Health Highlights

Screening Saves Lives – Colorectal Cancer

Screening Saves Lives – Colorectal Cancer

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to learn more about colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) and how it can be prevented or best treated. Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States for both...

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FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL CHILDREN’S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH!

FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL CHILDREN’S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH!

The most common chronic childhood disease is dental decay. The good news is, it’s preventable! February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and the staff at Mid-State Health Center want to help improve the oral health of our community with some simple...

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MODERATION AND BALANCE ARE KEYS TO HOLIDAY NUTRITION

MODERATION AND BALANCE ARE KEYS TO HOLIDAY NUTRITION

By Ann Petersson, RDN, LDN Dietitian at Mid-State Health in Plymouth Owner of Nutrition Works NH LLC in Downtown Concord Ann Petersson, Dietition Each year the holidays bring treasured once-a-year recipes, both savory and sweet, to our tables as we celebrate this...

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A MESSAGE TO OUR COMMUNITY: COVID-19 VACCINE

A MESSAGE TO OUR COMMUNITY: COVID-19 VACCINE

Dr. David Fagan, Medical Director In 1952, polio ravaged the country, with over 20,000 Americans, mostly children, paralyzed. Public pools and movie theaters closed and windows were shut in the heat of the summer. Parents feared their kids would have to live in iron...

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FREE Skin Cancer Screening Event!

FREE Skin Cancer Screening Event!

Littleton Regional Healthcare's Danny Ballentine, PA-C, and Dr. Patrick Fitzpatrick, Board Certified ENT and Facial Plastic Surgeon, will be coming to Mid-State to host a FREE Skin Cancer Screening Event! 1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their...

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Tick Talk …. It’s Time to Talk Ticks!

Tick Talk …. It’s Time to Talk Ticks!

by Dr. Andrea Berry, D.O.Family Medicine, Mid-State Health Center Dr. Berry's Advice: When returning indoors, be sure to check yourself thoroughly for ticks.  Spring is here at last, and the long hot days of summer are just around the corner!  Unfortunately,...

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Only an Instant to Near-Tragedy – Water Safety

Only an Instant to Near-Tragedy – Water Safety

“I can still remember it—lying on the bottom of the pool, looking up at the surface of the water, and not being able to get there,” says Tim (actual name withheld for privacy), as he tells the story of his near-drowning, as a 6-year-old day-camper one New Hampshire...

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