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OVER THE COUNTER: Collagen is key to joint, skin health

What makes your skin elastic, your joints cushioned and your hair strong? One answer is collagen.Collagen is an amino acid-rich, structural protein that’s found in our cartilage, bones, hair and skin. You could think of it as the framing system that holds the body’s tissues together. But as we age, …

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What’s Up Doc: What is misophonia?

Q: What is misophonia?A: The medical definition of misophonia (from the Greek “miso” and “phone” meaning “hate” and “voice”) is “a rare disorder in which certain sounds provoke extreme reactions that may be interpreted as unreasonable for the circumstances.” Specifically, misophonia is not that a sound is annoying to the …

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NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH — Make sure you understand the treatment plan

Q. I was wondering if this was protocol. I went to my dentist because a small filling had fallen out of my molar. After Novocaine, the two dentists were talking about my tooth being cracked. My dentist filled my tooth and off I went.A couple of weeks later, I went …

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05/16/2019 – Ruth Moody Band

Founding and current member of the internationally renowned, Billboard-charting trio The Wailin’ Jennys, Ruth Moody has performed in sold-out venues around the world and made numerous critically-acclaimed albums. Ruth Moody is an Australian-born, two-time Juno Award winning singer-songwriter from Winnipeg, Canada. Although best known for her work with The Wailin’ …

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05/17/2019 – Newburyport Preservation Week 2019 “Small Houses – Big History”

Preservation Week, NPT’s annual spring celebration of the city’s preservation that attracts residents and visitors alike for tours, lectures, social events, and the Preservation Awards ceremony, is tightly packed into one weekend, May 17-19, 2019.   This year’s theme, “Small Houses – Big History,” turns the spotlight on the smaller …