Health and Wellness

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Hiking for health: the essentials

Explore the beauty of New Hampshire and Vermont hiking with expert advice.

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The importance of vaccines

Here’s what you need to know about being vaccinated and how vaccines protect you, your family and your community.

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What to know about breast health

There are steps you can take to lower your risk of breast cancer. But if you are 1 of 8 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer—what happens next?

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How you can stay safe in the summer heat

Increasing heat waves and poor air quality can affect our health—especially if you are someone with lung or heart conditions. Here are some tips for staying safe when summer heat and humidity rise.

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Quick and easy chickpea salad recipe

Make a refreshing summer salad by adding fresh, local produce to this easy and healthy chickpea salad recipe.

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Patriot Granola: Try this fun and healthy 4th of July snack

Looking for a healthy 4th of July dessert option? Try this homemade granola, topped with yogurt and fresh blueberries and strawberries.

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What is an AED and how can it save a life?

After CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), an AED (automated external defibrillator) is the most important tool in saving someone’s life outside of the hospital.

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Ticks in New Hampshire and Vermont - How to stay safe

Here's what you need to know about staying safe from tick-related illnesses.

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How to help your teen stay safe around prom and graduation season

Stress, peer pressure and transitions can contribute to drug and alcohol use among teens, so during the busy season of teen milestones like proms and graduations, it’s a good time to reinforce these conversations.

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Training for a marathon? Prepare your run with these 4 tips

Follow these top marathon training tips from Scott Klass, MD, MS, Sports Medicine doctor at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and New London Hospital.

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