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FDA Approves New Drug for A Timeless Illness–Frostbite–to Save Fingers and Toes from Amputation

It’s not a cure for ALS or cancer, but the pharmacists who just developed a “game-changer” treatment for frostbite deserve plenty of congratulations nonetheless. On February 14th, the FDA approved Aurlumyn (iloprost) injection to treat severe frostbite in adults to reduce the risk of finger or toe amputation. Frostbite can occur in several stages, and… Keep Reading

in Event/weather

Snowtown festivities continue

When Snowtown first got its start in the 1980s, a snow sculpting competition was one of the main attractions — and it will be again this year. For the first time in years, the festival’s snow sculpting competition will be a sanctioned event with the winner going to the United States National Snow Sculpting Championship… Keep Reading

in Local News/weather

North country under winter storm warning

A winter storm warning is in effect beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday until 1 p.m. Monday. In Jefferson and parts of Lewis and St. Lawrence counties, heavy snow is expected. The St. Lawrence County alert expires at 7 a.m. Monday. The National Weather Service states the highest snow amounts will be northward of Tug Hill… Keep Reading

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