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Allegra medications sold over-the-counter

Allegra will be going over-the-counter in March, which always leads to a decrease in cost. If your insurance has been paying for it though, they may not anymore. “As an allergist, I’m often addressing my patients’ concerns about treating their allergy symptoms with a medicine that can relieve their symptoms quickly and doesn’t make them [...]

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NH House Bill 39 is a bad bill…

I will try to stay neutral politically on this blog, but this bill will hurt NH students… “House Bill 39, sponsored by Rep. Ralph Boehm (R – Hillsborough District 27), proposes amending the public school standards for an “adequate education” by removing arts education, world languages, health education, and technology education (leaving only English, mathematics, [...]

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What’s in Fast Food?

We have people who argue that they won’t do an immunization because of the tiny bit of preservatives, then think nothing of giving their child mcnuggets frequently. This is not real food! “Do you put dimethylpolysiloxane, an anti-foaming agent made of silicone, in your chicken dishes? How about tertiary butylhydroquinone (TBHQ), a chemical preservative so [...]

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At Your Library: And the children’s book winners are …

In these tough economic times, the public library continues to be an outstanding value: FREE!!!! Take you kids to the library and pick out new books to read at any age. “For lovers of children’s literature, January is a month of glorious triumph and heart-breaking disappointment, when the winners of the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz and [...]

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Advertising Tied to Teen Smoking Initiation

Cigarettes have beome so addictive, once you start they have you hooked. The key thing is never to start. “Adolescents who don’t smoke appear more likely to take up the habit over a nine-month period when they report greater exposure to cigarette advertisements, a large German study showed.” Advertising Tied to Teen Smoking Initiation .

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Smoking Damages DNA Within Minutes, Study Finds

How much information do we need to convince people to quit smoking! Don’t start, and if you smoke, quit! “According to a study by U.S. scientists, all it takes is a few minutes – not years – of puffing on a cigarette to cause genetic damage linked to cancer.” Smoking Damages DNA Within Minutes, Study [...]

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Presentation on bullying scheduled in Durham

This is an issue that we have all dealt with, both as adults and as children. If you can’t attend the talk, please talk to your children, and if you need help, we are here. “A free public presentation titled “What Everyone Should Know About Bullying” is set for Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. [...]

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Report linking vaccine to autism ‘an elaborate fraud’

For all the harm he has done, this guy really needs to go to jail. “Now, the BMJ reports that Wakefield, who was paid more than $675,000 by a lawyer hoping to sue vaccine makers, was not just unethical — he falsified data in the study, which suggested that children developed autism after getting a [...]

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Duh! The Most Obvious Scientific Findings of 2010

This article is a little harsh, but I have to admit these findings are a little obvious… Duh! The Most Obvious Scientific Findings of 2010

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Dover Children’s Museum event to offer New Year’s Eve all day long

This looks like a fun thing for your kids… The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is set to host its annual Family New Year’s Eve Celebration on Friday. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the museum will open its doors on Central Avenue for the celebratory event. Included in the $8 admission fee for children [...]

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