Early-bird Deadline for 5k Run~Walk for Cancer is May 10
Early-bird registration for this year’s Emerson Hospital’s 5k Run~Walk for Cancer ends soon! Save $5 when you register by Thursday, May 10. All early-bird registrants will receive a race shirt in their preferred size! Visit www.EmersonHospital.org/5k for event details, to register to walk or run and to make a donation to support cancer care at Emerson Hospital.
Workshop on Sleep & Children’s Health - May 30
Does your child have a hard time falling asleep? Staying asleep? Join Dr. Gary Stanton, neurologist and sleep medicine expert at Emerson Hospital, on Wednesday, May 30 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. for an important discussion on sleep and children’s health. Topics will include the importance of sleep, tips for helping children fall asleep and stay asleep, common childhood sleep disorders, ways to screen for sleep disorders and pediatric sleep testing.
Vicky Hopley, Certified Child Life Specialist, Honored for Providing Outstanding Compassionate Care at Emerson Hospital
Vicky Hopley of our Pediatric Intervention Team was recently awarded Emerson's Terry Croteau Compassionate Care Award.
Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer on June 9 To Help Neighbors Living With Cancer
Registration is now open for this year’s Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer. The popular event brings together runners, walkers, and families from all of the surrounding towns to support cancer patients who are treated at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital — Bethke. Run~Walk will take place rain or shine at The Thoreau Center, 275 Forest Ridge Road in Concord on Saturday morning, June 9.
Emerson Hospital Hosts Family Health and Wellness Expo on May 5 in Concord
Freedom from Smoking Clinics Offered at Emerson Hospital
Freedom from Smoking Clinics Offered at Emerson Hospital Quit Smoking Support Group Begins this April
Quitting smoking is not as easy as it sounds. It often takes multiple attempts for people to quit and the most effective ways are with the support of others who are working to stop smoking too. Starting Monday, April 23, Emerson Hospital will be hosting a Freedom from Smoking® group clinic to help people learn how to overcome tobacco addictions and enjoy the benefits of better health, extra money and healthier relationships. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an individual’s risk of coronary heart disease drops to half that of a smoker’s just one year after they quit smoking.
Better Breathers Lecture on Lung Disease – April 19 Understanding Your Test Results
Millions of people have lung disease, which can make it difficult to breathe. To help with treatment, the Better Breathers Club at Emerson Hospital, a support and information group for people with lung disease and their family and friends, is continuing its 2018 lecture series. The next session will take place on Thursday, April 19th from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Better Breathers Lecture on Lung Disease – April 19
Emerson Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Offers Heart Disease Prevention Class This Spring