04/12/2019 – Breakfast Speaker Series 2019: Fighting Fake News, and the Importance of Local Journalism

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Join us for the next installment of the Breakfast Speaker Series 2019. Enjoy coffee and breakfast while networking with chamber members, then listen to featured speaker Karen Andreas, publisher of the Newburyport Daily News and North of Boston Media Group, who will speak on fighting fake news and the importance of local journalism Learn practical ways to spot fake news, prevent its spread, and fact-check both news items and photographs.
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OVER THE COUNTER: Seven steps to safe summer travel

Summer vacations are upon us. In New England, where the cold and dreary weather can last much of the year, this is a welcome break. But summer travel – even for local trips – can come with risks that foil the fun in the sun. That’s why it’s important to …

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WHAT’S UP DOC? CBGD is a rare degenerative brain condition

Q: Initially my friend’s doctor thought he might have Parkinson’s, but now they say he has CBGD. What is this?A: Cortical basal ganglionic degeneration is a rare degenerative brain condition first identified as a specific disease entity in 1967. It affects less than 1 per 100,000 people; it is thought …

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NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH — Brush away bad breath

Q. What is the cause of the dreaded “morning breath” and how can I eliminate it? — B.G. in MAA. Let me assume that overall, you are in good health and have no systemic issues.You speak of an offensive odor in the morning only but in reality, if there is …