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NEW YORK — Two bipartisan House bills will hopefully do a bit more to keep seniors safe, whether in their homes or in nursing care. In October, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado announced … more
Once upon a time, but very recently, people in the US turned 65 and became eligible for Medicare. They knew because they had many more phone calls that they may or may not have screened. They knew … more
ONLINE — Judy Johnson, a nurse at a long-term care facility in New York City, did not pull punches. “Why were essential workers’ lives put at risk? Why did so many nursing home … more
Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births: Brantley Lewis Canfield was born October 1, 2020 to Karson and Travis Canfield of Tyler Hill, PA. Harbor Lucille Larson was born … more
What's going on in health, wellness and community November 5 to 11 more
With Veterans Day just around the corner, and November being Military Family Month, I wanted to write about the mental health concerns that military families may face and what they can do about … more
METAvivor is a volunteer-led, nonprofit organization that funds vital research to help improve the longevity and quality of life for metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients. It is the only … more
FRENCH WOODS, NY — Ask Lori Silvers about her breast cancer experience, and she talks about joy. Not that the experience—both experiences—were joyful. They weren’t; she … more
By ANNEMARIE SCHUETZ BETHEL, NY — A couple decades ago, Pam McDermott, a nurse from New York City, bought some land in Bethel and built a log cabin. This isn’t a relaxing … more
About one in eight U.S. women (about 12 percent) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. It is expected that, in 2020, there will be 276,000+ new cases of invasive breast … more
HONESDALE, PA — If you’re one of the 331,825 people in Pennsylvania who buy health insurance on the exchange, get ready. Here comes Pennie. That’s what the state has dubbed its … more
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What's going on in health and wellness October 1 to 7 more
We are all aware of how the COVID-19 virus has spread worldwide and that each day the world discovers how persistent this pandemic has become. We are averaging at least 40,000+ newly reported cases … more
What's going on in health and wellness September 3 to 9 more
If you are coming late to the party, or want a refresher on last month’s introduction to the process I call Mental Freedom, you can find it here. There, I introduced the first three … more
What's going on in health and wellness August 6 to 12 more
I have been working for some time on creating the process I call “The Mental Freedom” based on William Glasser’s, MD, Choice Theory psychology. As a counselor and coach, when I … more
BARRYVILLE, NY — “I thought I had the stomach flu,” Bob Hoshour says. It was 2017, and he and his wife, Dr. Jenise Parris, were at their Barryville house. He’d been tired. … more
What's going on in health and wellness July 2 to 8 more
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