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August 2, 2015
Newark Wayne Spring Fest

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, DeMay Living Center and the Rochester Regional Medical Group hosted the 10th annual FREE community event, "Spring Fest" on Saturday, June 13th in tents on the grounds of the hospital (1200 Driving Park Avenue in Newark). The event, which focuses on making healthy lifestyle choices, is also made possible through the efforts […]

July 11, 2015
Newark Wayne Hospital cuts ribbon on New CT Scanner

Team members, supporters and friends of Newark-Wayne Community Hospital gathered on Thursday afternoon, June 25 to celebrate the unveiling of the hospital’s new 64 slice CT scanner. The new CT scanner will provide higher quality images for a faster, more accurate diagnosis and a more comfortable patient experience. The CT’s ability to provide high quality […]

July 4, 2015
Rochester Regional Health System welcomes new rural administrator

With the culmination of their final inclusion, Rochester Regional Health System welcomed Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic to its group. In order to better serve the now five hospitals in the system: (Rochester General, Unity Health, Newark Wayne Hospital, Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic, and United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia), a few new Regional […]

June 27, 2015
Lactose intolerant and blaming the dog?

Dear Doc, As I have gotten older, milk products upset my stomach and cause more gas. After eating dairy, it seems like I am blaming that smell on our dog a lot more frequently! Could I be developing lactose intolerance ? Doc, Lactose is the sugar in milk. Normally, lactose is broken down in the […]

June 20, 2015
Breast Cancer Survivor to Embark on 470-Mile Run for Research

Nearly three years ago, Davina McNaney was a 40-year-old mother of two whom, on a routine doctor’s visit, received her first mammogram. The test took place days after she completed a 40-mile run to benefit a local food bank. Soon after, she received the devastating news that she had breast cancer. Once the cancerous lump […]

June 6, 2015
Mosquitos - Little Bugs with a Big Bite!

Dear Doc, This summer the mosquitos are feasting on me! Is there a reason I get bit more than other people? Does this put me at risk for any diseases? Reader, Those six-legged biting pests, mosquitos, have been around since the Jurassic period, making them 200 million years old! Today, there are more than 3,500 […]

May 23, 2015
Improving Antioxidant Therapy: Using Light to Separate the Good from the Bad

We all know that antioxidants are good for us: most (if not all) dietary advice includes a plug for lots of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables like blueberries, spinach and sweet potatoes. So why have so many antioxidant-based therapies failed in clinical trials? A $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to a junior investigator at […]

May 8, 2015
Pain and stiffness in the middle of my feet

Dear Doc, I have been experiencing pain and stiffness in the morning in the middle of my feet. The pain sometimes goes away, but then comes back towards the end of the day after being on my feet all day. I have been told that I have arthritis in other parts of my body; could […]

May 2, 2015
Slipped Disks, Marriage the Truth About the Pain…

Dear Doc, I am stressed out! I am an active 35 year-old and last week I hurt my back. I feel some tingling going down my right leg. Someone told me I may have “slipped a disk.” My bowling team is scheduled to bowl in a tournament in a month. What is a slipped disk […]

April 25, 2015
What's Up Doc? - Notes on Treating Childhood Fever

Fever gets the attention of moth- ers. Most moms know it the moment it starts in their infant. It’s a generally little known fact that women can identify temperature change much quicker than men. When it’s measured by their kiss on the cheek of the baby, it can be less than a degree from normal […]

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DeWispelaere, William George

WOLCOTT:William G. DeWispelaere, 75, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2024, at the Wayne County Nursing Home. Friends and family are invited to attend calling hours at the Norton Funeral Home, 5925 New Hartford St., Wolcott, on Saturday, July 20, 2024, from 11:00AM to 1:00 PM.  Funeral service with full military honors will be held […]

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Torres, Ana Laura

NEWARK: Ana Laura Torres-Ruiz, a beloved soul, was born in Rincón, Puerto Rico, in the barrio of Calvache. Her journey began on April 16, 1939. On July 10, 2024, in Newark, NY, Ana Laura peacefully passed away surrounded by her loved ones. Cosme Torres-Ortiz, her devoted husband of 67 years, stood by her side through […]

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