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Chandra Roberts new director of patient care services HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) has a new director of patient care services. Chandra Roberts, RN, MHA, will replace Jim … more
What's new for healthcare in the Upper Delaware region January 6 to 12 more
At this time of New Year resolutions, of chaos and uncertainty and an amazing amount of stress. I just wanna feel better. —better because I don’t rag on myself that I’m not in … more
HONESDALE, PA — “Exercise,” said Suzanne Atcavage, “is medicine.” Especially for Parkinson’s Disease. No matter your age when it falls into your life like an … more
Plenty of people in northeast Pennsylvania and beyond are deep into the holiday spirit and pomp and circumstance that surrounds this joyous time of year. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s … more
Now that sunshine is at a premium, with shorter daylight hours, longer nights and cold weather, many of us know that the onset of “winter blues” is around the corner. Compounding this … more
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HARRISBURG, PA — Partly due to a national freeze that prohibits kicking enrollees off Medicaid during the pandemic, partly due to job losses and the need to buy health insurance, Medicaid and … more
Wayne Memorial Hospital announces the following births: Lev River Danielson was born August 11, 2021 to Kaitlyn and Oriel Danielson of Narrowsburg, NY. Maternal grandparents are Charles and Louann … more
HONESDALE, PA — It was a brief ceremony, the one that honored Wayne Memorial CEO David Hoff. But the room was as filled as a pandemic would allow. County commissioners, hospital board members, … more
We are now entering the time of year when we will experience an increase in the number of infectious diseases in our families, work colleagues, and the community. It does not mean that these … more
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There likely wasn’t a Thanksgiving as it was described in the history books, a day when the Pilgrims and the Native Americans sat down to a feast and gave thanks together. Even if it’s … more
What are the symptoms of breast cancer? Different people have different symptoms of breast cancer. Some people do not have any signs or symptoms at all. Some warning signs of breast cancer … more
Just a few hours before driving to Scranton Breast Center for my six-month check up with my breast cancer team, Annemarie from the River Reporter sent me an email asking if I could write something … more
Free ‘Freedom from Smoking’ group sessions in Honesdale HONESDALE, PA — If you want to quit smoking but haven’t been able to do so, a free eight-week quit-smoking program … more
REGION — Not happy with your current Medicare plan? The time to make changes is approaching fast. From October 15 through December 7, Medicare recipients can make changes to their coverage. … more
HONESDALE, PA — On December 31, 2021, longtime chief executive officer for Wayne Memorial and its health system, David L. Hoff, will step down, handing over the reins to James Pettinato, RN. … more
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) will hold Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster clinics on the first, second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, beginning Wednesday, … more
What are long (lasting) COVID-19 and its associated health problems for people who have been infected with Acute Respiratory Syndrome 2 (SARS-CoV-2)?   Because we hear daily about the … more
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