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PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care, according to a new report….
SPRINGFIELD — Lung cancer, especially in its advanced stages, is still very difficult to treat. The good news is that….
SPRINGFIELD — Patients taking compounded drugs and their families and caregivers may be understandably leery as deaths from fungal meningitis….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson is one of 92 hospitals nationwide and eight in Massachusetts named to the Leapfrog Group’s annual….
WALTHAM — Physicians of the Mass. Medical Society have produced a series of 10 brochures to help parents identify and….
HOLYOKE — O’Connell Care at Home and Health Care Staffing, a regional provider of personal-aid and nursing services, is celebrating….
NORTHAMPTON — Thanks to a $2,500 donation, Cooley Dickinson will offer a much-sought-after professional development opportunity to its nurses who….
NORTHAMPTON — Last year, Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s Laboratory processed more than 875,000 lab tests. These tests are critical because vital….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Medical Center’s delivery of quality, safe, and efficient care has placed the Springfield teaching hospital for the….
WALTHAM — Physicians of the Mass. Medical Society (MMS) have approved an extensive new resolution on medical marijuana, outlining considerations….
When your medical practice was formed, many agreements were voted on, and they have governed the operations of your practice….
First it was apple juice, now it’s rice. In January, a Consumer Reports investigation that found arsenic — a known….
When caring for older patients with multiple health problems, following standard clinical guidelines for each individual condition may hurt more….
Certain ideas with respect to estate planning are widely accepted, yet unfortunately, inaccurate. This article will reveal and explain some….
Emily Angotti had never heard of the Chinese method of healing known as acupuncture until her daughter came home from….
Katie Calendrillo, a speech-language pathologist at Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital on the Mercy Medical Center Campus, remembers her struggles with a….
Many people have a distorted idea of what hypnosis is, thinking it involves loss of control or, worse yet, mind….
As it builds a reputation for preventing infection, Cooley Dickinson Hospital isn’t giving itself a hand — but it’s certainly….
Unprofessional behavior can happen at any time, anywhere, and frequently involves an individual at a high level of professional stature….
Research by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that fewer than two in 10 Americans get….
Carol Katz believes that those who work in elder care face a harsh reality. “And that reality is, nobody wants….