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Kerry Kelly, volunteer with Cheshire Doulas, supporting her daughter, Kiara, during the birth of her first child.

Volunteer Spotlight: Kerry Kelley Nurtures Our Community One Miracle at a Time

Kerry builds relationships and priceless memories supporting people through Cheshire Doulas, including her own daughter’s first birth.

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Drs. Karl Dietrich and Christopher LaRocca

Family Medicine Residency Program Receives Competitive Federal Grant

A federal grant of $750,000 will help support the development of rural family medicine residency program at Cheshire Medical Center for our region.

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Looking For Germs In All The Right Places—And The Less Obvious Ones

As we head into cold and flu season, let’s take a look at just a few locations where germs may be hiding in plain sight.

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A man, sitting on a couch, covered with a blanket and coughing.

Is it COVID, a Cold or flu? Self-Care Tips and the Best Way to Reduce Spreading Germs

Since COVID symptoms overlap with some allergy, cold, and flu symptoms, follow these tips to take care of yourself and limit spreading germs to others.

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Cheshire County is in Recovery: A Celebration of our Collective Journey

During National Recovery Month, we commend our community’s progress in supporting people recovering from substance use disorders, led by The Doorway and community partners.

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Balanced Snacks

Including one to two balanced snacks in your daily meal plan can help you feel your best, according to our expert, Ruth Goldstein, MS, RD. She shares her favorite snack recommendations and combinations to get you started with this new healthy habit.

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Hiker standing on mountain-top

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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Healthy mother and daughter

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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Illustration of monkeypox virus cells

As U.S. declares monkeypox national health emergency, Dartmouth Health gives updates on its response to crisis

Hotline established to address questions about disease

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Updated guidance for donating blood

New guidance from the Food and Drug Administration may now allow you to donate blood.

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