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Crystal Run Healthcare opens new medical office and urgent care in Newburgh

NEWBURGH, NY — Crystal Run Healthcare recently opened its newest multi-specialty medical office and Urgent Care to serve the Newburgh area, located at 59 Route 32, Suite 100, in New Windsor (Devitt’s Medical Center).  Read more

Health effects of a sedentary lifestyle

During this time of year, many of us struggle with controlling our weight because we’re not able to be as active due to winter weather. Our well intentioned New Year’s resolutions about dieting, renewing our gym membership and eating better have faded in our memory, and there are the standard jokes about becoming a “coach potato.” What are often not discussed are the significant health problems that can develop from living a sedentary lifestyle—at work and at home.  Read more

Birth Announcements December 5

Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following birth:
November 6, 2013 — Wyatt Edward Dutton was born to Sue and Andy Dutton of Bethany, PA. Maternal grandparents are Dave and Sharon Flederbach of Bethany, PA. Paternal grandparents are Arnold Dutton Jr. and Dianna Dutton of Tyler Hill, PA.

Highland Physicians welcomes Jessica Giannetti

HONESDALE, PA — Highland Physicians, Ltd. recently announced the addition of Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner Jessica Giannetti to their staff. Giannetti obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Wilkes University. She received her Master’s in Science of Nursing and Master of Science Family Practice Practitioner degrees from the University of Scranton.  Read more

Have a Merry Christmas: Don’t drink and drive

I can hear it already—readers saying, “Oh no, not another ‘don’t drink and drive’ message. Banging that drum again!” Sorry, but as long as drinking and driving remains a problem, this is a drum that will need to be banged. Yes, indeed, “The life you save may be your own,” or your child’s.  Read more

Catskill Regional Medical Center enhances imaging services

Callicoon, NY — Catskill Regional’s Grover M. Hermann Hospital recently announced that digital screening mammography and bone density testing are now available at its campus in Callicoon. These services are also available at the Catskill Regional Imaging Center located in Monticello in addition to other imaging services.  Read more

Birth Announcements

Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births:

September 29, 2013 — John Andrew LaBelle Jr. was born to Jessica Lynn Carrigan and John Andrew LaBelle of Greeley, PA. Maternal grandparent is Elizabeth Carney of Lake Ariel, PA. Paternal grandparents are John Thomas LaBelle and Jodie Marie Labelle of Greeley, PA.

October 11, 2013 — Sylvia Clementine was born to Daphne Laput and Evan Laput of Shohola, PA. Maternal grandparents are Vera and Matthew Frendak of Shohola, PA. Paternal grandparents are Amador and Carol Laput of Glen Spey, NY.  Read more

Assistance available with health insurance process

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) has been designated a Certified Application Counselor (CAC) organization to assist the public with the health insurance marketplace process. Services are offered free of charge to everyone, not just patients of WMCHC physician practices.

WMCHC has appointed two full-time outreach enrollment coordinators, thanks in part to a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to train and retain staff for this service.  Read more

The health benefits of coconuts

Coconuts are one of the most wonderful foods on the planet and can even help save your life.  Read more

Thanksgiving and mental health; Gratitude helps diminish the darkness

As Thanksgiving is approaching I’ve gotten to think about the role that gratitude has played in the mental, spiritual and/or physical growth of the many people I have journeyed with in my practice through the years. When I speak of gratitude, I am speaking of a feeling or a state of mind that arises when one gives focused attention to the things that one values, both within oneself and in the world at large.  Read more

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