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Visael (Bobby) Rodriguez was exaggerating, but clearly making a point when he said that there are “probably a million” definitions….
There’s a development in a debate that’s been ongoing in Massachusetts for more than five years, but players on both….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Medical Center has garnered national recognition as one of the country’s best hospitals for the second year….
Almost without exception, policy makers find 1+1=2 an easier proposition to understand than 2-1=1. Just consider the ease with which….
Imagine a health plan that covers 100% of prescription drugs, includes dental, has no co-pays or deductibles, helps with issues….
Dr. Masharn Doanes says he likes to be prepared, be it for a career change, a surgery, or simply a….
HMC Names Picard ER Nurse Manager HOLYOKE – Debra Picard has been appointed to the position of Emergency Department Nurse….
WEST SPRINGFIELD — The Council on Accreditation (COA) has reaccredited Brightside for Families and Children in West Springfield, after a….
WARE — The Baystate Mary Lane Hospital Community Outreach Depart-ment and Spirit of Women Membership Program will present the fifth….
GREENFIELD — Greenfield Community College has received a $25,000 grant from the Foundation of National Student Nurses’ Assoc. Inc. ‘Promise….
HOLYOKE — Senior accountant Renee Roy needed a jumpstart to lose 40 pounds and lower her cholesterol. When her employer,….
HOLYOKE — The Mont Marie Health Care Center recently opened its new entrance with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by the….
PALMER — Wing Memorial Hospital and Medical Centers recently opened its new Anticoagulation Clinic. The facility is led by….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital is participating in the American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines–Heart Failure (GWTG—HF) program, which….
GREENFIELD — Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s auxiliary organization has a new name: Baystate Franklin Auxiliary. The auxiliary was known for….
LONGMEADOW — Jewish Geriatric Services (JGS) hosted more than 40 nurses, health care professionals, and nursing paraprofessionals at the Third….
NORTHAMPTON — Madelyn Breen makes the health care system work for her patients. With more than 30 years as a….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital is the first facility in the region to offer laser therapy for treating benign prostate….
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine recently issued a list of 16 facts about cancer — how cancerous cells….
Acupuncture has been around for more than 3,000 years. Yet not until the past couple of decades has it become….
A study conducted at the University of Alberta suggests that the medical benefits of meditation are limited at best. “There….
It’s not just about age, says Dr. Kamal Shoukri. He was talking about osteoporosis, and when women should be screened….
Kerstin Martin was tired of choosing New Year’s resolutions she wasn’t going to keep anyway. So this year, she chose….
Diane Fernald laughed when asked about the concept of job security. “When I first started in legal practice, nursing homes….
The recent sophistication of software has contributed to an increase in homegrown estate planning. These mass-marketers of legal services misinform….
Ladder Climbers Jewish Geriatric Services Inc. (JGS) recently recognized seven certified nursing assistants who represent the 2007/2008 class of the….
The focus of attention in the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 was the rebate checks for individuals and married couples….
‘High-tech’ and ‘high-touch’ are two words commonly used to describe certain medical fields. The field of ultrasonography, said David Sloan,….
SPRINGFIELD — To accommodate preparatory construction for the Hospital of the Future, Baystate Medical Center is implementing some changes in….