Health and Wellness

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Check Your Bias: A free training for healthcare and service professionals

Cheshire Medical Center hosts a series of trainings to minimize stigma, bias, and health disparities related to substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health.

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Out-of-the-box outdoor activities

Try some different activities to get outside and enjoy the regular physical activity that brings abundant health benefits.

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Can the Monadnock Region become a trauma-informed community?

Trauma significantly impacts people's health and our community, recently the Healthy Monadnock Alliance's Behavioral Health Working Group received a grant to help change that.

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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. Marika Henegan, MD, discusses prevention and when to seek care.

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Dr. Caruso Among Honorees at Keene State Commencement May 6

The annual Granite State Award is given for outstanding achievement and significant contributions to the welfare of the state.

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Bridey Shepardson, RN Tamika Marciniec, BSN, RN, CPAN Danielle Drigotas, BSN, RN Nicole Cusack, BSN, RN

Certified nurses—gaining specialized skills for exceptional care

Building robust knowledge of their specialties, these nurses demonstrate their expertise and elevate their careers through professional certifications.

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Sara Gilbert stands in the Emergency Department hallway

Sara Gilbert: Supporting behavioral health in our community

Driven to integrate medical and psychiatric care over the past three decades, Gilbert has inspired more compassionate Emergency Department care

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Sam Field and Ryan Hornblower: Answering the call of nursing at Cheshire

Inspired by the passion and commitment of their nursing colleagues, these professionals are shifting careers to become nurses themselves.

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5 tips for living well after a stroke

Following a stroke, people are forced to accept sudden changes in family roles, logistics, and life expectations and face down the unknown. Occupational therapist Cindi Zipoli, OT/L, helps patients navigate this transition and achieve meaningful recovery.

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Kelsey Trombley sits at her desk in Cheshire's Family Medicine Department

Kelsey Trombley: Remembering your 'why'

Giving back to the community who supported her is how this new nurse practitioner—and Keene area native—shows her gratitude.

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