Franklin County's health costs growing
Franklin County adopts a new fee schedule for participants and may weigh whether to continue medical coverage for some as projected increases top $1 million.
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Chiming in on cancer treatment
When patients complete their radiation treatment at the FitzPatrick Cancer Center in Plattsburgh, they have an option to ring a small bell to symbolize their completion of that phase of their treatment plan.
Health Notes: Oct. 22, 2013
Take a look at brief health- and fitness-related news of note around the North Country.
Complete Streets planning benefits touted
An event at Clinton Community College focused on improving pedestrian and cyclists safety, along with healthy lifestyles.
Smoking banned for Nursing Home staff
Franklin County awaits clarification of a new restrictive state law, but in the meantime says employees can't light up on the grounds or in their vehicles as of Oct. 29.
ECH kicks off annual campaign
A letter inviting donations also highlights the inpatient rehabilitation program at the hospital in Elizabethtown.
Heart issues sideline hospital employee
Chris Gumlaw assumed chest discomfort was heartburn, but a stress test at Elizabethtown Community Hospital said otherwise.
Essex County short of nurses
Essex County's Certified Home Health Agency has to hire another nurse to keep up with its increased workload.
Health-care providers take steps to fight flu
The New York State Department of Health has issued a mandate that all health-care providers be vaccinated against the flu or wear protective masks whenever working around patients.
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