Wellness Blog


March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on February 8, 2015

The Internet is increasingly redefining the ways in which people interact with information related to their health.

Local surgeon sees spike in genetic testing: Genes can indicate who is at a high risk for breast cancer

Posted on October 6, 2014

By Alex Ruppenthal Posted Oct. 3, 2014 @ 12:25 pm MALDEN Actress Angelina Jolie has changed the landscape for detecting breast cancer, both around the world and locally. Jolie revealed in May 2013 that she had had preventative surgery – a double mastectomy — after testing positive for a gene that indicates a high risk […]

EV-D68 one of many strains

Posted on September 25, 2014

WAKEFIELD – So far in Wakefield, there have been no reported cases of the EV-D68 (enterovirus), said Board of Health Director Ruth Clay. “It is not a local issue,” Clay said this week. But that could soon change. This week one case was confirmed when an 80-year-old girl in a southeastern Massachusetts town was diagnosed […]

Richard Olans, MD, Discusses Enterovirus D68

Posted on September 24, 2014

Five Minutes with the Chief of Infectious Diseases at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital Medford, MA – As the respiratory illness known as enterovirus D68 continues to spread among children and young adults throughout the country, we asked Richard Olans, MD, chief of Infectious Diseases at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital and member of Hallmark Health Medical Associates, to give us […]

Meet our newest physicians!

Posted on July 31, 2014

HHMA proudly welcomes our newest OB/GYN and primary care physicians!

Congratulations to Patricia Sereno, MD for being voted one of Boston’s “Top Docs” 2014 by Boston Magazine!

Posted on March 28, 2014

Congratulations to Patricia Sereno, MD for being voted one of Boston’s “Top Docs” 2014 by Boston Magazine!

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HHMA Gastroenterology Group adds a location in Stoneham

Posted on November 11, 2013

We’ve moved our Melrose Gastroenterology office to 51 Montvale Avenue, Stoneham.

Pansy Siu-Lai, MD, to be honored by the Malden YWCA

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Pansy Siu-Lai, MD, to be honored as one of Malden YWCA’s Women of Distinction

Dr. Caragacianu appointed to Commission on Cancer

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Diana Caragacianu, MD, a breast surgeon at Hallmark Health System, appointed as cancer liaison for Hallmark Health.

Dr. Sereno named Patients’ Choice Compassionate Doctor

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Patricia Sereno, MD, has been recognized as one of America’s Most Compassionate Doctors.

Patient Portal

Our Patient Portal provides safe and secure online access to better communicate with your Tufts Medical Center Community Care doctor. This easy-to-use web tool is a convenient way to book appointments, request referrals, renew prescriptions, view medical records/test results and communicate with your healthcare provider from the privacy of your own computer.