Stories: Patient CareIn This Section
- Heart Health Year-RoundFebruary 13
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 & Vascular Center.
- Understanding Moyamoya: A Condition Affecting Women's HealthFebruary 13
Moyamoya is a rare vascular condition of the brain, which results in an increased risk for a stroke called a TIA or aneurysm, which can lead to short-term or permanent brain injury.
- 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.