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Renee Brandon

Our Patients. Their Stories. Renee Brandon

CHaD patient Renee Brandon shares her story about being diagnosed and treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia by the specialists at Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

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Child sledding

Do’s and Don’ts for Winter Sports Helmets

The ice and snow make us go faster, and increase the risk of head injury. Here are tips on the right helmet for the right winter activity.

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Carbon Monoxide

Winter Safety: Carbon Monoxide

Each year, 184 children in the United States die each year due to carbon monoxide poisoning and more than 20,000 children visit the emergency room.

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Dr. Roxcy helps navigate safety for Winter sports

Winter Sports Safety with Dr. Roxcy

Dr. Roxcy has some very important winter sports safety tips to keep you and your kids safe while enjoying winter activities this season.

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Child on a bicycle

Safe and Active Community Grant

The Safe and Active Community Program is a new initiative of the Injury Prevention Center at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) and Safe Kids New Hampshire.

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Chelsie Hubicsak-Muldowney, Teen Driver Program Coordinator; Garrett Fitzgerald, Secret Service Agent; Joan Fitzgerald, Garrett’s Wife; Melissa Fifield, NASCAR Driver; and Chief Ken Fifield, Wakefield, NH Police Department

New Hampshire Teen Driver Program’s Be The Change Event

The "Be The Change" conference focused on teen drivers.

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Baby in a coat

Children's Winter Coat Danger

A reminder of the dangers associated with bulky coats during the winter.

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Child and a doctor looking at a tablet computer

Health Care Transition for Youth with Chronic Illness or Special Health Care Needs

Dr. Lisa Plotnik in the third of this three-part series on health care transitions for youth, discusses helping your child with their chronic illness or special health care needs.

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Doctor filling out a form on a clipboard

How to Help Your Child Manage Their Mental Health

Dr. Lisa Plotnik in the second part of the three-part series on health care transistions, she discusses helping your child manage their mental health.

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Patient talks to a doctor

Health Care Transition: From Pediatrics to Adult Care

Dr. Lisa Plotnik discusses the transition between pediatric care to adult care in the first of three-part series.

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