Health and Wellness

Firework display

Celebrate with fireworks safely - be prepared, be safe, be responsible

Here are tips for keeping you—and your family—safe around fireworks.

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Physical therapist Jim Hall shakes hands with patient Steve Walsh in an exercise room with purple walls

Physical therapy helps patient battle back against debilitating pain

Local business owner finds back pain relief with outpatient physical rehabilitation and other services

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Charles Sheaff and Guy Burman, MD, stand holding their items.

Community group lets longtime doctors showcase their mutual love of woodturning

The display case on floor 1A at Cheshire Medical Center features a variety of projects created by members of the Monadnock Woodturners Club, a group of individuals from the region — including current and former doctors.

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Rachel Chamberlin and her mother, Donna Powers

All in the family: Cheshire provider follows in mother's nursing footsteps

She grew up in the Cheshire Medical Center daycare center while her mom worked in the ICU. Now, she and her mom work together as nurses in the same hospital

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A red-headed female soccer player kicks a ball into an open net under a blue sky

Female athlete triad: Understand the symptoms and solutions

This medical condition can negatively affect physically active females, often as a result of overtraining.

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A blonde woman holds the hand of an older woman, presumably her mother

The importance of advance care planning

Few want to burden loved ones with difficult decisions during times of emotional distress. You make decisions about your care for yourself by creating an advance care directive and designating a healthcare agent while you’re able.

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George Scholl holds up a magazine while sitting at a desk

How volunteering at Cheshire helped me fight loneliness

After George Scholl retired from Electronic Imaging Materials, Inc. in Keene, he started looking for ways to stay active. Five years ago, he decided to volunteer at Cheshire Medical Center — and it changed his life.

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A donation box of food is shown

Where to go if you are in need of food in the Monadnock Region

Cheshire partners with multiple community organizations that work to improve both food and nutrition security.

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A group of medical lab professionals hold up a colored banner

Putting medical laboratory professionals under the microscope

Medical Laboratory Science is a healthcare career for those who enjoy science and medicine but may prefer to be behind the scenes.

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Harneet Sethi, MD, is the chair of Cheshire's Emergency Department

Why our Emergency Department is so backed up — no easy answers or quick fixes

Harneet Sethi, MD, chair of Cheshire's Emergency Department, explains the complicated mix of factors contributing to long wait times

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