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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
In the 19th and early 20th century, like now, people got sick. Like now, sometimes they died. But this was before antibiotics, before most vaccines, and those deaths were often from conditions that would now be preventable, curable, or at least treatable. more
PORT JERVIS, NY — The HUB at the Port Jervis Library will host a wild medicinal herbs class, taught by herbalist Nathaniel Whitmore January 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s community … more
BETHEL, NY — The 2018 Sullivan County Opioid Use Prevention Conference, sponsored by Sullivan County Public Health Services, will be held on Wednesday, October 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bethel … more
MILFORD, PA — A Milford man has surrendered to U.S. Marshalls after being found guilty in June of illegally prescribing oxycodone and other opioids to 23 other patients. A press release from … more
Heaves, also known as recurrent airway obstruction (RAO), is a chronic respiratory disease of horses. It is similar to that of asthma in humans. Heaves is a common and serious condition that affects … more
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