Health and Safety Tips

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Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The Injury Prevention Center at Dartmouth Health Children's, in partnership with Safe Kids New Hampshire, offers these tips to both prevent and identify carbon monoxide in your home.

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Looking For Germs In All The Right Places—And The Less Obvious Ones

As we head into cold and flu season, let’s take a look at just a few locations where germs may be hiding in plain sight.

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Protecting yourself from mosquito-borne illnesses

Learn what you need to know about mosquito-borne illnesses and how to protect yourself and your family.

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Time for a Refresher on Ticks

Tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, and babesiosis are a serious health concern in New Hampshire. Here's how you can prevent them.

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Out-of-the-Box Outdoor Activities

Try some different activities to get outside and get some exercise.

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How to Keep Diabetes From Controlling Your Life

When you take some small steps, you can keep diabetes from controlling your life.

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Foot Care Q & A with David Pinegar, DPM

Here are some tips on taking care of your feet.

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Working Outdoors

Be safe while working outdoors.

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What Moves You to Move?

The key to getting exercise can be doing things you enjoy doing.

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Home Safety for Your Loved One With Alzheimer’s

Here's how to make your home safe for a family member with Alzheimer's.

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