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Tips and Tricks to Keep You Tick-Free This Summer

Tips and Tricks to Help Keep You Tick-Free This Summer The North Country’s summer months include beautiful weather, plenty of outdoor activities, and the need to stay vigilant and take extra precautions to prevent tick bites and avoid tick-borne diseases. What are Ticks and Where Do T[...]

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9 Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

When it comes to stroke, there are many risk factors that are beyond your control, including: • Being over age 55; • Being a female (each year, women have more strokes than men, and stroke kills more women than men. Use of birth control pills, pregnancy, history of preeclampsia/eclampsia o[...]

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All About Sunscreen

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. The first lines of defense are avoidance of UV radiation, finding shade, and using sun protective clothing. Whatever skin is exposed after these measures should get sunscreen. Why do I need sunscreen? Ultraviolet (UV) rays c[...]

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