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Best Practices in Pediatric Care at CHaD
September 25, 2014

Lebanon, NH
CHaD continues its work as part of The National Children's Network, and has been recognized as a top-performing hospital in keeping kids safe...Read more.

A Gift of Comfort and Healing
September 23, 2014

Lebanon, NH
When Rebecca Tabat faced incurable cancer, she focused on comforting kids. Her vision lives on in a $100,000 pledge to CHaDs inpatient unit...Read more.

Choosing to Fly: Matt Fogarty
September 08, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Matt was born with heart condition. At fourteen he made a decision about his health, and his life. His courage may make your heart soar...Read more.

Back to School Means Time for a Backpack
August 27, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Approximately 55 percent of students carry a backpack that is heavier than the recommended guideline. What you should know about backpacks!..Read more.

Tee Up for Kids & CHaD Families!
August 18, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Across three states golfers teed up in support of childhood cancer research, and to fight hunger. One of the big winners was CHaD, thanks to C&S!..Read more.

Play Ball! Not Too Hard & Not Too Often
August 13, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Because of an unbridled emphasis on sports participation, children are increasingly sustaining overuse injuries previously only seen in adults...Read more.

Landing on His Feet: Helping Cooper Walk
August 11, 2014

Lebanon, NH
It was a beautiful August day ... until the three-point hitch Cooper was standing on folded into the tractor, pinning his feet inside...Read more.

Becoming Bad Through Video Games
August 07, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Dartmouth study links risk-glorying video games to teens high-risk behavior - and the effects of these games go well beyond violence...Read more.

Heatstroke Can Be Prevented
July 30, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Every 10 days a child dies from heatstroke in a car - but it never has to happen again...Read more.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center Recognized for Excellence
July 29, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Becker's Hospital Review included Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in its 2014 list of "100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs."..Read more.

A Book of Their Own
July 16, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Due to the Reach Out and Read program children are no longer focused on 'am I getting a shot today?' but 'am I getting a book today?'..Read more.

33rd Annual Prouty Raises More Than $2.6 Million to Fight Cancer
July 12, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Nearly 6,000 registered cyclists, walkers, rowers, and golfers (and 1,300 volunteers) gathered in Hanover today for The 33rd Annual Prouty, northern New England's largest charity fundraiser...Read more.

Julie Kim, MD, PHd: Teaching Excellence
July 03, 2014

Lebanon, NH
The votes have been counted and CHaD's Dr. Kim is an excellent teacher, so say we all! ..Read more.

Flick, Flip, Flash. Fire!
July 02, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Ahhh, the enjoyment of grilling and the excitement of fireworks. Here are some tips on keeping summer fun, not flammable! ..Read more.

Sink, Swim, or Save: Water Safety Tips
July 01, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Every day about ten people die from drowning. We've put together some of the best tips to keep your family safe - and your summer splashing! ..Read more.

Young Indoor Tanning Increases Early Risk of Skin Cancer
June 23, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Dartmouth researchers have found that early exposure to the ultraviolet radiation lamps used for indoor tanning is related to an increased risk of developing basal cell carcinomas (BCC) at a young age...Read more.

A Stress-less Visit for Your Child
June 20, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Child Life Specialists can help your next visit to the doctor be less frightening for your child, and less stressful for you. It may even be fun!..Read more.

Understanding Your Child's Allergies
May 20, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) is the most common of all childhood allergies. Help your child breathe with ease, treatment can make a difference...Read more.

IVF for Women over 38 Increases Chances
May 08, 2014

Lebanon, NH
FORT-T, a new study on women 38 and over, shows they are twice as likely to become pregnant through in vitro fertilization versus other methods...Read more.

NASCAR Champions to Speak at Event
May 06, 2014

Lebanon, NH
NASCAR champions Jimmie Johnson and Austin Dillon will speak at the "Champions Breakfast" on Friday, July 11 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway...Read more.

Teens, Drinking and Pop Music
May 01, 2014

Lebanon, NH
A recent study by University of Pittsburgh and Norris Cotton Cancer Center finds strong association between binge drinking and popular music...Read more.

E-cigarettes: Are They Safe?
May 01, 2014

Lebanon, NH
In a recently issued Emerging Issues Brief researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) looked at what is currently known about e-cigarettes and health...Read more.

Coached Extracurricular Activities May Help Prevent Pre-Adolescent Smoking and Drinking
April 30, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Dartmouth researchers have found that tweens (preadolescents aged 10-14) who participate in a coached team sport a few times a week or more are less likely to try smoking. ..Read more.

11th Annual Shield Our Children from Harm Conference
April 28, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Child advocates from diverse fields came together from Vermont and New Hampshire for the 11th Annual Shield Our Children from Harm Conference...Read more.

National Survey Links Teen Binge Drinking and Alcohol Brand References in Pop Music
April 08, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Binge drinking by teenagers and young adults is strongly associated with liking, owning, and correctly identifying music that references alcohol by brand name according to a study by the University of Pittsburgh and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center...Read more.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month!
April 08, 2014

Lebanon, NH
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. D-H is recognized for leading by example, and helps guide the way to keeping children free from harm...Read more.

Reclaiming Boston: WMUR's Jamie Staton Runs the Marathon for CHaD
April 07, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Jamie Staton goes the extra mile - actually 26.2. On April 21, he will participate in the Boston Marathon for CHaD. "I was at the finish line last year ... and [knew I'd] come back this year to run."..Read more.

Volunteers: Here Because They Choose to Be
April 07, 2014

Lebanon, NH
"Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another." Erma Bombeck..Read more.

Nowhere to Hide: Kids, Once Protected, Now Influenced by Tobacco Marketing
April 05, 2014

Lebanon, NH
A new study by Dartmouth researchers reveals that not only are young people exposed to tobacco marketing, they are influenced by it. According to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, exposure to direct marketing is associated with increased use of tobacco. ..Read more.

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