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Circle Health physicians among Boston Magazine’s 2017 Top Docs

It’s no secret that Circle Health’s affiliated physicians are some of the best in their fields. Boston Magazine’s annual Top Docs list agrees: A total of 13 Circle Health physicians will appear in the issue this year. Boston Magazine’s list is based, in part, on nominations from physician colleagues, compiled by a physician-led team from the research firm Castle Connolly. A Top Doc nominee is “someone you would go to or would want a family member to go - not only because of their excellent… It’s no secret that Circle Health’s affiliated physicians are some of the best in their fields. Boston Magazine’s annual Top Docs list agrees: A…
woman with flu

Stay healthy during flu season

Influenza (flu) is an unwelcome part of the holiday season, often spreading with the arrival of cold weather and sidelining many people from enjoying festive activities. However, by taking certain precautions we can ward off infections and stay healthy. The best way to avoid the flu is by getting vaccinated each year, which can keep you from getting sick or make your symptoms milder, especially if you have a serious chronic health condition. Remember, it's not too late to get vaccinated. Flu… Influenza (flu) is an unwelcome part of the holiday season, often spreading with the arrival of cold weather and sidelining many people from…
Circle of Moms blog contest

Earn $250! Parenting website seeks bloggers

Lowell General Hospital’s social community website, Our Circle of Moms, is holding a contest to recruit eight new bloggers to share their views and experiences on parenting. Contest ends Dec. 13. Lowell General Hospital’s social community website, Our Circle of Moms, is holding a contest to recruit eight new bloggers to share their views and experiences on parenting. Contest ends Dec. 13.
Safe Toys & Gifts Month (December)

National Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

Each year, hospital emergency rooms treat many toy-related injuries.  Sometimes, choosing the right toy can be difficult, and a typical toy store can easily overwhelm even the shrewdest shopper. When evaluating what toys to buy this year, consider the following: Children under three years old tend to put everything in their mouths, so avoid buying toys that have small parts and may pose a choking danger. Look for quality in design and construction, and follow age and safety… Each year, hospital emergency rooms treat many toy-related injuries.  Sometimes, choosing the right toy can be difficult, and a typical toy…
Teamwalk 2017

TeamWalk for CancerCare raises more than $1 million

Since walkers first took to the streets of Lowell to support the fight against cancer in 2000, the dream of TeamWalk for CancerCare leaders was to one day raise $1 million in a single year. Since walkers first took to the streets of Lowell to support the fight against cancer in 2000, the dream of TeamWalk for CancerCare leaders was to one day raise $1 million in a single year.
Sodexo Taste of the Town 2017

31st Taste of the Town raises $68K to support patients and services

The Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary’s 31st Annual Taste of the Town went off in style on Sunday, Oct. 22 as more than 350 guests raised over $68,000 to continue the Auxiliary’s dedicated efforts in supporting patients and services at Lowell General Hospital. The Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary’s 31st Annual Taste of the Town went off in style on Sunday, Oct. 22 as more than 350 guests raised over $68,000 to continue the Auxiliary’s dedicated efforts in supporting patients and services at Lowell General Hospital.
Diabetes glucose meter with fruit and veggies

November is American Diabetes Month

One in 10 Americans have diabetes — that’s more than 30 million people. And another 84 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The good news? People who are at high risk for type 2 diabetes can lower their risk by more than half if they make healthy changes. These changes include: eating healthy, getting more physical activity, and losing weight. One in 10 Americans have diabetes — that’s more than 30 million people. And another 84 million adults in the United States are at high risk of…
2017 Breast Center Excellence Visit

Lowell General Hospital Earns National Accreditation for Breast Care

Lowell General Hospital has been granted a three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. Lowell General Hospital has been granted a three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
2017 WWCMA WorkWell Massachusetts Gold Level Winner

Lowell General Hospital Named a 2017 WWCMA WorkWell Massachusetts Gold Level Winner for Exemplary Worksite Health Promotion

Lowell General Hospital is proud to have been named a WorkWell Massachusetts Award Program Gold Level winner for exemplary worksite health promotion. The award recognizes Lowell General’s achievements developing, implementing, and participating in corporate health improvement and wellness programs. Lowell General Hospital is proud to have been named a WorkWell Massachusetts Award Program Gold Level winner for exemplary worksite health promotion. The award recognizes Lowell General’s achievements developing, implementing, and participating in corporate health improvement and wellness programs.
2017 Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM), is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM), is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.
For Your Health, Autumn 2017

Read our Autumn 2017 issue of For Your Health magazine

"For Your Health" is Lowell General Hospital's free magazine, which is published several times a year, providing you and your family with information to help you make good health decisions. "For Your Health" is Lowell General Hospital's free magazine, which is published several times a year, providing you and your family with information to help you make good health decisions.
Prostate Cancer Doc with Patient

September is Prostate Health Month

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month provides the perfect opportunity to educate men on a cancer that is very common among them but which, when diagnosed and treated early, is easily beaten. National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month provides the perfect opportunity to educate men on a cancer that is very common among them but which, when diagnosed and treated early, is easily beaten.

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