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A Medical First For Southcoast Health Systems

Southcoast Health Systems has announced a medical-first in our area.  Southcoast says Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River has become the first hospital in Massachusetts and Rhode Island to successfully implant a mini I-C-D or tiny defibrilator

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New Painkiller Worries Officials

A new painkiller is set to hit the market soon, and law enforcement officials and healthcare experts are clenching their teeth.

Zohydro ER, a hydrocodone-based painkiller, was approved by the FDA in October, and is set to hit pharmacies within the next month

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The Stephens family of Berkley with Dad holding new arrival, Evan.  Photo from Southcoast Hospital
The Stephens family of Berkley with Dad holding new arrival, Evan. Photo from Southcoast Hospital

New Year Babies Born In New Bedford And Fall River

  

The first New Year's Baby on the Southcoast was born at 1:54am at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River to Cindy and Joseph Stephens of Berkley.  Evan Stephens, a baby girl, weighed in at 7 lbs and 4 ounces and was almost 20 inches long

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Dartmouth Police Close To Identifying Woman Found On Golf Course

 

Dartmouth Police are close to releasing the name of a woman who was found unconscious Monday afternoon, lying in the golf course at the New Bedford Country Club. 

Det. Kyle Costa tells WBSM, investigators believe they have identified the woman, who was pronounced dead later Monday at Charlton Memorial Hospital,  She was described as being in her fifties and heavy-set. 

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Southcoast Hospital Group photo

Southcoast Hospitals Forecast 50-60 Layoffs

The leadership at Southcoast Hospital Group is advising employees of layoffs in the near future.

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Southcoast Hospitals Group
Southcoast Hospitals Group

Southcoast Hospital Using Robotic Surgeon

A Southcoast Hospital is implementing a state-of-the-art surgical tool that benefits both the surgeons and the patients.

The da Vinci Robot is a single-site surgical machine manned by Dr. James Hermenegildo at Charlton Memorial Hospital

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