Health

Bi-state program targets obesity

In an effort aimed at the obesity epidemic, The Prevention Research Center at Dartmouth has teamed up with community partners in Keene and Manchester in New Hampshire as well as St. Johnsbury, Vt., to conduct a community-based participatory research project,…

HEAL-PLAN NH partnership promotes healthier communities

Focusing on how the "built environment" can either facilitate or block access to both physical activity and healthier food, two New Hampshire nonprofits have launched a collaboration aimed at implementing community-generated programs for a healthier state. Healthy Eating Active Living…

New dean named at UNH Manchester

Dr. Ali Rafieymehr, a software engineer who has had dual careers in the computer industry and higher education, has been named the new dean of the University of New Hampshire at Manchester, an appointment that UNH officials say will help…

Senate panel backs health exchange

While presidential candidates were crossing New Hampshire on Tuesday getting in their last points about health care, the Senate Commerce Committee was acting on three major pieces of health-related legislation. Without a word of debate, the Senate unanimously voted to…