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WESTPORT | Healthy Schools Network has pressed for over 20 years for good science and steady funding to protect and clean up school environments. more

Jan 5, 2018 9:00 AM The Sun

WESTPORT | In 2017, Healthy Schools Network founder and Executive Director Claire Barnett was awarded the prestigious William K. Reilly Award for Environmental Governance and Leadership from American University in Washington, D.C. more

Jan 5, 2018 9:00 AM The Sun


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Task forces across the state have been mobilizing for the past year to garner support to ban the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21. more

Nov 29, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials


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LONG LAKE | The International Lions Club is emitting a full-throated roar this week against diabetes and has launched an awareness campaign to combat the chronic condition. more

Nov 16, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments


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PLATTSBURGH | The northeast is the epicenter of what authorities are referring to as a Lyme disease epidemic. more

Nov 8, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | When elders or people living with illness fall or take a sudden spill, health problems can be quite serious. more

Sep 20, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

It’s been a tragic year for rock and roll fans. more

Jul 26, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials


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CHAZY – Event encourages responsible decisions during prom, graduation season more

May 3, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun

We’d like to draw your attention this week to a somewhat taboo issue  — but shouldn’t be. more

Mar 8, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials


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PLATTSBURGH — ‘Stepping Out For Your Heart’ event to raise awareness on cardiovascular health more

Feb 11, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

Starting the New Year “smoke free” is a great idea! more

Jan 6, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Obesity rate among kids from low-income families dropped nearly 2 points since 2010, says CDC more

Nov 27, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun

MONTPELIER — After years of promoting a convenient nasal spray flu vaccine, Vermont Department of Health officials say the agency no longer stands by the product, despite having spent more than $600,000 on doses over the past three years. more

Aug 29, 2016 1:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Lyme disease is on the rise in Essex County. more

Aug 9, 2016 1:00 PM The Sun

MONTPELIER — Data from the Vermont Department of Health show that more than one-third of refugees resettled in Vermont test positive for tuberculosis. more

Jun 8, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

With dental care costs on the rise and Medicaid payments unable to keep up, one bill awaiting the governor’s signature would create a mid-level “dental therapist” who can do basic dental work for less money. more

May 17, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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SARANAC LAKE — Do you know someone who has crutches they no longer need just taking up space in their closet? more

May 1, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun


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BURLINGTON – The Vermont Department of Health announced April 15 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the state's first case of zika virus in a Vermont resident, an adult who traveled to a zika affected area. more

Apr 15, 2016 2:48 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER — “E-cigarettes are not harmless.” That is the message youth advocates from Our Voices Xposed (OVX) hope state lawmakers hear loud and clear on Feb 9 as part of a youth rally and march on the Vermont State Capitol. more

Feb 9, 2016 9:30 AM The Vermont Eagle


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INDIAN LAKE — During the September Indian Lake Town Board meeting, Town Supervisor Brian Wells announced that the Blue Mountain Lake Water District, won first place in the 29th Annual New York Tap Water Taste Contest. more

Oct 2, 2015 8:30 AM The Sun

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