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Hantavirus may have come from Adirondack mouse bite (2nd update)

October 12, 2012 LAKE PLACID — The state Department of Health is investigating a Long Island man’s claim that he contracted the hantavirus from a mouse bite in an Adirondack lean-t. more »»

Group to host free suicide prevention training in Lake Placid

October 11, 2012 LAKE PLACID — New York’s Capital Region Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is set to host a free suicide prevention training here. The training is set for 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. more »»

AMC doesn't use steroid linked to meningitis outbreak

October 10, 2012 SARANAC LAKE — Officials at Adirondack Medical Center say the hospital isn’t currently using, and has never distributed, an injectable steroid that’s been linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak... more »»

VA clinic hires doctor after a year without

October 6, 2012 SARANAC LAKE — After nearly a year without a full-time physician on staff, the Veterans Administration outpatient health clinic on Depot Street has a new doctor. It’s also expanded its hours. more »»

Touting water’s wonders

October 5, 2012 SARANAC LAKE — The healing properties of water were the focus of a talk Wednesday at North Country Community College by an author and Kneipp hydrotherapy teacher from Bad Worishofen, Germany. more »»

Trudeau Institute announces major headway on flu immunity

October 4, 2012 SARANAC LAKE — New research from the Trudeau Institute shows that prior immunity to the flu plays a critical role in preventing secondary bacterial infections, a common problem that can lead to... more »»

Trudeau Institute hires director (update)

October 2, 2012 SARANAC LAKE — Trudeau Institute has a new director who says the nonprofit biomedical research center is back on the right track after two challenging years. Ronald . more »»

Trudeau Institute names new director

October 1, 2012 SARANAC LAKE — Trudeau Institute has a new director who says the nonprofit biomedical research center is back on the right track after two challenging years. Ronald H. more »»

Translating TB research

September 22, 2012 SARANAC LAKE — Tuberculosis researchers at Trudeau Institute are partnering with an infectious disease hospital and research center in China in an attempt to see how their laboratory studies could... more »»

Group helps those with disabilities help themselves

September 22, 2012 SARANAC LAKE — A group of local residents are restarting a self-advocacy group for people who have disabilities. more »»

Mercy Care to hold training for volunteers to help seniors

September 21, 2012 LAKE PLACID — Mercy Care for the Adirondacks is recruiting new volunteers. The organization has scheduled a Friendship Volunteer Training Program in Saranac Lake on the mornings of Oct. 3 and 10. more »»

Doheny offers more detailed views on Medicare

September 20, 2012 Republican congressional candidate Matt Doheny has unveiled specifics on what he would do to reform Medicare, and his Democratic opponent promptly accused him of supporting a privatized version of... more »»

Remembering Dr. David Merkel: Surgeon, gentleman, community servant

September 18, 2012 SARANAC LAKE — The local medical community and the community at large are mourning the loss of a respected member. Dr. . more »»

Walking on sunshine

September 17, 2012 LAKE PLACID — The American Cancer Society’s Tri-Lakes Relay for Life was held Saturday on the Olympic Speedskating Oval in Lake Placid. Twenty teams participate. more »»

School lunchtime has changed

September 4, 2012 SARANAC LAKE — Ruth Pino has had a busy summer adjusting the Saranac Lake Central School District’s lunch menus to fit new federal guidelines for school lunches that kick in this school year, which... more »»

Nationwide, lunch workers study how to get kids to eat healthier

September 4, 2012 DENVER — There will be more whole grains on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other healthy options. more »»

Schumer trying to keep break for rural hospitals

September 1, 2012 SARANAC LAKE — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer used a visit to Adirondack Health’s newest facility Friday to push for legislation to extend a Medicare program that supports rural hospitals. more »»

 
 

 

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