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Vinnie Spanilo wanted to make it clear that an organ transplant is not a cure. “It’s a trade-off.” Spanilo, who….
It’s a common story, with a twist. Statistics show that the population of Massachusetts — and the United States, for….
It’s six years in the making, 1,500 pages long, and coming to a health care provider near you. It’s a….
HOLYOKE — Donna A. Arnold, R.N., of Belchertown has been named nurse manager of the South 1/Telemetry unit at Holyoke….
SPRINGFIELD — Pioneer Valley Nephrology announced that Krishnan Babu, M.D., has joined Jonathan Slater, M.D., and Balaji Padmanabhan, M.D., at….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Hospital’s Board of Directors has approved plans for a $4 million goal for the “Yours for Life”….
HOLYOKE — Dawn Chartier, R.N., of Westfield, has been appointed nurse manager of Holyoke Hospital’s Intensive and Coronary Care units…..
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center has announced the appointment of Nancy Perry-Duncan, RN, MBA to the position director of Nursing….
HOLYOKE — Melissa Perry of Northampton has been named nurse manager of the Center for Behavioral Health’s Inpatient Unit at….
HOLYOKE — The National Assoc. of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (GCM) announced that Joanne Craven Dunn, president and owner of….
SPRINGFIELD — NEWS40 announced the hiring of a full-time health reporter, Delia Goncalves. She comes to the Springfield-based station from….
A Centerpiece Of Bay State Life Is Eroding Health Care Funding Is A Key Component To Quality Of Life
Quality of life is critical to the future of any community. If people like the quality of life, they will….
SPRINGFIELD — After a successful first season, the division of Physical Therapy at American International College will again offer its….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Health System’s Office of Continuing Education will offer area health care practitioners a daylong seminar, “Clinical Aromatherapy,”….
Mercy Medical Center has partnered with a group of pathologists in an intriguing new venture that blends large doses of….
Alzheimer’s disease affects between 15 and 20 million people worldwide, and that number is only expected to rise along with….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Medical Center will offer area nurses a daylong program, Ethical Issues in Medical Surgical Nursing, on May….
BOSTON — Associated Industries of Mass. (AIM), the largest employer trade association in the state, and the Mass. Healthcare Purchaser….
It might be a weekend automobile crash, a midday industrial accident, or a gunshot ringing out in the night —….
The medications known as ‘clot-busting’ drugs used in the treatment of heart-attack victims, while they have proven to be effective….
Karen Pettengill says the most frustrating aspect of occupational therapy is getting patients to change the way they do their….
Researchers report in the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation that leaning one’s head back over a sink in….
Amanda brings out the best in Rose Crowley. She motivates Rose to extend her right arm, use her right hand,….
To hear Carla Braveman tell it, Massachusetts residents need home health services more than ever, and that need will continue….
Another tax season has passed, and with it another round of questions from physicians looking for additional tax deductions, including….
NORTHAMPTON — Carla Braveman, executive director of the VNA/Hospice Alliance, was recently elected to serve a two-year term as chair….