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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

Emerson Hospital earns high safety score

May 11, 2023
Emerson Health earned another “A” Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group, an organization dedicated to promoting healthcare quality and safety. The public uses the results to make informed decisions about where

Column: Alcohol and Your Health 

May 11, 2023
Did you know that even small amounts of alcohol may harm your health? Many of us assume that alcohol poses health risks only when drinking is excessive. We think of the alcoholic

Youth behavior survey paints worrisome picture

May 5, 2023
Results from Emerson Health’s biannual Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) are in, and the data paints a disheartening, but unsurprising picture of a compounding youth mental health crisis that school administrators have

Column: Where are you on the loneliness scale?

March 9, 2023
Did you know that loneliness affects us across the full spectrum of age? Loneliness is considered a public health epidemic and may adversely affect your health. Loneliness is defined as an “unpleasant

Why not hear better NOW?

February 2, 2023
I am a Concord senior citizen with hearing loss; and I have learned not to hide it. I have actively looked for ways to hear better; and I have found them. I