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Your occupation may impact your health.Coal miners are at risk of getting chronic lung diseases. Individuals working with asbestos have an increased incidence of lung cancer. But you don’t have to go into a coal mine to develop an occupational disease.Hair stylists and beauticians are exposed daily to many chemicals that are associated with various skin diseases and, at times, even more serious conditions.

Updated at 4:52 PM

Q: My aunt died of bacterial sepsis. How is this different than any other kind of infection?

Posted Sep 19, 2014 at 2:01 AM

Tip of the WeekNo one questions that fruit is an essential part of the diet. One hundred percent juice is a convenient way to help you get the important fruit nutrients you need.

Updated Sep 16, 2014 at 10:07 AM

By Dr. Murray FeingoldMore Content NowThere is a major medical crisis in this country concerning the inability of people with emotional disorders to receive the care they need.

Posted Sep 12, 2014 at 2:01 AM

Tip of the WeekWhen time is tight, here’s how to get a heart-pumping workout in 30 minutes.Work out harder, not longer - Research shows shorter, high-intensity workouts can do more for your health than longer, more leisurely workouts.

Posted Sep 12, 2014 at 12:01 AM

WAYNE COUNTY - Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Home Health Department and the Area Agency on Aging in Wayne County will offer flu shots for the 2014-2015 season at the following locations: • Tuesday, September 23rd, 9 a.m. -11...

Posted Sep 9, 2014 at 12:01 AM

HONESDALE - On Wednesday evening, September 17th at 6:30 p.m., Dr. Mort Malkin will present a lecture-demonstration on "Changing Your Chemistry." The event will be held at Wayne Memorial Hospital in the 2nd floor David Katz...

Posted Sep 6, 2014 at 12:01 AM

HONESDALE - The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging’s Prime Time Health Program will be offering the "Living Well"  Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.Stanford University’s Chronic Disease...

Posted Sep 5, 2014 at 2:01 AM

Tip of the WeekA good way to reach fitness and health goals is to customize plan for your personal needs and style. Here are some tips for getting started:

Updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:11 PM

REGION - An updated list of Al-Anon and Alateen meetings, District 29, has been released. Al-Anon and Alateen provides support groups for individuals with loved ones who are alcoholic.For more information call...

Updated Sep 4, 2014 at 3:58 PM

WAYNE COUNTY - If you hear the local church bells ring on Tuesday, September 9, there is a very good reason.  On the 9th minute, of the 9th hour, on the 9th day, of the 9th month, the entire nation will recognize Fetal Alcohol ...

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