Health Notes: Jan. 7, 2014
Take a look at health-and-fitness-related news of note around the North Country.
Visiting Nurse Service opens local office
Home-health-care agency serves 100 communities.
Something to chew over
Health law to put calorie info on vending machines.
Health plan sticker shock
Experts concerned many first-time buyers will be in for surprise
- Health Notes: Dec. 24, 2013 Take a look at brief health-and-fitness-related news of note around the North Country.
New St. Lawrence Psych plan leaves locals wary
Mental-health-care officials say not enough information is available yet for them to understand how the alteration would affect Clinton County and environs.
New plan would save St. Lawrence inpatient
And the state would establish a Children's Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at the psychiatric facility in Ogdensburg.
Malone veterans' clinic will close
Bill Owens said he was unable to convince U.S. Veterans Affairs officials to retain the site for the 700 former service members in northern Franklin County who use it.
Federal payments on track for hospitals
Sen. Schumer pushing permanent legislation to ensure Medicare payments for rural hospitals with low volume of patients
FDA asks antibacterial industry to come clean
Claims that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs are under review.
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- Health Notes: Jan. 7, 2014