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Southcoast Health welcomes new providers to New Bedford, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Wareham, Fall River

“Southcoast Health is pleased to announce the not-for-profit community health system welcomed seven new providers this month. They will join various specialties across the system including the Breast Care Program, Cardiology, the Hospitalist Program, Oncology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics and our Visiting Nurse Association (VNA). Sarah Desilet, NP | Visiting Nurse …

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Southcoast Health Heart & Vascular performs Novel Atrial Fibrillation Treatment, first in New England

“Southcoast Health is pleased to announce the Heart and Vascular program at Charlton Memorial Hospital is the first practice in New England to perform an innovative procedure treating atrial fibrillation (AFib) with the PulseSelect Pulsed Field Ablation (PFA) system. “This accomplishment is a credit to Southcoast Health, our providers and …

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New Bedford Health Department offers FREE medication organizers, sharps containers, medicine deactivation

“MEDICAL SUPPLIES AVAILABLE: The New Bedford Health Department has free medication organizers, sharps disposal containers, and medicine deactivation and disposal bags available for the public. With support from the state’s Public Health Excellence program, these supplies are available ament-offers-free-mt no cost. Stop by our office at 1213 Purchase Street in …

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U.S. CPSC warns that narcotics, water beads, in nation’s water, a growing threat to children

“WASHINGTON, D.C. – During National Poison Prevention Week, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is highlighting serious, growing hazards facing young children, including a surge in unintentional poisoning from narcotics, and additional hazards identified with water bead products. CPSC’s just-released report on unintentional pediatric poisonings found that 98 children …

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Southcoast Health’s New Bedford facility the most comprehensive pediatric rehab program in region

“NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – Southcoast Health patients, providers, staff, donors and leadership gathered at a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning to celebrate the completion of the brand new state-of-the-art Southcoast Health Pediatric Rehabilitation location at 4543 Acushnet Ave. in New Bedford. This new location will begin seeing patients on Monday, March …

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Southcoast Health Heart & Vascular performs 600 watchman procedures to treat atrial fibrillation

“FALL RIVER, Mass. – Dr. Adam Saltzman, Medical Director of the Structural Heart Disease Program at Southcoast Health with Dr. Ramin Davoudi, Medical Director of Electrophysiology, Dr. Nitesh Sood, Director of Southcoast Health’s Atrial Fibrillation Wellness Program, and the outstanding team at Southcoast Heart & Vascular have completed over 600 …

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