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Caring for others is often driven by motivations of love and understanding. It’s not uncommon for family caregivers to initially feel that their capacity for helping those they love is nearly limitless. From taking care of finances and managing medications to preparing meals and cleaning, there’s certainly a sense of fulfillment that comes along with assisting a loved one.

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LACONIA — Residents living in the Lakes Region can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Beane Conference Center will host this community event on Dec. 7, at 35 Blueb…

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FRANKLIN — A recent analysis published in the Journal of American Medical Association revealed that flu shots significantly reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke for individuals who had prior cardiac disease.

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FRANKLIN — Hospice care enables patients and families to focus on living as fully as possible despite a life-limiting illness. Hospice care can happen in a person's home or that of a loved one, in a long term care facility, or wherever a patient calls home. Palliative care brings this holist…

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CONCORD — An observant New Hampshire resident recently noticed a tick on a dog visiting the state from an area in New York where the Asian longhorned tick has been found. That tick and others were submitted for examination, and it was confirmed as the Asian longhorned tick, Haemaphysalis lon…

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GILFORD — Life Line Screening will offer low-cost screenings for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions at Gilford Community Church on Thursday, Nov. 15. 

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FRANKLIN — Franklin VNA & Hospice Chaplain Tobias Nyatsambo invites anyone grieving the death of a loved one to attend the Drop-In Grief Support Group. The group is free, and open to all. It is hosted at their 75 Chestnut St. office on the second Monday of every month at 2 p.m., and requ…

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CHICAGO — When emergency tests showed the telltale right-sided pain in Heather VanDusen’s abdomen was appendicitis, she figured she’d be quickly wheeled into surgery. But doctors offered her the option of antibiotics instead.

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There have been numerous advancements in the world of oral health over the last few decades, from increased education on the importance of proper care to the ever-evolving sophistication of dental technology. But despite these positive changes, one segment of the population still faces signi…

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