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It can feel like our lives have been upended. Nothing is the same. Some of our loved ones are gone. Some are far away and we can’t visit. Jobs are gone, jobs are crawling back. How many … more
Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births: Rhett William Highhouse was born March 23, 2021 to Amanda and Benjamin Highhouse of Damascus, PA. Maternal grandparents are Diane and Ben … more
What's going on in health, wellness and community May 6 to 12 more
Have you heard the unattributed quote, “Holding onto a grudge is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die”? I find it rather apropos. When you hold onto wrongs you think … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — If there’s a genetic marker for health care work, Wendy Brown has it. “My dad and uncle founded the Nyack Ambulance Corps in 1937 with nothing but … more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Growing up, Dr. Maegan Sauer always got her eyes screened. There was never a problem. But something must have changed after the last exam. “When I went to take the … more
What's going on in health, wellness and community April 1 to 7 more
Comprehensive maternity care involves all aspects of family planning, prenatal, pregnancy and postpartum medical care of the mother and fetus. Each phase has its own defined evaluations and education … more
If you have become a mom for the first time, buckle up—it’s quite an emotional rollercoaster. First of all, there are hormones running roughshod over your body, which can cause wild … more
What's going on in health and wellness March 4 to 10 more
A big theme for clients seeking counselors these days centers around procrastination and motivation. If you are struggling with these issues, I invite you to read on. Procrastination The first … more
What's going on in senior living February 18 to 24 more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated information regarding the long-term effects of COVID-19 by the middle of November 2020. The organization states they are actively working on … more
The month of February is traditionally recognized as American Heart Month. Because of the ongoing pandemic, this recognition has been overshadowed by COVID-19 statistics about new coronavirus … more
“Four hundred and eight thousand, six hundred and eighty-seven Americans are dead. Americans. Americans. Americans.” Toni Young, founder and executive director of the Washington, … more
What's going on his health and wellness February 4 to 10 more
Since my last article, published in December, regarding COVID-19, the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are now being administered nationally. In Sullivan and surrounding counties, our local first … 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
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
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