Health

Volunteers sought for hospice training 

September 14, 2023
Volunteers sought for hospice training Care Dimensions, the region’s largest provider of hospice care, will hold online training classes for those interested in becoming volunteers for the nonprofit organization. You can make a

Community remembers Nick Ressler with 22nd blood drive

August 24, 2023
It began with community — and 22 years later, community is what sustains the annual Nick Ressler Blood Drive. When 14-year-old Concordian Nick Ressler became critically ill in 2001, blood transfusions afforded

Don’t mess around with mercury

August 24, 2023
Quicksilver spill in your home? Call 911 — quick. Mercury — including from old-school thermometers you may still have around the house — is a health hazard that must be handled by

Emerson Hospital awarded for patient care and safety

August 1, 2023
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently awarded Emerson Hospital its highest five-star rating for patient care and safety. Emerson is just one of 12e hospitals in Massachusetts to earn this

The doctor is in… the fermented rice business? 

July 28, 2023
After nearly 30 years as a primary care physician, Concord’s Dr. Kathryn Oh has hung up her stethoscope. Now, she spends her days crafting batches of her new fermented-rice “superfood,” Panbiotics, and

Emerson Health recognized for stroke patient care

July 20, 2023
The American Heart Association has honored Emerson Health with the Gold Plus Get With the Guidelines Stroke Quality Achievement Award in recognition of the hospital’s expertise in caring for stroke patients. Stroke
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