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Police: Limits cut pill abuse, increase heroin

August 17, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Efforts to curb prescription drug abuse have made it harder for addicts to “doctor shop” for narcotics like oxycodone and fentanyl. more »»

Arc rocked by changes in state policy

August 16, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — A chance of thunderstorms led the Adirondack Arc to reschedule its annual fundraising concert at the Municipal Park from Saturday to Sept. 10. more »»

Hospital weight-loss program earns national cerification

August 13, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health’s surgical program for severe obesity and its related conditions is now nationally accredited, meeting the highest standards for patient safety and quality care. more »»

For the first time, more than 4 in 10 U.S. women are obese

August 13, 2016 NEW YORK — The nation’s obesity epidemic continues to grow, led by an alarming increase among women. For the first time, more than 4 in 10 U.S. more »»

Golf tourney boosts Adirondack Health’s Future of Care Campaign

August 13, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The threat of thunderstorms never materialized, and the 21st Adirondack Health Foundation Golf Tournament raised $35,000 for the Future of Care Campaign on July 2. more »»

Death of AuSable Forks boy under investigation

August 10, 2016 AuSABLE FORKS — The body of a 2-year-old boy, found unresponsive at a home here Tuesday, is scheduled to be examined today to determine the cause of his death. more »»

Top of the tap

August 10, 2016 RAY BROOK — Residents of this small hamlet have something to gush abou. more »»

State funding sought for detox at Glens Falls Hospital

August 10, 2016 QUEENSBURY — A regional coalition of health care providers is making a second attempt for a state grant to establish an opiate detoxification program in an outpatient setting at Glens Falls Hospital. more »»

Medicaid made payments for dead patients

August 10, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — New York auditors say the state's Medicaid system made up to $12.1 million in inappropriate payments last year, including $2.3 million in managed care payments for dead patients. more »»

New director, new direction for Trudeau

August 5, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Trudeau Institute has a new president and director. more »»

NCCC budget: Rice quizzes leaders over tuition hike

August 5, 2016 MALONE — Franklin County Legislator Barbara Rice put North Country Community College officials in the hot seat Thursday over their plan to slash the college’s budget and raise tuition and fees for... more »»

Caretakers say they are being punished for complaints

August 2, 2016 ALBANY — Some caretakers for disabled New Yorkers say they've been harassed and punished for making complaints about potentially hazardous situations at state facilities. more »»

Ad’k Health Foundation nears $12M goal

August 2, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Adirondack Health Foundation is less than $3 million shy of the overall $12 million goal for its Future of Care campaign. more »»

New pest control service

August 2, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Adirondack Health will host a “Meet the CEO” event at 5:30 tonight at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. The event is open to the community, and light refreshments will be served. more »»

Police: Sunmount resident stabs staffer in eye

July 27, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — A Sunmount staffer was hospitalized after a resident of a state group home she worked in allegedly stabbed her in the eye with a fork Monda. more »»

Assistance for seniors to get produce from farmers markets

July 26, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health is partnering with Franklin County Office for the Aging to provide seniors with coupons for fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets. more »»

Remillard to oversee hospitals in Elizabethtown, Ti

July 23, 2016 John Remillard has been named president of Elizabethtown Community Hospital along with Inter-Lakes Health in Ticonderoga. more »»

Warm Beginnings

July 23, 2016 more »»

Dental van at Tupper’s Municipal Park

July 21, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Adirondack Health’s mobile dental van begins its services at the Municipal Park today. The van will also serve patients by reservation on July 28 and Aug. 11 and 25. more »»

High Peaks Hospice, Ad’k Health present ‘Being Mortal’ screening

July 15, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care Inc. and Adirondack Health will host a free community screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” at 6 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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