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Q: A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and is terrified of the chemotherapy her doctor is recommending. I read that some women can skip it. Is this true? A: Your friend's fear … more
The use of e-cigarettes is a rising trend these days, for adults, but also particularly for teens. In just over a decade, this fad has grown into a huge industry, with hundreds of thousands of … more
While gliding down the powdery slopes of Okemo on a frigid February morning this year, Sandra Trounce (name changed to respect patient's privacy) slipped and fell onto a patch of ice. Suddenly, any … more
BRATTLEBORO — Turning Point is offering a new recovery-support group for people in recovery who also deal with chronic pain. This one-hour participatory group starts on July 20. It's designed … more
Q: I am 55, and I love to run. I don't overdo it, usually only 7 to 10 miles per week. But now that I have arthritis in my back, doctors have told me to quit running. Yes, running hurts most days, … more
A test for HPV detects precancerous changes of the cervix earlier and more accurately than the Pap smear, according to a large clinical trial published last week.The randomized, controlled study … more
Q: Please inform your readers about polymyalgia rheumatica. I thought I was experiencing arthritis, until my doctor informed me otherwise. A: Polymyalgia rheumatica is a common disorder that … more
The rapidly expanding use of electronic cigarettes and other "vaping" devices, among adults, but particularly within the teenager and young adult group, is an alarming reminder of the powerfully … more
One of the world's most dreaded viruses has been turned into a treatment to fight deadly brain tumors. Survival was better than expected for patients in a small study who were given genetically … more
CHESHIRE COUNTY, N.H. — A Wellness nurse from Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services will be available at the following Nurse Is In clinics where you can have your blood pressure … more
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