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With Christmas approaching and the spirit of giving top of mind, a local man’s ultimate gift was honored at Chambersburg Hospital this week.

In an effort to honor Manny Diaz's commitment to the Franklin County community, Summit Health recently donated an AED defibrillator to Camp Joy-El.

Patrick O’Donnell, president and chief executive officer of Summit Health, presented the fiscal year 2017 annual report at Chambersburg Hospital’s and Waynesboro Hospital’s Board of Directors Annual Meetings on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

The holidays as a young adult can sometimes feel more like an interrogation than a time of merriment. Often, you’re bombarded with questions. When are you going to settle down? How are your college grades? When can we expect grandbabies? This year, young adults should prepare with the comeback that could reap health benefits for years to come. Ask your interrogators, “What is our family’s health history?”

It’s only natural – when you feel sick, you want to feel better.

Diabetes lives in Franklin County. In fact, about 14 percent of residents live with the chronic disease each day, taking measures to control symptoms and prevent the disease from advancing in severity.

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