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Forensic Nursing

Victims of violence require care from nurses specially trained to treat trauma, collect evidence and provide legal testimony, when necessary. Cheshire’s forensic nurses take a holistic, respectful, trauma-informed approach to caring for survivors.

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Lindsey Cushing, WHNP, SANE-A, and Kelsey Page, RN, SANE-A, work in Cheshire's OB/GYN department and are part of a team providing medical forensic exams in the Emergency Department.

Raising Awareness About Sexual Assault: Medical Forensic Care

The nurses who form Cheshire's Medical Forensic Care team provide specialized, trauma-informed care to people who have been sexually assaulted.

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Pauline Johansen stands next to the chapel window at Cheshire Medical Center

Pauline Johansen: Surviving to meet her guardian angels

A nurse for five decades, Johansen survived a sudden cardiac arrest thanks to chest compressions from a young neighbor and a skilled team of first responders.

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Catherine Schuman, PhD

Cheshire welcomes Catherine Schuman, PhD, to the Family Medicine Residency program

A leader in integrated behavioral health services, residency education, and program development, Schuman will serve as the director of behavioral science.

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Mashwani and his son became part of our community in March, 2022.

Afghan family finds healthcare, employment, and community at Cheshire Medical Center

Aided by the Keene Immigrant and Refugee Partnership and Cheshire’s DEIB goals, one family’s new beginning holds great promise, including access to quality healthcare and a welcoming home.

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Rethinking regular drinking: Tips and tools to improve your well-being

Each day is an opportunity to begin again. Tricia Zahn, MPH, shares resources to help you assess how alcohol affects your life, understand your patterns with compassion, and make conscious choices for your health.

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Enjoy winter sports safely

Simple strength training and stretching exercises will help improve safety and maximize fun.

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Don Caruso, MD, MPH

President and CEO Don Caruso, MD, MPH, Announces May 2023 Retirement

Caruso's legacy of three decades includes significant growth in the specialty services Cheshire offers our region, establishment of a Family Medicine Residency program, and compassionate patient care.

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Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The Injury Prevention Center at Dartmouth Health Children's, in partnership with Safe Kids New Hampshire, offers these tips to both prevent and identify carbon monoxide in your home.

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Flu vaccine

Help protect children from the flu

Flu shots help make flu illness less serious and can be given to all children over the age of 6 months.

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