04/12/2019 – Knitting Fridays

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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 …