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Oct 21, 2016 6:04 PM

Dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during take-back day this Saturday in NH

The 12th national prescription drug take back day will take place nation-wide Saturday, Oct. 22 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. ...
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Oct 17, 2016 9:50 AM

Super-potent elephant tranquilizer suspected in New England overdose

First responders said they had to use five doses of Narcan to revive a man in York, Maine over the weekend who...
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Oct 14, 2016 6:06 PM

NH's first Over The Edge event held to raise funds for fight against cancer

MANCHESTER — New Hampshire's first Over The Edge event to support the fight against cancer was held Friday. The American Cancer...
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Oct 10, 2016 11:08 AM

Turkey Hill ice cream recalled due to mislabeling

CONESTOGA, Pa. (AP) - Turkey Hill is recalling some mislabeled packages of ice cream. The Conestoga, Pennsylvania-based dairy says some of its...
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Oct 5, 2016 6:59 PM

Manchester aldermen vote in favor of adding transgender operations to health plan

MANCHESTER — Aldermen on the Manchester Human Resources committee voted 3-2 in favor of changing language in the city’s medical plan, to...
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Oct 2, 2016 9:26 PM

EPA urges more monitoring, restrictions around landfill

GREENLAND (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is calling for more monitoring and testing at a southern New Hampshire landfill. The...
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Sep 30, 2016 5:17 PM

Fresh Express recalls 500 cases of salad for possible allergen exposure

Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling nearly 500 cases of salad due to possible allergen exposure. A small number of caesar salad...
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Sep 27, 2016 12:27 PM

NH to blood test 200 public water customers for PFOA

MERRIMACK (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services will randomly select 200 public water customers to be blood...
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Sep 23, 2016 2:48 PM

Study: Long-term alcohol use endangers cognitive abilities

A new study backs up previous studies that suggest long-term alcohol use degrades cognitive abilities. The goal of the study was...
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Sep 22, 2016 7:57 AM

NH Executive Council backs Dartmouth-Hitchcock hospital contract despite layoffs

CONCORD (AP) - The New Hampshire Executive Council has decided to honor the state's $36.5 million contract with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center to...
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Sep 16, 2016 5:18 PM

Popular salad dressing recalled after mislabeling leads to allergy issues

Drew's brand Field Day organic ranch dressing was recalled due to incorrect product labeling leading to the potential for illness in customers....
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Sep 16, 2016 4:07 PM

West Nile Virus found in Nashua-area mosquitoes

CONCORD — Nashua has been exposed to the West Nile Virus. The N.H. Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday...
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Sep 16, 2016 2:49 PM

Strafford County schools battling flu virus with free clinics for students

Strafford County Schools will provide free flu clinics to their students this year in order to promote health and cut down on...
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Sep 15, 2016 4:51 PM

New study credits mom genes with child intelligence

Several recent studies point to one important conclusion - genetic intelligence may just come from your mother. Several different studies favor...
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Sep 15, 2016 11:53 AM

State seeks cause of Seacoast pediatric cancer cluster

PORTSMOUTH — Children who are part of the Seacoast pediatric cancer cluster may soon be completing a questionnaire to find what the...
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Sep 14, 2016 11:22 AM

The trusted '5 Second Rule' is apparently not so trusty anymore

We've all dropped food on the floor, picked it up and eaten it because of the "5 Second Rule." Well, it...
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Sep 9, 2016 2:07 PM

Merrimack residents offered blood tests to determine if water is contaminated

MERRIMACK — A vote to ask the state to administer blood tests for residents who use the public water supply has passed....
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Sep 9, 2016 1:28 PM

North Haverhill puts water boil order into effect to battle E. coli

NORTH HAVERHILL — The town has issued a boil water order after the water tested positive for E. coli. The order...
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Sep 2, 2016 3:45 PM

FDA bans over a dozen chemicals used in antibacterial soaps

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government Friday banned more than a dozen chemicals long-used in antibacterial soaps, saying manufacturers failed to show...
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Sep 1, 2016 11:44 AM

Snack recall affects several products containing pieces of plastic

A baker for Entenmann's snack has announced a recall for some products being sold in New Hampshire and other states. Bimbo...