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Keith Loud, MD, MSc, Physician-in-Chief at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD)

Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock COVID-19 Video Update, April 13

In today’s video briefing, Keith Loud, MD, MSc, Physician-in-Chief at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) shares an update for parents.

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Tick on a leaf

Preventing Tick-borne Illnesses

Deer ticks (also known as Ixodes scapularis) carry more than Lyme disease. There are at least five infections one could get if bitten by a deer tick: Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, Borrelia miyamotoi and Powassan disease.

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CHaD Underwater room wrap

New CHaD Treatment Room Wraps Take Patients on an Adventure

Thanks to our generous donors—Norwich Lions Club, Byrne Foundation, and Dreamakur—CHaD patients can take a dive in a colorful voyage under the sea or look for lions and giraffes while exploring the great wonders of an African safari.

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Isaac and his dad in front of the DHART helicopter.

Our Patients. Their Stories. Isaac LaFavre

As a patient of the Complex Care Team at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Isaac and his family benefit from having a team of specialists that go beyond just caring for this very rare condition.

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Steve Boyle with residents and medical students outside at NH Advocacy Day.

Advocacy Day 2020

Residents and medical students testified before New Hampshire legislative committees on topics such as paid family leave and lead testing in schools and childcare facilities.

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Young girl having her eyes tested.

Safeguard Your Child’s Sight

Basic vision screenings are an important part of pediatric health care.

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Boy talking with his father.

Tips for Talking with Your Children about COVID-19

Child Life Specialists from the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock offer these tips for answering your children's questions.

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Illustration of a family cooking together.

Making the Kitchen a Classroom

With many families hunkered down at home and children learning remotely, why not turn the kitchen into a classroom.

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African American father with two daughters working on homework at the kitchen table.

Balancing Family Life: Working and Studying Under One Roof

Here are a few tips to help manage everyone’s stress as we get through this challenging time.

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Players from the 2020 CHaD Battle of the Badges game.

Thousands tune in to modified CHaD Battle of the Badges

Team Fire earns historic win in the face of COVID-19.

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