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RUTLAND | One of Vermont’s most respected medical practitioners in the rapidly changing field of infectious diseases will provide important information to local residents about Lyme disease and its symptoms. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ALBANY | The state Assembly last Wednesday approved a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Maria Lyons is tired of the smoke. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The use of e-cigarettes in schools continues to increase, even as traditional smoking declines among students in New York state. Read more

The Sun

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Suicide rates throughout the United States, and especially in Vermont, are on the rise. Read more

Editorials

BURLINGTON | The Vermont Department of Health and officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working with the Wake Robin retirement community in Shelburne to respond to an outbreak... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The first case of the flu this season was reported in Clinton County last week, and health officials are again imploring residents to get vaccinated. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Polio’s got to go, and the Plattsburgh Rotary clubs are taking aim to eradicate the disease worldwide. Read more

The Sun

Of the nearly 1,500 calls in 2015-2016 to Vermont’s Emergency Medical Services to aid in a fall incident, 8 out of 10 involved people who were 65 years of age or older. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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. Read more

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

The Sun

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

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

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

The Sun

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

Editorials