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Crispy Oven Fried Okra and Cauliflower

Okra is also known as ladies’ fingers or gumbo. It is a warm-season plant that can be used for pickling, soups and stews, canning, and more. Okra is unique in that its juices can thicken soups and sauces. Its skin has a unique soft texture, similar to peach fuzz.  Do...

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3 Common Diabetes Mistakes

When you’re first diagnosed with diabetes, there’s lots to learn, and a few mistakes are bound to happen. Here are 3 common ones, along with tips to help you avoid them from the Center for Disease Control.­­   1. Not Testing Enough. Everyone’s diabetes is different,...

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Flu shot clinics for adults & children

Established patients are invited to come in for a flu shot at the times/locations listed below. Note: your insurance will be billed for this service. For more information, call our Flu Clinic Hotline: (603) 354-5405. At Cheshire Medical Center | 580 Court Street,...

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Garlic scape friggione

This friggione recipe is inspired by a rustic Italian dish from Bologna, Italy. Strap in, because this recipe takes an ample amount of time to cook down but it’s more than worth the wait. 

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Lawn mower safety

In the U.S., more than 9,000 children go to the emergency room for lawn mower-related injuries every year.  Power mowers can be especially dangerous.

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What is a serving?

With the rise in restaurant dining and changes in eating habits over the last few decades, many of us don’t have a clear understanding of what a heart-healthy, nutritious serving of food should look like.

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Swimming safety tips

Swimming is a great recreational sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. But it’s important to know how to be safe while you’re in the water.

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Two steps can save a life

The American Heart Association indicates that 4 out of 5 cardiac arrests happen at home or at work, and that effective bystander CPR provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival. 

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