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Nurse practitioner joins Franklin Health Internal Medicine(1)

July 12, 2018

FARMINGTON – Nurse practitioner Vanessa Smith, APRN-FNP, has joined the Franklin Memorial Hospital medical staff as a provider at Franklin Health Internal Medicine. NPs evaluate patients, diagnose, write prescriptions, and guide their patients on maintaining healthy lifestyles. Smith completed her master’s degree in family nurse practitioner studies at St. Joseph’s University in Standish. Prior to […]

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Healthy Community Coalition announces July mobile events

FARMINGTON – Healthy Community Coalition announces its upcoming schedule of free mobile health unit events. A variety of education and free health screenings will be offered at each stop including blood pressure and cholesterol checks, colon cancer screening kits (FIT screening), and body composition analysis. The schedule is as follows: July 12: 1-4 p.m. at […]

More than 60 attend Business After Hours at Franklin Memorial Hospital

FARMINGTON – Franklin Memorial Hospital welcomed more than 60 Franklin County Chamber of Commerce members to its business-after-hours health fair on June 21. The Healthy Community Coalition had its Mobile Health Unit near the hospital’s main entrance, where visitors dropped in to have a body composition analysis performed that breaks down body weight into percentages […]

Healthy eating for cancer survivors

FARMINGTON – Does sugar feed cancer? Should I avoid soy? Should I be eating organic foods? These are just a few of the questions being answered at a free presentation called “Healthy Eating for Cancer Survivors” taking place on Wednesday, July 11, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Bass Room at Franklin Memorial […]

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