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Healthcare is constantly changing as technology finds new and better ways to help people live longer, healthier lives. Host Tonyehn Verkitus will address the issues that are important to the people in our community, including the ongoing pandemic, concerns about vaccines, food deserts, childhood trauma and child abuse, mental health, environmental issues, and the rising cost of staying healthy with leaders and experts who are positively moving the needle in our region. Tonyehn's work as the Executive Director of the Lackawanna and Luzerne County Medical Societies, a wholistic life coach, and founding member of the Africa Community Exchange will help her educate the community on health and food, community activism, and healing through self-care.

The Business of Cannabis

With medical marijuana legal in Pennsylvania and recreational becoming legal in surrounding states, the business of cannabis is growing. Dispensaries have arrived and students can study the cannabis industry at area colleges. What does the cannabis industry mean for Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania, and how will it impact the health of our region?

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The American Hospital Association has described the current shortage of healthcare workers as a critical situation. Low staffing levels can lead to burnout among healthcare workers and impact the quality of patient care. Find out how staffing shortages have impacted our area and what can be done to help.
Tonyehn Verkitus is the Executive Director of the Lackawanna and Luzerne County Medical Societies. Her work in the nonprofit world has mostly centered on health and food though she also spent many years training organizations and communities on fundraising and telling their mission-based stories.