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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.

CHaD Co-hosts 11th Annual Conference on Protecting Children from Abuse
April 01, 2014

Lebanon, NH
To recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock recently co-hosted, with The Family Place in Norwich, VT, the eleventh annual Shield Our Children from Harm Professional Conference on April 8, 2014...Read more.

Art Show at CHaD: Imagination on Display!
April 01, 2014

Lebanon, NH
For all to enjoy: CHaD's Art Show puts the colorful imaginations of third-graders from Canaan Elementary School on display! ..Read more.

Fast Food Giants' Ads for Healthier Kids Meals Don't Send the Right Message
March 31, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Fast food giants attempts at depicting healthier kids' meals frequently goes unnoticed by children ages 3 to 7 years old according to a new study by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center...Read more.

Breathe Baby, Breathe: The Golden Minute
March 18, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Within the first 60 seconds of life a newborn is at the greatest risk of death. Helping Babies Breathe is working to decrease risk and save lives...Read more.

Dartmouth Researchers Develop New Approach to Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treatment
March 14, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Dartmouth researchers have developed a novel and unique approach to treating Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), a form of blood cancer that often requires repeated chemotherapy treatments to which it grows resistant...Read more.

AutoFair Commits as Presenting Sponsor to CHaD Battle of the Badges
March 10, 2014

Manchester, NH
On Saturday, March 1, Andy Crews, president and CEO of AutoFair Companies joined New Hampshire firefighters, police officers, CHaD patients and a record breaking crowd of nearly 6,900 Badges fans at the 7th Annual CHaD Battle of the Badges Hockey Championship...Read more.

Record Fundraising and Attendance at CHaD Battle of the Badges Hockey
March 04, 2014

Manchester, NH
Police officer and fire fighter hockey players from all parts of New Hampshire brought in a record breaking crowd of nearly 6,900 attendees to the Verizon Wireless Arena on Saturday, March 1 for the 7th Annual CHaD Battle of the Badge Hockey Championship, presented by AutoFair, to benefit the Childrens Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD)...Read more.

The Hungry Heart: The Often Hidden World of Addiction
February 24, 2014

Lebanon, NH
A free viewing and community discussion of the provocative film, Hungry Heart, an intimate look at prescription drug addiction on Feb. 27...Read more.

Stories of the Heart: Camp Meridian
February 10, 2014

Lebanon, NH
At Camp Meridian a child is not a diagnosis. Yes, they have a heart condition: "the most wonderful hearts I've ever seen," says Dr. Gauthier...Read more.

The Journey of Their Lives: van der Woude Syndrome
February 05, 2014

Lebanon, NH
The Peets lives have, in part, been shaped by a genetic disorder. "We look at our life as a roller coaster ... [sometimes] it's a crazy ride."..Read more.

High-Tech Health: Broadening D-H's Reach
February 05, 2014

Lebanon, NH
USDA grant to Dartmouth-Hitchcock expands telehealth opportunities for health-care providers in New Hampshire and Vermont...Read more.

Burn Awareness Week: Cool Tips on Safety
February 03, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Did You Know? Tap water scalds are often more severe than cooking-related scalds. Burn Awareness Week: Are you cool with keeping kids safe?..Read more.

Disney On Ice visits CHaD
January 29, 2014

Lebanon, NH
CHaD kids were miraculously transformed into little princesses and princes when Disney on Ice characters visited CHaD's inpatient unit...Read more.

Born Addicted: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
January 24, 2014

Lebanon, NH
The number of babies born suffering withdrawal symptoms has increased over 600 percent in a 6-year period due to opioid use during pregnancy. ..Read more.

The Best of Care, Because CHaD Cares
January 14, 2014

Lebanon, NH
In New Hampshire, there are currently only six anesthesiologists certified in the subspecialty of pediatric anesthesiology: they are at CHaD. ..Read more.

Rare Pregnancy; Exceptional Experience
January 10, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Jen and Tom Moore share their experience and outcome as Jen carried high-risk Mono-Mono twins that occur in only 0.3 percent of all pregnancies. ..Read more.

Leanne: A Kid Making a Positive Impact
January 07, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Leanne Joyce conceived of "Positive Impact for Kids" when she was just 12 years old. Now, at 14, she is helping kids through difficult times...Read more.

Lung Cancer Screening Recommended for Those Facing Greatest Risks
January 06, 2014

Lebanon, NH
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued final recommendations in support of annual lung cancer screening for those facing the highest risk of lung cancer. Screening helps identify cancer at an early stage so it can be successfully treated...Read more.

Link Between Youth Obesity and TV Ads
December 30, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Young people with obesity are significantly more likely to notice, like, and name the brand in fast food ads they see on TV than non-obese peers...Read more.

Strapped In but Still at Risk
December 19, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Nearly three out of every four car seats are installed improperly. Would you pass the car seat safety test?..Read more.

Mom's Choice: Nitrous Oxide at D-H
December 18, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Nitrous oxide is the standard of care for labor pain relief in Europe. in the U.S., the choices have been limited. D-H gives women the choice...Read more.

Is My Child Having a Heart Attack?
December 13, 2013

Lebanon, NH
A recent study, authored by CHaD cardiologist Gerald Angoff, MD, sets out to determine the most effective way to evaluate chest pain in children...Read more.

Watch the Magic Happen
December 09, 2013

Lebanon, NH
A sprinkling of star dust, a dash of glitter, a crew of hard-working fairies. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look as the Storybook Ball came to life!..Read more.

New Hampshire Chronicle Spends the Day at Camp CHaD
December 04, 2013

Lebanon, NH
"There are a lot of people at the hospital who work really hard to make sure kids are as healthy as they can be. The mission of the Child Life Program is to make sure kids can still be kids. That they can still laugh, play and have fun," says Jessica Laperle, manager of CHaD's Child Life Program...Read more.

For All You Do, CHaD Ambassadors Club Is For You!
December 04, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Every CHaD family has a story. Do you want to share yours and spread the word about CHaD? Do you want to attend community events or participate at fundraisers that benefit CHaD as a representative? Have you ever wondered how you can pay it forward or get involved?..Read more.

NOT All Grown Up: NH New Safety Seat Law
December 04, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Effective January 1, 2014, New Hampshire law requires that all children up to age seven or 57 inches tall (whichever is reached first) be secured in an appropriate child restraint while traveling in a motor vehicle...Read more.

The Cystic Fibrosis Center: A Mission, an Award and a Video
December 03, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Sixteen-year-old Meghan Richardson and five other children featured in the recent "Roar" video - the viral social media sensation produced by CHaD showing the resilience of children dealing with illness - have cystic fibrosis (CF)...Read more.

For All the Babies: The Baileys
November 26, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Mandy and Travis Bailey have healthy twin boys, but they know that not all families are as fortunate. Now they want to pay it forward. ..Read more.

What Kids Say About Staying Healthy
November 08, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Photovoice study shares students' perspectives on what makes it easy or hard to eat fruits and vegetables, be active and get enough sleep...Read more.

New Head Coaches and Venue Announced for CHaD's Third Annual NH East-West High School All‐S...
November 06, 2013

Lebanon, NH
The Children's Hospital at Dartmouth‐Hitchcock (CHaD) is pleased to add two more New Hampshire coaching icons to its all‐time roster of head coaches...Read more.

Pediatrician of the Year: William H. Edwards, MD
November 04, 2013

Lebanon, NH
For decades, while providing patient-centered care, William H. Edwards, MD, has advocated for the health of children and well-being of families. ..Read more.

Thank You for Your Wonderful Feedback and Generous Support of our CHaD Kids' "Roar" Video
October 29, 2013

Lebanon, NH
We have been deeply touched by the positive outpouring from around the globe. In just one amazing week, we have collected comments and well wishes and wanted to share some of them to let you know how lucky we feel...Read more.

CHaD Tribute to Katy Perry's "Roar" Reaches Viral Status
October 28, 2013

Lebanon, NH
The song is uplifting and it's catchy. Katy Perry's latest hit "Roar" is about being a fighter in the face of a challenge, and for staff at the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD), it resonated deeply...Read more.

Ski Film to Benefit Kids Fighting Cancer to Pack Palace Theatre
October 28, 2013

Manchester, NH
New Hampshire's skiing, snowboarding, and snow sports enthusiasts will kick off the winter season on November 17 at the historic Palace Theatre in Manchester with the 16th Annual Warren Miller Film Event (www.skinet.com/warrenmiller), featuring the action-packed film "Ticket to Ride."..Read more.

CHaD HERO Half Marathon Hits the Halfway Mark
August 30, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Fundraising is underway for the 8th annual CHaD HERO Half Marathon & Ripcord 5K which will take place Sunday, October 20th on the Dartmouth College Campus in Hanover, NH...Read more.

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