• Manchester Journal names its new editor - 09/23/2016 12:15 AM EDT
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    Health take-away: What to do if someone you love has an opioid addiction

    09/23/2016 03:52 PM EDT
    When I was in medical school in the late 1990s, there was a movement to promote the idea of the "fifth vital sign." It was thought that pain was under-treated, leading to unnecessary suffering. Around the same time, prescriptions for opioid 
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    Ask Dr. K: Don't worry if you're diagnosed with an astigmatism
    09/23/2016 03:52 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> At my last visit, my eye doctor told me I have astigmatism. He told me what that means, but I still don't really understand what it is. Please explain it to me. DEAR READER >> Astigmatism means that the eye's cornea has Full Story

    Stargazer | Finding the aquatic constellations
    09/23/2016 02:17 PM EDT - After the flooding that some of our nation experienced this summer, I almost hesitate to bring this up. But of the 88 constellations that fill our night sky, 15 are somehow associated with water. Of those 15, several shine in our southern sky after Full Story

    Thom Smith | Naturewatch: The soft, plump, furry creature in the soil
    09/23/2016 02:17 PM EDT - Q: While working in our garden along the driveway, I felt a soft and plump something. When I pulled it up, it had hair, but probably no eyes. It was hard to tell because it was covered with soil. As I loosened my grip, it scooted a short way to the Full Story

  • 100 things that impacted public health - 09/16/2016 04:16 PM EDT
  • RELIGION
    Havurah Keruv Shabbat services and dinner planned

    MANCHESTER >> Havurah Keruv welcomes the Jewish community to join together for a joyous service and delicious Shabbat dinner on Friday night, Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Manchester Village. Full Story
    HEALTH AND FITNESS
    Health take-away: What to do if someone you love has an opioid addiction

    When I was in medical school in the late 1990s, there was a movement to promote the idea of the "fifth vital sign." It was thought that pain was under-treated, leading to unnecessary suffering. Around the same time, prescriptions for opioid Full Story
    EDUCATION NEWS
    Phillips Exeter announces Spring 2016 Honor Roll

    EXETER, N.H. >> The following students have achieved academic honors during the spring 2016 term. To qualify for the honor roll, students must maintain an overall average of (B), or a grade between 8. Full Story
    Launch of new 'Joe Gunther' novel at Northshire
    Two authors will be visiting Northshire Bookstore, and one of them will be launching his newest work. At 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 29, author Thomas Flynn will address his book, "Bikeman: A Fifteenth Anniversary Reflection on September 11th. Full Story

     
    LOCAL NEWS
    Vernon man found at sea after eight days missing

    Mother not in life boat
    BOSTON >> The U.S. Coast Guard says one of two Connecticut boaters who had been missing for a week after leaving a Rhode Island marina was found alive, drifting on an inflatable life raft off the coast of Massachusetts. Full Story
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    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

    Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.