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Rx Drug Drop Off Locations in the Southern Tier
Do you have a lot of prescription drugs that have accumulated in your medicine cabinet?  Not only is it not a good idea to keep unused prescription drugs around your kids but placing them in your garbage or worse yet, flushing them, is not safe, with the latter polluting the water supply and wi…
Free Health and Legal Info Seminar in Vestal
Health care has changed so much in recent years and for some living in the Southern Tier, these changes can be very confusing. There's an informative senior health and legal information seminar coming to the JCC in Vestal on September 30th.
Binghamton University Named in Top Healthiest Colleges
Binghamton University is among the nation's top 25 healthiest college campuses according to Greatist, an organization whose mission is to "help the world think of health in a healthier way." BU is said to have gone above and beyond to create a healthy environment for students …
Binghamton Coloring Club for Adults
Something happens when we grow up- we put away our crayons and coloring sheets and push away one of our favorite childhood hobbies for pens and highlighters and charts and graphs. But studies show coloring can actually be a really good stress buster for adults.
Health Benefits of Beer
Tell your significant other that you have to go to this Saturday's Binghamton Harvest Fest to drink beer because it's good for your health.  Well actually that would be the truth.  According to Men's Health magazine, "beer could safeguard your heart, boost your immu…
Inmate Asks to Give Life to Prosecutor
One would think that a prison inmate would have a bone to pick with the man who sent him there, but one prisoner has actually offered to donate bone marrow to the guy who helped get him locked up as a thank you for the wake-up call.
Drug Take Back Day in Owego
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, September 26th and the Tioga County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc. (TCCASA), Tioga County Sheriff's Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have teamed up for a drug take back in Owego.
Tai Chi Classes to Help Arthritis Pain
The JCC Adult Program Department is offering Tai Chi for Arthritis/Falls Prevention and Tai Chi for Energy starting in.  These classes open to the entire community and are ideal for adults to help them improve cardiovascular fitness, flexibility and balance.  The exercises also help to alleviate art…
3 Things That Make You Sick and Fat
I like to think of myself as a healthy person.  But according to Men's Health, there are a bunch of things that a healthy person unknowingly nay be making you sick and fat.  Here are 3 that make a lot of sense that you may not think about:

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