Health and Wellness

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Watch Out for Ticks

With the warm weather and everyone enjoying outdoor activities, it's important to check for ticks to help prevent Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.

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Healthy Bones for Life

Osteoporosis, or thinning bones, is not a normal side effect of aging, and fractures due to osteoporosis are not inevitable.

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Make Skin Cancer Screenings a Priority

It’s critical for men and women over 35 years of age to have annual skin examinations by a board-certified dermatologist.

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The Mental Impact of Changing Routines and Learning Environments on Children and Teens

Coping with changing routines and feelings of anxiety and loneliness was the focus of this two-part "Heads Up: Coping with COVID-19 - Overcoming Challenges of Changing Learning Environments " webinar series.

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Understanding the Signs of a Stroke

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Stroke Center encourages everyone to know the signs of stroke: using the acronym F.A.S.T. (Face, Arms, Speech, Time) helps you to remember and quickly respond

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Black Bean and Turkey Burgers

When you think burger, consider adding plant-based foods for a healthy burger that is easy on the budget and on the planet.

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Vaccinating Children 12-15

Paul E. Palumbo, MD, an infectious disease-trained pediatrician at CHaD discusses COVID-19 vaccines and children 12-15 years old.

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Cooking Up Health: Healthy Breakfasts

We asked a few Dartmouth-Hitchcock nutritionists to share what they eat for breakfast.

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Maria D. Padin, MD

Finding the Right Provider – Without All the Guesswork

Looking for a new primary care provider can be overwhelming. It’s best to begin your research with the basics.

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COVID-19 and Dementia: Greater Risks, Unique Challenges

Not only are people with dementia more at risk of contracting the virus, cognitive impairment makes following precaution guidelines difficult and frustrating.

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