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7 Places for Dog Ski Joring in New England

February 8, 2018 NH Women Magazine

Ski joring means “pulling” or “driving” when using harnessed dogs or horses. Think of it as like cross-country skiing with your pups. With basic commands and training, as well as investments in proper harnesses, tether, and a waist belt, you can train a single or pair or dogs to assist your momentum while you’re on the trails. New England has a lot of places for you to experience ski joring with your dog(s). […]

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Ask the Expert: Can High-Risk Women Use Birth Control?

January 25, 2018 NH Women Magazine

or women with a history of high blood pressure, clots or a clotting disorder, or heavy tobacco use (>10 cigarettes a day over the age of 35) – any estrogen-containing contraceptions increase the risk of clotting events.  If a woman has or had a hormone-sensitive cancer, then choosing a non-hormonal option is important in that context as well. […]

Sarah Finn, MD Dartmouth-Hitchcock
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Combating Holiday Weight Gain: Make a Plan

January 4, 2018 NH Women Magazine

Combating Holiday Weight Gain: Make a Plan Written by: Sarah Finn, MD, Medical Director of Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Weight and Wellness Center in Manchester The holidays are about celebrating health, family, friends, gratitude, and faith. Food is […]

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