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Posted Oct 3, 2015 at 12:01 AM

WAYNE & PIKE COUNTIES -   Wayne Memorial Hospital, in conjunction with Area Agencies on Aging in Wayne and Pike Counties will hold flu clinics throughout the area, beginning October 9th.  Flu (influenza) is a contagious viral disease which can cause mild to serious illness, and in certain populations, hospitalization and even death.  The flu season traditionally starts in October and usually peaks between December and February, although activity can last as...

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 3:20 PM

HAWLEY - Messages of hope and possibility were shared at a Recovery Month celebration September 23, at the Ritz Theater in Hawley. The Wayne County Drug and Alcohol Commission, Wayne County Office of Behavioral Health and...

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 2:40 PM

PIKE COUNTY - The Pike County Tick Borne Disease Task Force will be hosting an event entitled "Symposium on Tick Borne Diseases: An Endemic Crisis" Saturday morning, October 10, at the Pike County Training Center in Lords...

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 2:37 PM

• Ticks are all around of us. They live in grassy areas (lawns) as well as in brush and wooded areas.• They often come inside houses on pets or clothing.• Ticks cannot "jump", but rather wait...

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 2:27 PM

HONESDALE - September was Fall Prevention Month, and in hospitals across the country medical staff were reminding patients and visitors to be aware of fall hazards.  One in three older adults—about 12 million – fall...

Posted Oct 1, 2015 at 12:01 AM

HONESDALE - Wayne County Area Agency on Aging welcomes you to join with other caregivers at the monthly meeting of the Caregiver’s Support Group.The next meeting will be held at the Earl J. Simons Senior Center on Wednesday,...

Posted Sep 30, 2015 at 12:01 AM

LAKE REGION -  Learning that you have diabetes can be overwhelming at first. There are many new things to learn and it can be difficult to know where to start. Diabetes is a very serious and costly disease, but research has shown...

Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 10:50 AM

Even if you’re not a whiz in the kitchen, you can whip up a delicious, healthy salad dressing—at a fraction of the grocery store cost! Our friends at 

Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 10:17 AM

To tuber or not to tuber? That is the question — YES is the answer! Beauty-wise, potatoes aren’t exactly the belles of the ball, but they’re crammed with nutrients. Here’s a quick primer on...

Posted Sep 25, 2015 at 12:00 PM

HONESDALE - A call has been issued for adults interested in volunteering at the Warmth in the Night emergency cold-weather shelter this winter.

Updated Sep 24, 2015 at 3:11 PM

We're in love with sweet potatoes, and not only for their amazing health benefits. They're the perfect fall color and add a hint of sweetness to these amazing snacks!

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