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Blue-Collar Subjects Dominate Artist’s Portfolio

Blue-Collar Subjects Dominate Artist’s Portfolio

Since I first saw, as a child, Edward Hopper’s Early Sunday Morning, I have been a devotee of light and its effects on the subjects within my artwork. Later, exposure to the painters of the Ash Can school, Charles Sheeler’s photographs and paintings of 20th-Century industrial America and the sublime landscape compositions of Richard Diebenkorn all served to inexorably push me toward blue-collar themes.

Following Healthful Versions of the Latest Diet Trends

Following Healthful Versions of the Latest Diet Trends

Today's consumers are faced with a number of options when it comes to making healthful diet and lifestyle changes. Among these options, and currently trending, are vegan and gluten-free lifestyles. The sheer amount of information - and misinformation - surrounding these and other diets is enough to make a person's head spin. So just what are the basic guidelines to vegan and gluten-free diets?

Me, MD: How the Internet is Changing Medical Diagnosis

Me, MD: How the Internet is Changing Medical Diagnosis

Medical concerns are often addressed first by Googling symptoms or searching popular medical sites such as WebMD. Harrisburg Magazine asked four doctors about the impact of searching the Internet for medical answers and advice on how to effectively use it.

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Recap of 2014 Simply the Best Gala

Recap of 2014 Simply the Best Gala

Underneath the Friday Lights

Underneath the Friday Lights

A Night of High School Football in Harrisburg with the Crusaders of Bishop McDevitt

The Big "C"

The Big "C"

Cancer. The diagnosis everyone fears most. A disease that, in its various forms, takes 7.6 million people each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This month, Harrisburg Magazine sat down with five people affected and forever changed by cancer.

A New Leaf: Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

A New Leaf: Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Two midstate families whose daughters suffer from intractable epilepsy have joined forces to demand access to medical marijuana, a treatment they argue could save their children's lives.

Why I Read: the Serious Pleasure of Books

Why I Read: the Serious Pleasure of Books

by Wendy Lesser (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $25, 240 pages)

Life in the Trauma Center

Life in the Trauma Center

Each year, around 2,000 patients are admitted to the adult trauma service at Hershey Medical Center. Not only does the hospital offer trauma care, it is the only level one trauma center in the region for both pediatric and adult patients. This specialized subset of care means that doctors and nurses treat the sickest of the sick patients.

Feel Your Boobies Celebrates 10 Years

Feel Your Boobies Celebrates 10 Years

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but most importantly, in tribute to all of the loved ones touched by the disease, Harrisburg Magazine caught up with Middletown native and founder of the Feel Your Boobies Foundation, Leigh Hurst.

Corbett vs. Wolf

Corbett vs. Wolf

The Run for Pennsylvania's Highest Office

Improve Performance with Kinesiology Tape

Improve Performance with Kinesiology Tape

Watch an athletic event on TV, and you'll see athletes taped all over their bodies with kinesiology tape. Elbows, shins, backs, shoulders and sometimes more than one body part on the same athlete is taped. But what is the tape supposed to do, and does it work?

A Return to the Stage

A Return to the Stage

Adventure Chick stepped back into something both familiar and frighteningly new. I knew three of the 10 cast members from way back. The rest were strangers to me, but most of them knew each other. Could I easily slip back into this scene after 10 years away?

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