Heart disease awareness in Canton

Canton Central faculty and staff recently wore red to recognize the American Heart Association's 'Go Red for Women' campaign. See story for more details.

View enlarged photo.
 

 

nid%3D111137%7Ctitle%3D%7Cdesc%3D%7Clink%3Dnone

Protecting Ourselves from the Threat of Ebola: Lessons from History

By DR. MOHAMMAD ZAMAN

CPH Board Certified Allergy Asthma, Immunology Specialist

Doses of ZMapp that helped cure two Americans at Emory in Atlanta are exhausted. TKM-Ebloa has showed some promise and is on fast track for development.

Brincidofovir, another antiviral did not help Mr. Eric Duncan in Dallas; maybe it was belated by too many days. No, there is no cure for Ebola yet! Two vaccines (one developed in the USA and the other in Canada) are being tested, and only time shall tell — time, however, is not plentiful, especially for the people of West Africa..

Read More...


 
 
St. Lawrence County and the surrounding area saw the least amount of donations -- less than 11 percent -- go to charities that were garnered by for-profit telemarketing fundraisers in 2013, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s Office. The Central New York and Western Adirondacks region, which includes St. Lawrence County, saw $853,312.56 raised through for-profit telemarketing fundrai... Read More >>
As a result of investigations by the St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services and the District Attorney’s Office, the county obtained in February judicial settlements of $17,853 and sanctioned people preventing them from receiving further be... Read More >>
MASSENA -- The Village Board of Trustees voted 3-0 to establish public access and perform basic maintenance at the Spring Park fishing dock. Trustee Tim Ahlfeld was excused from the meeting because of work obligations. Mayor Tim Currier says the vill... Read More >>
EDWARDS -- The Town of Edwards is asking residents and businesses to set one cold water faucet to trickle until warmer weather to prevent water lines from freezing. This is in response to the continued freezing water line issues within the Town of Ed... Read More >>
North County Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are urging Canada to reduce trade barriers by increasing duty free thresholds for Canadians making shopping trips across the U.S border including in St. Lawrence County. Schumer and Gillibr... Read More >>