Patient Wellness & Education

Dartmouth-Hitchcock responds to and provides helpful information about important health topics affecting our communities, both locally and nationally.


The CDC and the DHHS are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Read about the coronavirus.

Health topics


Vaping is the act of inhaling vapor created by an e-cigarette or another vaping device. More research shows that vaping may be harmful to your health. Learn more about vaping.

Mental health

Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides support and education about the mental health and addiction crisis. Read our mental health stories.

Reducing the impact of influenza

Influenza, also known as the flu, is a contagious disease caused by the influenza virus. It attacks the respiratory tract, which includes the nose, throat, and lungs. Learn how to prevent catching the flu.

Health and wellness

Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides everyday tips for leading a healthy lifestyle. Read about the latest information in health and wellness by subscribing to our newsletter.

Managing stress

The National Center for PTSD has developed a program called Stress First Aid to help health care workers cope with stress. Learn more about dealing with stress.