WDH Newsroom

The latest news, headlines, and events from Wentworth-Douglass Hospital



Oct 27, 2022

Rev. Sandra Pontoh awarded 2022 Bob Ervin Spiritual Care Award

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Oct 20, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Diana Bisson

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individuals that make Wentworth-Douglass Hospital a comfortable place for patients, and a great place to… Read More

Sep 29, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass surgeon to compete in Ironman World Championship in Hawaii

When Dr. Peter Dirksmeier leaves Sept. 30 to compete in his 14th Ironman competition, it will be the culmination of a goal he set for himself 15 years ago. Read More

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November 22, 2022

Durham Firefighter Back on the Job After Career-Threatening Injury

When Durham Firefighter David Blatchford slipped on ice while on duty last December, he considered i Read More...

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October 20, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Diana Bisson

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

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September 29, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass surgeon to compete in Ironman World Championship in Hawaii

When Dr. Peter Dirksmeier leaves Sept. 30 to compete in his 14th Ironman competition, it will be the Read More...

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September 14, 2022

Pet photos bring joy to staff and patients at Seacoast Cancer Center

What started as a fun idea to include pet pictures on digital screens, has turned into a new traditi Read More...

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August 26, 2022

Record Number of Graduate Nurses Join WDH Nurse Residency Program

A record number of graduate nurses started in the Wentworth-Douglass Nurse Residency Program this su Read More...

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August 25, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Mary Beth Schlieder

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

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August 19, 2022

Appreciation video captures nurses’ experiences during COVID-19

An effort to thank their colleagues and community via video turned into a therapeutic experience for Read More...

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August 15, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Taylor Hussey

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

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July 29, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Misha-Bear Thibault

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

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July 15, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Tristan Wentworth

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

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July 7, 2022

Chair of Surgery, Dr. Roger Evans, Retires After 44 Years at Wentworth-Douglass

Dr. Roger Evans came to New England in 1978 to join a private urology practice in what he considered Read More...

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July 1, 2022

WDH Security Officer Credited For 'Heroic' Effort

It took only two minutes for Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Security Officer Dan Dore to help a distres Read More...

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June 29, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Mohammad Nazir Walizada

For Afghan refugee Mohammad Nazir Walizada, a job as a transporter at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is Read More...

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June 27, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Launches New Brand Identity

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital unveiled its new brand and visual identity on June 22, representing its Read More...

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June 16, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Employee Spotlight: Julie Cole

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

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June 9, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Bariatric Patients Build a Community of Support on Facebook

At the lowest point of his life, Scott Hamel penned his goodbye. The physical and emotional pain of Read More...

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June 3, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Employee Spotlight: Elizabeth Snarr

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

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May 20, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Employee Spotlight: Chrystn Keeley

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

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May 18, 2022

Hands of Healing: Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Nurses Take Part In The 'Blessing Of The Hands'

The hands of nurses are capable of some amazing things, so it was very fitting that those hands were Read More...

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May 2, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Employee Spotlight: Brian Masse, Clinical Lead, CCMA, MT

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

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April 21, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Employee Spotlight: Holly Espo, LNA

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

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March 24, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Staff Donate to Ukraine

As the world continues to witness heartbreaking images coming out of Ukraine, Wentworth-Douglass emp Read More...

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February 18, 2022

Checking in with Dr. Christopher Couture at the Winter Games!

Wentworth-Douglass Sports Medicine physician Dr. Christopher Couture has been in Zhangjiakou, China Read More...

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December 29, 2021

From the Front Lines: A Nurse's Story of Caregiving in the Time of COVID

Caitlin Kretschmar has been a nurse at Wentworth-Douglass since 2015. In this blog post, she discuss Read More...

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December 14, 2021

Sports Nutrition for Peak Performance

Mike Feld discusses the importance of taking care of your nutrition in order to achieve peak athleti Read More...

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December 14, 2021

Let’s get ready for skiing!

Physical Therapist Sara Richards discusses ways to prepare your body for skiing to avoid injuries. Read More...

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December 14, 2021

The Benefits of Using Ultrasound: Improving Accuracy and Relief

Dr. Jennifer Hopp explains the use of ultrasound to better identify injuries and sources of pain. Read More...

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December 14, 2021

Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries

Dr. Gavin Webb of Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine explains common s Read More...

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November 4, 2021

Cardiac Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Learn about preventative cardiac care and the symptoms to look out for with Wentworth-Douglass Hospi Read More...

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October 21, 2021

AFib at Heart of Electrophysiology Service

Atrial fibrillation, often called AFib, is one of the most common heart disorders. In fact, it’s e Read More...

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October 7, 2021

Love, Legacy & Impact

Learn about the impact that one family left through healthcare philanthropy and what they gave back Read More...

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September 30, 2021

Taking Action Saved His Life

Learn how the cardiac care at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital saved one man’s life through quick care Read More...

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September 23, 2021

Women’s Sports Medicine: Injured Triathlete Credits Specialized Care for Female Athletes

Learn how the Women's Sports Medicine Program at Wentworth Douglass Hospital gave one athlete the sp Read More...

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September 1, 2021

The Latest on Sports-Related Concussions

Dr. Christopher Couture of Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and the Read More...

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September 1, 2021

Why Female Soccer Players Are at Higher Risk of ACL Injuries

Dr. Mark Cullen of Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine talks about why Read More...

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September 1, 2021

Nutrition Tips to Prevent Cramps

Certified Athletic Trainer, Shammara Al-Darraji shares helpful nutrition tips to prevent muscle cram Read More...

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September 1, 2021

Preventing ACL Injuries in Athletes

Physical Therapist, Katelyn Perkins, DPT, of Marsh Brook Rehab discusses ACL tears and prevention. Read More...

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August 26, 2021

Navigating the Increasing Number of Behavioral Health Cases with Virtual Care

Wentworth Douglass Hospital is providing better behavioral health care for all by expanding their vi Read More...

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August 23, 2021

Emergency Medicine: Meeting the Challenges of the Pandemic

Learn about how Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's emergency medicine team stepped up to the challenge to Read More...

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August 18, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital offers TeleHealth Visits

Telehealth (virtual medicine) provides patients and consulting providers virtual options to deliver Read More...

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August 11, 2021

The Critical Care Patient She will Never Forget: A Pandemic Nurse on the Front Lines

Join us in hearing the story of pandemic nurse Erin St. Gelais as she shares her personal experience Read More...

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July 12, 2021

NHDOT Physicals available at Prompt Care at Pease

Wentworth Health Partners Prompt Care at Pease is pleased to offer NH Department of Transportation ( Read More...

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July 1, 2021

How to Combat the “COVID 15”

Learn tips to kick-start healthy diet and exercise habits from Tiffany Moore, lead health coach at T Read More...

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June 11, 2021

The Importance of Athletic Trainers

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is proud to provide athletic training services to high schools in New Ha Read More...

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June 11, 2021

Core Strengthening for Runners

Learn more about core strengthening and why it is important for performance and injury prevention fo Read More...

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June 11, 2021

Shoulder Instability

Dr. Gavin Webb of Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & S Read More...

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June 11, 2021

Anticipating the Cross-Country Season

Dr. Christopher Couture of Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthop Read More...

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May 21, 2021

May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month

Learn about Maternal Health Awareness Month and important resources from Wentworth-Douglass postpart Read More...

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March 16, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Center for Advanced Endoscopy Eases Your Colonoscopy Worries

Tamara Juneau, RN, who has worked at the Wentworth-Douglass Center for Advanced Endoscopy Services f Read More...

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March 16, 2021

Colorectal Cancer & Screening - Frequently Asked Questions

Why is colorectal cancer screening important? What screening options are available? Learn answers Read More...

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March 5, 2021

Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions -- Answered

Dr. John Mendoza, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's Infectious Disease Specialist answers your questions Read More...

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February 9, 2021

Our Patient’s Weight Loss Journey: How Our Programs Work Together for Better Results

Meet Chrissy and learn about her successful weight loss journey with Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's C Read More...

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December 29, 2020

Healthy Winter Recipes

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's Emily Thompson, RD, CSOWM, LD, lead bariatric dietitian at Wentworth-D Read More...

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September 16, 2020

Understanding Acupuncture Treatment and Benefits

Want to learn more about acupuncture benefits? Join Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's Integrative Therap Read More...

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September 16, 2020

Women's Sports Medicine: Common Injuries in Female Athletes

Join Dr. Jennifer Hopp, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s women’s sports medicine specialist, in exp Read More...

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August 28, 2020

3D Mammograms & More: Q&A with Dr. Rishi Arya

Learn more about the importance of 3D mammograms in our Q&A with WDH Breast Health Center Radiologis Read More...

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August 12, 2020

WHP Primary Care Adopts Patient Centered Medical Home Model

WHP Primary Care uses a patient centered medical home (PCMH) model to provide patients complete care Read More...

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July 30, 2020

Coronavirus Survivor: Our Patient’s Story

Read the story of John Fischer, a recent coronavirus survivor in New Hampshire, and how Wentworth-Do Read More...

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June 16, 2020

Managing Diabetes When Things Fall Apart

Dietitians Marianne Evans-Ramsay and Megrette Fletcher of Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Diabetes Servi Read More...

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May 11, 2020

Managing Pregnancy During COVID-19

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's Women & Children's Center shares helpful information to help mothers n Read More...

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April 22, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass is Always Here for the Care You Need

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is here for you to deliver the care you need every day -- even during a Read More...

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March 4, 2020

Start the Advance Care Planning Conversation: Establishing Advance Directives

Advance directives are instructions you give regarding your future care. Learn how Wentworth-Douglas Read More...

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February 18, 2020

Cardiac Care: Heart Failure Q&A with Dr. Ahmet Afsin Oktay | Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Heart failure is a leading cause of hospitalization in people over 65. Read our Q&A with Dr. Oktay t Read More...

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February 10, 2020

Exercising Your Options: Learn How to Exercise with Diabetes

Exercising with diabetes can often feel like a chore. Learn how to find balance in your exercise pla Read More...

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January 28, 2020

Michelle’s Story: Weight Loss Surgery Gave Me New Life

Read Michelle's story to discover how the weight loss surgery she received at Wentworth-Douglass Hos Read More...

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January 9, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Earns Best of The Seacoast Honors

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital earned Best of The Seacoast Honors in several major categories. Read mor Read More...

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December 12, 2019

Craving Junk Food? Tips for Dealing with Cravings with Diabetes

Craving junk food? Dealing with cravings can be hard when trying to improve your health with diabete Read More...

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November 18, 2019

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Emergency Department Offers 'Stop the Bleed' Training to Help Community Members Save Lives

The Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Emergency Department is offering stop the bleed training to help eve Read More...

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November 5, 2019

3 Myths About Women's Heart Health

Knowing the truth about your risk of heart disease is an important step to better health. Learn the Read More...

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October 18, 2019

Sharon’s Story: The Benefits of Access to Mass General's Cancer Treatment

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital have partnered to provide expansive c Read More...

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October 17, 2019

Rehabilitation Services: Treating Female Urinary Incontinence with Physical Therapy

More than 50% of women experience urinary incontinence. Learn how Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Rehabi Read More...

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September 27, 2019

Diabetes Education: What’s Weight Got to Do with It?

Is weight stigma preventing you from seeking medical care for your diabetes? Read More...

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June 14, 2019

Diabetes Services: 3 Questions to Ask to Understand Diabetes

Our diabetes services at WDH can develop a personalized plan to manage your diabetes. Check out 3 qu Read More...

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May 21, 2019

Pulmonary Care at WDH Helps Patient Breathe Easier

Read Paul's story to discover how the Pulmonary Care and Rehabilitation Services at WDH helped him g Read More...

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May 16, 2019

Rehabilitation Services: 6 Tips to Improve Your Vocal Health

Are you taking care of your vocal cords? Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's Rehabilitation Services can h Read More...

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May 6, 2019

Rehabilitation Services: Two Tips to Improve Your Golf Game

Are you getting ready to hit the golf course? WDH Rehabilitation Services can improve your thoracic Read More...

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April 3, 2019

NH In Early Stages Of Hepatitis A Outbreak

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus. Read More...

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March 25, 2019

Joint Replacement: Grateful Patient After Knee Replacement

Read Donna's joint replacement story and hear about the welcoming care she and her husband received Read More...

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March 6, 2019

Celebrating Dr. Suess' Birthday!

The Dover Teacher's Association donated books to WDH in honor of Dr. Suess' birthday. Read More...

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February 27, 2019

St. Thomas Aquinas Hockey teams score BIG in their Annual Pink Fundraisng Game!

The St. Thomas Aquinas Boys and Girls Hockey teams raised $9,600 in their 10th Annual Pink Fundraisi Read More...

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February 25, 2019

UNH Interfraternity Council funds more FUN for the Women & Children's Center!

UNH Interfraternity Council donates $1,000 to help replace and buy new toys for the playroom at WDH' Read More...

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February 25, 2019

The Works Makes a Splash Benefitting the Water Works Swim Program!

To mark the 6th annual Worldwide Aquathon Day, The Works Family Health and Fitness Center hosted a t Read More...

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February 25, 2019

Pink for the Cure - Spaulding High School Gymnastics

Spaulding High School Gymnastics team hosts their 6th annual Pink for the Cure Gymnastics event rais Read More...

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February 4, 2019

Cancer Treatment: What You Should Know About Gynecological Cancer

Each year in the US, more than 100,000 women are diagnosed with gynecological cancer. Discover the w Read More...

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January 28, 2019

Cancer Treatment: Is a Clinical Trial Right for You?

Clinical trials at the Seacoast Cancer Center are helping develop better ways to treat cancer. Find Read More...

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January 21, 2019

Minimally Invasive Surgery: WDH Leads Seacoast in Robotic Surgery

With the addition of a second Da Vinci Robot, WDH is now the largest robotic surgery program on the Read More...

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January 10, 2019

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Outpatient Center in Portsmouth: Coming Soon

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Outpatient Center in Portsmouth is well underway with the first of t Read More...

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January 3, 2019

Emergency Care: How John Survived Cardiac Arrest with WDH

Check out John's story and discover how the emergency care services at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital h Read More...

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December 28, 2018

Managing Holiday Stress: Balancing Your Mental Health This Season

Maintaining healthy stress levels is very important to your overall health, reducing your risk facto Read More...

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December 26, 2018

Hands-Only CPR: 1 Easy Step to Save a life

It’s easier than you think to help someone who is experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. Hands-Only C Read More...

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December 17, 2018

Healthy Holiday Eating: Confidently Eat Your Way Through the Holidays

Check out some healthy holiday eating tips from the team at The Works Family Health and Fitness Cent Read More...

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December 13, 2018

Cardiac Care: A Q&A With Dr. Danik on Cardiac Arrhythmia Treatment

Learn more about WDH’s comprehensive Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Program, led by Massachuse Read More...

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December 6, 2018

Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer

Here’s what you should know to Be Antibiotics Aware. Read More...

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December 3, 2018

David's Story: Back to Golf After Spine Surgery

David Della Penta is back to golf after experiencing debilitating pain. Learn about the spine surger Read More...

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November 16, 2018

Weight Management: Our Bariatric Dietitian's Overnight Oats Recipe

Weight management is made easy with nutritious, filling meals to keep you satisfied throughout your Read More...

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October 30, 2018

Mass General’s Dr. Amy Bregar Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Gynecology Oncology Program

MGH Gynecologic Oncologist Amy Bregar, MD, has joined Wentworth-Douglass to offer women on the Seaco Read More...

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October 29, 2018

Emergency Care: When Care Can't Wait

At Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, our Emergency Department staff is ready to act quickly and effective Read More...

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October 3, 2018

Knee Replacement: A Joint Replacement Designed Specifically for You!

At WDH we offer a patient-specific joint replacement solution with our ConforMIS knee replacement. E Read More...

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September 11, 2018

Mental Health Services: Behavioral Health Offered at Primary Care

Wentworth-Douglass is committed to providing a holistic approach to patient’s care by combining me Read More...

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August 13, 2018

Post Bariatric Surgery Diet: Tips for Eating Out After Weight Loss Surgery

Eating out can be a challenge for those who have recently had weight-loss surgery. Check out some ti Read More...

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August 2, 2018

Breastfeeding Support: Groups, Resources and Breastfeeding Tips

For new mothers, breastfeeding support can be extremely important - providing comfort, encouragement Read More...

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July 25, 2018

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections: Benefits for Sports Injuries

Whether you’re a competitive athlete or an everyday exercise-lover suffering from a major injury o Read More...

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July 18, 2018

Vascular Health: Understanding Your Risk Factors

Vascular disease can strike anyone. However, people who smoke, have high cholesterol, high blood pre Read More...

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July 16, 2018

Why I Give: Amire Rosenthal, North Hampton, NH

Amir tells us about his journey from patient to survivor to Seacoast Cancer 5K participant. Read More...

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July 9, 2018

Comfort, Technology & New Services at the Heart of Cancer Center Renovation

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is excited to announce The Seacoast Cancer Center is now welcoming patie Read More...

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June 26, 2018

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women: How it’s different. How it’s treated

Rheumatoid arthritis in women is more frequent - occurring 3 times more often than in men. Check out Read More...

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May 25, 2018

Stroke Care: How to Quickly Identify Signs of a Stroke

Every second counts when someone is experiencing early stroke symptoms. Learn how to quickly identif Read More...

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May 18, 2018

Concussion Rehabilitation: Not Just for Athletes

Some concussions happen on the athletic field – but, more often, concussions are caused by a fall Read More...

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May 7, 2018

Cardiac Care: "Life's Simple 7" for Improving Women's Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Yet, women who have heart attack Read More...

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April 26, 2018

Cancer Treatment: A Multi-Specialty Team Approach

Discover how Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s multi-specialty approach to cancer treatment is providi Read More...

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April 16, 2018

Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery: Q & A with Dr. Dmytro Havaleshko

Check out a Q & A session with Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's Dr. Dmytro Havaleshko and learn more ab Read More...

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April 12, 2018

Managing Your Pain While at the Hospital

The best way to manage and control your pain is to talk to your nurse or doctor about it. Read More...

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March 26, 2018

Is Kratom Safe? Evaluating its Use for Opiate Withdrawal

Kratom’s supporters tout its ability to decrease the severity of opioid withdrawal symptoms - but Read More...

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March 23, 2018

A Q&A with WDH’s Chief Medical Officer

Check out a Q&A with WDH's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Paul Cass, and learn more about the evolution Read More...

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March 6, 2018

Snow Blower Safety Tips: Courtesy of WDH Occupational Therapy

Check out some snow blower safety tips and learn more about the rehabilitation services offered by W Read More...

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February 28, 2018

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC): Am I a Good Candidate?

WDH offers women who have previously had cesarean births the opportunity to try for a vaginal birth Read More...

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February 14, 2018

Turning Lives Around: Personalized Weight Management

Ready for a lifestyle change? Learn more about our personalized weight management programs designed Read More...

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February 2, 2018

Stroke Care: How Early Stroke Symptoms Can Guide Stroke Treatment

Every second counts when someone is experiencing early stroke symptoms. Discover how WDH's advanced Read More...

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January 24, 2018

Winter Safety Tips: How to Stay Healthy and Safe This Winter

Want to enjoy the snow this winter? Then keep yourself safe and healthy with these winter safety tip Read More...

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January 17, 2018

Type 1 Diabetes and Exercise: How Diabetes and Exercise Fit Together

Many people with type 1 diabetes struggle with including exercise into their life. Learn more about Read More...

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January 8, 2018

SFPN Discoveries: First Treatment That Could Improve Nerve Damage

Learn how increased collaboration between Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Mass General Hospital has Read More...

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December 20, 2017

World-Class Clinical Care Options Right Here on the Seacoast

Learn more about the new programs, enhanced services and additional clinical care collaboration avai Read More...

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November 27, 2017

Safe Sleep for Your Baby: Tips from our Birth Center at WDH

Know the guidelines for infant safe sleep. Discover some tips from our Birth Center at WDH for ensur Read More...

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November 20, 2017

Diet for Cancer Patients: How to Eat Well During Cancer Treatment

Maintaining a healthy diet for cancer patients during their cancer treatment is critical to overall Read More...

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November 14, 2017

How to Start Working Out Again: Get Moving in Three Easy Steps

Are you wondering how to get back to exercising? When you're ready, it's important to do it safely. Read More...

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November 1, 2017

Proactive Ways to Combat Opioid Addiction: Safe Storage & Disposal

Discover how WDH endorses being proactive in the fight against opioid addiction through the safe sto Read More...

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October 18, 2017

Breast Cancer Treatment: Understanding Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Deciding to have breast reconstruction surgery after cancer treatment is a very personal decision. D Read More...

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September 29, 2017

Cancer Treatment: Custom Cancer Treatment Options Close to Home

Discover how WDH provides best-in-class cancer treatment with personalized cancer treatment options Read More...

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September 21, 2017

Minimally Invasive Surgery: The Benefits of Robot Assisted Surgery

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is a leader in the Seacoast for robot assisted minimally invasive surger Read More...

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September 5, 2017

Managing Diabetes: How Diabetes Support Groups Can Help

Managing diabetes alone is not an easy task. Discover how Wentworth- Douglass Hospital's diabetes su Read More...

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August 22, 2017

Getting Ready for Joint Replacement Surgery

Joint replacement surgery is a big decision. The better you prepare, the more favorable the outcome. Read More...

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August 8, 2017

Why I Run - Seacoast Cancer 5K

Learn about Jane's experience with the Seacoast Cancer Center and discover how you can help cancer p Read More...

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July 19, 2017

Accurate and Aggressive Cancer Treatment: The Edge Linear Accelerator

Learn how our cancer center is using state of the art technology to offer their patients the most co Read More...

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July 7, 2017

Hip Joint Replacement Surgery Helps Steve Get His Go Back

Learn how Steve decided it was time for his hip joint replacement surgery and how our Orthopedics an Read More...

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July 3, 2017

Summer Health Tips from Our Providers

Have fun in the sun! Read More...

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June 13, 2017

Prepare for Joint Replacement Surgery with Prehab

WDH can help you prepare for joint replacement surgery with individualized programs designed by our Read More...

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May 10, 2017

Lyme Disease Symptoms and Treatments for Tick-Related Illnesses

Learn more about Lyme Disease symptoms and how Wentworth-Douglass can help with treatment of tick-re Read More...

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May 2, 2017

Does Vertigo Have Your World Spinning? Vestibular Rehabilitation Services Can Help!

Learn more about vertigo and how Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's personalized vestibular rehabilitati Read More...

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April 24, 2017

Pain: Top 10 Things You Need to Know

Facts to help prepare you to discuss your pain with your provider. Read More...

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April 17, 2017

What is a Certified Nurse Midwife?

Learn more about Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's personalized approach to certified nurse midwife care Read More...

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April 10, 2017

What Conditions Can Vascular Surgery Treat?

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s expert vascular surgeons are trained to manage all aspects of your v Read More...

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March 30, 2017

Back in the Saddle

Gretchen's debilitating leg pain is gone thanks to specialized treatment at Wentworth-Douglass Hospi Read More...

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March 9, 2017

How a Dietitian Can Help You Lower Your Blood Sugar

Seeing a registered dietitian is shown to help people lower blood sugar about 30 points. Read More...

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February 24, 2017

When Is an Urgent Care Center Your Best Choice?

You are in pain and you want care now, but where do you go? An urgent care center may be your best c Read More...

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February 8, 2017

5 Car Seat Safety Tips

Your children are your most precious cargo, so follow this advice to keep them safe in their car sea Read More...

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January 16, 2017

When Minutes Matter - We Are Here For You

Our 24/7 Cardiac Catheterization Lab and specially-trained clinicians are always ready to care for p Read More...

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January 12, 2017

LIFE Program offers tips to reduce cancer risks

8-week wellness course for cancer survivors & primary caregivers Read More...

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January 2, 2017

Michael's Heart Attack - Not Just Chest Pain

When Michael Loos arrived at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Emergency Department in September, he n Read More...

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December 8, 2016

What's Your Flu IQ?

It's not too late to get your flu vaccination. Read More...

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December 1, 2016

Lean On Us.

Nurse Navigators Support Patients Through Cancer Care. Read More...

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November 14, 2016

Diabetes and Mindful Eating

Try this exercise the next time you are eating something. Ask yourself “Am I Hungry?”. Read More...

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November 3, 2016

A Better Mammogram

Dr. Eva Lizer says, "Tomosynthesis is really that much better." Read More...

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October 19, 2016

Long-Term Smokers: This Program Could Save Your Life

Wentworth-Douglass offers a Lung Cancer Screening Program to our primary care patients who are high- Read More...

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October 14, 2016

Breast Cancer Prevention & Early Detection

What you should know to help prtotect yourself. Read More...

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September 6, 2016

Top 5 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Zika.

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More...

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August 9, 2016

15 Facts About Tick Borne Diseases

Compiled by Dr. John Mendoza of Wentworth Health Partners Summitt Infectious Disease Read More...

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August 2, 2016

A Special Delivery

Army dad watches son’s birth by video. Read More...

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July 11, 2016

Healing for Generations

Help us commemorate our 110th Anniversary by sharing why you choose Wentworth-Douglass. Read More...

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June 30, 2016

All About Doulas

Wentworth-Douglass teams with an experienced group of Doulas in the local community to help you prep Read More...

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June 20, 2016

5 Signs of Suffering

The Change Direction New Hampshire Campaign aims to change the culture around mental health in Ameri Read More...

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May 26, 2016

Preparing for Pregnancy

Steps You Can Take Today for a Healthier Pregnancy Read More...

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May 17, 2016

Bike/Walk to Work Day

Seacoast’s 14th Annual Bike/Walk to Work Day is Friday, May 20. Read More...

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May 11, 2016

Jim's Story: "Don't Be a Fool Like Me"

Never ignore the symptoms of a stroke. Read More...

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April 27, 2016

Smoking and Vascular Disease

Dr. James Estes shares why quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for the health of y Read More...

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April 19, 2016

Don’t Let Urinary Incontinence Stop You!

If you don’t exercise or are not active because of urinary leakage, there are steps you can take. Read More...

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March 30, 2016

Keep Your Knees Healthy on the Links this Season

There are many golfers out there who experience knee pain, but it doesn’t have to stop your game. Read More...

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March 22, 2016

From the Heart of a Child Life Specialist

To celebrate Child Life Month, learn about the important role Child Life Specialists play in the car Read More...

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March 17, 2016

Dos (and Don'ts) of Exercising During Pregnancy

It’s a good idea to exercise during pregnancy. Dr. Janet Perkins shares which exercises are safe a Read More...

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March 10, 2016

Insider Tips for an Easier Colonoscopy

When it comes to detecting colon cancer, no screening is more effective than a colonoscopy. Read More...

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March 2, 2016

Vegetarian Nutrition

Advice on how to make the switch to a plant-based diet. Read More...

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February 23, 2016

Winter Safety For Your Family

Winter, with all of its beauty, can be treacherous too. Here are some helpful tips to keep your chi Read More...

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February 16, 2016

What is Mindful Eating?

Hint: It's not just about chewing your food for a long time. Read More...

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February 8, 2016

Ten Snow Shoveling Tips to Keep Your Spine Healthy

Avoid the back strains that so often come with the snow. Read More...

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February 2, 2016

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Stress is thought to play a part in 60-90% of disease, so the time you invest in stress management c Read More...

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January 25, 2016

Protect Your Cervical Health

Cervical cancer is a highly preventable disease. Dr. Leia Card shares information on screening optio Read More...

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January 22, 2016

Immediate Care Options Explained

When it is best to visit a walk-in center, an urgent care center, the Emergency Room or make an appo Read More...

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January 22, 2016

Reach Your New Year's Goals

New Year’s Resolutions can be daunting. Try some of these tips to help you stay on track this year Read More...

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January 20, 2016

GET THE FACTS: What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

The facts on COPD by Syed Mudassar Naqshbandi, MD, Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Pulmonary Medi Read More...

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December 22, 2015

Leg Pain: When to Worry

Dr. James M. Estes explains why not all leg pains are created equal. Read More...

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November 2, 2015

Jimmy's Road to Recovery

Jimmy isn't living in constant pain anymore, thanks to the collaborative team who cared for him. Read More...

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July 24, 2015

The ABCDEs of Skin Cancer

Everyone, even the most diligent sunscreen users, should add regular skin checks to their skincare r Read More...

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July 20, 2015

Q&A with Dr. John Schorge

Dr. Schorge is the Chief of Gynecology & GYN Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Medical Read More...

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April 1, 2015

Getting Back to Golf

How a joint replacement class got Ron ready for the golf course again. Read More...

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November 25, 2014

Brad's Story: Supportive & Palliative Care

The first time Brad met Dr. Agata, he had the most important conversation of his life. Read More...