Chelmsford Internal Medicine Department gains new team member.
Monday, October 31, 2011
The following was submitted by Caroline Pepek. Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a multi-specialty physician practice with offices across eastern Massachusetts and an affiliate of Atrius Health, proudly welcomes Danka Samardzic, MD to the internal medicine department in Chelmsford. Dr. Samardzic received her medical degree from the University of Sarajevo. She completed an internal medicine internship and residency at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham. Prior to joining Harvard Vanguard, Dr. Samardzic was an internist with Riverside Medical Group in Lowell. She is board certified in internal medicine. The Chelmsford practice of Harvard Vanguard is located at 228 Billerica Road (978-250-6000) and is welcoming new adult and pediatric …
An article submitted by Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates.
Friday, September 2, 2011
The following was submitted to Chelmsford Patch and was written by Dr. Elliot Suarez. With school back in full swing, backpacks are a practical way for children and teens to carry books and supplies back and forth to school. They are designed to distribute the weight of the load among some of the body’s strongest muscles, and when used correctly, backpacks can be useful equipment. Unfortunately, many parents and children are unaware of the potential dangers of improperly worn backpacks. Backpacks can be a leading cause of back and shoulder pain for millions of children and adolescents. Studies show that young children are suffering from back pain much earlier than previous generations, and the use of heavy backpacks is a major factor…