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NEWBURGH, NY — Rose Bradwell is a 46-year-old wife and the mother of three daughters. She is battling leukemia and is in urgent need of a blood stem cell or bone marrow transplant in order to … more
VetStock celebrates 10 years PIKE COUNTY, PA — It’s been a decade since VetStock first began its mission to empower, enrich and improve the lives of veterans and their … more
ONLINE — On Wednesday, June 15, the Alzheimer’s Association will host a webinar discussing the crushing impact that Alzheimer’s and other dementias have on the Black … more
MILFORD, PA ― The Pike County Commissioners voted on May 11 to request  funding from the state for community-based mental health services. “Our system collectively has been stretched … more
NATIONWIDE — When my father was in the early stages of dementia, he forgot he took his daily walk. For years, he hiked down the mountain he lived on and then back up once a day. For years. … more
SCRANTON, PA — Hepatitis Awareness Month may have just ended, but it’s still a great time to promote better knowledge and vigilance regarding this very serious, yet treatable … more
In the midst of it all It’s tough to feel better when you’re experiencing terror and uncertainty. It’s tough to feel better when we are bombarded at every turn with some sort of … more
The previous installment provided information about common travel-related diseases. This article will help you prepare for your trip. Here are some initial steps to follow. Consult with your … more
After a stroke, help is available HONESDALE, PA — Phil Dux, 62, survived a hemorrhagic stroke in 2013, even after a week in a medically induced coma. But the Hawley resident found recovery … more
Previously in I Just Wanna Feel Better, we talked about habits and the tenacious steps that we have to implement in order to disrupt and alter them. We talked about how we feel in our bodies and how … more
NATIONWIDE — When a foodborne illness outbreak happens, tracking the source down is critical. Scientists with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have a plan: they are … more
Being knowledgeable about communicable diseases is essential when traveling to any country or region in the world, including in the U.S. The number of people striking out to more exotic locations … more
Sullivan folks: talk about your health SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — How are you doing, health-wise?Sullivan County Public Health is conducting a community health survey from now through May, and … more
If you’re like me, you cherish pretty much everything about springtime, from the warmer temperatures to the abundant outdoor activities and rebirth of the flowers and trees. Of course, that … more
Previously on “I just wanna feel better,” we talked about habits: habituated behaviors that are unconscious, or second nature. We talked about the work of Kern Beares and the need and … more
EVERYWHERE — As we look forward to the spring season, many of our New Year’s resolutions have come and gone. Studies confirm these resolutions often fail after a few weeks, yet the spring … more
REGION — Did you miss AmeriCorps Week in March? It hailed the volunteer work of a legion of people aged 55 and up, the members of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and AmeriCorps … more
Fair Hill Therapeutic Riding Center opens in Damascus DAMASCUS, PA — Riding horseback has always been great exercise. But for those with physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs, … more
Wayne Memorial looking for new site in Carbondale HONESDALE, PA — Starting Monday, April 4, Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Carbondale lab and radiology services, plus the primary care … more
The world has certainly had its share of trauma in the past two-and-a-half years. There has been COVID, natural disasters and now we watch as Russia wages war with Ukraine, and we wonder if there … more
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