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Photo: Akwesasne Housing Authority
Photo: Akwesasne Housing Authority

St. Regis Mohawk tribe gets USDA grant to help build diabetes center

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe will get a $129,000 grant to build a diabetes center, from USDA rural development.

The USDA allotted $206,900 for the facility last year--the center's expected to cost about $3 million.  Go to full article
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Major Adirondack Park employer expands in Saranac Lake

One of the biggest employers in the Adirondack Park is looking to expand. A public hearing will be held tonight in Saranac Lake on Adirondack Medical Center's plan to build a two-story, 9,000-square-foot medical office building to treat patients with chronic wounds.

The $2.7 million project is the latest in a series of building upgrades for AMC over the last 10 years. Chris Knight reports.  Go to full article

Great Lakes fish linked to diabetes

Scientists have known for a long time that a lot of wild-caught fish have dangerous contaminants. People who eat fish have to weigh the health benefits against the risks of consuming those pollutants. Now, some research could make that balancing act even trickier. Gabriel Spitzer has more on the link between diabetes... and an infamous old chemical many assumed was long gone.  Go to full article

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