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By ANNEMARIE SCHUETZ BETHEL, NY — A couple decades ago, Pam McDermott, a nurse from New York City, bought some land in Bethel and built a log cabin. This isn’t a relaxing … more
Thirty years ago, we packed up our Brooklyn home, picked up our son Logan from his last day of kindergarten, loaded our three-year-old daughter Tierney and the cats into the car, and made our move … more
FRENCH WOODS, NY — Ask Lori Silvers about her breast cancer experience, and she talks about joy. Not that the experience—both experiences—were joyful. They weren’t; she … more
LIBERTY, NY — As of February 7, there were no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York State according to Sullivan County Public Health Services, which has been monitoring the situation as part … more
We’ve bought all the toilet paper, pasta and canned soup. But what about the medications you take every day? Normally, insurance rules limit how early or how often you can renew a … more
METAvivor is a volunteer-led, nonprofit organization that funds vital research to help improve the longevity and quality of life for metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients. It is the only … more
These are uncertain times we are living in, and we humans struggle with uncertainty. It’s difficult to escape the news, and the fear, surrounding this pandemic. There’s no denying things … more
Tele Rabii did not return to Sullivan County to pursue his recovery treatment. “I think it’s a very hard place to get into recovery, let alone maintain recovery.” Since Sullivan … 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
I’m a young person in recovery. For me, that means it’s been over four years since I’ve taken a drink or a drug. I grew up in a very small town by the name of Long Eddy in Sullivan … more
The federal government’s response to the opioid crisis in the last two years has mainly been to bolster nonprofits and community leaders already at work on the issue. A recently announced … more
For the past few months, we’ve been instructed to be confined to our homes; we’ve experienced disruption from work, school and daily routines; and our families and communities have been … more
CALLICOON, NY — Resources for recovery have become more diverse in today’s world, offering recovering addicts a multitude of options. Increased research has significantly expanded … more
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Make Hand Sanitizer 2/3 cup 99 percent rubbing (isopropyl) alcohol or ethanol1/3 cup aloe vera gel8-10 drops essential oil, optional(such as lavender, vanilla, peppermint, grapefruit)bowl and … more
Frequency of migraine headaches in the U.S. A migraine is a specific type of headache that can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. Migraine attacks … more
I have loads of tote bags. I have them at home, at my country home, in my office at school and I keep some in the back of my car. On occasion, I use them to carry shopping bags. They are nice and … more
What's going on in health and wellness June 4 to 10 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
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