Northfield Hospital + Clinics welcomes Dr. Jasmine Kamboj, a hematologist and oncologist who joins the Cancer Care & Infusion Center at Northfield Hospital this month.
Dr. Kamboj knows it’s important to listen and understand her patient’s concerns so she can offer the best available options and support while they choose which path works the best for them. “I believe in building a strong rapport with my patients,” she says.
By Ben Flannery, MD
You may be hearing about manganese levels in Northfield drinking water, and might have health concerns for infants. This is relevant only for formula-fed babies, and there’s a simple solution.
Manganese naturally occurs in drinking water and can be found in rocks and soil. It’s a naturally occurring element that our bodies need.
Great question. NPR’s “Health Shots” explains the benefits of 3D mammography, including new research that shows better detection of cancer with 3D images for women as young as 40 and women 65-plus (two separate studies). “If a breast cancer screening facility offers 3D, women should choose that,” NPR concludes, quoting radiologist Liane Philpotts, MD with Yale Cancer Center: “‘It's really a no-brainer. We just get so much more information with 3D, it seems an obvious choice.’”
Northfield Hospital + Clinics welcomes Suzanne Schaefer, MD to its Lakeville Clinic, caring for patients of all ages.
She brings 30 years’ experience, including Urgent Care expertise, to the Lakeville community.
Dr. Schaefer believes in working together with patients to promote health by preventing disease through screening, managing chronic disease, and promoting a healthy lifestyle.
“I look forward to developing relationships with patients,” Dr. Shaefer says.
The growing problem – and national conversation – of opioid addiction may be affecting the way you think about your own health care. Like many people, you may feel nervous about taking pain medication when you need it.
As doctors and leaders in healthcare and government work together to address the crisis, it may help you to know how doctors and pharmacists address opioid prescriptions, and some other alternatives to managing your pain.
Busy women – especially those who care for kids and perhaps aging parents – tend to put their own health last.
We invite you to put yourself first for an evening.
Our first-ever Women’s Health Fair is an evening of health information for women at every age and stage. We invite you to celebrate your best health . . . your best self.
Staff and providers from 15 departments across NH+C welcome you with exhibits and activities, seminars, tours, refreshments – and a prize drawing for some pretty delightful gift baskets.
We’re proud to offer LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD®, a therapy program to improve movement and voice for patients with Parkinson’s.
LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD® is each an intensive, four-week therapy program designed specifically to help improve ease of movement and voice quality in those who have Parkinson’s. Patients work with physical and occupational therapists on the LSVT BIG® program to improve ease of movement – and separately with a speech therapist on the LSVT LOUD® program to improve voice quality.
Are you a member of Medicare? You’re entitled to FREE “Annual Wellness Visits.” These visits are 100% covered by Medicare with no out of pocket expense to you. You can have your Annual Wellness Visit at our clinics.
Yearly preventative wellness visits are a way to have honest conversations with members of your health care team to discuss health concerns, identify any health risks, and help you to make positive lifestyle changes so you can get or stay as healthy as possible.
A free group workshop designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. Whether you are helping a parent, spouse, or friend who lives at home, in assisted living, or in a nursing home, you will benefit from the tools presented in this program. You will learn strategies to better handle the unique caregiver challenges you face, as well as how to reduce stress, communicate more effectively, make tough decisions, and reduce feelings of guilt, anger, and depression.
April 23, 2019 – 7:00-8:30pm
Carleton College Weitz Cinema
320 Third St. East, Northfield
hosted by Northfield Advance Care Planning Advisory Council (NACPAC) and Carleton College’s Ethical Inquiry
A 30-minute guided discussion will follow the film, led by Daniel Groll, Carleton College Professor of Philosophy, and Susan Lohmann, Northfield Hospital & Clinics Advance Care Planning Coordinator.