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Steve Fine turned a tragedy into a chance to prevent more of them. “My son died from melanoma in 1998…..
An epidemic is a widespread occurrence of a disease at a specific time, typically involving infectious disease. Examples include polio….
As a medical community, we strive to improve our patients’ mental and physical well-being by attending not only to their….
Bill Trudeau calls it the “full Big Brother.” That’s the Orwellian phrase he used to describe a company’s health and….
In the four years since launching Amigos de Pecho, Vilmarie Villanueva has helped bring about a culture change in Holyoke….
Steering Past the Potholes Despite Challenges, Tapestry Continues to Meet Critical Public-health Needs
For 37 years, Leslie Tarr Laurie says, Tapestry Health has played a pivotal role in providing critical health services across….
Vitamin D and its role in women’s health has been a hot topic in both conventional and alternative medicine lately….
No one likes to be left out of the loop, whether in a small company or an organization as large….
Kevin O’Hare says Holyoke Medical Center’s community magazine has been setting the pace among area hospitals for a quarter-century. “At….
It is universally recognized that a child’s first five years of life are the most important in his or her….
Dr. Tucker Kueny says that, for as long as he can remember, he’s wanted to practice medicine. And he believes….
Introducing The Area’s Nursing Graduates Hundreds of Nursing students recently graduated from the area’s colleges with their bachelor’s and associate’s….
Mercy Names Wolf VP of Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer SPRINGFIELD — Dr. Scott Wolf has been appointed to the….
Red Cross Honors At its recent annual meeting, the American Red Cross Pioneer Valley Chapter honored several volunteers and staff….
I recently attended a presentation on electronic health records (EHR). It included presentations by various vendors and IT consultants. It….
SPRINGFIELD — The American Red Cross Pioneer Valley Chapter elected a slate of officers to its Executive Committee at the….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center’s Cancer Program received a 2009 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of….
NORTHAMPTON — Based on newly available results from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) for 2009, the VNA & Hospice….
NORTHAMPTON — The month-long Cooley Cares for Kids fund-raiser, an initiative to donate $1 at participating Hampshire and Franklin County….
WALTHAM — A recent Mass. Medical Society (MMS) analysis shows a prolonged decline in the state’s physician practice environment and….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of re-accreditation in Nuclear Medicine as the result of….
SPRINGFIELD — Citing severe economic challenges in the first several months of 2010, the Sisters of Providence Health System (SPHS)….
WARE — Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will partner with Carol Benoit of Quality EMS Educators Inc. to offer a basic….
WARE — Participation in a youth sports camp during the summer months can offer plenty of exercise and physical activity,….