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March 2014 | Southcoast® Center for Weight Loss designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery / Camp Angel Wings will Accept Registrations Beginning April 1 / Should I Shop the Perimeter? / Southcoast Calendar: Partnering for Healthy Living (04/02)(04/09)(04/15) / Early Pregnancy Education Program (04/10) / Free Informational Sessions on Weight Loss Surgery (03/26) (04/02) (04/10) (04/15) (04/16) (04/22) (04/23)
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February 2014 | Wishes for a Happy – and Healthy – American Heart Month from Southcoast®! / Southcoast Among the First to Offer New, Advanced Treatment Options for Heart Patients / Southcoast Health System Offers Advice on When to Seek Care for Flu-like Symptoms / Southcoast Calendar: Free Informational Sessions on Weight Loss Surgery (03/5) (03/11) (03/13) (03/18) (03/19) (03/25) (03/26) (04/02) (04/08) / Partnering for Healthy Living (02/26)(03/18)(03/19) / Early Pregnancy Education Program (03/06)
January 2014 | Southcoast Hospitals Welcomes New Year's Babies / Southcoast Health System Announces 2013 President's Award Winners / Southcoast Appoints Jack Dresser Senior Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer / Southcoast Hospitals Group Donates $100,000 to the Town of Wareham / Southcoast Health System Extends Groundbreaking Lung Cancer Screening Program / Southcoast Calendar: 'Give a Pint, Get a Pound' in January / Free Informational Sessions on Weight Loss Surgery (01/22) (01/28) / Partnering for Healthy Living (02/04)(02/12)(02/25) / Early Pregnancy Education Program (02/13)
December 2013 | Healthgrades Study Names Southcoast Hospitals Group One of America's 100 Best Hospitals in U.S. for Heart Care / Southcoast Health System and Representative Patricia A. Haddad Sponsor Mental and Behavioral Health Summit at St. Luke's Hospital / Southcoast Welcomes Chiefs of Key Service Lines / Southcoast Welcomes Child Life Specialist to Pediatric Program at St. Luke's Hospital / "Give a Pint, Get a Pound" Returns for National Blood Donor Month / Southcoast Calendar: Kick-Off Blood Drive(01/02) / Early Pregnancy Education Classes (01/09) / Southcoast / YMCA Healthy Living Series (01/2)(01/08)(01/14)
November 2013 | Southcoast Health System launches Structural Heart Program / Southcoast announces 'Living Healthy with Diabetes' / Southcoast Health System launches groundbreaking Lung Cancer Screening Program / Southcoast promotes importance of receiving the flu vaccine / Southcoast Calendar: Newport Pie Run (11/28) / "Living Healthy With Diabetes" (12/1) / Southcoast / YMCA Healthy Living Series (12/4)(12/11)(12/17)
October 2013 | Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care to host Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil on November 14 / Southcoast promotes importance of receiving the flu vaccine / Southcoast VNA to hold Annual Interfaith Remembrance Service on November 13 / Southcoast Maternity Services now offering an Early Pregnancy Education Initiative in Wareham / Southcoast Calendar: Take a Walk with a Southcoast Doc (10/26) / Remembrance Service (11/13) / Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil(11/14) / Newport Pie Run (11/28)
September 2013 | There is still time to register for Sharon's Walk! / Southcoast Rehabilitation Services offers free balance screenings in Fall River and Dartmouth during the month of September / Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care earns national seal of accreditation from the American College of Radiology / Panera Bread North Dartmouth to donate proceeds from Pink Ribbon Bagel to Southcoast's Mammography Program during the month of October / Southcoast's Day of Health for Women to be held on October 5 / Southcoast Calendar: An Evening to Showcase the Arts (9/21) / Business After Hours (9/25) / Sharon's Walk (9/29) / Day of Health (10/5) / CranberryHarvest Celebration (10/12) / New Bedford Chowder Festival (10/13) / South Coast Business Expo (10/16)
August 2013 | Your Resource for Expert Walk-in Care / Southcoast Hospitals ranked among Top 10 percent of hospitals evaluated for Bariatric Surgery / Keith Hovan named one of 130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know by Becker's Hospital Review / Southcoast VNA to host second annual Hope Takes Flight: A Butterfly Release on September 14 / Tobey Hospital Guild to host “An Evening to Showcase the Arts” on September 21 / Southcoast Calendar: Destination Soups (8/1) / Celebration of Women's Health (8/21) / Hope Takes Flight (9/14) / An Evening to Showcase the Arts (9/21) / Sharon's Walk (9/21)
July 2013 | Southcoast Center for Primary and Specialty Care in Fairhaven opens / World Class pediatric care now serving the South Coast community / Registration is NOW OPEN for the fourth annual “Sharon’s Walk” / Stay safe in the Sun this Summer / Southcoast Calendar: Pizza for a Pint (7/1) / Destination Soupss (8/1) / Hope Takes Flight (9/14)
June 2013 | Your Heart is Something to Blog About / Southcoast Farmers' Market / Pizza for a Pint this July / Protecting Yourself from Mosquitoes / Southcoast radiology and laboratory services at HealthFirst / Southcoast Calendar: Pizza for a Pint Blood Bank Promotion (7/1) / Southcoast Night at Newport Gulls (7/1) / Southcoast Night at Gatemen (7/6) / Southcoast sponsors AHA! & KIDS RULE (7/11) / Strike Out Against Cancer (8/2)
May 2013 | Celebrating 9 years of healthy beginnings! / "Southcoast is my choice" / Meet some of our many stars / Groundbreaking cancer prevention study / Get farm fresh food — every week! / Southcoast Calendar: Skin & Sun Safety lecture (5/16), New Bedford Cleanup (5/18), Southcoast Night at Bay Sox (6/27)
April 2013 | Tips to keep your heart healthy / Healthgrades gives 5 stars to Southcoast bariatric program / Get farm fresh food — every week! / Valet parking comes to St. Luke's / Registration is open for summer camps / Southcoast Calendar: Partnering for a Healthy East Bay (4/25), Walk with a Doc (4/27), Fall River North Park Cleanup (4/27), Y! Be Healthy health expo (4/27), Tobey Golf (5/16), New Bedford Cleanup (5/18)
March 2013 | Cancer Care at Southcoast: Top 100 in U.S.! / Fall River urologists join Southcoast Physicians Group / Diabetes program opens new Wareham site / Southcoast Calendar: Sinus relief seminar (4/10), Y! Be Healthy health expo (4/27), Tobey Golf (5/16)
February 2013 | Escape the cold: Walk with a Southcoast doc! / Be safe this winter / Southcoast gets positive bond rating and outlook / Southcoast Calendar: Walk with a Southcoast Doc (3/9), Tobey Golf (5/16)
January 2013 | Give a pint, get a pound! / Tips to stay healthy during flu season / Southcoast receives prestigious recognition for cancer care / Southcoast Calendar: Walk with a Southcoast Doc (2/23)
December 2012 | Southcoast among first to perform new robotic surgery / Southcoast receives prestigious cancer accreditation / World class pediatric care. At Southcoast. / Tips to make your holidays healthier / Southcoast Calendar: Santa Run (12/8), Walk with a Southcoast Doc (12/15), New Year's Eve! (12/31)
October 2012 | Pink Glove Dance: Vote Southcoast to help local cancer patients! / Day of Women's Health is October 27 / Panera's Pink Ribbon Bagel benefits Southcoast / Southcoast Calendar: South Coast Business Expo (10/17), Laughter is the Best Medicine 2 (10/26), Walk With a Southcoast Doc (10/27)
September 2012 | On the road! Southcoast launches 2nd Health Van / Walk with a Southcoast doc! / Join us for "Sharon's Walk" in New Bedford on September 30 / Panera's Pink Ribbon Bagel benefits Southcoast / Southcoast Calendar: Evening of Doo Wop (9/29), Salon Day (10/7), Chowder Festival (10/7), Laughter is the Best Medicine 2 (10/26)
July 2012 | Southcoast Farmers' Markets: Good health starts by buying local / Internal Medicine & Cardiology Associates joins Southcoast Physicians Group / Register now for 3rd annual "Sharon's Walk" on September 30 / July 28: Take a Step for Healthy Kids / August 17: Cirque du St. Luke's
April 2012 | You can take steps toward a healthy heart / Join us for neighborhood cleanups in Fall River and New Bedford / Family MediCenter joins Southcoast Physicians Group / Southcoast Rehab Services at Somerset to celebrate 10 year anniversary with public open house April 24 / Give blood ~ see baseball! / Free Head and Neck Cancer Screenings on April 25
March 2012 | Southcoast & Boston Children's Hospital announce new collaboration / Southcoast Physicians Group forms region's largest network / Charlton recognized for quality and safety in endoscopy / RAPPP summer camps for teens / FREE lecture!
February 2012 | Southcoast is first in region to offer 'low dose radiation' CT scans / Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care welcomes four new oncologists / Registration open for 2012 Camp Angel Wings bereavement camp / Scholarship for 2012 HS grads / Chance to win Providence Bruins tickets when you donate blood in February
December 2011 | Brain & spine care, close to you / Give a pint, get a pound! / Southcoast to go 100% smoke & tobacco free / 'E-mail a patient' reaches milestone / FREE vascular screenings in January / Thank you for your support / JOIN IN: Your voice can benefit our patients / FREE health assessments for seniors / Join us on Google+
November 2011 | Southcoast to go 100% smoke & tobacco free / Charlton Trusts pledges $2 million to Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care / Southcoast's chefs are 'best of the best' / Southcoast VNA opens community offices across the region / Tell Blue Cross: 'I want to keep my doctor' / Run with Santa, benefit Southcoast! / Free vascular screenings / Join us on Google+
October 2011 | Southcoast among top 100 hospitals in U.S. for heart care / Pink bagels support women's health at Southcoast / Southcoast investment to fund health equity initiative / Join us for Sharon's Walk on October 23 / Get our new iPhone app!
September 2011 | Treat yourself to a 'Day of Women's Health' on October 1 / Find a Southcoast doctor — faster! / St. Luke's joins Healthy Dining New Bedford / Join us for Sharon's Walk on October 23 / Get our new iPhone app!
July 2011 | Free lecture on concussions, equipment fitting / Southcoast, neighbors clean up around St. Luke's / Free vascular screenings in July / Southcoast earns top honors for health coverage for kids / Southcoast Night at Bay Sox, Thursday, July 21 / Health education camp for teens begins August 1 / Get our new iPhone app!
June 2011 | Southcoast physicians now seeing patients at Rosebrook / Give a pint ~ get a pizza! / National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit visits St. Luke's / St. Luke's cleanup moved to July 16 / Laugh for a great cause! / Get our new iPhone app!
May 2011 | Take a virutal tour of our Fairhaven cancer center / Our cancer patients ... in their own words / St. Luke's cleanup moved to July 16 / Hospitalists: Doctors who care for you in the hospital / Get our new iPhone app!
April 2011 | Visit our new Fairhaven cancer center Open house on April 30 / Get our new iPhone app: It's your health care. Just better. / Southcoast announces consolidated Southcoast VNA / Earth Day Cleanup at St. Luke's on April 23!
March 2011 | We are you / FREE orthopedic lecture on March 24 / Southcoast is top 5% in U.S. for patient safety — again! / Mechanics Cooperative Bank commits $300,000 to Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care / Tobey Spring Luncheon & Fashion Show
February 2011 | Fairhaven cancer center nearing completion / Faunce Corner Rehab open house 3/23 / Truesdale Cardiology joins Southcoast Physician Services / Learn the facts about women and heart disease / Is your game up to par? Tobey Golf! / Save the dates for Southcoast special events in 2011!
January 2011 | OPTIFAST® weight management program offers new lectures / John Day named 2010 SouthCoast Man of the Year / Give a pint ~ get a pound! / Save the dates for Southcoast special events in 2011!
December 2010 | Give a pint ~ get a pound! / BankFive donates $100,000 to Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care / A video chat with New Bedford sculptor / Blood Bank receives national accreditation / Use PayPal to donate to Southcoast
November 2010 | HealthGrades: Southcoast Hospitals now in Top 5% in the U.S. for heart care / RAPPP student films address bullying, abuse and teen sex / OPTIFAST Weight Management Program now in New Bedford / New council joins patients, families and Southcoast / Southcoast Hospice to hold Annual Interfaith Memorial Service / Southcoast Hospice "Memory Tree" at St. Luke's Hospital / The ultimate gift: Give blood!
October 2010 | Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care unveils new Jarabek Center / Enjoy a Pink Bagel and support Southcoast / Citizens-Union Savings Bank makes $500,000 donation to Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care / 45 residents join Ex-Smokers Hall of Fame / Skin cancer screenings Oct. 20 / Tips for a safe Halloween
September 2010 | Southcoast Hospitals is Top 5% in U.S. for patient safety / Know your stats about prostate cancer / Fall River Mayor Flanagan tours Charlton / OcTOBEYfest will raise funds for cancer center / St. Luke's plans "Trip Around the World"
August 2010 | Southcoast eNews was not published this month
June 2010 | Southcoast Health System President John Day to retire in 2011, Keith Hovan named successor / Mayor Flanagan joins Charlton volunteers in Fall River clean up / Southcoast Health System receives national business IT award / Give a pint ~ get free pizza & Bay Sox tickets!
May 2010 | New Wareham medical office building will offer convenience / E-mail a Patient program hits a milestone / 163 volunteers clean up around St. Luke's Hospital / 300+ tour new Southcoast Wound Care Center & Southeast Rehab / "Caring for Aging Parents" lecture set for May 20
April 28, 2010 | Special Issue | Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care announces affiliation with M. D. Anderson Physicians Network®: Southcoast is working with the nation's leader in cancer care to offer advanced treatment for cancer patients in Southeastern Massachusetts
April 2010 | Southcoast Hospitals announces Thoracic Cancer Clinic / Earth Day 2010: Learn how you can help our environment / May 15: Operation Clean Sweep at St. Luke's Hospital / Southcoast employees trained for emergency preparedness / Sharon's Walk to benefit Southcoast cancer program / Camp Angel Wings accepting registrations for summer 2010
March 2010 | Southcoast Wound Care Center is region's first to offer hyperbaric oxygen treatment / Southcoast to host 2010 Census assistance centers / Is your game up to par? Play at Kittansett Club! / Sharon's Walk to benefit Southcoast cancer program / New cancer support groups / Head and neck screenings
February 2010 | Southcoast opens new Rehab facility in Fall River / Is your game up to par? Play at Kittansett Club! / Southcoast to host 2010 Census assistance centers / A new way to give blood / Hospice volunteers needed
December 2009 | Southcoast breaks ground on Fairhaven cancer center / Give a pint ~ get a pound! / Thank you — 90,933 times! / Southcoast helps "Make Smoking History" / New online bill payment / Worksite health forum
November 2009 | Southcoast updates hospital visitor policy for flu season / H1N1 testing not recommended by health officials / Too sick to visit? Send an e-mail to a patient! / Weekly flu facts — all in one place / Flu Facts podcast — now on iTunes! / Do you ask the right questions? / Southcoast Hospice introduces "Caring for Caregivers"
October 2009 | Helping you get ready for flu season / Sen. Bill Bradley addresses health care reform / Give blood ~ get chocolate! / Free skin cancer screenings / Flu Facts podcast: Now on iTunes / Send a flu e-Card!
August 2009 | Southcoast to open the region's first Wound Care Center / It's almost flu season — get the facts! / Get your children ready for back to school / Tobey fundraiser on September 11 / Preventing disease spread by mosquitoes
July 2009 | Cancer care at Southcoast: Nobody does this alone. / Southcoast Center for Cancer Care's clinical leadership / Meet Red Sox mascot Wally at Wareham Gatemen on August 2 / Bike run to benefit St. Luke's Hospital set for August 16 / Health tips for travelers
June 2009 | We've got your beat! / Give a pint ~ get a pizza! / An answer to your painful and unsightly veins / Play ball! / Camp Angel Wings now accepting applications / Stay healthy this summer / Clean sweep on YouTube! / H1N1 update
May 2009 | Trouble ahead? You may have PAD — and not know it / Take the da Vinci surgical robot for a test drive! / Update on H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) / Operation Clean Sweep at St. Luke's — Saturday, May 16
April 2009 | Another reason to give blood ~ reserved parking! / Southcoast's free vascular screenings announced for Fall River, New Bedford and Wareham / Your decisions matter / Southcoast opens Coastal Café in Fairhaven / Dancing with the New Bedford Stars (May 8)
March 2009 | Keep your medication list up to date / Southcoast helps spread the word about the critical need for organ donors / Learn how to detect the signs of stroke / Trustees' award annual Medal for Outstanding Service / Charlton fundraiser features "Rat Pack" tribute
January 2009 | Give a pint ~ get a pound! / Herald News goes up close and personal with heart patient / Pediatric echo services now available at Tobey Hospital / What to know about your health when it's cold outside / Eat right! radio show
December 2008 | Give a pint ~ get a pound! / Southcoast Hospitals honored with New Bedford Chamber's 2008 Education Leadership Award / Southcoast surgeons offer new treatment for Peripheral Artery Disease / St. Luke's garage nearing completion / Smoking cessation classes / Southcoast Hospice presents 'A Season to Remember Tree' / Ambulatory Clinic transitions patients to the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center
November 2008 | Southcoast opens new PET/CT / St. Luke's Hospital unveils historical paintings in main lobby / Southcoast Hospice to hold Annual Interfaith Memorial Service / Send a Holiday Carol-O-Gram / Blood Bank receives national accreditation
October 2008 | Southcoast is ranked top 10% in U.S. for heart care / Robotic-assisted surgery: Prostate cancer patients call it a miracle. / Free prostate cancer screenings / Schedule your mammogram and breakfast is on us / Thank you ... for NOT smoking / Stroke awareness program
August 2008 | St. Luke's garage starting to take shape / Southcoast Hospice named Pediatric Palliative Care Provider / Get your children ready for back to school / Tobey Hospital presents "Moby Tobey ~ A Whale of a Party" / Give Blood!
June 2008 | This July, the pizza is on us! / New initiative aims to make positive impact on youths / Weight loss surgery program at Tobey now offers LAP-BAND / Tobey ExpressCare opens / New garage for St. Luke's
April 2008 | Keith A. Hovan named new President of Southcoast Hospitals / Radiation therapy coming to new Southcoast cancer center / ExpressCare @ Tobey: An Update / New expanded MRI hours at Tobey / Free Vascular Screenings / Donate blood ~ get a T-shirt / Free Head and Neck Cancer Screenings
November 2007 | Great spine care ~ right here! / A team approach to stroke therapy / This holiday season, give the gift of life / Southcoast Logo Shop 2007 Holiday Collection / Send a Carol-O-Gram / Facts about MRSA / Inquire about your bill
September 2007 | Women: You deserve a "Morning of Health" / New choices for Blue Cross Medicare patients / What would you do with more time? / Chowder champs ~ again! / Free Vascular Screenings / Evening of food, wing and song to benefit Tobey / Inquire about your bill
July 2007 | A New St. Luke's is ready for you / Great heart care ... minutes away! / Southcoast links you to better health / Sweet incentive / Free lecture on insect-borne illnesses / Southcoast honors Rev. Dr. Robert P. Lawrence
May 2007 | Southcoast eNews was not published this month
March 2007 | New surgeon brings advanced cancer procedures to Southcoast / Southcoast holds sign up days for Commonwealth Care / Cancer awareness day / Free vascular screenings / Truesdale Medical Specialties Associates joins Southcoast
February 2007 | The need for blood is urgent! / Southcoast helps residents sign up for Commonwealth Care / Blood Bank earns national accreditation / Free prostate screenings / Tiles in Tribute / Pre-register online
November 2006 | Charlton Charitable Trust gives $2 million to St. Luke's / AHA! Night hosts blood drive for Southcoast Blood Bank / Get ready to bid on great items to benefit St. Luke's / Southcoast Hospitals donates equipment to local paramedic services / Meet Tedy Bruschi at Fatherhood Awards Dinner / Southcoast Diabetes Education Program earns national award / Charlton offers free vascular and stroke screenings / Magnet public notice
August 2006 | Get your children ready for back to school / Southcoast has region's first 64-slice CT scanner / Request a copy of your medical record / Grant provides Wareham diabetes outreach / Wines of the World