Health + Wellness

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The importance of advance care planning

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.

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Cheshire Medical Center acquires its first robotic surgical platform

Cheshire Medical Center, a Dartmouth Health member, has acquired its first ever robotic surgical platform, which will be used in hundreds of minimally invasive surgeries each year.

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How volunteering at Cheshire helped me fight loneliness

After George Scholl retired from Electronic Imaging Materials, Inc. in Keene, he started looking for ways to stay active. Five years ago, he decided to volunteer at Cheshire Medical Center — and it changed his life.

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Where to go if you are in need of food in the Monadnock Region

Cheshire partners with multiple community organizations that work to improve both food and nutrition security.

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Putting medical laboratory professionals under the microscope

Medical Laboratory Science is a healthcare career for those who enjoy science and medicine but may prefer to be behind the scenes.

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Karl A. Dietrich, MD, MPH, program director of Cheshire Medical Center’s Family Medicine Residency, in an exam room of the Family & Community Care practice.

Cheshire Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program welcomes first group of resident physicians

The six residents will officially join the staff in July 2024 and serve as primary care physicians to patients at Family & Community Care.

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Harneet Sethi, MD, is the chair of Cheshire's Emergency Department

Why our Emergency Department is so backed up — no easy answers or quick fixes

Harneet Sethi, MD, chair of Cheshire's Emergency Department, explains the complicated mix of factors contributing to long wait times

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