CONCORD — Hoping to heal what he called “a festering wound in our state,” Sen. Tom Sherman, D-Rye, introduced sweeping legislation to address the crisis of mental health patients held in hospital emergency rooms across New Hampshire.
Lisa Crook was lucky. She saved $800 last year after her insurance company started covering a new, less expensive insulin called Basaglar that was virtually identical to the brand she had used for years.
LONDON — A tiny sliver of elastic material swims along inside a narrow tube, coiling up and changing shape in response to the thickness of fluid and the contours of the tube around it as it moves towards its goal.
Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its people — including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake.
In the 1950 driver’s education film, “Last Date,” actor Dick York plays Nick, a bad boy who drives recklessly. A peer warns Nick that he’s destined to commit “teenicide,” defined in the film as “the fine art of killing yourself, and maybe someone else, with an automobile before you reach the…
HOOKSETT -- For most people, a 15 year term of service on the New Hampshire Supreme Court would represent the pinnacle of a lifetime of hard work. But former chief justice John Broderick is not most people.
In 2014, upon reaching a new low and trying to find his way out, Dan Nevins called a friend, Anna Dennis. He told her that he was overwhelmed with anger and despair. She replied, "Dan, you need some yoga in your life."
“You can’t separate the mind and body,” Jack LaLanne once told USA Today. The Godfather of Modern Fitness, he lived to be 96 and learned early in life that exercise (combined with proper nutrition) could give your body and mind a significantly younger RealAge. In his heyday, critics called L…
The owner of a home care facility is facing charges of Medicaid fraud after state officials claim he submitted reimbursement claims for individuals in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and for one person who was dead.
“You are what you eat” is an old saying originally penned in 1826 by the gastronomic food-wizard Anthelme Brillat-Savarin in his essay on the physiology of gout. He wrote, “Dis-moi ce que tu manges, je te dirai ce que tu es” [Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are]. The same …
When Sade (pronounced “sha-day”) sings “Smooth Operator” your heartbeat slows, your shoulders relax, you feel calmer. That’s good for heart ‘n’ soul! Well, smoothies can do the same for you if you make them with spinach or other dark green, leafy veggies.
Poor oversight, financial mismanagement and a failure to accommodate large increases in demand and services helped lead to the financial collapse of an addiction treatment center that was placed in receivership by the state, according to a report released Monday by the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office.
Most people don’t need to take vitamins or nutritional supplements because they can get all the nutrients they need by eating a healthy diet, a new patient resource published in JAMA Internal Medicine underscores.
Hoping to earn its share of the $3.5 trillion health care market, the medical industry is pouring more money than ever into advertising its products — from high-priced prescriptions to do-it-yourself genetic tests and unapproved stem cell treatments.
It was the easiest first day of any of my 21 ski seasons in Jackson, Wyo.: two hours on intermediate-level groomed runs at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Still wearing a cast after surgery seven weeks earlier to repaired a shattered wrist, I enjoyed taking it easy.
Friends, family members and the public are being asked to take precautionary measures when visiting residents of the New Hampshire Veterans Home as the staff works to prevent the spread of respiratory and gastrointestinal illnesses.
Stroke survivors are doing better at managing their blood pressure and cholesterol today than a generation ago, but a growing number now have poor eating and exercise habits that carry a risk of repeat strokes, a small U.S. study suggests.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Despite the jackhammer-like rhythm of a mechanical ventilator, Alicia Moreno had dozed off in a chair by her 1-year-old’s hospital bed, when a doctor woke her with some bad news: The common stool softener her son, Anderson, was given months earlier had been contaminated wi…
College students may be much more likely than others in their age group to develop a rare but potentially fatal type of bacterial infection that can be prevented with vaccination, a U.S. study suggests.
Logan Andreotta had been told she was an ideal candidate for in vitro fertilization. Though unable to get pregnant, the Bowling Green, Ky., woman was just 24 and in terrific health. But three days after she began taking fertility drugs, her ovaries went haywire and swelled with 50 eggs — fou…