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New! Online Health and Wellness Resources at

November 28, 2011





New! Online Health and Wellness Resources at


Gardner, MA – Heywood Hospital in Gardner is excited to announce new online Health and Wellness information has been added to The hospital recently launched an easy to navigate Health and Wellness resource offers tools to help patients and community members with their everyday wellness needs and questions.


Consumers will find information on diseases and conditions, tests and procedures, natural and alternative treatments, medications, interactive health tools, medical news and research, and a medical dictionary.  In addition, there are featured articles on timely health topics, fitness information and recipes.


Popular health tools are available including Body Mass Index and Calorie Energy Needs calculators, as well as risk assesment calculators for Depression, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Breast Cancer, Heart Disease, Fitness Assesment and Sleep Disorders.


To provide the most up-to-date information on timely topics, a health news feed is updated 24/7 on the home page of


This easy-to-read health and wellness information is evidence-based and reviewed by medical professionals to provide a safe, reliable and effective health resource.  


To use Heywood Hospital’s new Health and Wellness tools or get the latest health news visit


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