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Health
April 17, 2015
Newark Community Health Open House

Newark Community Health, part of Finger Lakes Community Health, will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, April 29, from 4-6:30 p.m. at 513 West Union Street in the Cannery Row Mall. Healthy snacks and refreshments will be served. It’s also an opportunity to tour the brand new facility and learn more about the latest […]

April 11, 2015
What's up Doc?: Heel pain right up to my ankle

Dear Doc, I have pain that starts from the back of my heel and goes up the back of my ankle. It worsens with activity and gets better with rest. What do I have and how can I treat it? This is a very common problem that occurs in individuals who are both very active […]

March 28, 2015
What's up Doc? - Behavioral Problems in Preschool Children

Behavioral problems in preschool children are a common concern. For most parents I encounter, preschoolers can be difficult to manage at times, even for parents who are committed to using the most-up-to-date strategies by experts in the Pediatric Behavioral field. These frustrating problems are common because children are human and, like adults, they aren’t always […]

February 14, 2015
Newark Wayne Hospital earns International “Baby Friendly” Designation

Newark-Wayne Community Hosp-ital, Rochester Regional Health System has been awarded the prestigious “Baby-Friendly” designation by Baby-Friendly USA, a World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) program for hospitals and birthing centers. Baby-Friendly status is achieved through instituting rigorous, comprehensive, evidence-based maternity care practices that promote the optimal level of care for breastfeeding […]

February 7, 2015
How many students in Wayne County are not immunized?

The recent measles outbreak has shaken the minds of a public that thought the mostly-childhood malady had all but disappeared from the American landscape. Gone were the days when a mother with a sick child would expose measles, mumps and chicken pox to other siblings in hopes of getting it out of the way and […]

February 3, 2015
Heart disease in children

When we think of heart disease, we commonly think of heart attacks in an older patients with Coronary Artery Disease but children can also be born with and develop cardiac problems. These problems of the heart are often difficult to diagnosis and surprise both parents and physicians alike when they do develop. The obvious signs […]

February 3, 2015
Public Invited to “Go Red” Heart event at Newark-Wayne

Did you know that cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number 1 cause of death in the United states killing close to 787,000 people in 2011 per the most recent statistics*. About 2,150 Americans die each day from these diseases, one every 40 seconds. Also alarming, CVD is still the number 1 killer of American women […]

January 31, 2015
Improving Customer and Patient Outcomes at Newark-Wayne Hospital

A group of local entrepreneurs, politicians and movers and shakers were invited to a special meet and greet event at Hallagan Fine Furniture in Newark on Thursday night. Brad Pearson of the Newark Wayne Community Hospital Foundation, came up with the event idea, believing that promoting a local private business and its parallels with local […]

January 24, 2015
What’s Up Doc? - Quitting cigarettes

Dear Doc, I’ve been smoking since I was 15 and I’m now 30. Every year my doctor bugs me about quitting. I did quit cold turkey twice while I was pregnant but soon after having my children, I ended up smoking again. Now my kids are old enough to start asking me to quit and […]

January 17, 2015
UR Medicine Alzheimer’s Agitation Study Among Top 10 of 2014

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the world’s largest professional association of neurologists, has included a UR Medicine study among its picks for the most revolutionary research of 2014. The study, which originally appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), found that a high dose of a common antidepressant drug (citalopram) significantly […]

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Recent Obituaries

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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