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Daines urges preparation for swine flu season

New York state Health Commissioner Richard Daines was in Lake Placid yesterday. He held a town hall meeting to talk about preparations for H1N1 swine flu. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Swine flu cases in NY slow

State Health commissioner Dr Richard Daines says the swine flu outbreak in New York is winding down. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

90 swine flu cases across New York

The state health commissioner says cases of swine flu are scattered across Upstate New York, with no clear pattern. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article
NY Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines (Source:  Brian Mann)
NY Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines (Source: Brian Mann)

In North Country healthcare crisis, a push for reform, Part I

Earlier this month, we reported on a new pilot program aimed at reforming healthcare in the North Country. A consortium of hospitals, doctors and state officials hope to make medical care better and more affordable by focusing on primary and preventative care. More details of the "Adirondack Medical Home" pilot project were unveiled at a press conference yesterday in Plattsburgh. In this first of a two-part report, Brian Mann looks at some of the problems that these reforms are meant to fix.  Go to full article

Health Commissioner calls for more rural doctors

State health commissioner Richard Daines says New York will continue spending money to encourage more doctors to work in the North Country. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

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