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URGENT! Get In, Get Out, Get BETTER! Doctor’s Express is now AFC URGENT CARE

URGENT! Get In, Get Out, Get BETTER! Doctor’s Express is now AFC URGENT CARE

  Doctor’s Express has officially changed its name to AFC Urgent Care. AFC Urgent Care can be found locally at 280R Merrimack St. in Methuen and 129 Turnpike St. in…

DiZoglio Pulmonary Hypertension Bill Signed into Law

DiZoglio Pulmonary Hypertension Bill Signed into Law

Inspired by Methuen Family Battling PH, Legislation Will Improve Services, Awareness (BOSTON) – Growing up, Methuen resident Ernesto Bencosme had always lived a healthy lifestyle and been athletic. Something would…

Facet Joint Disease ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN

Facet Joint Disease ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN

By: Dr. Rami Rustum – Dec. 2016 There are numerous facet joints in the body; they are the small joints behind and between each of the vertebrae in the spine,…

Trump Must Block Govt. Control Over Medical Practices

Trump Must Block Govt. Control Over Medical Practices

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – Dec. 2016 Left to itself, the government naturally exerts greater and greater control over people’s lives and requires prior permission for everything. In the case…

Legislature Will Honor Will of Voters to Legalize and Regulate Pot – But…

Legislature Will Honor Will of Voters to Legalize and Regulate Pot – But…

By: Linda Dean Campbell – Dec. 2016 We should begin discussions to focus upon the concerns of our local communities as well as develop better formulated estimates of cost. We…

FENTANYL IN METHUEN Methuen PD Confiscates 1.2M in Fentanyl, Find Baby Exposed to Fentanyl in Separate Case

FENTANYL IN METHUEN Methuen PD Confiscates 1.2M in Fentanyl, Find Baby Exposed to Fentanyl in Separate Case

TWO FENTANYL CASES IN ONE DAY  CASE #1 – $1.2M in Fentanyl Confiscated in Methuen  Methuen Police have taken 15 kilos (approximately 32lbs) of the drug called fentanyl and arrested…

Lawrence Council Approves Police Use of NARCAN

Lawrence Council Approves Police Use of NARCAN

DEC. 20, 2016| 8:30pm The Lawrence City Council approved the use of NARCAN Tuesday night, allowing Lawrence Police to carry the medication that literally revives people who die from heroin…

Haverhill Woman Charged with Criminal Obstruction, Harassing a Witness

Haverhill Woman Charged with Criminal Obstruction, Harassing a Witness

AG’s Office Originally Charged Woman with Larceny, Medicaid False Claims for Billing MassHealth for Services Not Provided BOSTON – A Haverhill woman who served as the personal care attendant (PCA)…

Commitment to Patient Care Not Quite Sturdy at Sturdy Hospital

Commitment to Patient Care Not Quite Sturdy at Sturdy Hospital

BY: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – Nov. 2016 Leadership is made much of because it affects every member of an organization and everyone who has to deal with them. The impact…

What to Expect From a Donald Trump Administration ~ PAYING ATTENTION with Tom Duggan

What to Expect From a Donald Trump Administration ~ PAYING ATTENTION with Tom Duggan

By: Tom Duggan – Nov. 2016 With all the media lies and misrepresentations about Donald Trump before the election, it’s hard to know what was real and what was just…

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome – THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome – THE DOCTOR IS IN!

By: Dr. Rami Rustum – Nov. 2016 Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) refers to a group of patients who have new or persistent pain after spinal surgery for back or…

Companion Care Services Seeks Volunteers for Vets in Nursing Homes

Companion Care Services Seeks  Volunteers for Vets in Nursing Homes

Alicia Nordin of Companion Care Services of New England says with more part time volunteers she would be able to service more nursing home residents, in particular, military veterans. Alicia’s…

FEASTER FIVE: Fun, Festive Thanksgiving Day Tradition for 10K+ Runners, Walkers in Andover

FEASTER FIVE: Fun, Festive Thanksgiving Day Tradition for 10K+ Runners, Walkers in Andover

WHAT:   29th annual family-friendly Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race, one of New England’s largest running events with 10,000+ runners and walkers and an apple pie for all finishers.…

Gr. Lawrence Tech Students Start Opioid Prevention Task Force

Gr. Lawrence Tech Students Start Opioid Prevention Task Force

Inspired by Methuen’s Phil Lahey, students at the Greater Lawrence Tech School have started a Drug Education Task Force. Lahey, a former Methuen Councilor and the main force in the…

Massachusetts Senate Adopts Caregiver Advice and Records Enablement Standards (C.A.R.E.) Act

Massachusetts Senate Adopts Caregiver Advice and Records Enablement Standards  (C.A.R.E.) Act

Boston-  The Massachusetts state Senate today advanced a bill intended to provide family caregivers with critically needed information and guidance to effectively care for a patient once released from a…