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Phoebe Low graduated from medical school in 1872, hung out her shingle in Liberty, NY and started treating the sick. That made her one of about 525 female doctors in the country. And she was regarded … more
We are now entering the time of year when we will experience an increase in the number of infectious diseases in our families, work places and communities. These conditions don’t only occur in … more
Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births: Skylar Michael Miller was born on August 22 to Krystal Ulrichs and Jonathan Miller of Honesdale, PA. Maternal grandparents are Pamela and … more
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If you’re ill, going to a support group can feel like just one more thing to do, easily skipped if it’s been a bad day. Re-think that. A healthcare provider can educate. A counselor … more
WURTSBORO, NY — On Sunday, September 8 at 2 p.m., Friends of the Mamakating Library is sponsoring a performance of “Every Brilliant Thing,” a powerful piece of theatre about … more
HONESDALE, PA — On Saturday, September 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the public is invited to see the new G wing, the recently completed $35 million dollar construction project at Wayne Memorial … more
Are you a parent of school-aged children? As they prepare to return to school, it’s easy to begin worrying about their well-being, especially considering the recent and ongoing violence. Does … more
Health news and information August 1-7 more
Now that August is here, we are facing the apex of summer weather and the onset of warmer temperatures. Without appropriate preventative measures, we are vulnerable to a wide range of heat-related … more
Grover M. Hermann Hospital recognized for quality and patient satisfaction CALLICOON, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Grover M. Hermann Hospital has been named among the Top 20 … more
Because summer is approaching, it is a good time to review ways of preventing sunburn, tick and insect bites, and allergic reactions to plant exposures. If you’re one to enjoy the outdoors, … more
NEW YORK — A bipartisan bill called the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act, introduced by New York representatives, is an attempt to remove barriers physicians face in prescribing certain … more
REGION — Telehealth may be the new wave in community medicine, but it won’t do much for rural communities without reliable broadband connections. According to the National Rural Health … more
April was Stress Awareness Month, sparking plenty of conversations about ways to reduce stress in your life. Reducing stress is important because stress can create a plethora of unpleasant physical … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) Caregiver Resource Center partners with the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter to offer free … more
Relax: Relaxing is not something that comes easily in our fast-paced, technology-driven world. With a computer in virtually every hand, it is challenging to disconnect, but doing so can mitigate the … more
It’s that time of the year: while some of us blissfully suck in the spring air with open arms, others are sneezing in between gasps for breath. If allergies weigh you down this season, try … more
Although Philip Hone became a symbol of upper class New York City, his life began in 1780 as the younger son of a poor carpenter. At the age of 16, he joined his brother’s auctioneering … more
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