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Tomorrow are the Nevada caucuses, and Nevada Democrats are hoping for them to run far more smoothly than the ones in Iowa. Candidates battle for that top spot and voting continues.

Public News Service - NH: Health

According to a recent survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Hampshire high school students vape more than teens anywhere else in the country. (Ethan Parsa/Pixabay)

CONCORD, N.H. -- A New Hampshire bill advocating a moratorium on e-cigarettes is facing a big vote this week. House Bill 124 on Thursday is having a subcommittee work session, and next Tuesday, an executive session will recommend whether it should get voted on in the legislature or die. According

CONCORD, N.H. -- Recognizing the ties between suicide and mental health may be key to reducing New Hampshire's high suicide rate, according to mental health experts. New Hampshire has seen a significant increase in suicide rates for teens and people transitioning to early adulthood. Rose Muise l

According to AARP's Valuing the Invaluable report, about 1 in 8 adults in New Hampshire and across the country provides unpaid care for a family member. (Enlightening Images/Pixabay)

CONCORD, N.H. — About 1 in 8 people in New Hampshire is a family caregiver, according to a new AARP report that says these folks provide more than $2 billion worth of unpaid care for their loved ones. State data from AARP’s Valuing the Invaluable series show in 2017, about 177,000 Gran

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaking at a UNH town hall Wednesday. (NEWS CENTER Maine/Facebook)

DURHAM, N.H. – Democratic Party presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts visited the University of New Hampshire on Wednesday. She has been portrayed as having plans for many things, but not health care – yet. Warren, like Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, backs Me

More than 295,000 New Hampshire residents are enrolled in Medicare, according to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation. (Adobe Stock)

CONCORD N.H. – Almost 300,000 New Hampshire residents will have the opportunity to either enroll in Medicare or make changes to their current Medicare plans from now until December 7. Melissa Gutierrez is a Medicare specialist with ServiceLink, the state's program to help residents navigate

Seven in 10 teens are exposed to e-cigarette advertising, according to the National Institute on Drug abuse. (Adobe Stock)

CONCORD, N.H. - Whether they use vaping products or cigarettes, New Hampshire teens who want help quitting now can connect with a tobacco-cessation coach through a new program. "My Life, My Quit" was launched by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Sai Cherala, bureau chie

EEE can cause a serious central nervous-system infection, such as meningitis and brain inflammation, and about one-third of EEE cases are fatal (NIH/Flickr).

CONCORD, N.H. – State health officials want residents and their visitors to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites this Labor Day Weekend in order to prevent vector-borne diseases. Earlier this week, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announced that a horse from Nort

One in three Americans has not taken a medication as prescribed because of the cost, according to AARP New Hampshire (Adobe Stock).

CONCORD, N.H. – Some Granite Staters are going without lifesaving medications as prescription drug costs continue to rise out-of-pace with incomes. AARP has launched the Stop RX Greed campaign, as a nationwide effort to press Congress, the Trump administration and state officials to take act

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