Safety and Prevention

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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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Getting the Most Out of Your Next Virtual Visit: Five Tips

A few preparations ahead of your appointment can set you up to have a successful telehealth Virtual Visit.

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Colorectal Cancer: Why You Should Get Screened Sooner and How To Reduce Your Risk

Although colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of death from cancer in the United States, it is one of the few cancers that can be prevented.

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Michael Calderwood, MD, MPH, Chief Quality Officer of DHMC

New CDC Recommendations, Vaccines and Variants With Michael Calderwood, MD, MPH

The Chief Quality Officer of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center discusses implications of the new March 8th CDC guidelines.

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Olivia Stark hosting a Zoom meeting for the Diabetes Prevention Program

Preventing diabetes, one man’s story

Olivia Stack, Community Health Education Coordinator and a recent participant share their experiences with Cheshire’s Diabetes Prevention Program.

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Urgent Visit or Emergency Department?

Life can throw us some painful curveballs. Make sure you know who to call before you find yourself needing same-day or immediate care.

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Planning for Quarantine or Self-Isolation

If you learn today that you need to quarantine or self-isolate, could you? Preparation will help reduce your stress when the time comes.

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