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Oct. 1, 2010- A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) found that lung cancer patients who received palliative care in addition to their usual aggressive management reported less depression, pain and other symptoms, compared with patients who received just aggressive care. What’s more, the study also showed that those who received palliative care actually lived longer, on average, and enjoyed a higher quality of life.

At Hallmark Health System, which includes Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, members of the Palliative Care Consultation Service seek to alleviate pain and discomfort to improve the quality of life of patients dealing with life-limiting, though not necessarily end-stage, illness.

Sept. 28, 2010- Hallmark Health System, which includes Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, is pleased to announce that the organization’s Community Services Department has been re-awarded a grant from the Massachusetts Children’s Trust Fund.

Sept. 23, 2010- North Suburban Women, Infants and Children (WIC), a program of Hallmark Health System, has been awarded a MiniGrant of $6,000 from the Northwest Suburban Community Health Alliance for “Connecting and Caring, A Program for New Mothers.” The program will serve first-time mothers with babies under the age of 1, residing or working in Burlington, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn and other local communities.

Sept. 10, 2010- Hallmark Health System, which includes Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford and Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, is pleased to bring a unique and fun event to those that are looking for a primary care physician.

If you are looking for a new primary care physician join Hallmark Health for Match.doc, a unique information session with a speed dating format, on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 6 to 8 p.m., at Orleans Restaurant in Davis Square, Somerville.

Hallmark Health, a major league provider of quality and advanced community healthcare, is proud to announce it recently joined forces with one of Boston’s major sports teams – the Boston Bruins. The agreement between the two organizations makes Hallmark Health the “Official Healthcare Partner of the Boston Bruins” for the next three years.

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