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The making of PTSD

November 11, 2013 Sociologist and Vietnam War combat veteran Wilbur Scott describes how post-traumatic stress disorder came to be an official psychiatric disorder listed in the America Psychiatric Association’s... more »»

When warriors break

November 9, 2013 According to its mission statement, Homeward Bound Adirondacks aims to stabilize “the cascade of cognitive, emotional, physical, behavioral, moral and spiritual issues that characterize recovery fro... more »»

Adirondack Health Symposium harnesses the power of hope

November 2, 2013 We’ve all heard about the power of hope, the science of happiness and why good things happen to good people. On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Stephen G. Post, Ph.D. more »»

Weight loss surgery information sessions

November 2, 2013 For anyone who is ready to make a change, Adirondack Health is ready to help. more »»

New Vision Class of 2014 at Adirondack Health

October 28, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — A year of academics and clinical rotations under the guidance of Adirondack Health professionals has begun for 12 regional high school seniors participating in the New Vision progra. more »»

Law authorizes more disabled-care inspections

October 25, 2013 ALBANY (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a law to double unannounced inspections of state-licensed facilities for disabled New Yorkers to a minimum of two annually. more »»

New N.Y. law supports families of abused disabled

October 23, 2013 ALBANY — New York can no longer prohibit families from using reports that their disabled relatives were abused in state facilities under a new law that one parent said will end intimidation of... more »»

Free mammograms for women ages 40+ with no insurance Wednesday in Tupper?Lake

October 22, 2013 TUPPER LAKE — There will be a clinic for free mammograms at the Tupper Lake Health Center for women ages 40 to 64 without insurance. The clinic takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. more »»

Adirondack Health, Lake Placid Sports Medicine join U.S. Olympic Committee National Medical Network

October 19, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health and Lake Placid Sports Medicine have joined the U.S. more »»

Mercy Care for the Ad’ks offers basic preparation course for parish nursing

October 17, 2013 LAKE PLACID — Mercy Care for the Adirondacks, a mission sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, will offer the International Parish Nurse Resource Center basic preparation course for parish nursing on... more »»

State gives museum $1M for walkway

October 14, 2013 TUPPER LAKE (AP) — The Wild Center will receive $1 million from the state to create a walkwa. more »»

NY sues EPA, seeking rules for outdoor wood boilers

October 10, 2013 ALBANY — Seven states filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the Environmental Protection Agency over health-damaging air pollution from outdoor wood-fired boilers that have become popular for... more »»

Students help elders with chores

October 10, 2013 LAKE PLACID — A new program is organizing local students to help do chores for the elderly. It’s part of a wider effort to help each of the Tri-Lakes communities become more aging-friendl. more »»

Pumpkins and planes

October 7, 2013 LAKE CLEAR — Pumpkinfest, a benefit for North Country Life Flight, drew big crowds Saturday to the Adirondack Regional Airport. more »»

Adirondack Health salutes physician assistants

October 7, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health says its certified physician assistants are key members of its medical team. more »»

Shutdown spares VA clinics — for now

October 5, 2013 The recent federal government shutdown won’t close Veterans Affairs health clinics or cancel veterans’ appointments, but there could be a wrinkle if staff are furloughed at a VA hub in New York City. more »»

Sunmount aide charged with abusing resident

October 4, 2013 An aide at the Sunmount Developmental Disabilities Services Office in Tupper Lake stands accused of abusing a resident after a nurse at the facility reported him to a new hotline set up for such... more »»

AMC expands pain management services

October 3, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — Expanded pain management services are now available to residents and visitors of the Adirondacks and northern New York. Board certified and fellowship trained anesthesiologist Dr. more »»

Owens’ opponents weigh in on government shutdown

October 3, 2013 Three candidates challenging U.S. Rep. Bill Owens for his seat in next year’s congressional race have weighed in on the recent government shutdow. more »»

Owens: Shutdown will be felt up north

October 2, 2013 The effects of Tuesday morning’s government shutdown will ripple throughout the North Country over the next few days, according to U.S. Rep. Bill Owens. more »»



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