The human vascular system is a network of arteries, veins, and capillaries that transport blood throughout the body. The blood carries oxygen and essential nutrients to all of the living cells in the body, and also carries waste products from the tissues to the systems of the body through which they are eliminated.
Based on a community health needs assessment conducted by Middlesex Hospital, a higher than average, rapidly aging, adult population in Middlesex County was identified, along with high Emergency Department use by older adults for health conditions that could instead be addressed in the outpatient setting.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Screening and good nutrition are two important steps that people can take to reduce their risk of this type of cancer. The following information from the American Cancer Society (ACS) explains the risks and preventive steps anyone can take to help prevent the disease.
A key component to Middlesex Hospital’s mission is to provide the best experience possible to our patients. Above and beyond the high quality care and innovative technology the Hospital offers, it is critical that patients feel well cared for and receive the personal attention they deserve while they are in the hospital.