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Lowell General Hospital Proudly Sponsors Taylor's Message: The Dangers of Underage Binge Drinking

Lowell General Hospital will be sponsoring Taylor’s Message, a free program that shows first-hand the importance of teaching children about the dangers of underage drinking. The event is open to the public and takes place on Tuesday, May 6 from 7:00-9:00pm at Tewksbury High School at 320 Pleasant Street in Tewksbury. This program is part of Lowell General’s long standing and continued support of bringing important parent education programs to the Greater Lowell community.After… Lowell General Hospital will be sponsoring Taylor’s Message, a free program that shows first-hand the importance of teaching children about…

Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital announce formation of new health care system

Alternative model to emphasize unmatched collaboration and provider autonomy to manage and improve healthTufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital today announced plans to form a new health system. Designed as an alternative model, this new system will foster collaboration between and among community-based and academic medical providers to effectively identify patient needs and manage the health of the communities they serve.The organizations will align with a new parent company, led… Alternative model to emphasize unmatched collaboration and provider autonomy to manage and improve healthTufts Medical Center and Lowell General…

The Circle Health Ball for Community Health Initiatives raised over $285,000 to support local health and wellness programs

A sold out crowd of nearly 600 guests celebrated at Circle Health’s Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The event, held at the Burlington Marriott, raised over $285,000 to help fund vital health and wellness programs which benefit residents of the Greater Lowell community.“Over the course of its nine year history, this event has represented a wonderful partnership between Lowell General Hospital, its dedicated medical staff, and members of the… A sold out crowd of nearly 600 guests celebrated at Circle Health’s Ball for Community Health Initiatives on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The…

March 1st: Get Heart Smart Health Fair

Did you know that cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nation's Number One killer?Join us on Saturday, March 1st from 8:00am - 12:00pn (noon) for a FREE event featuring a variety of screenings that help ensure good health and learn valuable information on keeping your heart healthy. Healthy Refreshments will be provided!Available screenings include:Blood Sugar (fasting blood sugar is recommended)Blood pressureBMI/body fat %Waist to hip ratioCardiac risk assessment (risk for a… Did you know that cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nation's Number One killer?Join us on Saturday, March 1st from 8:00am -…

Circle Health Announces Launch of New Healthcare Facility Project in Westford

Circle Health, an integrated health system composed of Lowell General Hospital, the Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Lowell, the Lowell Community Health Center, and its community of physicians hosted a special kickoff ceremony Thursday, January 30, 2014 to mark the launch of its project to complete a new Circle Health healthcare facility on Littleton Road in Westford, Massachusetts.The new facility will feature a variety of Circle Health and Lowell General Hospital services and… Circle Health, an integrated health system composed of Lowell General Hospital, the Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Lowell, the Lowell…

Stock Your Car For Winter Weather

Plan your travel and check the latest weather reports to avoid a storm! You should always know the weather conditions before you get in a car. It could save your life!With winter weather upon us, it's a good idea to stock your car with a seasonal emergency kit.Here are some recommended essentials:Blankets to keep warm.A stash of non-perishable foods and fresh water.A first aid kit.Cat litter or sand in case you need traction.Jumper cables, flares and a tire pump.Maps and a compass, and a… Plan your travel and check the latest weather reports to avoid a storm! You should always know the weather conditions before you get in a car. It…

Lowell Community Health Center Partners with Lowell General Hospital to Expand Services

The end of 2013 marked one year of service in Lowell Community Health Center's new home on Jackson Street in Lowell. Through the generous support of individual donors, charitable foundations, Health Center staff, and Lowell General Hospital, Lowell Community Health Center's vision of increasing access to affordable healthcare for the people of Greater Lowell is becoming a reality. Over 5,000 new patients were able to access quality, culturally appropriate outpatient healthcare and wellness… The end of 2013 marked one year of service in Lowell Community Health Center's new home on Jackson Street in Lowell. Through the generous support…

Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Lowell Offers Free Bereavement Support Groups

The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Greater Lowell, Inc. is offering FREE bereavement support groups for adults who have experienced a significant loss through death. These facilitated groups offer an opportunity for discussion and sharing with others who are grieving."Now What: Life After Loss" meets on the second Tuesday of every month, at 4:30pm, at D'Youville's Center for Advanced Therapy chapel, 1071 Varnum Avenue in Lowell."Stitching Your Tapestry of Healing" begins on January 15… The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Greater Lowell, Inc. is offering FREE bereavement support groups for adults who have experienced a…

You Don't Have to Live with Varicose Veins

If you're one of the more than 25 million Americans who suffer from uncomfortable and unsightly varicose veins, help is available from our experienced specialists at the Vein Center at Lowell General Hospital. Venous disease is an under-diagnosed and under-treated medical problem. Our goal is to educate and treat those with the condition and to restore healthy legs! Visit us at our new Vein Center on Lowell General Hospital's Saints campus. Learn About Us and what we offer. Find out about… If you're one of the more than 25 million Americans who suffer from uncomfortable and unsightly varicose veins, help is available from our…

Shields MRI Services Extended

Lowell General Hospital extended Shields MRI services to our Saints campus effective Thursday, January 2, 2014 A leader in diagnostic imaging for more than 25 years, Shields Health Care Group has an unwavering commitment to quality imaging and interpretation, with the latest technology to bring the latest MRI technology at a high value to patients. MRI testing is now available at Lowell General Hospital at one of our three Shields MRI locations:   Lowell General Hospital's Main Campus295… Lowell General Hospital extended Shields MRI services to our Saints campus effective Thursday, January 2, 2014 A leader in diagnostic imaging for…

Lowell General Welcomes First Baby of 2014

2014 has already proven to be an exciting year for a Dracut, Massachusetts family. Jennifer and Carl Tancredi of Dracut welcomed their son Dante Joseph Tancredi, who was born at Lowell General Hospital just after the stroke of midnight at 12:01 a.m. Dante Joseph Tancredi weighed 8 pounds and 4 ounces and measured 20 ¼ inches long. Named after his father Carl Tancredi's grandfather Dante and his mother Jennifer's father Joseph, Dante joins his proud parents and big sister Marianna, who is 16… 2014 has already proven to be an exciting year for a Dracut, Massachusetts family. Jennifer and Carl Tancredi of Dracut welcomed their son Dante…

First Robotic Single-Site Hysterectomy Performed at Lowell General Hospital

One Incision Through Patient's Belly Button Leaves Virtually No Scar Lowell General Hospital recently became one of the first hospitals in New England to perform a robotic hysterectomy using a single, small incision. Gynecologic surgeon Nonnie-Marie Estella, MD performed the robotic single-site procedure using the daVinci Si® robotic system. The patient's uterus was removed utilizing a one-inch incision in her belly button, making the procedure virtually scarless. Approximately 600,000… One Incision Through Patient's Belly Button Leaves Virtually No Scar Lowell General Hospital recently became one of the first hospitals in New…

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