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February 6, 2014

HEALTH BRIEFS

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A five-star rating indicates that Parkland Medical Center’s clinical outcomes are better than expected when performing interventional procedures, such as cardiac catheterization and angioplasty to unblock clogged arteries.

Parkland Medical Center has been recognized with the 2014 Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Award in Coronary Intervention.

“We have an outstanding team that consistently delivers exceptional care,” said Chris Accashian, Parkland’s CEO. “This achievement reflects the high standards and commitment to excellence that our staff delivers to patients every day. We are proud to be honored as one of the best; this achievement demonstrates that those who live in the Greater Derry area can get nationally recognized high-quality care close to home.”

For more information, visit parklandmedicalcenter.com.

Derry Medical offers classes

DERRY — Derry Medical Center’s Nutrition and Wellness Programs are adding a full complement of classes including exercise, yoga, Pilates, and personal training with certified personal trainers. In addition, the gym contains favorite workout equipment like treadmill, elliptical, TRX and free weights.

There are several components to good health including, good nutrition, maintaining a healthy weight and physical activity. The gym and exercise studios are an important complement to the various nutrition and weight management programs provided through the wellness center. They teach patients how to eat better and also teach them appropriate exercise techniques in a non-intimidating setting.

Space is limited in all classes, so reserve a spot early. Register by calling 537-3033 or visit DerryMedicalCenter.com. Classes started Monday.

The new facility is located in building 14B right behind the wellness building at 14 Tsienneto Road Medical Park in Derry.

Center offers free balance assessments

DERRY — Falls are often the leading cause of injury-related hospital visits in Rockingham County. Each year, one in three adults over the age of 65 reports a fall that could lead to serious injuries.

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