Stories: Patient CareIn This Section
- A Champion for Integrative MedicineDecember 10
Evidence-based integrative medicine can benefit everyone-healthy people who want to stay healthy, and patients with chronic conditions. Cyn Barrette has been instrumental in bringing it to D-H.
- Hands-on Healing Arts Complement Cancer TreatmentBy Lara Stahler | October 17
Reiki and massage are relaxing, non-invasive therapies that studies show can positively impact healing and reduce anxiety, depression, and pain during and after treatment for all types of cancers.
- Helping People Live as Well as They Can for as Long as They CanBy Bonnie Barber | September 26
Dr. Kathy Kirkland and her team are building partnerships within Dartmouth-Hitchcock and with community hospice organizations to provide that "extra layer of support" as patients face the symptoms of serious illnesses.
- Reducing the Stigma of Mental IllnessMay 30
D-H's Senior Director of Public Affairs John Broderick is on a mission to help reduce stigma and raise mental health awareness. So far, he's reached 90 schools and almost 50,000 individuals.
- Treating the Most Common Skin Cancers: Mohs SurgeryMay 30
One of the most effective treatments for skin cancer is Mohs surgery, but many who might benefit from this type of surgery don't know what it is, even though the procedure dates back to the 1930s.
- Heart Health Year RoundFebruary 28
While February is designated as Heart Month, it's important to take care of your heart all year round. Here are some tips for doing so from Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Heart and Vascular Center.