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Mount St. Mary’s Hospital and Kenmore Mercy Hospital were recently awarded the Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence designation by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The Catholic Health hospitals are two of 145 programs worldwide to receive this prestigious recognition which is considered the industry’s gold standard in antimicrobial stewardship.

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After a steep rise in new COVID-19 cases in December, cases in Gloucester have started to taper off, though cases are still above where they were one month ago.

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SALEM — The owner of an indoor baseball and softball facility has filed a legal challenge to the city of Salem’s vaccine requirement, which goes into effect Saturday.

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Did you know that hearing loss affects nearly 28 million Americans? It can begin gradually, with a buzzing in the ears or the sense that others are mumbling, or it may come suddenly after an illness or accident. Hearing loss can range from very mild, when only faint, high-pitched sounds or voices are not heard, to so severe that even explosive noises can go unnoticed.

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You’ve seen signs posted in public places that an AED is on the premises. AED stands for automated external defibrillator — or, more accurately, semi-automated since a human operator is needed. Did you know that the purpose of an AED is to stop the heart, rather than start it? More on that later. First, let’s clarify two common cardiac terms.

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OAKLAND — Garrett Regional Medical Center will open a new COVID-19 drive-through testing site at 69 Wolf Acres Drive in Oakland for people throughout the region who may have been exposed to the virus or who are showing symptoms.