For some time now, Dr. Barry Tan says, vitamin E suffered from what might be considered a public relations problem….
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The architecture and interior design of the newly opened Linda Manor Assisted Living facility in Leeds is breathtaking — and….
Anticipating the workforce needs of healthcare providers five, 10, or 20 years down the road doesn’t require a crystal ball…..
Evan Robinson knows the statistics, and he understands the societal trends and how they all point to one conclusion: it’s….
Healthcare is changing rapidly due to reforms in the system, the aging population, and the growing number of patients with….
As we age, many of us may experience diminished eyesight and hearing, slower reflexes, and even some slowing of other….
Summer weather can pose special health risks to older adults and people with chronic medical conditions. It is critically important….
Q. My twin sister, who is 45, lives in Florida and was just diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer. How does melanoma….
Medical practices continue to be squeezed with reimbursement cuts and increased overhead expenses. Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems are being….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dr. Andrew Gurman, M.D., president-elect of the American Medical Assoc. (AMA), recently addressed efforts at the federal level….
WASHINGTON — In a letter sent recently to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.)….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain-tumor community in the U.S.,….
GREENFIELD — Registration is now open for the eighth annual Wheeling for Healing bike ride on Sunday, Aug. 16, which supports….
PALMER — Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting older adults. According to the National Institute on Deafness and….
NORTHAMPTON — Attorneys Julie Kling and Mark NeJame, partners at NeJame & Kling Law Offices of Florence and Northampton, were recently….
SPRINGFIELD — Life changed dramatically for American International College (AIC) nursing student Bonnie Shallbetter and her father, John Shallbetter, on April….
NORTHAMPTON — Each year, Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH) makes nursing scholarships available thanks to the generosity of donors who wish to….
HADLEY — The Greater Northampton, Amherst Area, and Greater Easthampton chambers of commerce will host an informational session on the earned-sick-time….
GREENFIELD — The “Keeping Care Local” campaign for Baystate Franklin Medical Center, now underway to raise community support for the hospital’s….
BOSTON — The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation is set to present the grant guidelines for the next phase….
CHICOPEE — Elms College has received a new grant of more than $500,000 to improve health equity in Western Mass. by….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With fewer than three months remaining until the nation switches from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding for medical….
CHICAGO — Despite challenges posed by a changing healthcare landscape, a new study by the American Medical Assoc. (AMA) on physician-practice….
WESTFIELD — Baystate Noble Hospital is preparing for the 51st Anniversary Noble Ball co-chaired by the Queenin family: Kevin, Barbara, Jay,….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center announced that Balise Motor Sales has made a $500,000 gift to Transforming Cancer Care – The….
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield College Associate Professor of Communications Jody Santos’ documentary titled No One Left Behind, a film that chronicles the work….
SPRINGFIELD — For those who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, taking care of their CPAP machine is an important part….