Safety and Prevention

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

Is it COVID or a Cold? 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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Start Eating Better During American Diabetes Month: 5 Easy Tips

Since 40% of us need to eat mindfully to prevent complications from diabetes, Registered Dietitian Rachael Lenthall offers sustainable steps for maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.

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The Great American Smokeout: How to Support Someone Who Wants to Quit Smoking

Quitting nicotine is extremely difficult. Good social supports can make a difference.

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Erika Farhm

Delta is Different: What You Need to Know About This COVID-19 Variant

During this delta-driven surge, those who care for the health of our community need your help to ensure quality medical care continues to be available to all who need it.

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H.E. Guy Burman, MD, General Surgeon

Ask the Expert: Breast Self-Care

H.E. Guy Burman, MD, medical director of the Breast Care Center at Cheshire Medical Center, discusses breast health and cancer screenings and offers helpful resources.

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Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinics by Appointment: Schedule Yours Today

Choose your influenza vaccination appointment at an upcoming clinic via myD-H or by calling your primary care provider's office.

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Catching Up on Your Kids' Care

As classes end and the pandemic wanes locally, it is time to catch up on your kids' essential preventative care, from screenings and shots to behavioral and mental health assistance.

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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. Here's how you can prevent them.

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Right This Way to Better Health and Well-being

Employees of participating Wellpowered Worksites are joining this summer's holistic, evidence-based wellness challenge — and having fun along the way!

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Lindsey Cushing, WHNP, SANE-A, and Kelsey Page, RN, SANE-A, work in Cheshire's Women's Health department and are part of a team providing Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) exams in the Emergency Department.

Raising Awareness About Sexual Assault: SANE Care

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

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