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Sports Injury Prevention: Preventing Head InjuriesSports Injury Prevention: Preventing Head Injuries

Wearing a helmet is the number one way to prevent head injuries such as concussions, which can have numerous serious long and short term effects. View a demonstration of how a helmet protects the brain in the instance of a fall, and how having an unprotected fall can injure the brain. Approved helmets and proper helmet fit are discussed as well.

Sports Injury Prevention: Preventing Hypothermia and FrostbiteSports Injury Prevention: Preventing Hypothermia and Frostbite

Hypothermia and frostbite are two of the most common conditions experienced when participating in cold weather activities. Symptoms can range from cold fingers to unconsciousness. Proper attire will keep you warm and help prevent the onset of these two conditions.

Stent PlacementStent Placement

A stent is a small mesh tube that's used to treat narrow or weak arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart to other parts of your body. A stent is placed in an artery as part of a procedure called angioplasty (AN-jee-oh-plas-tee). Angioplasty restores blood flow through narrow or blocked arteries. A stent helps support the inner wall of the artery in the months or years after angioplasty.

Supporting Nursing Excellence at LGHSupporting Nursing Excellence at LGH

Chief Nursing Officer, Amy Hoey and members of her staff give a quick overview of nursing's journey to excellence.

Surgi-SamSurgi-Sam

Introducing Surgi-Sam! A fun way to help your child understand and feel comfortable about their surgical procedure. When your child needs surgery, it can raise fears and concerns. Fortunately, scheduling an elective procedure means that there is time to help prepare your child psychologically. Research and experience shows that kids of all ages, as well as grown-ups, cope much better if they have an idea of what's going to happen and why. ...

Surgi-Sam (Extended)Surgi-Sam (Extended)

Introducing Surgi-Sam! A fun way to help your child understand and feel comfortable about their surgical procedure. When your child needs surgery, it can raise fears and concerns. Fortunately, scheduling an elective procedure means that there is time to help prepare your child psychologically. Research and experience shows that kids of all ages, as well as grown-ups, cope much better if they have an idea of what's going to happen and why. ...

TeamWalk for CancerCare 10th AnniversaryTeamWalk for CancerCare 10th Anniversary

Remembering 10 years of Lowell General Hospital's TeamWalk for CancerCare. Thousands have walked the historic riverwalks of Lowell for the past decade to help TeamWalk raise money for cancer patients in the Greater Lowell community. Unlike other walks, all money raised for TeamWalk stays in the community to help provide the areas most extensive array of support groups open to patients throughout our region, and to meet the personal needs of ...

TeamWalk for CancerCare 15TeamWalk for CancerCare 15

Ignite Hope, Inspire Courage, join Lowell General Hospital's TeamWalk for CancerCare, Sunday, May 18, 2014 at the Tsongas Center at UMASS Lowell. Last year, with the help of our generous corporate partners and more than 5,000 walkers, TeamWalk raised $920,000 to support the Cancer Center's services for patients and their families. Since its inception in 2000, TeamWalk has raised more than seven million dollars to help over 20,000 patients. For ...

TeamWalk for CancerCare 2010TeamWalk for CancerCare 2010

Join Lowell General Hospital's Teamwalk for CancerCare in 2010, May 16, at the Tsongas Center at Umass Lowell. Http://www.lowellgeneral.org/teamwalk. Come to Teamwalk at theTsongas Center, to walk, sponsor or volunteer and help make a difference in the lives of Merrimack Valley cancer patients. Teamwalk helps patient's in need at the Cancer Center at Lowell General Hospital receive assistance including free wigs, medications not covered by ...

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