THE HEALTHY GEEZER by Fred Cicetti: Don’t ignore a fever

By Fred Cicetti Q. If I have a fever, at what temperature should I go to the doctor? An oral temperature above 100 degrees Fahrenheit…

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THE HEALTHY GEEZER: There are health clues in your nails

By Fred Cicetti Q: I was at a party recently when a nurse told a friend of mine to see a doctor because his nails…

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THE HEALTHY GEEZER by Fred Cicetti: The scoop on genetic testing

By Fred Cicetti My last column was on medical genealogy; this is a follow-up on genetic testing. Many of the causes of our illnesses are…

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THE HEALTHY GEEZER: A medical family tree can be beneficial

By Fred Cicetti Q. My grandson asked me to participate in a family tree about our medical conditions. He wants to ask me questions about…

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THE HEALTHY GEEZER: Hiccups are nothing to joke about

By Fred Cicetti Q. Are hiccups dangerous? Hiccups — sometimes called “hiccoughs” — is a sudden, involuntary spasm of the diaphragm, the muscle at the…

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Manchester Lions fund Delta Ambulance CPR mannequin purchase

WATERVILLE — The Manchester Lions Club has funded the purchase of the first set of Prestan CPR mannequins for the Delta Ambulance education center.

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THE HEALTHY GEEZER by Fred Cicetti: Epilepsy can strike at any age

By Fred Cicetti Q. A friend of mine said you can get epilepsy when you get old. I always thought this was something that came…

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THE HEALTHY GEEZER by Fred Cicetti: Environmental health a big topic

By Fred Cicetti Q. What exactly does “environmental health” mean?

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THE HEALTHY GEEZER: Don’t be in the dark about sunglasses

By Fred Cicetti Q. I know I should wear sunglasses to protect my eyes, but what should I look for when I buy them? A….

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THE HEALTHY GEEZER: Nicotine gum is not good for you

By Fred Cicetti Q. My uncle used nicotine gum to get off cigarettes. Now he chews the gum all the time. Do you think he’s…

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