RSS Feed from The Berks-Mont News: The latest news from The Berks-Mont News: website: all stories The Berks-Mont News Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:35:21 -0500 60 <![CDATA[Healthy & Fitness: A Chiropractic Thanksgiving]]> Thanksgiving is the holiday just about everyone can agree on, and why not? After all, everyone has something they can be thankful for, particularly in the United States.

As adults, we forget to appreciate all of our blessings. We curse the car when we have to make an expensive repair, forgetting all the miles it drove us to thousands of destinations.

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:42:41 -0500 2014-11-19T10:42:41-05:00 2014-11-19T10:42:42-05:00
<![CDATA[Genesis Performance Chiropractics Grand Opening Nov. 15 features door prizes, refreshments and open house]]> Dr. Ryan Vermeesch will officially open the doors of Genesis Performance Chiropractics in Elverson to the public with a Grand Opening event, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The office, located right across from Elverson Fitness Club, will offer an open house with refreshments. Dr. Vermeesch will be available to speak with anyone who has questions, and guests will have the opportunity to learn about the doctor's specific treatment techniques.

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:03:06 -0500 2014-11-14T10:03:06-05:00 2014-11-14T10:03:14-05:00
<![CDATA[Education, awareness and positivity key in fight against MS]]> In the quiet heart of Oley, Union Jack's Inn on the Manatawney came alive the evening of Oct. 25 in an effort to support an important cause.

The event was "The MS Monster Mash Bash cuz MS is BS" fundraiser, a Halloween costume party complete with raffles, live music and food to support research for a cure for Multiple Sclerosis in honor of Pottsgrove teacher Melissa Sosenko DeStefano, who is battling the disease herself.

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:42:16 -0500 2014-11-13T09:42:16-05:00 2014-11-13T09:42:21-05:00
<![CDATA[St. Joseph Regional Health Network entry screening helps determine if infection control precautions are warranted due to suspected Ebola]]> St. Joseph Regional Health Network, Reading, has extensive Centers for Disease Control-compliant Infection Control precautions in place normally, and those precautions are equally applicable to any patient who, on the slim chance, presents with Ebola virus symptoms at a St. Joseph facility.

While even the thought of this illness can be anxiety producing, it is important to keep in perspective that only a single case of Ebola has been confirmed in the United States.

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:43:20 -0400 2014-10-14T16:43:20-04:00 2014-10-14T16:43:22-04:00
<![CDATA[Bernville doctor warns community on decorative contact lenses]]> Stores that sell contact lenses without a prescription is illegal. Those who purchase decorative contact lenses as an accessory for a Halloween costume can put their eyes at risk, warns Dr. Brendon J. Weaver from Weaver Eye Care Associates in Bernville.

There are many different designs of Halloween contact lenses out there: crazy, funny, scary, in any color, size and shape imaginable.

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:00:30 -0400 2014-10-13T11:00:30-04:00 2014-10-13T11:00:32-04:00