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BARRYVILLE, NY — “I thought I had the stomach flu,” Bob Hoshour says. It was 2017, and he and his wife, Dr. Jenise Parris, were at their Barryville house. He’d been tired. … more
An increasing incidence of obesity in the United States is causing the rise of other associated health problems, one of which leads to heart disease and premature death. This condition is called … more
Spring is almost here, but, for a few more weeks, our windows are locked tight, maybe insulated, and our dusty electric heaters, wood or coal stoves are working at full force. Have you considered the … more
Press release: Liberty, NY – Sullivan County Public Health Services, whose staff is actively monitoring COVID 19 (the 2019 Novel Coronavirus), urges residents to become informed and prepared … more
Catskill Regional Medical Group announces fifth location WHITE LAKE, NY — The Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) announced its fifth location in White Lake. The network has four other … more
Greater Hudson Valley Health System: one of the most ethical companies MIDDLETOWN, NY — The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of … more
The new year has arrived, and most people have declared new year’s resolutions for the year ahead. However, it’s not uncommon to hear about these resolutions being abandoned by the second … more
Medicine’s history with Black people is fraught. In the past, enslaved women were used for OB-GYN experiments without anesthesia. Men were infected with syphilis to see what would happen … more
We are all aware of how the COVID-19 virus has spread worldwide and that each day the world discovers how persistent this pandemic has become. We are averaging at least 40,000+ newly reported cases … more
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HONESDALE, PA — If you’re one of the 331,825 people in Pennsylvania who buy health insurance on the exchange, get ready. Here comes Pennie. That’s what the state has dubbed its … 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
As a counselor who bases her practice on Choice Theory psychology, I have a different view on mental health and its diagnoses; grief is no exception. We celebrate Mother’s Day in May and … 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
ONLINE — Judy Johnson, a nurse at a long-term care facility in New York City, did not pull punches. “Why were essential workers’ lives put at risk? Why did so many nursing home … 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
What researchers are calling the Wuhan coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, has thus far infected more than 17,489 people in numerous countries and is responsible for some 362 deaths as of … more
LIBERTY, NY – Sullivan County Public Health Services is pleased to announce that the County improved its overall level in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s County Health Rankings and … more
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