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December 2006



Make your holidays healthy


It's the holidays — and that means lots of delicious and tempting treats.

Learn how you can enjoy the holiday season without overeating with tips from Southcoast's Chief Dietitian Beth Winthrop.

Beth's guidelines will help you enjoy the holidays without sacrificing your good health.

www.southcoast.org/health/



Give a pint ~ Get a pound

Start 2007 off right!

All during January, you give us a pint of blood and we'll give you a pound of delicious Dunkin' Donuts® coffee!


Dunkin' Donuts is teaming up with the Southcoast Blood Bank at St. Luke's Hospital to encourage local residents to donate blood.

In January, anyone who donates blood at the Southcoast Blood Bank at St. Luke's Hospital or at any Southcoast Blood Bank site or blood drive will receive a certificate for a pound of Dunkin' Donuts coffee. Coupons are redeemable at any Dunkin' Donuts shop.

www.southcoast.org/bloodbank/


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Online auction ends Monday, December 18



There are only a few days left to get in on the online auction to support the Campaign for a New St. Luke's.

The Southcoast Online Aution's bidding concludes on Monday, December 18.

New items have just been added, including:

  • Boston Red Sox tickets.
  • Hummer collapsable mountain bike.
  • 1-year membership to the Southcoast Wellness Center.
  • Plus great items such as the Apple iPod nano, Celtics and Bruins tickets, cruise certificates and overnight stays for two at Foxwoods.
  • and much, much more ...

www.southcoast.org/auction/







Orthopedic surgery at Southcoast: New tools in experienced hands


One of the latest techniques in orthopedic surgery is the partial knee replacement. Instead of replacing the total knee joint, we can replace just the bad part.

So you can limp in, start walking normally in a few weeks and never have to worry about Boston traffic.

At Southcoast, we perform over 5,000 orthopedic procedures a year, including more than 900 knee and hip replacements. And orthopedic specialists are on call 24/7 in our Emergency Departments.

With advanced technology, minimally invasive techniques and the expertise of 21 board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeons, the best place for your orthopedic care is now a lot closer to home.

www.southcoast.org/orthopedics/







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