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Leapin’ Leprechauns – It’s Time to Sign Up for the 4th Annual Shamrock Shuffle

Posted on February 1st, 2017 by Amy Lyn Kench

To mark the start of the spring season, the fourth annual Shamrock Shuffle is being held on Saturday, March 18, 2017, two days before the vernal equinox.  The days are getting longer, the flowers will be poking their heads out of the ground soon and there’s no time like the present to get up, get out and get […]


teddy-bear-donation-2017-Freshman-Class-officers Speare Receives Teddy Bear Donation from PRHS Sophomore Class

Speare Receives Teddy Bear Donation from PRHS Sophomore Class

Posted on February 1st, 2017 by Amy Lyn Kench

The Plymouth Regional High School sophomore class participated once again in the school’s annual ‘Operation Teddy Bear’ fundraiser. As a community service project, sophomore class officers sold colorful teddy bear cut-outs for one dollar each during school and special events. Students, teachers and staff wrote names on the bears and they were all displayed on […]


Adam-and-Willow-Caissie-and-baby-Emma-Jean-3-no-glare Speare welcomes its first baby of 2017

Speare welcomes its first baby of 2017

Posted on January 5th, 2017 by Amy Lyn Kench

Speare Memorial Hospital congratulates the Caissie family of Ashland, New Hampshire, whose newest family member was the first baby born at the hospital in 2017. Adam and Willow Caissie are the proud parents of Emma Jean Caissie who arrived at 8:01 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, weighing exactly 9 pounds and measuring 20.5 inches […]


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Health Tips for the Holiday Season

Posted on December 7th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Health tips for the holiday season from Jean Baker and Janette Gaumer, Registered Dietitians and the Nutrition and Wellness Experts at Speare Memorial Hospital. Eat like a kid. Eat when you’re hungry and stop when you’re not. Don’t be a people pleaser. You decide what foods are worth eating and which you can ignore. Why […]


3-doc-ad Join us at our 5th Annual Men's Health Event - From Top...To Bottom

Join us at our 5th Annual Men’s Health Event – From Top…To Bottom

Posted on November 11th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, Speare Memorial Hospital will host its fifth annual ‘It’s a Guy Thing’. The event will be held at Speare Memorial at Boulder Point, located at 103 Boulder Point Drive, just off Tenney Mountain Highway in Plymouth, New Hampshire. The theme for this year’s event is ‘From Top to Bottom’ and the evening begins […]


flu-season-ahead Don't Take the Flu on Vacation With You

Don’t Take the Flu on Vacation With You

Posted on October 11th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Don’t give or get the “gift that keeps on giving” this holiday season. If you’re traveling to celebrate with friends and relatives festively wrapped gifts aren’t the only thing you can bring back from your travels. A  nasty cold or even the flu could be “hitching a ride” with you back home. Wondering why? Coming into contact with more […]


top-3-health-insurance-questions Need health coverage? Come to Health Insurance 101

Need health coverage? Come to Health Insurance 101

Posted on October 4th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace can be a daunting task when you’re not sure what all the terminology means, and what coverage you should choose that will fit your budget and meet your needs.  Whether you’re uninsured, or just want to explore your choices, Speare Memorial Hospital can help you find coverage through the Marketplace […]


best-3-mammogram-team-at-speare Speare Memorial Hospital Now Offering State-of-the-Art, 3D Mammography

Speare Memorial Hospital Now Offering State-of-the-Art, 3D Mammography

Posted on September 27th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

  3D Mammography  Detects 41% more invasive breast cancers Speare Memorial Hospital is excited to offer Genius™ 3D Mammography™, a breakthrough in the early detection of breast cancer. “Early breast cancer detection saves lives for women screened annually, beginning at age 40,” says Rebecca Zuurbier, MD, Director of Breast Imaging at Speare Memorial Hospital and […]


Dr.-Mike-Watto-288x300 Fueling Your Future: Diet & Exercise to Help Fuel Everyday Life

Fueling Your Future: Diet & Exercise to Help Fuel Everyday Life

Posted on September 22nd, 2016 by Speare Memorial Hospital

“Everything is connected, you can’t separate the parts,” says Dr. Michael Watto, a family physician at Speare Primary Care. “Your positive or negative mental outlook can affect sleep, which can impact your diet and how much you exercise — all of which are underlying factors in your overall health, including weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar.” Dr. Watto believes that this is […]


Aromatherapy-best-photo Aromatherapy… it makes scents

Aromatherapy… it makes scents

Posted on September 20th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Exhale as completely as you can. Open our specialty bottle near your nose, inhale deeply. Hold your breath for as long as it is comfortable, and then breathe normally. That may not trigger anything as you read this, but it just may enhance your wellness and comfort when you are at Speare Memorial Hospital. With the help of generous donors, Speare is now offering […]