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Baystate Medical Center’s Russian and Ukranian interpreter had his work cut out for him recently when 10 Ukrainian health care….
A thorn in the side of millions of Americans — addiction to painkillers and other prescription drugs — has reached….
Donna Russell Sposito considers herself normal. “That means I eat more of the wrong kinds of food than the right….
‘Coffee that’s as good as its intentions.’ That’s one of the slogans being used to promote Way Cooley Coffee,….
WESTFIELD — Area hospital administrators sent a clear message to legislators earlier this month: don’t make any more cuts in….
HOLYOKE — Finn Scott, R.N., of Springfield has been named director of Emergency Services Operations at Holyoke Medical Center. Most….
WESTFIELD — Carey Leckie, an occupational therapist at the Noble Hospital Sports and Rehabilitation Center, has earned CHT (certified hand….
HOLYOKE — Dr. Alice Graham-Brown, psychiatrist, has joined the Behavioral Health Staff at Holyoke Medical Center. A native of England….
The Journal of the American Medical Assoc. released a report earlier this month that puts an exclamation point behind what….
The Mass. Nurses Assoc. is attempting to force through the Legislature a potentially harmful and scientifically suspect piece of legislation. ….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center and Fairview Hospital have announced the appointment of Mayte P. Gierbolini, M.D., a radiologist who….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center will host an open house for RNs currently working in the field on Monday, April….
WALTHAM — The president of the Mass. Medical Society (MMS) welcomed the official arrival of electronic prescriptions in the Commonwealth….
HOLYOKE — Michelle Nichols has long enjoyed eating vegetables high in Vitamin K, such as broccoli, dark leafy greens, spinach,….
BOSTON — Hundreds of area hospital leaders will gather in Chatham in early June for the Mass. Hospital Association’s 68th….
It’s a common accident — a child falls off a swingset and is rushed to the emergency room, where her….
As a former elementary school band instructor, music means the world to Sally Lowell. However, after the birth of….
HOLYOKE — Matt Haas, LICSW, of Northampton, has been named director of Behavioral Health Services at Holyoke Medical Center. ….
NORTHAMPTON — Brooks & Butterfield Ltd. – the Day Spa is partnering with the Northampton medical office of facial plastic….
GREENFIELD — Pioneer Women’s Health, a Baystate Medical Center practice located on Sanderson Street in Greenfield, has added a new….
BOSTON — Speaking before the House Ways & Means Committee at a hearing late last month, Mass. Hospital Assoc. President….
Before her feet even touched the floor, Barbara Rivette knew she was in trouble. Somehow, overnight, her bed had become….
On The Same Wavelength Families’ Stories Help Push Children’s Miracle Network Radiothon To New Heights
Dave James says it isn’t easy to put together the interviews that have become the centerpiece of the WMAS Children’s….
Each year, about 80 women across Massachusetts die from cervical cancer. But state Rep. Gale Candaras says they don’t have….
Vaccines — the science of fighting disease by triggering the body’s own defense mechanism — have been a staple of….
Randomization In Clinical Trials Baffles Many Parents Of Children With Leukemia Of all the decisions parents must make for….
Substance Abuse A Different World Griswold Center Strives To Meet Teenage Addiction Sufferers Where They Are
To hear Donna Wood tell it, the world of adolescent substance abuse isn’t necessarily any better or worse than it’s….
Facility/Agency Director Description of Services Adcare Hospital 107 Lincoln St., Worcester, MA 01605 (508) 799-9000 Ronald Pike Inpatient detoxification….
Practice Management One Size Doesn’t Fit All Do Some Homework When Considering Whether To Add Physicians To Your Practice
Doctors are continually struggling with inflation rates of 2% to 3% and reimbursement increases of 1% or less. Hospital and….
Health Care Law Navigating The Changes Discount Card Will Usher In New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefits
The Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 contains the most extensive changes to Medicare since the program….