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The trends have been widely reported in health care for years: a rapidly aging population, combined with advances in technology….
While beginning to research this story about the rise of prescription drug abuse among teenagers, The Healthcare News visited Google….
SPRINGFIELD — The Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority has granted its Connector Seal of Approval to five Health New England….
For all the uncertainties associated with modern medicine, most people continue to believe in the sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship….
Suddenly, everyone is concerned about the cost of health insurance. Massachusetts municipalities are raising taxes, cutting services, and even contemplating….
SPRINGFIELD — Women who are overcommitted with busy work schedules or family obligations, and thus haven’t had the time to….
SPRINGFIELD — Those planning their fundraising walk schedules in anticipation of the warmer spring and summer weather should note that….
WARE — John O’Neill, girls field hockey coach at Quaboag Regional Middle High School in Warren, is once again busy….
HOLYOKE — Dr. David Gottsegen has been elected chief of Pediatrics at Holyoke Medical Center. A graduate of Brown University,….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Hospice, a program of Sisters of Providence Care Centers Inc., is seeking volunteers to visit with patients….
BOSTON — The board that oversees the state’s landmark health insurance law voted recently to delay key elements by 18….
The American Hospital Assoc. has released a survey showing that hospitals across the country are embracing health information technology (IT)….
WESTFIELD — Already the recipient of a statewide award for excellence, the medical reconciliation process at Noble Hospital has been….
NORTHAMPTON — As Cooley Dickinson Hospital prepares to unveil 116,000 square feet of new space this month, Volunteer Services Director….
SPRINGFIELD — Dentists, oral health advocates, early childhood care providers and educators, and oral health officials joined Partners for a….
WEST SPRINGFIELD — According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median age of Western Mass. residents increased by exactly one….
BOSTON — The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center is soliciting nominations for its ninth annual Compassionate Caregiver of the Year Award…..
SUNDERLAND — Allies in Recovery (AIR), a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the family members and friends of those with….
In the brochure Susan Jaye-Kaplan hands out to promote Go FIT, the logo features three words below the title: walking,….
Young Hee Kim’s office is a room right off the Mercy Medical Center cafeteria. But she spends much more time….
Not everyone takes their dental health to heart. Maybe they should. A study reported last month in the New England….
Call it too much of a good thing. It’s a common lament of parents these days: “I had never heard….
If you have an allergy that never ends when seasons change, you may be allergic to the spores of molds….
For people being treated for allergies, it can be somewhat of a pain to be subjected to shots about once….
Going Digital Nearly 100 people attended the March 14 open house for Wing Memorial Hospitals digital mammography suite. Wing Memorial….
As I wrote last month, deciding which legal form of entity to practice under involves weighing the various pros and….