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Autism study looks for participants

Clarkson University and SUNY Plattsburgh are conducting a study to identify biological markers for autism.

Certified ombudsmen needed

Certified Ombudsmen are needed in Clinton, Franklin and Essex County.

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‘Biggest Losers’ win big when it comes to weight, health

The term Biggest Loser brings about a host of mental images: sweat, tears and exhaustion.

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Second straight SUNYAC award for Plattsburgh’s Jess Huber

Jess Huber has been named SUNYAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for the second time in two weeks, and it all stems from when she began running in the seventh grade to break her older sister’s high school records.

Relay for Life Kick Off event planned for Feb. 7

Plattsburgh Relay for Life Kick Off event will take place Feb. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Plattsburgh International Airport.

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Supercuts helps in NY blood drives

Give blood at the North Country Regional Blood Donor Center or at any of its scheduled blood drives and get a haircut at Supercuts for just $5.

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Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe National Snowshoe Competition on tap in Saranac

Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe USSSA National Snowshoe Championships will take place Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. at the New Land Trust (NLT) in Saranac.

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Moriah family focused on helping others after lawsuit win

“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”

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New identities mark new era in regional health care

New names for the four-hospital affiliation known as Fletcher Allen Partners, and its individual members, were made official last month in recognition that the partnership has become one organization focused on delivering academic medicine to the people of Vermont and northern New York more efficiently and as close to home as possible.

SUNY Student Health Center prepared for various viruses

The Student Health and Counseling Center at SUNY Plattsburgh is working toward a safer environment from viruses such as enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) and Ebola.

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Albany shop to serve mastectomy survivors in P’burgh

When Yankee Medical closed in Plattsburgh this past April, breast cancer survivors in the North Country were left with a dearth of mastectomy apparel suppliers. In fact, it left none.

Octoberfest half marathon, 10k upcoming in Peru

The 4th Annual Octoberfest Half Marathon and 10K will take place Saturday, Oct. 11 at 9 a.m.

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CVPH Emergency a different animal after dark

The night shift staff at the CVPH Emergency Care Center (ECC) may look to the curious visitor more like a busy ant colony than the well oiled medical machine that it ultimately is.

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Immunization requirements revised by state DOH

The New York State Department of Health recently announced revised immunization requirements for school attendance.

Ward walks boost health activity in P’burgh

The Plattsburgh Renewal Project, in partnership with the Plattsburgh City School’s Health Education Advisory Committee, is hosting a six-week health program to boost healthy activity and city beautification through a walking tour of all six city wards.

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