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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Geoff Currier of the Martha's Vineyard Times October 24, 2018 One in eight women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s the most common cancer in women, and the second leading cause of death after skin cancer. While these statistics may seem daunting,... Read More

Building up Bone Strength

By Geoff Currier - July 25, 2018 You or a loved one grow old, take a little fall, and suddenly fracture a hip. It’s an all-too-common scenario, but doesn’t have to be. Many of these fractures are preventable, not just by being more careful,... Read More

Get Ahead of Lyme

Living on Martha’s Vineyard, we’re conditioned to meticulously check ourselves, our friends, and our kids for ticks. What happens if you find one? What happens if it’s embedded? Dr. Henry Nieder, co-chair of primary care at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, briefed The Times on what to do when you find a tick.

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MVH Profile: Prudy Carter-Donovan, NP

Prudy, how long have you been on-Island? Twelve years. I originally accepted a six-month temporary position here as an overnight ER nurse in 2006. My family and I fell in love with the Island, so we decided to move here. I joined the primary care team at... Read More

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Announces New CEO

At a meeting held on Dec. 28, the Board of Trustees of Martha's Vineyard Hospital unanimously agreed to select Denise Schepici to serve as President & CEO of Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Ms. Schepici has more than 30 years of healthcare leadership and management experience in various settings including... Read More

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Elects New Trustee

At its regular board meeting on Jan. 26, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital elected Christopher Scott of Edgartown to its board of trustees.  Mr. Scott served from 1992 to 2017 as President and Executive Director of the Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust, a nonprofit organization which acquires, preserves and... Read More