September 21, 2023 2:36 pm

The Ugly Side of Beauty: Chemicals in Cosmetics Threaten College-Age Women’s Reproductive Health

Walk through the personal care aisles of your local store and you’ll see dozens of products that promise to soften your skin, make you smell better, extend your lashes, decrease wrinkling, tame your curly hair, or even semi-permanently change the color of your lips, hair or skin.

Wildfire Smoke Can Harm Human Health, Even When the Fire Is Hundreds of Miles Away – A Toxicologist Explains Why

Smoke from more than 100 wildfires burning across Canada has been rolling into North American cities far from the flames. New York City and Detroit were both listed among the five most polluted cities in the world because of the fires on June 7, 2023. The smoke has triggered air quality alerts in several states in recent weeks.

Bill to Allow Minors to Seek Therapy Without Parental Permission Faces Hurdles

by Ethan DeWitt, New Hampshire Bulletin A bill to allow teenagers 16 and older to access mental health services without parental permission is drawing debate in Concord, and could be killed by the Senate Thursday. House Bill 114 would change New Hampshire law to state that “a minor 16 years of age or older may …

The Public Health Emergency Has Ended. Here’s What Is Changing for Granite Staters and Hospitals.

Some of the government’s biggest pandemic protections ended months or longer ago. Those include the December 2021 termination of temporary changes to the child tax credit and February’s end of increased food stamp assistance, protections that experts said led to a drop in child poverty.