winter web

Tackling Vitamin D Deficiency

If you live in the northern half of the United States, the air is getting cooler, the leaves have fallen from the trees and the birds have headed south. Winter is fast upon us, and with that comes shorter days and longer nights. You—or someone you know—may be noticing that during these shorter, darker days you’re feeling…

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Trains Responders for Emergency Events

It’s hard to anticipate the unexpected but we train for many possibilities if a tragedy happens in our community so we are ready to support our region,” says Jim Alexander, Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s emergency management coordinator. “At Dartmouth-Hitchcock we are preparing ourselves with knowledge and training to make sure we can mobilize all of our organization’s expertise…

North Country Patients Can Now See DHMC Nephrologists “On TV”

In early May, 83-year-old Pauline Labrecque had a consult with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) nephrologist Thomas Kaneko, MD. A diabetic, the Groveton, New Hampshire, resident had been experiencing kidney problems. But instead of traveling 100 miles from her home to DHMC in Lebanon, NH, Labrecque’s daughter Rose McGlone drove her 10 miles to Weeks Medical…