First Nurse Practitioner Fellowship Program in NH Underway

According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, there are 234,000 Nurse Practitioners nationally with about 80 percent of them working full-time in primary care practices like Lamprey Health Care which has offices in Newmarket, Nashua and Raymond.

Fire Danger Persists for Polaris Off-Road Vehicles

In recent years, Polaris Industries, the leading producer of off-road vehicles, has recalled hundreds of thousands of its trail machines due to a fire danger. The hazard is linked to at least three deaths and three dozen injuries ranging from minor scrapes to limbs burned so badly amputation was required.

Unnecessary Medical Care Is More Common Than You Think

Women still get annual cervical cancer testing even when it’s recommended every three to five years for most women. Healthy patients are subjected to slates of unnecessary lab work before elective procedures. Doctors routinely order annual electrocardiograms and other heart tests for people who don’t need them.