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HONESDALE, PA  —  Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) will offer both the Pfizer and Moderna bivalent vaccines starting Wedensday, September 21 in Honesdale and Wednesday, … more
NORTHEASTERN PA — The Wright Center for Community Health is now administering the recently approved COVID-19 vaccine boosters that target the original strain of the coronavirus and the two … more
EVERYWHERE — Flu vaccines are now available for patients at the Wright Center for Community Health’s network of community health centers in northeast Pennsylvania. Most people are … more
NATIONWIDE — Extreme heat poses risks for loved ones with dementia.The Alzheimer’s Association suggests ways to keep people safe and comfortable. The heat can be especially stressful and … more
SCRANTON, PA — James Coursen shielded his top teeth from view all the time, even adopting an awkward way of holding his hand and fork in front of his mouth during meals with friends. His … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Access: Supports for Living has launched a free, confidential text line to support youth struggling with mental health and substance use challenges, bullying, self-harm, … more
NATIONWIDE — Experiences of high blood pressure disorders during pregnancy are associated with an increased risk of vascular dementia and accelerated brain aging, according to studies reported … more
It’s been a hot, quick summer. I remember being shocked when we whizzed by Memorial Day, and I’m a bit flabbergasted that we now face the beginning of September. In a blink of an eye, it … more
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) announced the addition of three new staff members. Stephanie Walsh-Roumiantseva is a family nurse practitioner; Taryn Donnelly … more
HONESDALE, PA — Jeffrey Mogerman, M.D., is continuing his orthopaedic practice at Wayne Memorial Hospital after over 30 years of work in the region, but he is scaling back to a one-half-time … more
How does childhood trauma influence your life? This is not going to be an article with definitive information, as there are many different types of traumas with too many possible effects. But … more
Socioeconomic deprivation, including neighborhood disadvantages and persistent low wages, are associated with higher dementia risk, lower cognitive performance and faster memory decline, according to … more
Parents are aware of the many issues involved in getting their infants, toddlers and school-aged children immunized in order to attend pre-K through 12 grade. The number of required vaccines keeps … more
ATI service dog is veteran’s best friend MONTICELLO, NY — When Eduardo Avila was wounded by an IED during his last combat tour in Iraq, he sustained permanent injuries which affected … more
NATIONWIDE — Experiences of structural, interpersonal and institutional racism are associated with lower memory scores and worse cognition in midlife and old age, especially among Black … more
NORTHEAST PA — Now there’s some data: breastfeeding and supportive care matter, especially for mothers with substance use disorders and their babies. The Wright Center for Community … more
ROCK HILL, NY — The Center for Discovery (CFD) could soon have a state-of-the-art biobehavioral and healthcare facility at the former Frontier Insurance building. The CFD purchased the … more
WAYMART, PA — Every smile has a story, especially for seven-month-old Hunter Starbuck of Greenfield Township. The infant son of Desiree Esgro and Billy Starbuck, Hunter was born with a cleft … more
HONESDALE, PA — Programs to address COVID-19 concerns, both physical and mental, as well as other mental health services, topped a list of still-unmet needs in a recent Wayne Memorial Hospital … more
PIKE COUNTY, PA — The warm months are here, and the Pike County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) wants to remind everyone, especially seniors, to be careful with food. Food delivered by county … more
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