March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is still the second leading cause of cancer deaths, resulting in over 850,000 deaths worldwide each year, and with almost 53,000 deaths related to the disease expected to occur in the United States in 2023.
MIRI PI Dr. Michael House and his team members received a COVID-19 Rapid Response SeeD Funding Grant. This new funding program is intended to fast track innovative research proposals that directly address the urgent needs of the COVID-19 pandemic.
BOSTON, MA – March 1, 2022 – Wellforce, the high quality, integrated Massachusetts health system, announced today it will be uniting its member organizations under a new name – Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine includes Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, Home Health Foundation and a network of more than 2,000 physicians. Local hospitals within the system will operate under their respective names in conjunction ...
Boston magazine has released its annual listing of Boston’s Top Doctors, and this year’s recognition includes 12 members of the MelroseWakefield Healthcare medical staff among the area’s most respected experts.
Local residents receiving care for heart failure, kidney failure, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at MelroseWakefield Hospital are receiving the highest levels of care in the region according to the latest hospital rankings released by U.S. News and World Report.
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Massachusetts residents who were vaccinated in-state can now request, view, and/or print their own COVID-19 SMART Health card.
What is a SMART Health Card
SMART Health Cards act as a digital vaccination card that contains clinical information including your COVID-19 vaccination status, past COVID test results, and other health records. This will allow Massachusetts residents who have rece ...
To assist hospitals coping with the worst of the latest COVID-19 surge, Gov. Charlie Baker activated the National Guard on December 21. Six of those soldiers were deployed to Lowell General to provide non-clinical support in the Emergency Department at main and Saints campuses.The Guardsmen are outfitted in their military fatigues, but wear a hospital badge. They are working in functions like patient observation, transport, screener/greeter and ...