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Playing safely with a dog

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网With children and dogs out and about as spring approaches, something is bound to happen when the two groups encounter each other, particularly if a child provokes a dog resulting in a dog provoking a child. Believe it or not, there are over 4.5 million dog bites that occur each year. If you ...

Community commitment to kids’ teeth

SARANAC LAKE — First-grade students from Emily Doyle Shubert and Donna Kliest’s class at Petrova Elementary School visited the staff of Tri-Lakes Center For Dentistry to celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month. The annual office field trip is offered to explain how to ...

40% of US adults are obese, gov’t survey finds

NEW YORK — About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, and nearly 1 in 10 is severely so, government researchers said Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention findings come from a 2017-18 health survey that measures height and weight. More than 5,000 U.S. adults took ...

Epidemic vs. pandemic? Glossary of terms for virus outbreak

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 Some of the terminology being used about the new virus: OUTBREAK: A sudden rise in cases of a disease in a particular place. EPIDEMIC: A large outbreak, one that spreads among a population or region. The current outbreak of a flu-like illness caused by a new virus in China is ...

Wall Street has worst week since 2008

Stocks sank around the globe again Friday as investors braced for more economic pain from the coronavirus outbreak, sending U.S. markets to their worst weekly finish since the 2008 financial crisis. The damage from the week of relentless selling was eye-popping: The Dow Jones Industrial ...

Coronavirus outbreak starts to look more like worldwide economic crisis

NEW YORK — The coronavirus outbreak began to look more like a worldwide economic crisis Friday as anxiety about the infection emptied shops and amusement parks, canceled events, cut trade and travel and dragged already slumping financial markets even lower. More employers told their ...

Avoid corona and flu, practice good hygiene

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 With reports of the coronavirus outbreak continuing to dominate the news cycle and the flu being a regular threat this time of year, there many ways people can take precautions to ensure a healthy community, according to Adirondack Health: • Wash your hands often. Wet, lather, scrub for ...

Trump: US ‘very, very ready’ for virus

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the new respiratory virus sweeping the globe isn’t inevitable even as top health authorities at his side warned Americans that more infections are coming. Shortly after Trump spoke, the ...

Cuomo irate as Trump admin cuts Medicaid funds

President Donald Trump and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are fighting over the Green Light Law, and it appears Medicaid subscribers are the ones who will pay the price for it. “Health care should be beyond politics, and it is unconscionable that the federal administration is politicizing the lives ...

Coronavirus tips from Franklin County

MALONE — Franklin County Public Health Services announced Monday it is closely following Covid-19 coronavirus in partnership with the state Department of Health, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and local health care providers and facilities. According to the CDC, ...

Dow drops over 1,000 as outbreak threatens global economy

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 1,000 points Monday in the worst day for the stock market in two years as investors worry that the spread of a viral outbreak that began in China will weaken global economic growth. Traders sought safety in U.S. government bonds, gold ...

Virus spreads in China, S. Korea — also Iran, Italy

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 SEOUL, South Korea — China and South Korea on Tuesday reported more cases of a new viral illness that has been concentrated in North Asia but is causing global worry as clusters grow in the Middle East and Europe. China reported 508 new cases and another 71 deaths, 68 of them in the ...

Cruise ship coronavirus refugees housed in Cornwall, Ontario

CORNWALL, Ontario — Canadian passengers from a coronavirus-struck cruise ship, who have not tested positive for the disease, will spend an additional two weeks quarantined at Cornwall’s NAV Canada, according to a report on the National Post website. There have been 47 Canadian ...

Taking your child to the movies for the first time

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网Parents have been asking me some moving questions recently. What is the right age to take their young child to the movies? How can that trip be a successful one? Well, let me see if I can screen out parental concerns and shed some “lights, camera and action” on this topic! - What does ...

Glens Falls Hospital affiliation with Albany Med approved

GLENS FALLS — The state has granted approval for Glens Falls Hospital to affiliate with Albany Medical Center Hospital. The move, which is not final yet, will make Albany Med the parent hospital. It will have decision-making power over the hospital’s expenditures and even hiring and ...

Excellus BCBS awards hospitals millions for care improvements

UTICA — Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake is one of 36 upstate New York hospitals and health centers that last year earned $29.3 million in quality improvement payments from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield as part of the nonprofit health insurer’s Hospital Performance Incentive ...

80 is not the new 70: Age may bias heart care, study finds

People are more likely to buy things when prices end in 99 cents rather than rounded up to the next dollar, or cars with mileage under 1,000 instead of past that mark. Now researchers say something similar might be happening with age perception and heart surgery. A U.S. study out ...

For Cobb, health care is vital but cure uncertain

SARANAC LAKE — Tedra Cobb is still focused on health care reform in her campaign for New York’s 21st Congressional District, but she is vague on the details of what she thinks that reform should look like. The Democratic candidate from Canton now supports a public-option expansion of ...

Curling lessons raise money for cancer foundation

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Curling Club raised $1,260 for the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation during the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Olympics. On Saturday, Feb. 15, the club sponsored a curling exhibition on Mirror Lake in Lake Placid as part of the 40th anniversary of the 1980 ...