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Diabetes Prevention Program Expands

Posted on: January 12th, 2017 by Glenn

North Country Healthy Heart Network is now offering diabetes prevention coaching to pre-diabetic patients at Adirondack Health’s Lake Placid Health Center.  The service has been available to patients at the Tupper Lake Health Center since last year.  Expansion to the Lake Placid Health Center will increase access for Adirondack Health’s Saranac Lake/Lake Placid patients. The Read the Rest…

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Tobacco Free NY Grant Announces New Partner

Posted on: November 27th, 2016 by Glenn

North Country Heart Network is pleased to announce that Community Connections has joined the North Country’s Health Systems for Tobacco Free NY initiative. Community Connections of Franklin County Mental Health is located in the heart of Malone, New York. It is an independent grass roots, not-for-profit organization serving adults and their families who are current Read the Rest…

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The Great American Smokeout

Posted on: November 2nd, 2016 by Glenn

It all began in 1971, when Arthur P. Mullaney, a guidance counselor at Randolph High School in Randolph, Massachusetts organized an event where he asked his community to give up smoking for one day and donate the money saved on cigarettes to the local High School Scholarship fund. The idea gained momentum and in 1976 Read the Rest…

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2016 Annual Report

Posted on: October 27th, 2016 by Glenn

Read our 2016 Annual Report A Letter from our Director, Change. It’s what the North Country Healthy Heart Network inspires and supports every day. We work with communities, organizations and individuals to promote small, sustainable changes: changes that, with time, have the potential to help reduce the incidence of heart disease and other chronic conditions Read the Rest…

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Announcing New Project Coordinator

Posted on: July 26th, 2016 by Glenn

North Country Healthy Heart Network is pleased to announce that Mary Ellen Platt joined the team on July 5, 2016. As the new Health Systems Change for Tobacco Free New York Project Coordinator, Mary Ellen will encourage and support administrative strategies to ensure the systemic identification and treatment of tobacco dependence in health systems across Read the Rest…

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