RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: website: all stories The Berks-Mont News Sat, 29 Aug 2015 21:03:26 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Detoxing with Hatha Yoga at Berks County Heritage Center]]> A traditional practice in cultures of the East met with the history of the Pennsylvania Germans of the West as Doug Hayward's Hatha yoga class spread out on the lawn against a backdrop of the Gruber Wagon Works and other treasures of the Berks County Heritage Center this summer.

According to the Yoga Journal, '"Hatha" yoga refers to a set of physical exercises (… or postures) …designed to align your skin, muscles, and bones.

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<![CDATA[Health & Fitness: New Test to Screen for Lung Cancer]]> Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. Additionally, it is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths (more than 85 percent). Until recently, however, there has been no widely accepted test to screen for this particular cancer. While chest x-rays have been commonly ordered as a screening test, they have typically not been effective at detecting cancer in the earliest stages.

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:28:36 -0400 20150814102836 2015-08-14T10:28:36-04:00 2015-08-14T10:28:36-04:00
<![CDATA[Through My Kitchen Window: Christmas Cookies in July]]> I took a little time off from baking. After baking so many cookies and cakes, my pants were no longer fitting so great. While I lead an active life, I don't burn nearly enough calories to eat so much sugar so often but I miss those sweat cakes and cookies!

With this in mind, I decided to look for healthier alternatives.

Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:28:23 -0400 20150709142823 2015-07-09T14:28:23-04:00 2015-07-09T14:28:23-04:00