phoenixville to ‘Paint the Town Pink’ to fight cancer |Oct 2, 2013

For the second year, Phoenixville will be “painted pink” in support of cancer patients, survivors and their families.

Spinal Column: A New Look At Help For ADHD |Sep 30, 2013

There are so many children today being labelled with ADHD. It seems to be a catch-all name given to kids who don’t fit into the definition of how a child “should” behave. The criteria used to make this diagnosis fits almost every child encountered in my practice.

Spinal Column - So……You’ve Been Listening And You Want More |Sep 19, 2013

So….I have been getting a good number of responses from the readers of this paper. They are all surprised to see the title of most of our articles. Topics having to do with Irritable bowel Syndrome, Vertigo, Asthma, Fibromyalgia, ADD.

Retired Royersford police chief continues battle with cancer |Sep 17, 2013

ROYERSFORD — Kevin Schurr feels like he’s turning a corner.

You’ve Never Heard Backpack Safety Like This |Sep 6, 2013

Ahhhh….. School is here. In my office I am hearing all sorts of emotional reactions. Tons of Excitement is coming from the under 4 foot crowd. A bit of Fear and Uncertainty from our patients that are tall enough to look Mom in the eye and are entering middle or high school.

Spinal Column: |Aug 12, 2013

I come from a large family. No, not tall and bulky. There are just a lot of us. I have three sisters and 1 brother. I am the youngest. And there are a good number of years between us. For instance, my brother is 11 years older than me.

Spinal Column: Summer Colds Are The Worst |Aug 2, 2013

While we like to think that summer time brings about lazy breezy, easy days, the truth is we end up running just as hard throughout the summer. Kids partaking in camp after camp, and you shuffling them everywhere.

Spinal Column: Summer Living |Jul 29, 2013

As I sit hear in my desk writing this weeks Spinal Column, I can hear my family coming and going. Just a bit ago the boys came home from the township “rec” program. They love it. They stopped up to see me and tell me about their morning adventures.

The Spinal Column: So…Here’s how it works for kids! |Jun 20, 2013

Today I thought I would describe what a visit to a Chiropractor is like for your child. I am hoping this will help some parents feel comfortable about their children seeing a Chiropractor, especially if your child has any of the ailments I have spoken of in the Spinal Column previously.

Should you go to work when you’re sick? |Jan 25, 2013

So there you are. Sick. You’ve valiantly tried to fend it off but finally succumbed to all the symptoms promoted on the TV cold/flu commercials, and now you’re down. Or at least you should be.

Emergency departments are on the frontline of the flu |Jan 16, 2013

What does it feel like to be working in an emergency department during this nasty flu season? Every day feels like Monday.