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Bariatric surgery patient Krystal Kebler is shown on a hike in the woods.

“These successful treatments are life-changing”: Amid weight loss drug craze, bariatric surgery remains safe, proven method, Dartmouth Health providers say

– While injectable weight loss drugs have exploded in popularity in the last year, bariatric surgery remains the best long-term treatment option for many living with obesity.

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Before the skies go dark, read these tips for safely viewing the upcoming solar eclipse from Dartmouth Health

Even when the sun is fully covered by the moon, it is never safe to stare directly at the sun.

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Woman laying in bed next to a clock.

Dartmouth Health leads study showing what it takes to rise and shine

According to a new Dartmouth Health and University of Michigan study, a 5 am wake-up call may be worth sleeping through.

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Graphic on a dark green background that shows a rainbow heart and the words "All blood is equal."

Dartmouth Health Blood Donor Program guideline changes help increase donations, maintain safety

Until recently, some members of the LGBTQIA+ community and their sexual partners were barred from donating based on outdated science.

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Statement of support for Andrew R. Spector, MD

A case of mistaken identity online leads to false accusations and dangerous threats against Dartmouth Health physician

Incident highlights the very real dangers of the rapid spread of misinformation on social media.

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Jen Pope, MD

Emergency Department care teams ask for trust and patience to deal with capacity concerns

An opinion piece by Jennifer V. Pope, MD

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Tom Manion, MPA

Tom Manion, MPA, named Chief Operating Officer of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

Tom Manion, MPA, the current President and Chief Executive Officer of New London Hospital (NLH), has been named Chief Operating Officer of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC).

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Image of Joanne Conroy, MD, with text reading "Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Emergency Department Update"

Dartmouth Health addresses emergency department capacity concerns at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

While ED staff will continue to prioritize patients who are most urgently in need of care, patients with less pressing healthcare concerns coming to the DHMC ED should expect extended wait times.

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Orthopaedic surgeon Lance G. Warhold, MD, during a carpal tunnel release surgery.

Dartmouth Health researchers studying hand screening technique for early diagnosis of life-threatening multi-system disorder

Cardiologists, orthopaedic surgeons, and pathologists at DHMC are collaborating on groundbreaking research aimed at identifying early signs of amyloidosis, a progressive and multi-system disorder.

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From left: M. Elyse Allan, MBA, Marcus P. Coe, MD, MS, and Jonathan B. Thyng, MD.

The Board of Trustees for Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics elects three new members

Their terms were effective on January 1, 2024.

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