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Infant Formula Shortages Forced Some Parents to Feed Their Babies in Less Healthy Ways
One third of families who relied on formula to feed their babies during the COVID-19 pandemic were forced by severe infant formula shortages to resort to suboptimal feeding practices that can harm infant health, according to our research published in the journal Maternal and Child Nutrition.
Tick-Borne Disease Babesiosis Reaches Endemic Status in NH
New Hampshire saw a more than 370 percent increase in reported cases of babesiosis, a tick-borne disease, between 2011 and 2019, according to a new federal study released last week.
Even with a $3.7 Million Cut, Advocates Support ‘Healthy Aging’ Bill
The state Senate on Thursday passed a significantly scaled back version of a bill that would increase funding and assistance for Granite Staters over age 60 and those who have disabilities and are eligible for Medicaid.
A Guide to Using the State’s New Right-to-Know Office
In his first several weeks, the state’s right-to-know ombudsman has received five complaints against state and local public agencies.
Should NH Put Responsibility on Manufacturers for Waste Impacts? State May Explore It.
State lawmakers advanced a bill this week that would explore a policy tactic putting producers of packaging, plastics, and other types of waste on the hook for environmental impacts throughout a product’s lifecycle.
State Program Offers Rebates for PFAS Remediation in Private Wells
Private wells in more than 120 New Hampshire communities have shown elevated amounts of PFAS chemicals.
Is Wood in Streams Always Good? | Opinion
In the face of long-term declines in the wild populations of our state fish, the Eastern brook trout, one of the actions being taken across the state and region is putting wood into streams.
New Hampshire May Explore Offshore Wind Workforce Training Center
The anticipated development of wind power off New Hampshire’s coastline will require a workforce likely numbering in the thousands.
From Formula to Medications and Child Care, Parents Are Being Crushed Under a Wave of Shortages
Last summer, when her daughter was still drinking formula, Brittani Roberts often drove from store to store trying to find enough to feed her.