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It’s time to talk about ticks. For starters, May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and the vexatious miniature vampires that are vectors of Lyme disease are out in full force. Over … more
(NAPSI)—There could be promising news for the more than six million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and the people who care for them.  The Problem  Although nearly … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Unspoken as we climb out from the current pandemic: What if this happens again? Sullivan County, and New York counties in general, are working on plans, so if there’s … more
(NAPSI)—If you ever have trouble seeing your way clear to getting your eyes checked, here’s a case to consider: Genida White could tell her vision was gradually getting worse, but she … more
(NAPSI)—For livestock producers, even the best-laid healthcare plans can be waylaid by unexpected disease outbreak, illness or other conditions that impact their animals.   Fortunately, … more
(NAPSI)—Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a serious condition, affecting 15% of U.S. adults—an estimated 37 million Americans. Kidney disease can get worse over time and may lead to kidney failure … more
(NAPSI)—Regular dental cleanings for kids are one of many aspects of people’s lives that have been interrupted over the past year. However, instilling good dental hygiene habits early is still … more
(NAPSI)—Newly weaned cattle don’t always handle changing temperatures and environments well, especially in the fall and winter when conditions can be more extreme. But by working closely with … more
(NAPSI)—People are increasingly concerned about dirt and germs these pandemic days, but many are neglecting an unseen area where airborne contaminants can lurk: the air ducts. Even in the … more
(NAPSI)—Heart disease is a leading cause of death for all Americans, but the death rate is higher for African American men and African American women of all ages than for whites. To help community … more
(NAPSI)—If you or someone you know has ever had blood cancer, a term you might have heard is “minimal residual disease,” or MRD. MRD refers to the small number of cancer cells that can stay in the body during and after treatment. Often, these cells are present at such low levels they do not cause any physical signs or symptoms. However, they may be a sign that cancer is returning. more
(NAPSI)—When ophthalmologist Ruth Williams, MD, opened her office after shutting down early in 2020 due to the pandemic, she was surprised to see how many people had developed serious eye problems … more
(NAPSI)—Imagine this: consuming a few small bites a day can help you manage your weight and reduce your risk of diabetes, gallstones, heart disease and cancer. It’s not some new miracle drug, … more
(NAPSI)—You may already be aware of what long-term care is, whether it’s through personal experience caregiving for a loved one who needs daily assistance, or knowing a family member or friend … more
(NAPSI)—This year, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past seven decades, NIDDK-supported research has furthered our … more
REGION — As humans cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, rabbits are dying of their own devastating plague. Highly contagious, Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease, virus type 2 (RHDV2), has mainly been … more
(NAPSI)—Good nutrition is important at any age. But for older adults on a tight budget, regular access to nutritious foods can be limited—and expensive. A new program aims to change that by … more
Two COVID-19 deaths in Sullivan County MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County reported its first two COVID-19-related deaths on March 31 as confirmed cases continue climbing past the 100 … more
Seeking nominations for ‘Do 6’ awards WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The PA Route 6 Alliance is now accepting nominations for the “Do 6” Awards to be presented at the annual … more
What researchers are calling the Wuhan coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, has thus far infected more than 17,489 people in numerous countries and is responsible for some 362 deaths as of … more
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