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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County ranks square in the middle of the pack when it comes to the health of its residents. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Use of electronic cigarettes has been added to New York state’s ban on smoking in public indoor spaces and certain outdoor spaces where smoking is prohibited. more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | After almost 54 years practicing dentistry in Ticonderoga, Dr. William Brennan says it’s time to spin down his drill. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Work to improve public health has paid off in Essex County. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors moved forward Monday on a local law that would raise the purchase age in the county for tobacco from 18 to 21. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Meet Valerie Ortiz, a registered nurse who is making an impact around Addison County. more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | Being klutzy is no longer a laughing matter. In fact, one of the most serious medical problems facing older people is falling. more

The Vermont Eagle

SCHROON LAKE | The Schroon Lake Lions Club is continuing to offer free eye screenings for pre-K and Kindergarten children in local elementary schools. more

The Sun

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Health Center recently added Physician Assistant Cody Whitney of Keene to its staff. more

The Sun

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WHALLONSBURG | Youth from throughout the North Country will be able to enjoy the space at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall for the sixth year as the Indoor Play Gym returns on Saturdays from Jan. 27 through March 3. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | According to Vermont Department of Health officials, flu has hit Addison and Rutland counties. However, it is reported to be widespread across the state. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Pot advocates have finally scored a significant victory with Republican Gov. Phil Scott signature approval pen hovering over H.511, the latest and final version of the state’s pot legalization attempts. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Porter Medical Center is one of several UVM network hospitals which will receive a new, state-of-the-art electronic health record system or EHR/Epic. more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | All 11 school districts in Essex County have signed onto the Tobacco 21 initiative. more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | On Friday, Jan. 26, the Castleton Women’s Ice Hockey Team, and their fans, will trade traditional Spartan green apparel for pink to raise awareness and funds for the Breast Care Program at Rutland Regional Medical Center. more

Sports

TICONDEROGA | Contractors who deal with lead contamination can get some help from a free class sponsored by PRIDE of Ticonderoga. more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | With the help of the Essex and Clinton County, several local schools are getting a boost when it comes to promoting healthy lifestyles. more

The Sun

As the holiday season is upon us, what better gift to give than the peace of mind of up-to-date cancer screenings? more

Letters to the Editor

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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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NEWCOMB | David Hughes stood in the kitchen at Newcomb Central School, cutting pumpkins as light splashed through the windows on a brilliant autumn afternoon. more

The Sun

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