Thriving with Health Conditions

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Safe and Beneficial Exercises for People with Osteoporosis

Physical activity is a foundation of good health and well-being but people with low bone mass must exercise with intention and care. Learn more from Sharil Cass, PT, DPT, who teaches people with osteoporosis safe exercise and movement.

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Let Life Bloom: Organ and Tissue Donation Turn a Time of Loss into a Time of Hope

April is National Donate Life month and staff at Cheshire Medical Center are especially proud to support this campaign each year because a single donor can help so many people, including their own family.

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Right This Way for Better Mental Health

Right This Way is a ten-week, online, holistic wellness challenge designed for people looking to improve their health and well-being. This year mental health is front and center as the new well-being habit of 2022.

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Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life—Or Month, if You’re Curious

Dry January, a trend in the sober curious movement, harnesses evidence that fresh starts motivate us to try new behaviors, such as building habits or pursuing new goals. What will your fresh start be?

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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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7 Easy Ways to Manage Your Health Care with myDH

Dana Carley, patient portal concierge at Cheshire Medical Center, gives tips on new and popular myDH and MyChart features, such as direct scheduling and messaging.

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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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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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How to Keep Diabetes From Controlling Your Life

When you take some small steps, you can keep diabetes from controlling your life.

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