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As the seasons and days change from cold to warm, New Englanders are eager to get outside and enjoy the mountains, beaches, lakes and camping that makes up our well-rounded landscape. more

Guest Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | Danny Kaifetz has worked tirelessly for years to encourage his fellow veterans to receive hepatitis C testing. more

The Sun

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Three weeks after a gunman killed 17 at a Florida high school in Parkland, state and federal lawmakers are still responding with possible solutions. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Danny Kaifetz has a simple message for his fellow Vietnam veterans: more

The Sun

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Sun

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

Editorials

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

The Sun

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

Editorials

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

The Sun

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

Letters to the Editor

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

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

The Vermont Eagle

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

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

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

The Vermont Eagle

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