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NH Senate Rejects Bill To Allow Dissolving Corpses In Liquid

New Hampshire’s Senate has rejected a bill that would have allowed the chemical cremation of bodies, considered an environmentally friendly advance in mortuary science.


Bellevue Cemetery in Lawrence

NH Senate To Vote On Cremation Alternative That Dissolves Bodies To Liquid

The New Hampshire Senate will vote on a bill next week allowing the chemical cremation of bodies using a process that dissolves bodies into a soapy liquid using lye.


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NH Reconsiders Lifting Ban On ‘Dissolving’ Corpses

New Hampshire’s House is reconsidering a new idea in mortuary science that would allow human bodies to be dissolved into a soapy liquid as an alternative to cremation.


Three examples of proposed warning graphics that will appear on cigarette packaging as part of the government's new tobacco prevention efforts, seen in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Boston Smokers Have Mixed Feelings On New Cigarette Labels

The FDA plans to require new larger, graphic cigarette warning labels that include corpses and cancer patients.