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March 9th: FREE Women in the Mix Event

Posted: Feb 13, 2017 1:35 AM EST

Join women across Greater Lowell for a fun night of networking!  We are bringing together women from a vast array of backgrounds and industries to connect with on another on both a personal and professional level. Attendees will range from young professionals to women who are established in their careers. Join us for a FREE event and learn more about the amazing women we have in our community and make some new meaningful … more

March 4th: FREE Heart Smart Fair

Posted: Feb 10, 2017 1:14 AM EST

Did you know that cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nation's number one killer? Join us for our FREE annual Get Heart Smart Health Fair!  Saturday, March 4, 2017 11:00am - 2:00pm Pheasant Lane Mall 310 Daniel Webster Highway Nashua, NH There will be a variety of education tables with information on heart disease, stroke, cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, nutrition, exercise, and smoking cessation.  Event … more

Are you fighting a bout with back or joint pain that just won't go away?  Join orthopedic specialist Dr. Jeremy Moses at the area's premier boxing event to learn how to knock out some of the most common joint problems in men, prevent sports or work injuries, and understand the latest treatment options.  Thursday, February 16, 2017  Lowell Golden Gloves Event Presentation and Reception begins at 6:00pm Main Event at 7:30pm … more

Heart CT Calcium Scoring Helps Detect Heart Disease

Posted: Feb 1, 2017 1:50 AM EST

The first sign of coronary artery disease is calcification — calcium deposits in plaque on the inside walls of your arteries. Using a special imaging technique called high-speed CT, plaque and calcification are measured, yielding what’s called a cardiac calcium score. The higher the score, the greater the risk of having a cardiac event like a heart attack. But calcium scoring can also help prevent a heart attack. When considered … more

What are the Risk Factors for Heart Disease?

Posted: Feb 1, 2017 1:49 AM EST

The American Heart Association has identified several risk factors. Some of them can be modified, treated or controlled, and some can't. The more risk factors you have, the greater your chance of developing cardiovascular disease. What are the major risk factors that can't be changed? Increasing age Male sex (gender) Heredity (including Race) What are the major risk factors you can modify, treat or control by changing your lifestyle or taking … more

February is National Heart Month

Posted: Feb 1, 2017 1:48 AM EST

A good time to take an active role in your health that can last all year long Learn about your cardiovascular health — warning signs for heart attack and stroke as well as cardiac care — from the experts at our Heart and Vascular Center . Find out about our Heart CT Calcium Scoring Program  and call 978-937-6023 to schedule your Heart CT Calcium Score Scan appointment Take a class, or attend one of our Your Heart Health … more

Use Your Head — Wear a Helmet

Posted: Jan 24, 2017 3:54 AM EST

When preparing for a day on the slopes, packing a helmet has become just as vital as the skis and snowboards. According to the National Ski Areas Association, more than 70 percent of all skiers and snowboarders are now wearing helmets, including 9 out of 10 kids age 9 and under. But while helmets go a long way to reducing the risk of head injury, they aren’t foolproof. Helmets must fit snugly and be strapped properly, and even then the … more

Circle Health Billerica Now Open

Posted: Jan 12, 2017 12:41 PM EST

In order to best deliver on our promise of  Complete connected care  at our new Circle Health facility in Billerica, we will now be opening to serve patients on  Thursday, February 9, 2017 . We apologize for the inconvenience but look forward to serving you beginning February 9 th . The new outpatient facility will offer key services including Circle Health Urgent Care, a Lowell General Patient Service Center and primary care … more

Extended 3D Mammogram Screening Hours

Posted: Jan 4, 2017 4:07 PM EST

We have extended the operating hours for our mammography screening services at the locations noted below. We also offer online scheduling .  Please note: Lowell General will cover the cost of 3D mammography for all insured patients. If their insurance does not cover 3D mammography, we will waive the cost of the specific 3D charge. Annual screening mammograms are recommended starting at age 40. Circle Health North Andover … more

Lowell General Hospital Report to the Community

Posted: Dec 28, 2016 1:04 AM EST

In this special Community Benefit Report , we spotlight some of the important ways contributions by our community members have helped Lowell General Hospital’s dedicated employees and physicians provide Complete connected care . This support — whether it is the contribution of time, funds or resources — has allowed us to expand and strengthen our programs and services and make key investments in technology, while … more

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