Safety and Prevention
David Streeter: From colorectal cancer screening to cancer-free in 6 weeks
Urging everyone over 45 to get screened, David is grateful for early detection and his care team's great humor.
Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest—How They Differ and What to Do
Learn about the differences between a heart attack and cardiac arrest.
Taking Care of Your Heart Helps Your Brain
How you treat your heart in your 20s may help your brain when you’re in your 40s and 50s. That’s the finding of a new study that looked at data of 518 participants from a long-range study on heart health.
Victims of violence require care from nurses specially trained to treat trauma, collect evidence and provide legal testimony, when necessary. Cheshire’s forensic nurses take a holistic, respectful, trauma-informed approach to caring for survivors.
Raising Awareness About Sexual Assault: Medical Forensic Care
The nurses who form Cheshire's Medical Forensic Care team provide specialized, trauma-informed care to people who have been sexually assaulted.
Rethinking regular drinking: Tips and tools to improve your well-being
Each day is an opportunity to begin again. Tricia Zahn, MPH, shares resources to help you assess how alcohol affects your life, understand your patterns with compassion, and make conscious choices for your health.
RSV: What you should know
As news in our region spreads about children with severe respiratory illness fill emergency departments and pediatric inpatient units, Cheshire’s pediatricians discuss how to slow transmission, care for sick children, and when to call for urgent care.
Advance care planning for all ages
Few want to burden loved ones with difficult decisions during times of emotional distress. You make decisions about your care for yourself by creating an advance care directive and designating a healthcare agent while you’re able.
Cheshire Medical Center Infection Prevention discuss strategies to keep staff and patients safe on "The Cure Podcast"
In the newest episode of Dartmouth Health's "The Cure Podcast," Erin Patnode, BSN, RN, discusses the latest in COVID-19 infection prevention strategies, respiratory virus testing, patient visitation, and building a framework for action.
Breast and Cervical Screenings: Piece of Mind for You and Those You Love
When you get the recommended screenings, cancer can be detected early and is much easier to treat. Many underinsured people are eligible for free screenings and follow-up care.