September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, so it is a good time to discuss how proper prevention, screening and, if necessary, treatment can address prostate cancer and other common disorders. Let’s begin with the facts: all men have a prostate, that means that all men are at risk for prostate problems, and for the most part, these risks increase with age.
Orthopedic surgery has come a long way towards helping professional and amateur athletes, senior citizens, and others in recovering from injury, but prevention is key. Orthopedic Surgeon Gregory Johnson, MD shares some basic prevention techniques to minimize the chance of injury.
Before hitting the trails, the water, the court, or the beach, remember to apply sunscreen to combat overexposure to the sun.
Optometrist Laura Anne Potvin, OD will talk about eye exams in general, as well as the necessity of senior eye exams for early detection of cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, and more.
Pain Specialist Stephanie Gianoukos, MD will identify various types of pain, describe the effects of pain on the body, explain how pain is assessed and treated, and explore the goals of pain management in a pain center.
Just in Time for Parents’ Day, Holy Family Hospital Announces Its Birthing Center has Delivered 540 Babies So Far This YearJuly 22, 2016
Holy Family Hospital delivers more than 1,100 babies annually. Every mother has a private birthing and recovery room and the staff tends to every detail so mothers can focus on welcoming a new life into their family.
Steward Chief Medical Officer Justine Carr, MD Leaves Legacy of Improvements Across Area Community Hospitals, Including Holy Family HospitalJuly 22, 2016
Dr. Carr helped Holy Family achieve the highest caliber of care, benefitting countless Methuen and Haverhill area families
At Holy Family Hospital’s FDA–approved blood donor program, there is no need to wait for a blood drive; people can make an appointment to donate on a day and time convenient for them, and special parking is provided.
Registration is now open for Intimate Partner Abuse Certification, three days of training offered by The Family Safety Project at Holy Family Hospital for professionals concerned about domestic violence and men who batter. Past participants have included probation officers, protective service workers, police officers, nurses, social workers, corrections staff, mental health counselors, and substance abuse counselors.
Registration is now open for The Effects of Domestic Abuse Through the Ages, Holy Family Hospital’s 6th Annual Adult Behavioral Conference on Friday, September 16, 2016 in the Hartleb Technology Building at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, MA. The cost of $45 includes continental breakfast, lunch and continuing education credits.
The new location is highly accessible and visible because it is at the center of town, on a bus route, and offers free parking both on the street and in a parking lot directly behind the market. Providing fresh fruits and vegetables this year are Riverdale Farm of Groton, MA; The Groundwork Lawrence Green Team, and Fresh Start Farms of New Hampshire. Pescarderia of Lawrence will offer fresh fish.
Holy Family Hospital and Steward Medical Group Welcome Primary Care Physician Nita Pant, MD to the Medical StaffJune 24, 2016
Dr. Pant, who is board certified in Internal Medicine and fluent in Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati, has a special interest in preventive health.
Orthopedic Surgeon Tahsin Ergin, MD, will talk about when shoulder replacement surgery is helpful, the three basic types of shoulder replacement surgery, and the risks involved when considering shoulder replacement surgery.
During the program, called “Understanding Mental Wellness: Making Connections…Staying Healthy, a panel of experts will discuss mental health and its challenges. The event is part of educational outreach to residents on mental health issues.
Orthopedic Surgeon Thomas Hoerner, MD, will talk about MAKOplasty™ and explain how this computer assisted procedure is used to treat hip and knee pain. Holy Family Hospital, named one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals two years in a row (2015-2016), is home to the most experienced team of MAKOplasty™ surgeons in the region.
With the touch of a button, help can be immediately dispatched for any type of medical emergency, as well as falls, and threatening situations such as a fire, a gas leak or an intruder.
Dr. Gianoukos will identify types of pain, and describe its effects on the body, how it is assessed and treated, and the goals of pain management in a pain center.
Holy Family Hospital has a completely revamped website tailored to make it easier to access services, find information, and schedule appointments. To accomplish this, Steward Health Care, parent company of Holy Family Hospital, partnered with the very technology providers who helped build the online presence of brands like Puma, Timex, Lush, and Warner Music Group.
Orthopedic Surgeon Thomas Hoerner, MD will talk about MAKOplasty™ and explain how this minimally invasive, computer-assisted procedure is used to treat hip and knee pain.
Dr. Gianoukos will identify types of pain and describe its effects on the body, how pain is assessed and treated, and the goals of pain management in a pain center.