Current Issues (June 2016)
Out of the Darkness – Mental-health Experts Grapple with Rise in Suicide Rates
It’s alarming enough, Melissa Perry says, that overall suicide rates, both nationally and in Massachusetts, are on the rise. But….
Colorectal Cancer Can Be Prevented
C olorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related death and the third-most common cancer for both men and women….
A Long-term Challenge for Massachusetts
Long-term services and supports (LTSS) enable hundreds of thousands of people of all ages in Massachusetts to live with independence….
Merciful Mission – New England Geriatrics Helps Elders with Mental Illness
Steven Marcus folds his hands and leans forward as he talks about his mission in life. It is profound, and….
Thinking Outside the Pillbox
Dr. Christopher Keroack, like so many who grew up in the Northeast, recalls a childhood visit to Riverside Park in….
Coming Clean Detoxification Programs Vary in Scope, Effectiveness
Four years ago, Hugette Beauchemin decided to try a detoxification program at Alternative Health in Easthampton. Her initial motivation was….
Healthy Meetings – Luxury Retreats Tout the Benefits of Workforce Wellness
There’s a new movement afoot in resorts across the country. Meditation techniques are offered alongside manicures. Lessons in stretching appropriate….
Work to Do – Businesses Need to Be Proactive to Cope with the New OT Rule
On May 18, the Department of Labor (DOL) finally released its highly anticipated revisions to regulations governing the Fair Labor….
Vision Quest – Study Details Five-year Effects of Macular-degeneration Drugs
In a study of nearly 650 people with the eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD), half still had vision 20/40….
Questions About Infertility – Tests Can Be Undertaken to Provide Couples with Answers
Q: My husband and I have been trying to have a baby for one year now without success. How long….
Career Pulse – June 2016
Russo Named President,CAO of Baystate Franklin GREENFIELD — Cindy Russo has accepted the position of president and chief administrative officer….
Healthy Outcomes – Make Sure Materials, Supplies Are Deducted in Correct Tax Year
The tax deductibility of materials and supplies in a medical practice is often overlooked. Depending on your facts and circumstances,….
Dr. Jonathan Bayuk Honored with Continued Excellence Award
SPRINGFIELD — Impressing a panel of judges as a committed, widely recognized advocate for families dealing with food allergies, as….
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