BLOG: It's OK to speak up
Yourk Health. A look at the well-being of York County

It's not always going to be a bruise or a cut on her arm that makes it apparent. 

BLOG: Watch 'Knowledge is Power' at 5:30 p.m.
Yourk Health. A look at the well-being of York County

It's been six years since I was last in front of a TV camera, but my freckled face will be back on the screen tonight on "Knowledge is Power." 

BLOG: Paddle on, Wayne
The Susquehanna River is shown looking north from Safe

There are certain things that take someone outside of their comfort zone. For some, it's trying a new food. For others, it's being social for a bit. 

BLOG: Emotional support from a furry friend
Maxwell Jamal at three weeks old. He was found under

On July 28, the tiny white fluff ball I got nearly three years ago will be celebrating his birthday. I'm spoiling him beyond reason with ice cream and treats galore.

BLOG: I choose you, Pokémon Go!
A wild rattata sits on my friend's desk at her work

I want to be the very best, like no one ever was!

BLOG: Unlocking health through genes
Where Katherine Ranzenberger's ancestors came from.

I have always been super fascinated by the science behind what makes us, us. 

BLOG: Be a helper. Donate blood
Hundreds of volunteers line up to donate blood at OneBlood

Orlando didn't deserve to lose so many precious lives this weekend.

BLOG: In case of a batty situation
In this photo taken Tuesday, May 24, 2016 batt reacher

It's been nearly a year since I was rudely awakened by a fuzzy creature screeching in my ear. This time, though, it wasn't my cat begging for food. 

BLOG: Dear Struggling Teen
Katherine Ranzenberger, circa. 2004 at age 13.

Note: This post contains issues that may make some people uncomfortable, including suicide and cutting.

BLOG: Put on your sunscreen
Young, pink Katherine, whose sunburned face almost

Please, for the love of everything that is good, PUT ON SOME SUNSCREEN.

BLOG: Let's talk about poop
Yourk Health. A look at the well-being of York County

If you're anything like me, you're curious about the natural workings of the human body. It can be fascinating and disgusting all at the same time. 

BLOG: L for Lupus
My first round of testing happened in early December

Years of my complaining of back and hip pain and chronic fatigue finally made sense on Dec. 17, 2013.

BLOG: Combating the opioid problem
My ever-so-lovely IV from yesterday at the hospital.

I spent 10 hours yesterday in the critical care unit of the emergency department at WellSpan York Hospital.

BLOG: Help out at home
Yourk Health. A look at the well-being of York County

This is a guest blog from York College of Pennsylvania student Jordan Elford. The 21-year-old senior and her classmates researched the poverty and uninsured populations of York County, Pennsylvania, and Wise County, Virginia.

BLOG: I am a survivor, and that's OK
This is the face of one survivor.

Trigger warning: sexual assault