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With the population aging and health services expanding, hospitals continually fret about the challenge of recruiting physicians from outside the….
It’s a vicious circle, one that Elms College hopes to straighten out. The shortage of nurses across the U.S. and….
SPRINGFIELD — Mark Tolosky says it’s a day “we will remember for generations.” That would be Nov. 14, when the….
An advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration recently recommended banning the sale of all over-the-counter cold medications for….
A championship team is built by investing in a nucleus of talented people and focusing that talent on achieving a….
Massachusetts hospitals hired registered nurses in record numbers last year, outpacing growth in patient volume. A recent Mass. Hospital Association….
PITTSFIELD — The Women’s Imaging Center at Berkshire Medical Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by….
HOLYOKE — River Valley Counseling Center (RVCC) has been awarded $2.5 million by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services….
Maxillofacial Surgery Practice Welcomes Spink EAST LONGMEADOW — Dr. Michael Spink has joined the practice of Facial Cosmetic & Maxillofacial….
WALTHAM, Mass. — Physicians of the Mass. Medical Society have approved a sweeping set of principles for physician ratings, and….
NORTHAMPTON — Effective Nov. 15, the Cooley Dickinson community — defined as the hospital campus, the VNA & Hospice of….
SPRINGFIELD — Alan Schneyer, distinguished scientist at the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute (PVLSI), has been awarded a research grant….
GREENFIELD — A shuttle service for people with medical appointments at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield has been running twice….
TURNERS FALLS — Nurses from the Farren Care Center (FCC) were featured in the cover story in a recent issue….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Medical Center’s Midwifery Education Program has been granted 10-year accreditation from the American College of Nurse-Midwives. The….
WARE — Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in Ware and Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School in Palmer are continuing a….
GREENFIELD — Baystate Franklin Medical Center has received the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke (GWTG –….
Health plans are increasingly stressing — and putting a dollar value on — preventative care. Springfield-based Health New England has….
Chi — the traditional Chinese concept of a life force or energy — isn’t an easy concept to explain. Debra….
For Lily Tiukaenko, starting her own business was a simple matter of seeing a need and diving in with both….
The tide is shifting when it comes to cancer deaths, a new study claims. The report, prepared by the nation’s….
“That’s her in the pink shirt over there,” one walker could be heard pointing out someone to a friend. “You’ve….
Phil Day sees them come through the door daily at Carlson Recovery Center — more than 20,000 visits annually from….
Most Americans anticipate the holidays as happy, joyful, uplifting events that foster expressions of friendship, sharing, and love. Christmas and….
The number of visits to a doctor’s office that resulted in a diagnosis of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents….
It’s that time of year again. In the midst of holiday cheer, the business of preparing for year-end taxes looms….