Welcome to Hallmark Health System's (HHS) Media Coverage section. This section is designed to assist patients and journalists seeking information about our current news and to introduce our healthcare experts. We are also available to assist you by providing information about HHS and its members, including Lawrence Memorial of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospitals.
- Created on Thursday, March 11 2010 19:54
By Nathan Lamb
March 10, 2010
Sharon didn’t expect to become a mother to three children at age 55, but she’s glad about not having to go it alone.
Speaking on the condition her last name be withheld, Sharon explained how a substance abuse problem led to her taking custody of three grandchildren nearly six years ago. The youngest was an infant, and she said it was a difficult situation, which was exacerbated when her husband passed away four months later.
- Created on Thursday, March 04 2010 15:35
By Nell Escobar Coakley
March 4, 2010
With the world rebounding from yet another earthquake in Chile, nurses at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital/Regis College Nursing Program recall responding to the devastation in Haiti just two months ago.
The nursing program is part of Hallmark Health System, which also includes Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.
Find out why Olympic hockey great Mike Eruzione has all his orthopedic procedures performed at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, orthopedic care which he describes as "spectacular"!
- Created on Monday, January 11 2010 15:34
Three Generations of Eruziones choose Hallmark Health for their care
Hallmark Health’s Bone & Joint Program has a close tie to the ‘Miracle on Ice’ that happened 30 years ago this February. The captain of the hockey team who scored the winning goal that finally beat the invincible Russian team and led to the final round and a
- Created on Tuesday, December 01 2009 20:12
Wakefield Daily Item
By Gail Lowe
Nov. 27, 2009
At least one local physician opposes the new guidelines issued by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) that women between the ages of 40 and 50 should not receive mammograms for breast cancer screening.
Dr. Catherine Tucker, a surgical oncologist specializing in breast health for Hallmark Health, said she does not agree at all with the guidelines.
- Created on Tuesday, November 24 2009 20:29
By Nell Escobar Coakley
Nov. 24, 2009
National statistics currently state that one out of 10 women will develop breast cancer within her lifetime. A new federal study pushing back current standards for mammogram screenings from 40 to 50 could push that number up.
A report issued last week by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommends that women wait to have a breast cancer screening until age 50 and then follow up every two years. Monthly self-exams are also discouraged.
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