Health Newsletter

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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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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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Supporting New Mothers: Postpartum Risk Intervention

Integrating routine postpartum screenings during newborn checkups helps to identify mom's who are struggling.

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Nourishing Life through the Milk Bank/Depot at Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Women's Health Resource Center

The newly opened Milk Bank/Depot provides pasteurized donor human milk to benefit babies in the Intensive Care Nursery and Birthing Pavilion at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

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Wildfulness: Nature’s Cure for Stressed Families

With hiking trails in abundance in northern New England, families can get an early start on building nature habits.

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Hot Cars and Heatstroke - Look before You Lock

Heatstroke is the number one killer of children, outside of car crashes. Safe Kids New Hampshire offers these tips for keeping your child safe in cars during hot weather.

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Celebrate with Fireworks Safely - Be Prepared, Be Safe, Be Responsible

Here are tips for keeping you—and your family—safe during the most popular season for fireworks.

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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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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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Buckle Up. Every Trip. Every Time.

Each motor vehicle is built around drivers and passengers using their seat belts.

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