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Chlamydia is known as a “silent” disease because it shows no symptoms in 75% of infected women and half of….
Technology in health care moves quickly, says Dr. George Karras — so much so that the realistic lifespan of many….
WEST SPRINGFIELD — The new Mercy Wellness Center at Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness in West Springfield has opened with physical….
SPRINGFIELD — Health New England (HNE) announced that it has signed agreements with three hospitals in Central Mass. Beginning in….
WARE — Baystate Mary Lane Hospital has implemented a Rapid Response Team available 24 hours a day, seven days a….
It’s been quite a year for infectious diseases. In Massachusetts, eastern equine encephalitis has resulted in three human cases, causing….
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — The Board of Trustees of Retreat Healthcare is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert E. Simpson….
BURLINGTON/WALTHAM — The Mass. Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors, in collaboration with the Mass. Medical Society, have jointly….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickin-son Hospital has hired two intensivists — Carla Nordstrom, MD, MPH, FCCP; and David Serlin, MD —….
NORTHAMPTON — Jeannie Banas eats corn on the cob one kernel at a time. It’s about patience and persistence. And….
WARE — Baystate Medical Practices – Quabbin Pediatrics is pleased to welcome two new physicians, Dr. Patricia Sfeir and Dr…..
GREENFIELD — Baystate Home Infusion & Respiratory Services recently hosted an open house to mark the grand opening of its….
SPRINGFIELD — Walking the straight and narrow is not always as easy as it sounds, especially for the elderly or….
SPRINGFIELD — Gloria Houston, DTR, a longtime Baystate Health employee, has received the 2006 Recognized Dietetic Technician of the Year….
SPRINGFIELD — Several volunteers and one staff member were recognized at the recent 99th annual meeting of the American Red….
The Massachusetts chapter of the Arthritis Foundation has introduced a new way to show support for more than 1.5 million….
To Dr. Lawrence Schwartz, the life sciences are about bridging a gap.“A lot of our activity is in transitional research,”….
Interaction. That was the initial, one-word response offered by Steve Killian when asked what distinguishes construction work for the health….
SPRINGFIELD — Vincent McCorkle, president and CEO of the Sisters of Providence Health System in Springfield, is one of four….
Occasionally, we see reports of overloaded homes on the evening news.As footage rolls of law enforcement and public health officials….
The image of patients in psychiatric wards being held down against their will isn’t one that behavioral health professionals want….
Over the past half century, with little fanfare, the lives of people with mental illness have improved markedly. While new….
Some Limits On Liability Local Attorney Successfully Argues That Hospital, Corporate Parent Not Liable in Case
It was a case involving one facility in Worcester, but the result has hospital administrators across the Common-wealth breathing a….
The passing of a parent, spouse, partner, or good friend is never easy to address or contemplate. In addition to….
Most people consider tax planning as an exercise that is usually done near the end of the tax year, and….
Could the Bay State’s malpractice problem — and the soaring costs that accompany it — be solved with more openness….