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Dr. Stuart Rose knows a lot about some very strange things. He knows the risk-level of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the….
Some of Trish Hannon’s earliest memories are of times spent in a hospital. An orthopedic birth defect provided her with….
AMHERST — UMass Amherst scientists have received $260,000 from the American Heart Assoc. to investigate a compound with promising anti-obesity….
PITTSFIELD – Further enhancing its cardiology services, Berkshire Medical Center announces the appointment of Kyle Ann Cooper, M.D., accepting new….
BURLINGTON — The Mass. Hospital Assoc. and Boston Works are attacking head-on the widely publicized nursing shortage by establishing scholarship….
We fully understand the Bush administration’s desire to reduce the deficit. We also understand that reducing Medicaid expenditures is certainly….
With Governor Romney’s proposal to spend $200 million on health care for the currently uninsured, we can expect some heated….
GREENFIELD – Debra Marquis, RN, BSN, CMCN, an advanced practice specialist in case management, has joined the team at Franklin….
PITTSFIELD – Berkshire Medical Center announced the appointment of J. Mark Peterman, M.D., an interventional cardiologist, as the director of….
NORTHAMPTON – At Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, healing is about the mind and spirit, as well as the body…..
NORTHAMPTON— An open wound is not a pretty sight. For hospitalized patients, open wounds can lead to infection, amputation and….
SOUTH HADLEY – Wingate Healthcare announced today the grand opening of the Pavilion Suites at their Wingate at South Hadley….
In the summer of 2004, Laurie Normandeau went to great lengths (Tanzania in eastern Africa) to help combat breast cancer….
SPRINGFIELD — Students and staff in the Springfield Technical Community College School of Health recently presented a completely unscripted emergency….
AMHERST — A $50,000 gift from the Highland Street Foundation, based in Framingham, is helping to fund the first class….
WARE – Mary Lane Hospital, a 31-bed community hospital in Ware, and member of Baystate Health, has changed its name….
With time constraints facing nearly everyone, finding time to prepare and eat healthy meals and to exercise becomes increasingly difficult…..
Peter Samberg says one attorney working in downtown Springfield makes frequent visits to his personal training and fitness studio —….
The media blitz about the American obesity crisis is putting new attention on the nation’s dietary problems, but it isn’t….
A Big Problem — For The Long Term Recently Passed Legislation Dramatically Changes The Landscape of Medicaid Planning
Hyman Darling says some people are calling it the ‘Nursing Home Bankruptcy Act.’ That’s just one of the many, often colorful,….
Another HIPAA Deadline Looms Health Plans Must Provide Notice On How Information Will Be Protected By April 14
Just when you thought it was safe to put HIPAA aside, another deadline looms just around the corner. The privacy….
Seeing Red… The annual Go Red for Women breakfast was held at the Springfield Sheraton on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Blood….
Disability insurance coverage is written in many different ways and is often misunderstood by most doctors. They often don’t understand….