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This list displays press releases for patients and visitors. See a full list of all Dartmouth-Hitchcock press releases.

Finding Relief for GERD
April 18, 2014

Lebanon, NH
A new procedure at D-H offers an alternative treatment to patients suffering from chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease...Read more.

National Healthcare Decisions Day
April 15, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Do you have an Advance Care Directive (ACD)?..Read more.

Mission Accomplished: Medical Missions to South America
April 08, 2014

Lebanon, NH
D-H medical missions that provide surgical care to underserved populations in South America are transforming the lives of patients and volunteers...Read more.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month!
April 08, 2014

Lebanon, NH
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. D-H is recognized for leading by example, and helps guide the way to keeping children free from harm...Read more.

Reclaiming Boston: WMUR's Jamie Staton Runs the Marathon for CHaD
April 07, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Jamie Staton goes the extra mile - actually 26.2. On April 21, he will participate in the Boston Marathon for CHaD. "I was at the finish line last year ... and [knew I'd] come back this year to run."..Read more.

Volunteers: Here Because They Choose to Be
April 07, 2014

Lebanon, NH
"Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another." Erma Bombeck..Read more.

DHMC Construction Update: Williamson Translational Research Building
April 03, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Beginning Monday, April 7, 2014, the glass corridor to the Borwell Building, the Cancer Center and Auditoria E, F and G will be closed...Read more.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Named One of "100 Great Hospitals in America"
April 02, 2014

Lebanon, NH
DHMC has been named to an annual list of "100 great hospitals in America" - a tribute, to the patient-care work of D-H's dedicated staff .....Read more.

CHaD Co-hosts 11th Annual Conference on Protecting Children from Abuse
April 01, 2014

Lebanon, NH
To recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock recently co-hosted, with The Family Place in Norwich, VT, the eleventh annual Shield Our Children from Harm Professional Conference on April 8, 2014...Read more.

Expanding Sports Medicine Care
March 28, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Athletic trainer Molly McNeil sees patients in the clinic, the OR and in the community...Read more.

Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
March 26, 2014

Lebanon, NH
D-H Team ranks near top nationally in quality and efficiency...Read more.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Honored for Enduring Quality of Design Innovation
March 25, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is one of two recipients of the American College of Healthcare Architect's inaugural Legacy Project Awards...Read more.

$10 Million Gift Will Fund Visionary Palliative and Hospice Care Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
March 20, 2014

Lebanon, NH
A gift of $10 million to Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) will be used to create an advanced clinical facility to provide integrated, patient- and family-centered care for patients with life-threatening illness and complex medical needs...Read more.

Breathe Baby, Breathe: The Golden Minute
March 18, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Within the first 60 seconds of life a newborn is at the greatest risk of death. Helping Babies Breathe is working to decrease risk and save lives...Read more.

Find Out if You Have Hepatitis C. It Could Save Your Life.
March 18, 2014

Lebanon, NH
We're on the verge of wiping out hepatitis C. New drugs offer stunning results and the promise of a cure. But first you need to get tested...Read more.

39 Years in Nursing: Linda von Reyn Retires
March 13, 2014

Lebanon, NH
When Linda von Reyn, PhD, RN, chief nursing officer, retires on March 21, she will be leaving a career of incredible substance and tremendous contribution...Read more.

Chief Innovation Officer Terry Carroll on Innovation at D-H
March 13, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Terry Carrol, PhD, discusses his role as the chief innovation officer at D-H...Read more.

SPORT Honored for "Innovative Research"
March 13, 2014

Lebanon, NH
The landmark SPORT trial, headed by Dr. Jim Weinstein, is honored for its outstanding research in spine surgery outcomes...Read more.

Outpatient Partial Knee Replacement
March 03, 2014

Lebanon, NH
New procedure earns high satisfaction ratings from patients, while reducing the costs of care...Read more.

How Much Surgical Care is Needed for a Rural Population?
February 27, 2014

Lebanon, NH
D-H surgical resident Peter Bendix, MD, gains national attention for his two-year research project in Mozambique, Africa...Read more.

A Culture of Caring: When We Tend to Our Colleagues
February 27, 2014

Lebanon, NH
D-H's chief resident in General Surgery, Dr. Michael Hill learned first hand what D-H's culture of caring means when he became Dr. Robert Singer's patient...Read more.

Diabetes is Chronic, Complex and Costly
February 21, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Dartmouth-Hitchcock looks for better treatment plans...Read more.

Why Screen for Colorectal Cancer?
February 21, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Most colon cancers start out as small growths in the large intestine that you don't even know are there...Read more.

Improving Population Health
February 19, 2014

Lebanon, NH
D-H forms collaborations, affiliations, and partnerships in creating relationships that share the vision of "population health."..Read more.

Stories of the Heart: Camp Meridian
February 10, 2014

Lebanon, NH
At Camp Meridian a child is not a diagnosis. Yes, they have a heart condition: "the most wonderful hearts I've ever seen," says Dr. Gauthier...Read more.

Brain Stimulation Device Offers New Treatment Option for Severe Epilepsy
February 07, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Recent FDA approval of a new implant device offers hope to patients like Chrissy Goodman, whose seizures can't be controlled with medications...Read more.

Know Before You Go: A Survival Guide to Healthy Travel
February 06, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Planning an international trip? Don't forget the D-H Travel Clinic. You need more than a passport, ticket and guidebook to stay healthy abroad. ..Read more.

High-Tech Health: Broadening D-H's Reach
February 05, 2014

Lebanon, NH
USDA grant to Dartmouth-Hitchcock expands telehealth opportunities for health-care providers in New Hampshire and Vermont...Read more.

Burn Awareness Week: Cool Tips on Safety
February 03, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Did You Know? Tap water scalds are often more severe than cooking-related scalds. Burn Awareness Week: Are you cool with keeping kids safe?..Read more.

Born Addicted: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
January 24, 2014

Lebanon, NH
The number of babies born suffering withdrawal symptoms has increased over 600 percent in a 6-year period due to opioid use during pregnancy. ..Read more.

Alice Peck Day Health Systems, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Announce Hospital Affiliation Discussions
January 24, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Decision Follows Year-Long Strategic Planning Process for APD Health Systems..Read more.

Making Hearing Aids More Affordable for Low-Income Patients
January 23, 2014

Lebanon, NH
What started as an idea to help one patient in Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Audiology clinic five years ago, has grown into a program that now helps many patients each year...Read more.

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Conducts Genomic Tumor Testing
January 23, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Clinical laboratory experts and physicians at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) achieved 100 percent accuracy in testing for abnormal DNA in cancerous tumor cells with its new gene sequencing equipment and panels...Read more.

Colonoscopy Withdrawal Times Linked to Polyp Detection Rates
January 22, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) researchers found that longer withdrawal times during a colonoscopy correlates with a higher rate of polyp detection. The study was recently published online in in the American Journal of Gastroenterology...Read more.

New Analysis Shows Fewer Years of Life Lost to Cancer
January 15, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Dartmouth researchers say U.S. has underestimated its progress in war on cancer..Read more.

Rare Pregnancy; Exceptional Experience
January 10, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Jen and Tom Moore share their experience and outcome as Jen carried high-risk Mono-Mono twins that occur in only 0.3 percent of all pregnancies. ..Read more.

D-H Expands ACO with Three New Members
January 09, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Broader "allwell" ACO to offer improved care to beneficiaries through partnership with Medicare...Read more.

Terry Sams: They care. They give.
January 09, 2014

Lebanon, NH
"How can helping to save somebody's life not be the greatest thing in the world? How can it not be a priority?"..Read more.

Leanne: A Kid Making a Positive Impact
January 07, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Leanne Joyce conceived of "Positive Impact for Kids" when she was just 12 years old. Now, at 14, she is helping kids through difficult times...Read more.

Targeting Severe Hypertension
January 07, 2014

Lebanon, NH
D-H's Heart and Vascular Center will help lead a national phase-III clinical trial of a promising new catheter-based treatment...Read more.

Outpatient 1-Day Surgery: New Collaboration Benefits Patients
January 06, 2014

Manchester, NH
As of Mon., Jan. 6, 2014, all of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester's outpatient or same-day surgeries will take place at the Elliot at River's Edge located at 185 Queen City Avenue in Manchester, NH. Now known as Elliot Health System | Dartmouth-Hitchcock 1-Day Surgery, patients will have access to the exceptional resources brought forth by bringing these two surgical programs together...Read more.

Lung Cancer Screening Recommended for Those Facing Greatest Risks
January 06, 2014

Lebanon, NH
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued final recommendations in support of annual lung cancer screening for those facing the highest risk of lung cancer. Screening helps identify cancer at an early stage so it can be successfully treated...Read more.

Happy New Year from Dartmouth-Hitchcock!
January 02, 2014

Lebanon, NH
Take a look back at a successful 2013 as we ring in the New Year...Read more.

Link Between Youth Obesity and TV Ads
December 30, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Young people with obesity are significantly more likely to notice, like, and name the brand in fast food ads they see on TV than non-obese peers...Read more.

Meet Those Who Give Throughout the Year
December 20, 2013

Lebanon, NH
In this season of giving, meet those who give throughout the year. In part three of our series, we continue to highlight just a few of the names, faces and lives that are represented in each drop of the precious lifesaving donations...Read more.

Overcoming the Holiday Blues
December 20, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Everyone else seems to be having a good time. But you're not. Holidays can be some of the hardest days of the year, says Dartmouth-Hitchcock psychiatrist Matthew S. Duncan, and the downside of holidays can often take us by surprise...Read more.

Skip Downing: They care. They give. They make the time.
December 20, 2013

Lebanon, NH
The 2nd in a 5-week series highlighting individuals that make the time to save the lives of strangers: because they can ... and because they care..Read more.

Strapped In but Still at Risk
December 19, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Nearly three out of every four car seats are installed improperly. Would you pass the car seat safety test?..Read more.

The New Critical Care Unit
December 17, 2013

Lebanon, NH
The new Critical Care Unit along with the Medical Specialties Unit were built to provide more beds at DHMC. ..Read more.

Is My Child Having a Heart Attack?
December 13, 2013

Lebanon, NH
A recent study, authored by CHaD cardiologist Gerald Angoff, MD, sets out to determine the most effective way to evaluate chest pain in children...Read more.

Dean Peel: They care. They give. They make the time.
December 12, 2013

Lebanon, NH
The chances are, that because of them - the life of someone in your community, or even in your very family, has been, or will be saved...Read more.

Integrating Art into Rehabilitation
December 10, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Overcoming mobility issues and physical impairments, two ventilator patients share their view of the world through the eyes of the camera lens...Read more.

Upper Valley Hospitals Collaborate to Provide Centralized Laboratory Services
December 09, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Members of the New England Alliance for Health (NEAH), in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Department of Pathology, are exploring the concept of a coordinated regional laboratory model, working to reduce lab costs, improve standardization and test utilization, and maintain high-quality lab services for patients around the region. ..Read more.

Watch the Magic Happen
December 09, 2013

Lebanon, NH
A sprinkling of star dust, a dash of glitter, a crew of hard-working fairies. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look as the Storybook Ball came to life!..Read more.

Are You Positive You're Negative? Know Your HIV Status. Get Tested.
December 03, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Beth gave little thought to her HIV risk. She was 18, and seven and a half months pregnant, when she first heard those life altering words: "You have HIV."..Read more.

The Power of Listening in Patient Care
November 27, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Patient Family Voices Volunteers like Nancy Bassett lend an ear to help improve the patient experience...Read more.

Overcoming Colonoscopy Fears
November 26, 2013

Lebanon, NH
An interactive web-based education tool is shown to lower anxiety before a colonoscopy...Read more.

D-H a Leader in New Treatment Technology
November 22, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Advanced radiation treatment offers greater precision and reduced treatment time for patients...Read more.

Imagine: A New D-H Publication
November 19, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Imagine tells the D-H story of how the organization is striving to create a sustainable health system for our region and beyond...Read more.

Ironman Triathlete Tomasz Jankowski Makes it Back to Hawaii
November 15, 2013

Lebanon, NH
What a difference a year can make. Last October, a few days before the 2012 Ironman world championship event in Hawaii, triathlete Tomasz Jankowski broke his collarbone in a bike crash during a training ride...Read more.

Right Care, Right Time, Right Place: D-H Partnership with Crotched Mountain Specialty Hospital
November 14, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Despite being unable to move from the neck down and facing a terminal illness, Ron Nepomuceno chose to see the bright side of life. An artist by training, he was able to express himself in words, song and photography thanks to the D-H partnership with Crotched Mountain Specialty Hospital. Sadly, Ron lost his battle with ALS shortly after his story was published. ..Read more.

What Kids Say About Staying Healthy
November 08, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Photovoice study shares students' perspectives on what makes it easy or hard to eat fruits and vegetables, be active and get enough sleep...Read more.

Pulmonary Rehab: One Breath at a Time
November 07, 2013

Lebanon, NH
You could be walking around with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and not even know it. It's often under the radar. ..Read more.

New Head Coaches and Venue Announced for CHaD's Third Annual NH East-West High School All‐S...
November 06, 2013

Lebanon, NH
The Children's Hospital at Dartmouth‐Hitchcock (CHaD) is pleased to add two more New Hampshire coaching icons to its all‐time roster of head coaches...Read more.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord Welcomes Mayra C. Beauchamp, MD
November 05, 2013

Concord, NH
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord is pleased to announce the addition of Mayra C. Beauchamp to the Dermatology Department...Read more.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua Welcomes Jennifer E. Ferreira, PA-C
November 05, 2013

Nashua, NH
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua is pleased to welcome Jennifer E. Ferreira to the Occupational Medicine Department...Read more.

Giving Back
November 05, 2013

Lebanon, NH
When D-H orthopaedic surgeon John Nutting, MD, makes his fourth trip to Haiti in February to provide much-needed surgical care, he'll be ready to treat all manner of injuries. As a veteran of global health - Nutting's first trip was to Honduras in 1994 to provide primary care - he's learned to "expect everything." ..Read more.

Al Griggs Honored for Years of Service
November 05, 2013

Lebanon, NH
Al Griggs, a longtime Dartmouth-Hitchcock trustee, leader and donor, was honored last week by the Partners Community Wellness...Read more.

Valeria M. Dejica, MD Joins the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester Hospital
November 05, 2013

Manchester, NH
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester is pleased to announce the addition of Valeria M. Dejica, to the Hospitalist Program at Catholic Medical Center (CMC)...Read more.

Melissa J. Otte, PA-C Joins Dartmouth-Hitchcock Bedford Internal Medicine
November 05, 2013

Bedford, NH
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Bedford is pleased to welcome their newest provider to the Internal Medicine Department, Melissa J. Otte, PA-C...Read more.

Pediatrician of the Year: William H. Edwards, MD
November 04, 2013

Lebanon, NH
For decades, while providing patient-centered care, William H. Edwards, MD, has advocated for the health of children and well-being of families. ..Read more.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Mayo Clinic Collaborate to Provide Telestroke Services in Northern New En...
October 30, 2013

Lebanon, NH
A new collaboration enables neurologists at distant sites to connect to the patient's bedside to provide more rapid diagnosis and treatment. ..Read more.

Thank You for Your Wonderful Feedback and Generous Support of our CHaD Kids' "Roar" Video
October 29, 2013

Lebanon, NH
We have been deeply touched by the positive outpouring from around the globe. In just one amazing week, we have collected comments and well wishes and wanted to share some of them to let you know how lucky we feel...Read more.

CHaD Tribute to Katy Perry's "Roar" Reaches Viral Status
October 28, 2013

Lebanon, NH
The song is uplifting and it's catchy. Katy Perry's latest hit "Roar" is about being a fighter in the face of a challenge, and for staff at the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD), it resonated deeply...Read more.

Ski Film to Benefit Kids Fighting Cancer to Pack Palace Theatre
October 28, 2013

Manchester, NH
New Hampshire's skiing, snowboarding, and snow sports enthusiasts will kick off the winter season on November 17 at the historic Palace Theatre in Manchester with the 16th Annual Warren Miller Film Event (www.skinet.com/warrenmiller), featuring the action-packed film "Ticket to Ride."..Read more.

Helpful Hints for the Affordable Care Act Benefits
October 01, 2013

Lebanon, NH
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows young adults to stay on their parents' plan and provides insurance for people with pre-existing conditions and for uninsured workers and small businesses. ..Read more.

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