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ELIZABETHTOWN | Medical personnel and nutritionists at area hospitals have a new prescription to use here: fresh, local produce. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is in dire need of mental health clinicians. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Two free events will be held by the Elizabethtown Community Hospital Auxiliary in February to help the community become “heart healthy.” Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | A new “Chester Wellness Center” featuring workout facilities and training, behavioral health counseling — and various other programs encouraging a healthy lifestyle — may be established in town if... Read more

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and the Cancer Services Program (CSP) of Northeastern NY wants to raise awareness that there are two ways to prevent cervical cancer. Read more

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PERU | For the next three months, members of the Clinton County Health Department’s Healthy Neighborhoods Program will be going door-to-door to offer residents of Peru safety surveys. Read more

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MORIAH | The Essex County Board of Supervisors adopted resolutions of appreciation Dec. 4 recognizing wellness committees at Elizabethtown-Lewis, Moriah and Ticonderoga Central Schools for dedication to the health of students and staff. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | To officially welcome Hamsa Healing Touch Massage to the Ticonderoga area business community, members of the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) held a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 7. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s Health Department has secured a $250,000 grant from the Adirondack Health Institute designed to improve local access to fresh foods. Read more

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PORT HENRY | In her primary job, Robin McKee is a prison nurse in Vermont where she is no stranger to conflict and anger. Read more

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MORRISONVILLE | Behavior Health Services North center to broaden access to primary care Read more

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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

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TICONDEROGA | North Country Community College (NCCC) will use an $18,800 grant to help go tobacco-free on all three of its campuses — Malone, Saranac Lake and Ticonderoga — by 2020. Read more

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America’s convoluted payment/insurance system is why our per capita healthcare costs far exceed any other developed country, with worse health outcomes. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Emily Martz has spent months on the road campaigning for the 45th Senate District. Read more

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SCHUYLER FALLS | After years of negotiations, meetings, planning sessions and at least one late-night phone call from a state Senator, a new drug rehabilitation facility in Schuyler Falls opened last week. Read more

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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

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Home health appears to be taking off in Essex County. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Three years out of college, Eain Tierney had an engineering degree under his belt and was already earning wide acclaim as an upscale woodworker, a business he entered with his father, Scott. Read more

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October is breast cancer awareness month. Read more

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