Emerson Hospital Workshop on Sleep & Children’s Health - March 21
Emerson Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Offers Heart Disease Prevention Class this Spring
Emerson Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program will offer a 12-week prevention course for exercise and weight loss, beginning on Wednesday, April 11, from 5-7 p.m. The program is designed for people at risk for heart disease or type II diabetes.
Better Breathers Lecture on March 15 to Discuss Importance of Good Nutrition for People with Lung Disease
Millions of people have lung disease, which can make it difficult to breathe. To help with treatment, the Better Breathers Club at Emerson Hospital, an information and support group for people with lung disease and their family and friends, is continuing its lecture series. The next session will take place on Thursday, March 15 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed for Spring Vacation Bike Camp in Groton Great Opportunity for Students to Help Children with Special Needs Learn to Bike
Volunteers are needed during April school vacation week, April 16 -20, to assist at a bike camp at Lawrence Academy in Groton for children with special needs. Emerson Hospital’s Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies is hosting the fourth annual camp, called iCan Shine, which is open to children who are at least eight years old who have special needs and are able to walk without an assistive device. Trained counselors and volunteer spotters will work with campers to teach them how to ride a conventional bike.
Emerson Hospital Workshop on Sleep & Children’s Health - March 21 Learn from Dr. Gary Stanton, Sleep Medicine Expert
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, March 21 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.
Volunteers Needed for Spring Vacation Bike Camp in Groton
In my own voice: David Whiteman, MD, on how aggressive wound care saved his foot
A team of Emerson specialists used their expertise to stem the system-wide infection that put Dr. David Whiteman’s foot at risk.
Get to know: Elizabeth Peters, MD
Elizabeth Peters, MD, likes the medical detective work that comes with practicing radiology. Since joining the Emerson medical staff 20 years ago, she has seen the department grow and the technology steadily advance.
Out of nowhere, a heart attack
Paintings and Drawings by Local Artist Joyce McJilton Dwyer Now on Display at Emerson Medical at Sudbury through April 18