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By GEORGE O’BRIEN They started in the cheese aisle. That’s where Kam Capoccia, clinical associate professor at Western New England….
What makes a person healthy? The genes we inherit are important. So are economic, social, and cultural factors — our….
We may be one step closer to answering the age-old question of how to enhance patient involvement and compliance with….
One of the most important aspects of Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s possible merger with another health system in 2012, Craig Melin….
Groundbreaking Developments New HealthSouth Facility, Senior Housing Announced for Ludlow Mills Complex
Scott Keen says he and other administrators at HealthSouth’s Ludlow facility have known for some time that larger, more efficient….
Maureen Groden wants to dispel one of the stigmas of hospice care — the belief that it’s only for people….
No one likes to think about what might happen if they were in a serious accident or had a disease….
Many people think getting a professional massage is a way to pamper themselves. But research shows therapeutic massage offers a….
As the old saying goes, necessity is the mother of invention. While repeating those words, Dr. Roland Berthiaume drew both….
Suppose that tomorrow you are in an accident. Your injuries leave you unable to make your own medical and financial….
The Alzheimer’s Assoc. has created this list of warning signs for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Every individual may experience….
A new year of healthy possibilities in 2012 can await you and your family simply by making a few thoughtful….
Ampadi Joins Staff at Greenfield Surgery GREENFIELD — For Dr. Thampi Ampadi, a general surgeon who recently joined Baystate Medical….
Blanket Statement Members of the Westfield State University chapter of the Lambda Sigma National Honor Society recently delivered homemade blankets….
SPRINGFIELD — Roger Crandall called it “an investment” in the long-term future of health care for people of the region…..
WARE — Facing a major illness or stressful life change can be a daunting prospect. Support groups bring together people….
HOLYOKE — MassDevelopment has issued a $3 million tax-exempt lease on behalf of Holyoke Medical Center, a nonprofit community hospital….
PITTSFIELD — A report released by HealthGrades, an independent source of hospital quality ratings, named Berkshire Medical Center number one….
EAST LONGMEADOW — Care Group Associates Inc. has been tapped for the 2011 Best of East Longmeadow Award in the….
WARE — With winter now upon us, soon many will be shoveling snow to clear their sidewalks and driveways. While….
LONGMEADOW — Two Western Mass. nursing homes, Julian J. Leavitt Family Jewish Nursing Home in Longmeadow and Kimball Farms Nursing….
WARE — The Baystate Mary Lane Hospital Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Continuing Education Program has released its schedule of classes….
SPRINGFIELD — Louis & Clark Drug Stores have signed an agreement to sell the assets of two pharmacy locations to….
PITTSFIELD — Adding to its national recognition for quality care from organizations like HealthGrades, the American Heart Assoc,. and other….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center’s Total Joint Replacement Program has been recognized with an Aetna Institutes of Quality for Orthopaedic….