The second in a series, UpStateNH examines the programs making a difference in the lives of teenagers across the North Country and throughout New Hampshire.
4-H Programs are making a difference in the North Country
This decades' old program is more contemporary than ever.
Loon Spring Schedule
Thanks to abundant natural snowfall and 100 percent open terrain, Loon Mountain is gearing up for an epic spring of skiing and riding. Events include the Governor's Cup, a Cardboard Box Race, '80s Day, and the ever popular Slushpool Party.
Mountain stays busy thru Mid-April
IRS Offers FREE Help
Would you like a hand with your 2013 taxes?
Useful publications, toll free help, even volunteers who will do complete tax returns for certain groups.
Aging Kidneys at Risk
NIH urges older Americans to protect their kidneys
National Institute on Aging at the NIH reminds older Americans about the importance of protecting their kidneys and urge them to better understand the decline of kidney function as people age. High blood pressure, diabetes, use of medications and age can all be risk factors.
10 Tips To Help Kids Eat Better
With your busy schedule, it can be hard to find healthy eating options for your family, and convince your kids to actually eat the nutritious food you find. That's why during this first week of National Nutrition Month, we shared resources to make your job a little bit easier.
Fun & practical ways to encourage better eating
Women whose male partners have high concentrations of three common forms of phthalates, sometimes known as plasticizers, take longer to become pregnant says the NIH. Pthalates are reportedly used in hundreds of products, such as fragrances, shampoos, nail polish, plastic film and sheets.
Phthalates in Males Linked to Fertility Delays
Chemicals Found in a Wide Range of Consumer Products
Adolescents with a TV in their bedroom gained about 1 extra pound a year, compared to those without one, even after accounting for socioeconomic factors.
Do Bedroom Televisions Contribute to Youth Obesity?
Dartmouth study suggests removing TV from a child's bedroom could help prevent excessive weight gain.