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What's going on in health and wellness February 6 to 12 more
Knee pain is a common complaint for people of all ages. The most common cause of chronic discomfort comes from the degeneration of the weight-bearing internal knee structures from osteoarthritis. … more
February is known as the month of love because of Valentine’s Day. Holidays and observances are wonderful and exciting for those they pertain to, but what if it isn’t for you? The holiday … more
What's new in health: January 2 to 8, 2020 more
The holiday season is upon us and many are happy about it, while others experience the holidays with a sense of dread. There are many things that can go wrong during the holidays. Even if things do … more
November 7 to 13 more
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
October 3 to 9 more
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
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