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Route 86 Campaign Update

Posted on: May 11th, 2012 by Glenn

The Heart Network has been providing technical assistance to BIKE 86, a group which recently submitted a petition to the NYSDOT to create a cycling friendly shoulder on Route 86 between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake. Read a Letter to the Editor submitted to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise by BIKE 86 Read the recent Story the Read the Rest…

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HBO To Broadcast “Weight of The Nation” May 14-15

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by Glenn

HBO Press Release: The obesity epidemic is one of the most pressing health issues facing the nation today. More than two-thirds of U.S. adults age 20 and over are overweight or obese, while nearly one-third of the nation’s children and adolescents age two to 19 are overweight or obese. Obesity contributes to five of the ten leading causes Read the Rest…

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DOT rejects bike lane on popular Tri-Lakes Route 86, cyclists ask for safe shoulder

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by Glenn

The Heart Network is partnering with BIKE 86, a grassroots coalition of bicycle advocates who are petitioning the NYS Department of Transportation to create a cycling-friendly paved shoulder on Route 86 between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake. Enhancing community infrastructure to support bicycling is an evidence-based strategy for increasing physical activity. To view the petition, Read the Rest…

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Champlain Centre Mall to go Tobacco Free

Posted on: May 1st, 2012 by Glenn

On May 31st, Pyramid Management Group LLC who owns the Champlain Centre Mall in Plattsburgh will be making all of their properties 100% tobacco free.  No tobacco products will be allowed anywhere on mall property. This is a great opportunity for anyone who works at the mall or frequents the mall to make a quit Read the Rest…

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focusing on negative impacts of smoking during cravings shows chemical changes in the brain

Posted on: May 1st, 2012 by Glenn

A new study reports that focusing on the negative impact of smoking during an urge to smoke helps reduce craving intensity and modifies brain activity. You can read the full report here: Cognitive Strategy Reduces Craving by Altering Brain Activity

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