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Speare’s Birthing Suite celebrates American Heart Month with special handmade red hats for newborns

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hats knitted and crocheted by volunteers for the American Heart Association as part of the Little Hats, Big HeartsTM program Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting  and crocheting red hats for babies born at Speare Memorial Hospital in February.  Speare is participating in the Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program, which […]

PRHS students donate teddy bears to brighten hospital stays

Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2016

To welcome in the new year, the freshmen class officers from Plymouth Regional High School, Avery Stone, Elsa Lauriat, Denise McGlone, Alexandra Boursican and Hailey Patridge delivered teddy bears to Speare Memorial Hospital, with their adviser, Ms. Denise McGlone. As a community service project, the class officers sold bear shaped cut-outs for $1 at PRHS during school and at […]

Speare welcomes first baby of 2016

Posted on Friday, January 15, 2016

Now introducing Shamus McLane, the first baby born in 2016 at Speare Memorial Hospital. He joins his parents Rachael and Micah and his big brother Mobius. Dad Micah said “I tried to convince Rachael we should have Shamus in Costa Rica as we just got back from there 2 weeks ago, but she said, ‘I want […]

Holiday Stress Busters

Posted on Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Holiday parties, family get-togethers, and other holiday activities are all fun and games until the added demands on your time, energy, and attention create the perfect storm of stress and anxiety. Add to that the disruptions in regular schedules, travel, preparing meals, managing and take care of house-guests, and having less time for yourself and KABOOM – You’re hiding in the […]

White Mountain Eye Care Welcomes Ophthalmologist Dr. Paul Musco

Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2015

White Mountain Eye & Optical is pleased to welcome Ophthalmologist Dr. Paul S. Musco to the practice. With more than two decades of experience in treating and diagnosing ailments of the eye, Dr. Musco brings subspecialty training in corneal diseases (the front part of the eyes) and surgery. He will begin seeing patients December 14. […]

Speare is the place to have your babies

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Four years ago when Becky and John Zumbach moved to Ashland to be more centrally located between work and the mountains where they first met, the task of finding new doctors was simply part of their relocation process. A friend recommended Dr. Banister, at Plymouth OB/GYN, and having also heard great things about Speare Memorial […]

Catholic Medical Center and New England Heart & Vascular Institute Expands Services at Speare

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Vascular Services Added Speare Memorial Hospital has worked with Catholic Medical Center (CMC) in Manchester for decades to provide cardiology services to the Plymouth region. Now we are expanding our collaboration to include vascular services. We are eager to welcome CMC’s vascular specialists to our local community to care for patients in Plymouth. William B. Clutterbuck, MD, FACS Vascular […]

Things To Do To Prevent the Flu

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2015

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) n the Northern hemisphere, winter is the time for flu, but the exact timing and duration of flu seasons vary. While seasonal flu outbreaks can happen as early as October, most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February, sometimes lasting as late as May. The flu […]

Looking to be fit and healthy? The RehabFIT! Team can help

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2015

The RehabFIT! Member of the Month is John Piantedosi “I decided to join RehabFit to strengthen my upper body.  During the Spring, Summer and Fall months I bike quite a bit for aerobic exercise and some leg strength.  Kevin and Zach are most helpful in continuing with my programs.  If I want to make some […]

Today’s a Great Day to Quit

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2015

You don’t have to wait until the New Year to make a resolution to kick the habit. Today is the Great American Smokeout and a great day to give up smoking for good. According to the website for the American Cancer Society, the idea for the Great American Smokeout grew from a 1970 event in Randolph, Massachusetts, at which Arthur P. […]