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September 30, 2021

POTSDAM, NY – Board Certified Physician Assistant An Tulloch has joined the Substance Use Disorder Services team with St. Lawrence Health’s Canton-Potsdam Hospital. Her offices are located at 12 Elm Street, and 20 Cottage Street, both in Potsdam.

Ms. Tulloch earned her Physician Assistant (PA) degree at the University of the Pacific Physician Assistant Program, Sacramento, CA. She completed her…

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September 22, 2021

Addiction and/or mental unrest may be difficult to overcome, but anyone experiencing them should know they don’t need to work through it alone. The Substance Use Disorder and Behavioral Health teams through St. Lawrence Health (SLH) provide expert care and numerous programs to assist people in getting the help they need.

September is both National Recovery Month and National Suicide Prevention Month and SLH offers inpatient and outpatient programs and care opportunities throughout St. Lawrence County.

The process of recovering from an addiction is…

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September 21, 2021

POTSDAM, NYThe St. Lawrence Health (SLH) Clinical and Rural Health Research Department, in partnership with the PATIENTS Program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, has successfully completed a two-year project that has provided North Country residents with information on COVID-19 and the importance of patient-centered research.

The PATIENTS (PATient-centered Involvement in Evaluating the effectiveNess of TreatmentS…

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September 20, 2021

GOUVERNEUR, NY – A simple three-step process is being used at Gouverneur Hospital to obtain, activate, and receive data on the presence of bacteria in any given area of the facility.

An UltraSnap© surface testing swab is used in conjunction with a Hygiena© luminometer to test for Adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which is a molecule found in all living cells and is responsible for…

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