Active Living

Cara Weiner running

Crossing the Finish Line First

Running cross country led Cara Weiner, MPA, PA-C, to a career in orthopaedic surgery and first place in the DeMar Marathon.

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Injury Prevention: Prepare Your Body for Hiking

David Potach, PT, SCS, CSCS, director of rehabilitation at Cheshire and author of Sport Injury Prevention Anatomy, offers advice and simple exercises to prevent common injuries on the trail.

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Bringing Community Health Education Back This Fall

After a break in community health education offerings, classes are back this Fall. We offer you both virtual and in-person courses that include past favorites and new health and wellness subjects for a broader local audience.

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Foods that promote wound healing

Eating for Wound Healing

Michael Ormont, MD, wound care expert at Cheshire Medical Center explains how we can eat to support healing—from scrapes to chronic wounds.

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Safe and Beneficial Exercises for People with Osteoporosis

Physical activity is a foundation of good health and well-being but people with low bone mass must exercise with intention and care. Learn more from Sharil Cass, PT, DPT, who teaches people with osteoporosis safe exercise and movement.

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People hiking

Right This Way for Better Mental Health

Right This Way is a ten-week, online, holistic wellness challenge designed for people looking to improve their health and well-being. This year mental health is front and center as the new well-being habit of 2022.

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Stress Busters: Tips to Manage Stress with Diet and Lifestyle Changes

Ruth Goldstein, a Registered Dietitian with Cheshire Medical Center, spends a lot of time talking with patients about food and stress. Here’s her five top tips!

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Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life—Or Month, if You’re Curious

Dry January, a trend in the sober curious movement, harnesses evidence that fresh starts motivate us to try new behaviors, such as building habits or pursuing new goals. What will your fresh start be?

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Time for a Refresher on Ticks

Tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, and babesiosis are a serious health concern in New Hampshire. Here's how you can prevent them.

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Right This Way to Better Health and Well-being

Employees of participating Wellpowered Worksites are joining this summer's holistic, evidence-based wellness challenge — and having fun along the way!

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