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Trudeau scientist wins $536k grant to study vaccines

April 18, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — A Trudeau Institute scientist has been awarded a hefty federal grant to help further her laboratory’s research into ways to improve vaccines that fight off infections. more »»

Governor: Synthetic marijuana causing spike in hospital visits

April 18, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — Authorities say New York is seeing a spike in hospital visits related to synthetic marijuana, and officials are warning that the substances are dangerous and illegal. Gov. more »»

Idea from Adam Sandler movie used to soothe dementia patients

April 18, 2015 NEW YORK — For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognitio. more »»

N.Y. settles suit over death of disabled resident for $2.25 million

April 17, 2015 ALBANY — New York on Wednesday settled for $2. more »»

Making your health care wishes known

April 16, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Three open-heart surgeries will get you thinking about your own mortalit. more »»

5 Sunmount workers indicted in alleged assault, cover-up (update)

April 10, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — After a long investigation, five Sunmount employees have been indicted on 28 charges for allegedly assaulting a resident of the developmental disabilities center here a year-and-a-hal... more »»

VA delays persist, despite reform

April 9, 2015 FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. more »»

Stefanik: VA system is broken

April 9, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Rep. Elise Stefanik met with veterans during a stop in the Tri-Lakes Wednesday, where she also discussed reforming the Veterans Affairs health care system. more »»

N.Y. VA facilities have few delays

April 9, 2015 ALBANY — Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics in New York are relatively good at seeing patients promptly, but veterans seeking care at facilities upstate are much more likely to... more »»

Ad’k Health Foundation offering scholarships

April 1, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Whether you are a student aspiring to a career in healthcare or an emergency responder seeking to advance your skills, the Adirondack Health Foundation offers financial resources to... more »»

‘Medical Decision Making’ today at Will Rogers

April 1, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — As part of the Saranac Village at Will Rogers’ Road to Retirement series today at 2 p.m. at Saranac Village at Will Rogers, Dr. more »»

Holistic Allergy Relief at Saranac Village at Will Rogers

April 1, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — On Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m. more »»

N.Y. settles with Excellus for more mental health coverage

March 18, 2015 ALBANY — The New York attorney general has reached agreement with the largest upstate health insurer to cover more mental health and addictions treatment for its 1.5 million member. more »»

Blood drive Wednesday at AMC

March 10, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health will hold a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the 1st Floor Conference Room at Adirondack Medical Center. more »»

Detox unit in works

March 3, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The local hospital could become only the second site in the North Country with a dedicated alcohol and drug abuse detoxification unit. more »»

Adirondack Health charts three-year course

March 3, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health says it’s focused on three priorities: enhancing patient care, building partnerships with other community health care providers, and improving value for both its... more »»

Police: Sunmount consumer assaulted staffers

March 2, 2015 A Sunmount consumer was arrested Saturday for allegedly assaulting and harassing two staff members at the Tupper Lake residence for people with developmental disabilities. Matthew . more »»

‘The system is more dangerous than it’s ever been’

February 27, 2015 Eight years after 13-year-old Jonathan Carey, who had autism, was killed by his state caregiver, his father, Michael Carey, continues to call for reform — because the reform that happened hasn’t... more »»



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