Health Highlights

Fun in the Sun?  Think about Sun Safety.

Fun in the Sun? Think about Sun Safety.

Snow is behind us, the sun is shining, and the first day of summer is just around the corner! After being cooped up all winter, it's time to get out and enjoy the sunshine. However, sun exposure can be dangerous, and we all need to be diligent about proper protection....

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

An article by Joanna Sullivan, MA and Dr. Tonya Warren, Psy. D.  May is National Mental Health Month, but this will not be an article telling you how much you need us during “these challenging times.”  Times are challenging, true, but that didn’t just start in March...

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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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