CMC donates new heart monitor/defibrillator to Hooksett Fire Department

Friday, June 17, 2016 Carol Robidoux 0
CMC is helping the Hooksett Fire-Rescue Department save lives thanks to a new device donated by CMC’s New England Heart and Vascular Institute Foundation. The Physio-Control LIFEPAK® 15 monitor/defibrillator assists first responders by recording and wirelessly transmitting a host of vital signs on a cardiac patient as well as monitoring chest compress performed on the ambulance. CMC and the New England Heart and Vascular Institute presented the device, valued at $28,000, to the Department on June 17. READ MORE
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Health Department to offer PFOA blood testing

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Carol Robidoux 0
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will offer the opportunity for blood testing to residents whose drinking water supply has been contaminated with perfluorochemicals (PFCs). Elevated levels of PFCs have been found in the drinking water on the Pease Tradeport and in private wells in Southern New Hampshire. READ MORE