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Newton-Wellesley Hospital
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Providing the expertise of a major medical facility with the personal attention of a community hospital.
Providing the expertise of a major medical facility with the personal attention of a community hospital.

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Our fall Family HealthSource is now available in a new digital format. Features Joint Center and Center for Weight Loss Surgery patient stories and more. Read now: http://www.nwh.org/healthsource-autumn2014

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Our Urgent Care Center...New name, same great service!
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Heading to the Waltham Urgent Care Center? Pre-register before you come and save time! Our new online pre-registration is quick and easy: http://nwh.org/ucc-prereg
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Newton-Wellesley has been recognized with the 2014 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll. The award recognizes our commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.
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March is Child Life Month...Learn About Newton-Wellesley Hospital's Child Life Specialists

When a family experiences a traumatic event, life-threatening illness or a death of a loved one, a child life specialist (CLS) at  Newton-Wellesley Hospital can help ease the stress by promoting emotional support for the child and family.

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Hundreds of hats, booties and blankets/shawls have been knitted “with love” and given to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and newborn/preemie babies at Newton-Wellesley. The Ladies Knitting Committee, within the Town of Dover’s Council on Aging, started knitting the items in the spring of 2012. Thank you, Ladies Knitting Committee, for your incredible generosity!
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Injuries happen. We're here to help. Come to one of our free Pre-Marathon Runner’s Injury Screenings where you will be assessed by a physical therapist and given appropriate treatment recommendations as they relate to your goals. Choose from any of the following dates and times:
Thursday, February 27 • 4:30-7:30 pm
Monday, March 10 • 4:30-7:30 pm
Wednesday, March 12 • 4:30-7:30 pm
Sign up now: https://www.nwh.org/events/runningstrong/

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Are you concerned about a mole on your arm that has increased in size over time? How about those pesky corns and calluses on your feet? Or perhaps your vision isn’t what it used to be. Get these questions answered and more at our Ask the Doc Booth at the NWH Community Health Fair & Open House on Sun March 23! Visit www.nwh.org/community for more info.
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Why do our stomachs growl? Newton-Wellesley gastroenterologist Laurence Bailen, MD, helps explain why our stomachs can growl - even when we are not hungry.
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