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Researchers estimate that one in four adults in the United States has a diagnosable mental illness. Behavioral health issues often impact a patient’s ability to manage – and can even worsen – his or her physical illness. “Some patients with a physical illness also have a mental health condition that complicates their recovery and coping skills,” says Rachel Chaddock, Executive Director of the Visiting Nurse … more

Lowell General Hospital and four of its surgeons – Dr. William Galvin, III, Dr. Nonnie-Marie Estella, Dr. Minerva Domingo and Dr. John Hughes – have been recognized as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the AAGL and Surgical Review Corporation.To deliver on its vision of advancing minimally invasive gynecology worldwide, the AAGL, the leading association promoting minimally invasive gynecologic surgery … more

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 … more

Alternative model to emphasize unmatched collaboration and provider autonomy to manage and improve health Tufts 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 … more

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 … more

March 1st: Get Heart Smart Health Fair

Posted: Feb 14, 2014 8:21 PM EST

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 pressure BMI/body fat … more

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 … more

Stock Your Car For Winter Weather

Posted: Jan 27, 2014 8:37 PM EST

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 … more

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, … more

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. … more

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