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New Diabetes and Endocrinology Center to host educational forums

MELROSE, MA - April 27, 2009- Hallmark Health System announces the new Diabetes and Endocrinology Center at Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford will host a series of educational forums, beginning this spring.

The forums, which are free and open to the public, will kick off on Wednesday, May 20, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Conference Room at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 170 Governors Ave. in Medford.

Hallmark Health holds Christine Cameron Research & Evidence-Based Practice Symposium

MELROSE, MA - April 20, 2009- Hallmark Health System recently held the first ever Christine Cameron Research & Evidence-Based Practice Symposium.

The symposium highlighted research studies conducted by nurses throughout Hallmark Health that addressed the delivery of quality care to patients and families, both in the hospital setting and the community.

Hallmark Health adds Magnetic Resonance Arthrography to list of imaging services

MELROSE, MA - April 8, 2009- Hallmark Health System has added another sophisticated diagnostic tool to its comprehensive radiology program at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Magnetic Resonance Arthrography is now available on its new, state-of-the-art, GE 1.5 Excite HD MR System.

A Direct Magnetic Resonance Arthrography exam yields high-resolution images of tears to the shoulder, wrist, hip and knee that are often difficult to diagnose. The method is highly accurate and far superior to conventional Magnetic Resonance systems.

Hallmark Health program teaches new families about shaken baby syndrome

MELROSE, MA - April 9, 2009- Hallmark Health System is teaching families about the dangers of shaken baby syndrome through a new program that focuses on education, prevention and support.

With the number of shaken baby syndrome cases on the rise in Massachusetts, it is more important than ever to address this issue. Shaken baby syndrome involves brain injuries caused when a parent or other caregiver violently shakes an infant. About one in four cases of shaken baby syndrome results in death.

Prior to leaving the hospital with her baby, each new mother will be given one-on-one education on shaken baby syndrome by a registered nurse. Whenever possible family members who will be involved with caring for the baby will also receive education. The education focuses on infant crying and soothing your infant.

Hallmark Health to host second annual Stride for Health walk

MELROSE, MA - April 3, 2009- Karen Swensen, of New England Cable News, will help set the pace when Hallmark Health System hosts its second annual Stride for Health walk on Sunday, June 14 at Spot Pond in Stoneham. This special community event will benefit cardiac and endovascular care and education while highlighting the importance of being heart healthy.

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