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Introducing Hawthorn Medical Comprehensive Concussion Clinic

Sports Medicine specialist Chad Beattie, MD, has introduced a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of concussions. The Hawthorn Medical Comprehensive Concussion Clinic offers a wide array of resources to treat concussions, including medications, therapy and neuropsychology, and uses ImPACT, a computerized system that measures aspects of cognitive functioning. The clinic has a team of specialists. In addition to Dr. Beattie, a certified athletic trainer, our occupational, physical and speech therapists work with patients to safely get them back to work, school or sport. For information or appointment, call the Concussion Clinic hotline at 508-961-2900, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

New Bedford Wellness Initiative

Hawthorn Cardiologist Michael Rocha, MD, leads a monthly Wellness Walk at Buttonwood Park the first Saturday of every month at 10:00 am. Meet at the Zoo entrance. The New Bedford Wellness Initiative was formed to raise health awareness and encourage physical activity. Check out their Facebook page for information about other upcoming events.

New facility being constructed at Faunce Corner campus

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A new 126,700 square-foot, three story building is being constructed adjacent to the main Faunce Corner Road facility. It will house a women's center, pediatrics, internal medicine, orthopedics, a rehabilitation center, OB/GYN services, diagnostic imaging, a laboratory, and a walk-in urgent care center.

Hawthorn Medical welcomes physicians

Dilma Silva, MD
Internal Medicine
Paula Freedman, MD
Pediatrics
Jennifer Crook, MD
Oncology/Hematology

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Looking to Get Healthy? Free Healthy Weight for Life Session

If you've been thinking about starting a healthier diet and lifestyle, why not join us for a Healthy Weight for Life session?

Said Karen of Westport, "I had a wonderful experience with the Health Weight for Life program. It was easy to follow and the support I received along the way from HMA staff was helpful. I lost between 50 – 60 lbs and have kept it off!"

Find out about our regular free sessions by calling 508-996-3991 x2543 for information and to reserve.
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Reducing Breast Cancer Risk with Exercise - New Study

Women intent on keeping breast cancer at bay may want to start and maintain a regular exercise regimen, a new study shows.

The researchers found that regular physical activity cuts the odds of breast cancer in postmenopausal women, but that protection also disappears if women stop exercising regularly.

Women who in the previous four years had done regular exercise equivalent to four hours of walking or cycling per week were 10 percent less likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than those who did less exercise according to the study.
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