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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

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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

A recent study showed the U.S. retirement age is rising as the government pushes it higher and workers stay in the workforce longer: some by choice and others by life’s realities. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 PM Guest Columnists

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GLENS FALLS | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a study to determine why four parts of the state, including Warren County, have higher cancer rates. more

Oct 31, 2017 9:09 AM The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | “Helping to avoid unintended consequences is what we’re all about,” according to Joanie Praamsma, executive director of the Pregnancy Resource Center of Addison County. more

Oct 31, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY |  The long-term prognosis for the health of Vermonters who work and play in the great outdoors isn’t good. more

Oct 29, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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BURLINGTON | Officials of the UVM Medical Center announced that Isabelle Desjardins, M.D., has accepted the position of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the University of Vermont Medical Center. more

Oct 28, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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KEESEVILLE | Danny Kaifetz is seeking federal legislation giving all vets access to treatment for disease that plagues veteran population more

Oct 17, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Scientific evidence is mounting on the impacts of road salt on Adirondack lakes and watersheds. more

Oct 10, 2017 12:50 PM The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-Operative is ending the year with lots of participation and increased products. more

Oct 6, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton County Youth Bureau will sponsor “suicideTALK,” a program that aims to teach area sports coaches how to recognize and address children contemplating suicide, on Oct. 4. more

Sep 30, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

MIDDLEBURY – Vermont health officials have confirmed the year’s first case of human illness due to West Nile virus. more

Sep 25, 2017 1:03 PM The Vermont Eagle

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LAKE PLACID |  LightWorks Reiki of Moriah is presenting “Jikiden Reiki Seminar in the Adirondacks” at the Courtyard Marriott-Lake Placid from Oct. 5-13. more

Sep 24, 2017 2:00 PM 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

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The movement to snuff out adolescent smoking has reached Essex County. more

Aug 15, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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MOOERS — The Town of Mooers’ Beautification Committee is hoping to construct a River Walk in the old village. more

Aug 11, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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PORT HENRY – A federal grant of $11,429 will allow the Port Henry Fire Department to purchase a new personal protective equipment drying cabinet for the fire station. more

Aug 6, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

PORT HENRY — A pair of beaches have been shuttered in Port Henry following a discovery of blue-green algae. more

Aug 1, 2017 4:49 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Ready to lose weight and keep it off? more

Jun 30, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE — Ever-popular Million Dollar Beach on Lake George, one of the region’s top tourist attractions, will remain closed to swimming at least through Friday June 23 due to high levels of E. coli contamination in the lakewater. more

Jun 21, 2017 10:37 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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