Health

Targeting breast and prostate cancer

CALLICOON, NY — There will be a free event on Friday, November 3 at 7 p.m. at the Delaware Youth Center providing information about breast and prostate cancer. It is part of the Breast and Prostate Cancer Eduation (BPCE) Program at Catskill Regional Medical Center. The free event is supported with funds from Health Research, Inc.


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Some of WMH’s trauma team, left to right, are Karen Novobilski, RN; Patrick Pugliese, MD; CEO David Hoff; team leader Virginia Fries, MS, RN; Michele Churney, RN; James Pettinato, BSN, MHSA, CCRN-K RN; Jane Domaracki, MSN, RN.

WMH receives Level IV trauma accreditation

HONESDALE, PA — As of November 1, Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) is a fully accredited Level IV trauma center. Accreditation from the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation was approved last month after an intense on-site survey in August.

Crystal Run welcomes new providers

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Shannon Shah, a board-certified adult-gerontology nurse practitioner specializing in oncology and hematology, has joined Crystal Run Healthcare and will provide care to patients in Rock Hill. She completed her Master of Science in advanced practice nursing at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Health impacts of climate change

Regardless of the causes for the warming of our environment, public health officials are very aware of how environmental changes lead to catastrophic health problems for a population because of drought or flooding, starvation from crop failures, or effects of increasing environmental pollution leading to a rise in respiratory problems, such as a

Human Line of Hope fights cancer

ELDRED, NY — Volunteers of all ages, from states across the U.S., will participate in the 10th annual Human Line of Hope Across America on Sunday, September 10. The event benefits the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which aims to cure childhood cancer. The first Human Line of Hope was created in 2008 by Lou Monteleone in Eldred.


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Antonia Duncan

Duncan joins CRMC

HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) recently appointed Antonia Duncan, RN, BS to the position of obstetrical department clinical manager.

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