CHaD Matters

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Providing Outreach and Education to Prevent Suicide

CHaD's Injury Prevention Center working with other members of the New Hampshire Suicide Prevention Council to address suicide awareness and prevention.

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Say Goodbye to Needle Stick Anxiety

The Helping Achieve Positive Poke Experiences program helps to reduce needle stick pain and anxiety for children.

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McHugh quads

Our Patients. Their Stories. The McHugh Quadruplets

Throughout their childhood and adolescence, the McHugh Quadruplets have supported one another each stage of the way.

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Dr. Guill at Breathe New Hampshire

Margaret “Lou” Guill, MD, Receives the Robert B. Kerr Award from Breathe New Hampshire

On November 1, Margaret “Lou” Guill, MD, section chief, Allergy and Pediatric Pulmonology at Children’s Hospital of Dartmouth (CHaD), received the Robert B. Kerr award from Breathe New Hampshire.

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Deb Samaha and Dr. Steve Chapman

Debra A. Samaha MPH, RN, Awarded New Hampshire Public Citizen of the Year Award by the New Hampshire Pediatric Society

On September 12, Debra A. Samaha MPH, RN, manager, Injury Prevention Program, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD), received the New Hampshire Public Citizen of the Year Award by the New Hampshire Pediatric Society.

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Girl in pink ski helmet

Winter Sports Safety

The Injury Prevention Center at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock offers this helpful list of helmet do’s and don’ts to keep in mind as you head up the mountain or glide out onto the ice.

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Female teen standing next to car with holding car keys.

Keeping Teens Safe Behind the Wheel

Both parents and teenagers need to work together to keep teen drivers safe behind the wheel.

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CHaD Storybook Ball Dazzles in Winter Wonderland

On a chilled December evening, hundreds of CHaD supporters climbed aboard a magical sleigh and took a journey through the Gumdrop Village, Christmas Town, and WhoVille at the 2018 CHaD Storybook Ball.

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Tommy Cox with Dr. John Nigriny

Our Patients. Their Stories. Tommy Cox

After suffering a traumatic leg injury from a boating accident, 16-year-old Tommy Cox comes often to say thanks to the DHMC providers, nurses and staff who took care of him.

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Aliyah holding a tennis shoe

Sickle Cell Disease Can't Stop Alliyah

Since birth CHaD patient Alliyah has had to overcome the devastating symptoms of living with Sickle Cell Disease.

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