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Sam's Club to offer Home Delivery service in Allentown and other company news

Sam's Club to offer Home Delivery service in Allentown and other company news
Sam's Club will now offer same-day home delivery service to the Allentown area. (THE MORNING CALL FILE PHOTO)

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Sam's Club to offer home delivery service in Allentown

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Shopping with Sam’s Club just got easier as the company expands same-day home delivery service to several new markets across the country, including Allentown and the surrounding area.

Members and non-members in these markets have fast and easy access to Sam’s Club’s great mix of groceries, prepared meals and everyday essentials at amazing prices -- and have them delivered straight to their doorstep by Instacart, in as little as an hour.

Instacart customers will have the option to shop Sam's Club without a membership, giving them access to Sam’s Club’s signature savings and bulk shopping options, paired with the convenience of same-day delivery. However, if you are a Sam's Club member, you will receive membership rewards and lower, member-only pricing on items.

Sam’s Club and Instacart joined forces in February.

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Ethos Clinic opens third Lehigh Valley location

Dr. Raja Abbas has announced the opening of his third Ethos clinic in Emmaus. The clinic has a unique approach to psychiatric wellness and features a psychiatric outpatient rehab approach, a treatment regimen that is unavailable in the Lehigh Valley.

Psychiatric outpatient rehabilitation at the Ethos clinic is a comprehensive long term program that enables patients with chronic mental health issues like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, treatment resistant depression and anxiety disorders to recover in a holistic environment. The program includes art therapy, music therapy, nutritional therapy, spiritual therapy, mindfulness with a focus on meditation, as well as physical therapy.

The unique program addresses a patient’s medical and psychiatric needs while introducing wellness education such as learning how to garden and grow food, and how to make simple meals. As patients recover from their chronic health conditions, they will be spending 3-5 days a week at the rehab program as they learn how to make their way back into the society.

The rehab program is the link in a chain of comprehensive outpatient psychiatric services provided at Ethos clinics including outpatient clinics, rehabilitation programs, partial programs, intensive outpatient services as well as psychiatric crisis centers which will be run in coordination with local, county and state agencies.

The first Ethos rehabilitation center will open in Emmaus in early 2019, with the second program opening in Lehighton in spring of 2019. A similar campus is also planned for the Ethos clinic in Bethlehem.

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The Ethos clinic follows a comprehensive approach to mental health and overall wellness for people of all ages. Each individual treatment plan is created by a team of therapists who specialize in different forms of psychotherapy. But most importantly, the team believes that wellness is a combination of spiritual, emotional and physical health and offers a range of non-drug and pharmacological therapies. Treatments include counseling, drug management, state-of-the-art deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (dTMS), ketamine infusions as well as spiritual guidance.

KU named One of the "Best in the Northeast" by Princeton Review

Kutztown University has yet again been featured as one of the "Best in the Northeast" by the Princeton Review. The education services company is widely known for its test prep programs and college and graduate school guides. KU is among 225 institutions named to the regional list.

The "Best in the Northeast" list is compiled via drawing upon information from surveys taken by students and administrators. The final lists contain 661 institutions from a five-region, nationwide area.

KU has been named to the list at least a dozen times since 2000.

St. Luke’s ear, nose and throat specialists accepting patients in Warren County

St. Luke’s ENT-Warren, staffed by the most advanced ear, nose, throat doctors in the region, is welcoming new patients.

Board-certified otolaryngologists Jeffrey Bedrosian and David Yen are physicians trained in otolaryngology, the medical and surgical treatment of diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat and related structures of the head, neck and oral cavity.

Bedrosian is the only fellowship-trained sinus and skull base surgeon in the Lehigh Valley. He completed medical school and a residency at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University and a fellowship in Advanced Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery at Cornell University. He has additional training and experience treating patients with difficult sinus issues including chronic sinusitis, nasal obstruction, nasal allergy and skull base tumors.

Yen, board certified otolaryngologist/ENT and head and neck surgeon, serves as Chief of Otolaryngology (ENT) at St. Luke’s University Health Network. He completed his ear, nose and throat residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a native of Allentown, where he attended William Allen High School, followed by Georgetown University and medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

St. Luke’s ENT – Warren is located at the Washington Outpatient Center in Washington, N.J. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 908-847-8862 or visit sluhn.org.

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