DMC Cancer Kicker’s “Little Black Dress” party June 8th, 2013
A LITTLE BLACK DRESS FUNDRAISING PARTY! Incredible raffles, DJ, Dancing, Cash Bar, Appetizers
What: Little Black Dress Party
When: Saturday, June 8, 2013 – 6:00pm-11:00pm
Where: America Legion Hall-Hooksett
5 Riverside St., Hooksett, NH
Attire: Little Black Dresses, or anything that is NOT JEANS for significant others or anyone who doesn’t have a black dress.
PRIZE FOR BEST SHOES!
ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE
Help support Team Cancer Kickers for our Relay for Life event on June 21, 2013 at Pinkerton Academy. Buy raffle tickets at the Derry Medical Center office at Read More
Study Shows Mediterranean Diet Prevents Heart Attack and Stroke
A recent New York Times article highlighted the findings of a study published on The New England Journal of Medicine’s website that found that 30% of heart attacks, strokes and death from heart disease can be prevented in people with high risk if they switch to a Mediterranean diet. Specifically, a so-called Mediterranean diet is rich in olive oil, nuts, beans, fish, fruits and vegetables.
This may seem like old news, but the startling results of the study demonstrated that maintaining this type of diet effected greater protection from heart attacks and stroke than merely relying on statin drugs, such as Lipitor.
The mainstays of the diet consisted of at least: Read More
This Year’s Flu is Very Widespread
Dr. Dennis Rork examines a patient
Lots and lots of people are sick–whether from the flu, or other cold viruses, and they are calling their doctors for check-ups. Fortunately, if you are a patient of Derry Medical Center, you can be seen the same day you call for an appointment.
A patient is instructed in using a mask
New patients, too! Becoming a patient of Derry Medical Center has never been easier–we’ll handle all the paperwork for transferring your records after your first appointment. So if you are sick and need to see a doctor, just call 603-537-1300 and we will do our best to get you in for a medical visit as soon as possible–even same day!
Read the latest story from the Eagle-Tribune newspaper about the flu in New Hampshire.
It’s not too late to vaccinate. You can get your flu shot today!
We have plenty of flu vaccine for our patients!
If you thought it was too late to get a flu shot this season–it’s not too late! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu season typically peaks in February and can last as late as May.
“We are encouraging all of our patients who have not yet been vaccinated to come in and get their flu shots now,” said Dr. Ted Brooks, Derry Medical Center’s Medical Director. ”The flu is now widespread in New Hampshire, so protecting yourself now is very important.” CDC Flu Activity Map
Anyone can get the flu, especially if you come in contact with lots of people at your job, on public transportation or shopping at the grocery store. Some people are at greater risk for serious flu-related complications such as pneumonia that can lead to hospitalization and even death. Flu vaccinations are especially important for: Read More