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

Aug 15, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

MORIAH – The Eagles are coming to Moriah. more

Jun 3, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun


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Report: Essex County has higher rates of obesity, premature death and lower access to care than state average more

Apr 5, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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PLATTSBURGH — A chief goal is targeting counties to increase the age to purchase tobacco products to 21 more

Apr 4, 2017 4:30 PM The Sun

LAKE PLACID — Advocates seek to raise age to purchase tobacco products to 21 more

Apr 3, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun


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WESTPORT — A new business venture here combines a uniquely healing Adirondack heritage with new science and research from top medical facilities in the eastern U.S. more

Mar 1, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun 2 Comments

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

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

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Mauro Grigollo

Under the New York Clean Indoor Air Law, New Yorkers have been successfully protected from the risks of secondhand exposure to combustible cigarette smoke when we work, shop, and dine at a restaurant. The health of New Yorkers could again be at risk. more

Jun 1, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 6 Comments

That old familiar American slang, “Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em,” began during the 1940s when soldiers fighting in World War 2 needed an excuse to take a break. more

May 9, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

If you are a smoker thinking about quitting for the New Year, here are a few things you can do to before New Year’s Day to increase your chances of quitting for good. more

Dec 24, 2015 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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Essex County Public Health Director Linda Beers has been appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to the New York State Department of Health’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board. more

Nov 30, 2015 6:00 AM The Sun

On September 15, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered R.J. Reynolds to immediately stop distribution and sale of four cigarette brands... more

Oct 9, 2015 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments


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Students, faculty and staff returned SUNY Plattsburgh Aug. 24 to find many new changes: the biggest being the restriction of tobacco products on campus grounds. more

Aug 30, 2015 6:00 AM The Sun

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a press release in July announcing a recently published study that found 3 out of 4 adults support the concept of raising the minimum legal age for purchase of tobacco products to 21. more

Aug 19, 2015 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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Posters that two young students have created in a regional anti-smoking program have won a statewide contest. more

Aug 14, 2015 6:00 AM The Sun

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