Health and Wellness

Neal Goldenberg, MD, examines a patient for a knee injury

ACL tears: Symptoms, surgery, and recovery

Neal Goldenberg, MD, chair of Sports Medicine at Cheshire, discusses treatment for one of the most common and devastating knee injuries that affects athletes, young and old, with a high prevalence among women.

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Neal Goldenberg, MD, shows a patient where the ACL is on a model of a knee

Know your knees: ACL injury prevention

Neal Goldenberg, MD, chair of Sports Medicine at Cheshire, discusses how athletes can prevent this very common, career-threatening injury.

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An older man holding a baseball bat with his arm around a child who holds a catcher's mit.

Arming patients against prostate cancer

Roland Chen, MD, urologist at Cheshire Medical Center, addresses myths, facts, and the prevention of this common killer.

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Empathetic adult comforts crying teen who holds her phone despondently.

4 Steps you can take to help prevent teen suicide

A leading cause of preventable death, teens are at especially high risk for suicide. Rose Hitchings, PsyD, gives practical advice for parents, family members, or anyone in a position to impact a teen’s life.

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Older man eating watermelon

Honoring our veterans with the gift of healthy local food

Cheshire's Center for Population Health supports "thank you" gifts of free locally grown food for veterans at weekend farmers' markets in September

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Hiker spraying herself for mosquitoes

Protecting yourself from mosquito-borne illnesses

Learn what you need to know about mosquito-borne illnesses and how to protect yourself and your family.

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Register for Cheshire's Fall Blood Drive, Nov. 14 and 15

Cheshire Medical Center is proud to sponsor American Red Cross Blood Drives, now open to the public as well as employees.

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Three older women having fun at the beach

You do not have to suffer: FAQs and myths about gynecological care

Carlye Atkinson, MSN, CNM, discusses preventative OB/GYN care, insurance for annual visits, and symptoms you should address immediately.

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Jennifer McCalley

Jennifer McCalley: Offering compassion and empowerment in the face of serious illness

Returning to Cheshire, Jennifer McCalley, LICSW, ACHP-SW, now serves in a newly created social worker and program manager position for Palliative Care and Oncology .

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Erik Pattison

Erik Pattison: Returning to Cheshire’s Urology team and his heart’s home

His team's capacity now matching our region's demand, this popular surgeon's return is welcomed by patients and colleagues.

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