Search for an Article. Please enter Topic, Keywords or a Phrase
HCN News & Notes
Brian Fitzgerald of Springfield was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis almost 40 years ago. “As the disease has progressed, my quality….
Motor-vehicle crashes, unintentional injuries, homicides, and suicides account for more than 70% of all teenage deaths, and all of them….
Vaccines are some of medicine’s best preventive measures, with extraordinary records of effectiveness and safety. Because of vaccines, diseases that….
How often do you see the doctor? And, when it comes to health care, do you shop around? Those may….
Dr. Martin Luber says young athletes are more at risk today because they tend to play multiple sports throughout the year without a break.
Most people call John Gilfoil to purchase long-term-care insurance when they need the care themselves or when they see friends….
Young people have enjoyed sports for generations. But in recent years, the number of children on sports teams and the….
Perhaps the clearest sign that all the recent attention to concussions is starting to have an effect, Tom Dodge says,….
When Katherine Dzulinsky saw recent pictures of herself with some friends, the experience didn’t leave her smiling. Her teeth were….
Pertussis, an infectious disease that dates back to the 16th century, when the first known outbreaks were described, is back….
Buonocore Named New Associate Director at AIC SPRINGFIELD — Anne Marie Buonocore was recently named associate director of Graduate Nursing….
Imagine that today you pass away. Your loved ones would be devastated, but they would, nonetheless, be called upon to….
Scientists have discovered another possible benefit of a night of restful and uninterrupted sleep. According to a new study led….
Ears to Better Hearing From left, Chris Sullivan, Elaine King, and Winifred Chapman, all of Wilbraham, attend an annual patient-appreciation….
Over the years, much has changed in the landscape of practicing medicine. Today, we are all acutely aware of Stark,….
PITTSFIELD — As Berkshire County experiences up to 700 new cancer cases per year, Berkshire Health Systems President and CEO….
WARE — An eight-week restorative yoga class designed for breast cancer patients will be held on Wednesday evenings from 7:30….
SPRINGFIELD — For the third consecutive year, Mercy Medical Center has gained recognition as a Top 100 Community Value hospital….
WALTHAM — The Mass. Medical Society (MMS) recently released its 2012 Patient Access to Care Study, containing detailed information on….
SPRINGFIELD – Area grammar and high schools aren’t the only academic institutions opening their doors once again in September. Baystate….
SPRINGFIELD — The prevention of hospital-acquired infections is a top priority of hospitals today as new practices and products are….
WARE — Hand, foot, and mouth disease, a mild, contagious viral infection common in young children, is characterized by sores….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems (BHS) has been recognized as one of the nation’s ’Most Wired,’ according to the results….
SPRINGFIELD — Wingate at Springfield has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with….