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Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China

BEIJING (AP) — The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the possibility that it could spread more quickly and widely. Team leader Zhong Nanshan, a respiratory ...

Meet the New Year: It seems the same as the Old Year

Let’s take one last look back at 2019. How did you do with your New Year’s resolutions? I’ll wait for the laughter to die down. My biggest resolution was to relocate to a new place, something I do roughly every five years. After six years in Windham, Lady Baba and I moved to Nashua in ...

Congress raising legal tobacco age to 21

NASHUA – After months of public debate about potential $100 fines, Nashua Board of Aldermen members in May voted 7-6 against a measure to raise the city’s legal age to purchase or use nicotine from 18 to 21. Tuesday, the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives – as one ...

Purdue Pharma now selling overdose cure

ASSOCIATED PRESS - The gleaming white booth towered over the medical conference in Italy in October, advertising a new brand of antidote for opioid overdoses. “Be prepared. Get naloxone. Save a life,” the slogan on its walls said. Some conference attendees were stunned when they saw the ...