DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

June 13, 2012

Health Briefs


Learn the causes of abdominal pain

DERRY — Parkland Medical Center Community Lecture Series presents "Surgical and Non-Surgical Causes of Abdominal Pain" on Thursday, June 21, at 6 p.m. at 44 Birch St., Nutfield Building, Suite 203 (Entrance A).

What causes a stomachache and how do you know when it's serious enough to head to the ER? Stomach pain can be an indication of major illness or a minor passing inconvenience.

Learn what can cause this common complaint and review warning signs of appendicitis, gall bladder disease, and injuries caused by abdominal trauma.

This is a free event. To register, call Consult a Nurse at 1-877-642-2362. Registration is required as space is limited.

Tour wound-healing center at Parkland

DERRY — Parkland Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine will hold an open house Wednesday, June 20, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

RSVP is not required. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 421-3688.

The Parkland Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine offers advanced care for non-healing wounds. The new hyperbaric oxygen chambers deliver pure oxygen to chronic wounds to accelerate healing.

There will be tours of the facility and hyperbaric oxygen chambers, opportunities to talk with the staff at the center and more.