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Should My Child Have a Cholesterol Test?

A genetic disorder called “familial hypercholesterolemia,” if left untreated, can lead to early heart disease.

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CHaD Ambassador Elliot Aims to Raise $121,000 to Build Two CHaD Playgrounds

Elliot Perry is on a mission to raise $121,000 to get playgrounds built at CHaD in Lebanon and Manchester with his “121 Club” campaign.

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Launches New Postpartum Screening Program Amid COVID-19 to Combat Depression and Anxiety

D-H locations in Manchester and Bedford have successfully launched a new postpartum depression screening program for mothers of newborns at two-week, two-month, four-month and six-month newborn visits.

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Discussing Difficult Events with Your Child

Here are a few practical steps to conversations with school-age children (7-13 years old) about events that are alarming, unsettling and often painful.

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Julie Braga, MD

What Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Should Know about Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Many individuals are still deciding whether to get immunized, among them, pregnant and breastfeeding women.

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Parental Self-Care: Finding Balance in the Pandemic

On top of the usual amount of child care, household chores and work demands, parents have taken on full or part-time homeschooling and the responsibility of managing abundant family time.

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Winter Tips for Young Drivers

The winter break from school is a good time to talk with your teen driver about safe winter driving.

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Changes to Booster Seat Recommendations

Recent concern over when it’s safe to use a booster seat is a good reminder to review all the guidelines for child passenger seat safety.

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Finding Family Fun, Even in a Pandemic

All the creative ideas that families are coming up with to have positive family time will pay off even after the pandemic is over.

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Balancing Screen Time During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we live, work and learn, and many parents worry about how much time kids are spending on screens.

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