Jan. 6 is National Bean Day, and there’s a lot to celebrate about the humble bean. Beans are packed with nutrition, can be prepared to suit everyone’s tastes, and are more environmentally sustainable than other sources of protein.

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There’s good news for dogs and their companions—according to recent research, dogs increase their owners’ lifespans.  A study conducted among dog owners in Europe showed a 21% reduction in the risk…

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The leaves are falling furiously in Pottstown. This year, instead of kicking them to the curb, think about composting them for use in next year’s garden. There are many benefits to…

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Want to join in on the fun of Halloween without amping up the neighborhood’s sugar consumption? Here are a few alternatives to candy that will make your house a healthy—and…

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POTTSTOWN, Oct. 15, 2019—Unlike many of the grants the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation awards each year, which are used primarily to promote healthy lifestyles and behaviors among residents…

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This year, World Mental Health Day is centered on suicide prevention. Suicide rates have been rising steadily over the past decade. Today, it’s the 11th leading cause of death in Pennsylvania and the…

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SnapChat. Instagram. YouTube. TikTok. Vimeo. Twitter. According to the U.S Department of Health & Human Services, teens love their social media;over 71% of teens said they use more than one…

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To say Jim Corum is a tennis fan would be an understatement. In the early 1990s, Jim started tennis programs in the public parks in Pottstown, offering his services on…

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Summer may have come to an end, but your gardening doesn’t have to. Whether your passion is for growing ornamentals or vegetables, you can continue to reap the health benefits…

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