Health Notes: Nov. 26, 2013
Health-related news from around the North Country.
Lyme disease still a threat despite cold
Health officials recommend still checking thoroughly for ticks during the late fall after moving through tall grass or woodland areas.
Kidney failure a risk for pets with Lyme disease
A preventive treatment is the best way to protect dogs and cats, veterinarian says.
Smoke Out observed Thursday
That's the day set aside by the American Cancer Society to encourage tobacco users to quit, but a new approach gives people longer to plan.
Community members discuss life with diabetes
People with diabetes lead active and healthy lives when they carefully monitor blood-sugar levels on a frequent basis, according to local health care professionals.
- Health Notes: Nov. 19, 2013 Take a look at brief health- and fitness-related news of note around the North Country.
CVPH unveils new Progressive Care Unit
The 22 new private rooms emphasize state-of-the-art equipment with a focus on clean, quiet environment.
- Health Notes: Nov. 12, 2013 Take a look at brief health- and fitness-related news of note around the North Country.
Instructor promotes benefits of swim lessons
With so many sports to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which of the options available to you will ultimately be best for your child, writes PARC Wellness Center aquatics instructor Chuck Bishop.
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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- Health Notes: Nov. 26, 2013