Health & Fitness


North Country Community College student selected for Summer Immersion Program  

North Country Community College is proud to announce that Carrie Gratto, a current nursing student from Tupper Lake, was selected to attend the exclusive “Try on a White Coat” Summer Immersion program at SUNY Upstate Medical University & University Hospital.

The Foundation of CVPH awards $10,000 in scholarships

The Foundation of Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital awarded $10,000 in scholarships to graduating high school students in Clinton and Essex counties.

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Lake Placid Center for the Arts to host cancer benefit

The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host “Two Guys, One Goal: BEAT CANCER,” a fundraising event for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Monday, July 20 at 7 p.m.

Essex County free breakfast, lunch schedule announced

The Essex County Community Resources announced its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital lands top hospital nod

Report: Hospital ranks within top 100 critical access hospitals

University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital has been named among the top hospitals in the nation by iVantage Health Analytics.

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Stanley Urban to be honored at 2015 Adirondack Health Foundation Crystal Ice Gala on July 11

This year’s Adirondack Health Foundation Crystal Ice Gala pays tribute to an accomplished individual known for his achievements in healthcare and in the world of international ice dancing competition.

Moses Ludington Hospital ER staff take part in training

Emergency department staff from Moses Ludington Hospital recently took part in specially-designed simulation training at the Clinical Simulation Laboratory at the University of Vermont, in an effort to test and enhance its collective skill.

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Lake Placid makes cut for Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Chattanooga, Tennessee and St. George, Utah named other two finalists

Lake Placid is now just one of three locations in the running to host the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship, news that has some locals excited for what it could mean for the village.

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Golf tourney to raise awareness for colon cancer

The Caitlin Wade Bridge “What’s Up Yer Butt” Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at the Willsboro Golf Club on Saturday, June 6.

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Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association scholarship deadline fast approaching

The June 1 deadline to apply to the Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association (SLVHA) annual scholarships is fast approaching.

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Inter Lakes Health holds hearing on future of ‘medical campus’

Over 100 residents from Ticonderoga and the surrounding towns packed into a dining room at Moses Ludington Hospital April 29 to hear about the proposed changes at the medical facility.

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital expands MRI service

University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital has increased the availability, capability and quality of its mobile magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) service.

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Saranac Lake skatepark project in the final stages

Design and concrete companies beginning work in May

After 11 years of fundraising and planning, the Saranac Lake SkatePark Committee has reached the final stage of a long push for a park in the heart of the village.

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Essex County sets benchmarks for weight loss, disease reduction

Owing to troubling obesity rates, Essex County is focusing on weight loss and chronic disease prevention as two priority public health projects for this year.

Holistic health conference announced

Dr. Karen Kan and members of the Adirondack Wellness Network are hosting a Holistic Health Conference and Retreat, Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17.