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February 11, 2016
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Treatments for addiction and chronic pain: One size does not fit all

Addiction and chronic pain have much in common: neither is going away, and both worsen if not managed. For those suffering from physical pain and the emotional and spiritual trauma of addiction, recovery is likely to include a series of relapses followed by fresh starts.  Read more

New Arrivals

Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births:

Joelle Hosanna Brodd was born on November 28, 2015 to Kaitlin and Scott Brodd of Beach Lake, PA. Maternal grandparents are Al and Eileen Sones of Machanicsburg, PA. Paternal grandparents are Jeff and Gwen Brodd of Cary, NC.

Grayson Heath Fincham was born on December 4, 2015 to Mary Strayer and Christopher Fincham of Shohola, PA.  Read more

Temperatures and cardiovascular disease

So far we have not had the usual amount of snow and cold this season, but that will no doubt change as we progress through the winter. This also is the time of the year when people seek out warm- or cold-weather locations for the winter months or for vacation. There is a relationship between ambient temperature exposure, exertion, and occurrences of cardiovascular events or other physical symptoms.  Read more

Birth Announcements

Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births:

Ethan George Carlile was born on October 31, 2015 to Sarah Oetzel-Carlile and Eric Carlile of Honesdale, PA. Maternal grandparents are Timothy and Marie Oetzel of Beach Lake, PA. Paternal grandparent is Mary Carlile of Honesdale, PA.

Baelfire James Roche was born on November 1, 2015 to Caitlyn and David Roche of Lake Ariel, PA. Maternal grandparents are James and Valerie Springsteen of Lake Ariel, PA. Paternal grandparents are Thomas and Bari Roche of Callicoon, NY.  Read more

GAIT provides Equine Services for Heroes®

MILFORD, PA — GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center is offering a new program for heroes of all community services including veterans, EMTs, fire, safety and law enforcement personnel and their families. Instructor Nancy Van Wyk recently completed her certification in a PATH International Specialty Education course as Instructor Training for Equine Services for Heroes®.  Read more

Crystal Run employees donate Thanksgiving baskets

ORANGE AND SULLIVAN COUNTIES, NY — This holiday season, employees of Crystal Run Healthcare (CRH) brought comfort and nourishment to those in need by providing over 50 Thanksgiving-themed baskets. Crystal Run employees across more than 30 offices created baskets filled with holiday dinner essentials including table cloths, centerpieces and gift cards; non-perishable food items such as canned goods, dry goods and mixes; and fresh fruits, vegetables and turkeys.  Read more

Coping with holiday stress

For many of us, the winter, with its celebrations of Christmas, Hanukkah, or Yule, is a fun time of year filled with parties, celebrations and social gatherings with family and friends. For many, it is also a time marked by sadness, anger, jealousy, loneliness, or anxiety. Perhaps foremost, it brings a combination of feelings, and this is perfectly normal.  Read more

Oldfield joins Crystal Run at Rock Hill

ROCK HILL, NY — Crystal Run Healthcare announces the addition of Kate Oldfield, certified physician assistant to the practice. She will be seeing patients in Rock Hill.

Oldfield earned her Master of Science in physician assistant studies from Le Moyne College in Syracuse. She is a board certified physician assistant in urgent care.

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Birth Announcements

Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births:
Logan Joseph Budd was born on September 20, 2015 to Ann Marie Knoll and Daniel Bidd of Lackawaxen, PA. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Lisa Knoll of Lackawaxen, PA. Paternal grandparents are Adelle and David Budd of Dingmans Ferry, PA.
Audrey Summer Landmesser was born on September 25, 2015 to Renae and Timothy Landmesser of Lords Valley, PA. Maternal grandparent is John Reinfurt of Beach Lake, PA. Paternal grandparents are Dennis and Jo-Ann Landmesser of Hallstead, PA.  Read more

Kate Krempasky joins Honesdale Surgical Associates

HONESDALE, PA — Honesdale Surgical Associates, a specialty practice of Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) offering general and vascular surgery, has welcomed certified physician assistant Kate Krempasky to its staff.  Read more

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