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Happy World Breastfeeding Week

August 3rd, 2016|

World Breastfeeding Week is an annual event August 1 to 7 in more than 120 countries. It was celebrated first in 1992 by World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA). The focus of this celebration is to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Breastfeeding has immediate and long lasting health benefits [...]

New Speech Language Pathologist at Sharon Hospital

July 27th, 2016|

Sharon Hospital is pleased to welcome Haley Wheeler, Speech Language Pathologist to the Advanced Therapy team. Haley is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where she received a Bachelor’s in Communication Disorders and Sciences and a Master’s in Speech Pathology. She comes to us with experience with adult dysphagia and language disorders, as well [...]

Zika Virus Symposium with Dr. Finch

July 19th, 2016|

According to the Center for Disease Control main website at cdc.gov, Zika Virus can be transmitted through mosquito bites, from a pregnant woman to her fetus, sex or possibly by a blood transfusion. Symptoms can vary and many people won't experience any. Common symptoms include fever, rash, joint pain or red eyes. One major issue [...]

Meeting the new students at Sharon Hospital

July 11th, 2016|

For the first year and with the direction of the Director of Medical Education, Dr. Soucier and the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Marshall, Sharon Hospital has introduced a one-year medical student program. Twelve students following a curriculum in Osteopathic Medicine will be taking up temporary residence in the town of Sharon and will be working [...]

“Varicose veins and how to treat them”

June 24th, 2016|

The following article was featured in the June 16, 2016 edition of the Lakeville Journal, "Ask the Hospitalist" column. For a complete copy of the newspaper, or for more information, please visit tricornernews.com. Hospitalists are specialists in the care of patients who are in a hospital. At Sharon Hospital, for the past 17 years, that [...]

Senior Behavioral Health Unit

June 12th, 2016|

May was Mental Health Awareness Month, but just because the month is over, it doesn't mean that you shouldn't be looking out for family members, friends and neighbors when it comes to senior behavioral health. Our acute care Senior Behavioral Health Unit is a psychiatric service designed for those 55 and older. Make sure that [...]

Listen to us on WHDD!

June 1st, 2016|

Did you know that Sharon Hospital is on the radio? Tune into our local NPR station on 91.9 FM or 1020 AM for interviews with healthcare professionals from Sharon. You can also visit our Podcast page for direct links to listen to the interview of your choice. Learn more from our specialists in Wound Care, Women's [...]