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The Many Faces of Emma: Patient, Cover Girl, RN
May 08, 2015

Lebanon, NH
Cared for at CHaD as a little girl, Emma Furlone is now a registered nurse taking care of patients at Dartmouth-Hitchcock...Read more.

Mixing Energy Drinks, Alcohol Tied to Abusive Drinking in Teens
April 30, 2015

Lebanon, NH
Norris Cotton Cancer Center investigators found teens aged 15-17 years old who had ever mixed alcohol with energy drinks were four times more likely to meet the criteria for alcohol use disorder...Read more.

Shielding Children Can Improve Health
April 20, 2015

Lebanon, NH
Annual conference raises awareness of child abuse, honors "unsung heroes" and provides training...Read more.

Early Use of Palliative Care in Cancer Improves Patients' Lives, Outcomes for Caregivers
April 15, 2015

Lebanon, NH
A new randomized clinical trial notes significant improvement in several measures among those who began palliative care early...Read more.

Training Rural EMS Providers in Pediatric Emergencies
April 06, 2015

Lebanon, NH
A new mobile simulation unit offers life-like training for rural EMS providers in the field...Read more.

Marketing of Energy Drinks Placed on TV Channels that Appeal to Teens
March 30, 2015

Lebanon, NH
Though the Academy of Pediatrics advises against the consumption of energy drinks by teens, research finds that manufacturers market the bulk of their products on TV channels that likely appeal to teens...Read more.

Fast Food Commercials to Kids 'Deceptive' by Industry Self-Regulation Standards
March 05, 2015

Lebanon, NH
Fast food ads aimed at kids fail to de-emphasize toy premiums, and fail to emphasize healthy menu items, investigators at Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center have found...Read more.

Hiking 2,185 Miles for CHaD
March 02, 2015

Lebanon, NH
Nineteen-year-old Jessie Ross, born with persistent pulmonary hypertension is hiking the 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail for CHaD...Read more.

CHaD's Academic Mission: Teach to Learn
February 18, 2015

Lebanon, NH
What does it mean for the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock to have an academic mission? The best possible care for our patients, and so much more than you could imagine...Read more.

TV Alcohol Ads Associated with Drinking Behavior in Young People
January 19, 2015

Lebanon, NH
Alcohol advertising on television is associated with drinking behavior in youth according to a study by researchers at NCCC and CHaD...Read more.

UnitedHealthcare Employees Donate 25 iPads to CHaD
December 29, 2014

Lebanon, NH
On Friday, November 7, employees from United Healthcare made a special delivery to Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD). After months of employee fundraisers, held to purchase items from CHaD's wish list, United Healthcare had not only raised enough to purchase 25 iPad minis, but much needed accessories such as cases, protective screens and even gift cards to help purchase content...Read more.

The "Snow Pile": Making Children's Christmas Wishes Come True
December 23, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Generous donations from the community allow CHaD staff to put together a "Snow Pile" of presents for the children they care for...Read more.

E-Cigarettes May Recruit Lower Risk Teens to Nicotine Use
December 15, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and University of Hawaii Cancer Center find that one-third of Hawaiian adolescents have tried e-cigarettes, half of whom have never used another tobacco product...Read more.

Low Income Kids Eat More Fruits and Vegetables When They are in School
December 11, 2014

Lebanon, NH
The fruits and vegetables provided at school deliver an important dietary boost to low income adolescents, according to Meghan Longacre, PhD and Madeline Dalton, PhD of Dartmouth Hitchcock's Norris Cotton Cancer Center and The Hood Center for Children and Families...Read more.

Amanda's Story, Part 3
December 04, 2014

Lebanon, NH
A complication arises during Amanda's spine surgery. Will advanced technology in the Center for Surgical Innovation (CSI) make a difference?..Read more.

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