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Ed Leyden called it “science — not science fiction.” That was his way of describing a product not yet on….
The bombings at the Boston Marathon in April were a stark reminder that disasters and emergencies can occur with little….
“I can’t believe we are planning your graduation … time has just flown by!” These are words that resonate with….
Dr. Richard Freniere and Dr. Rock Jean-Guillaume have spent their careers in emergency medicine. So they know a little something….
Last November, Massachusetts became the 18th state to adopt a medical-marijuana law after voters approved a ballot referendum. The law….
Imagine sitting down and eating a bowl filled with 15 to 20 teaspoons of sugar. According to Dr. Teresa Mitchell,….
Surgically shrinking the stomach to combat obesity is nothing new in the medical world. But the options for doing so….
It’s called a moment of clarity, or MOC. For anyone with an addiction, it’s that moment when the root problem….
Last month it was announced that Baystate Children’s Hospital, in its first-ever recognition by the magazine, had been named in….
Summer is here, and your college-aged kids (or grandkids) are on break, or home from school, if only for a….
Hundreds of nursing students recently graduated from the area’s colleges with their bachelor’s and associate’s degrees. American International College, Greenfield….
New physicians have spent a decade or more building up their human capital through an enormous investment in education and….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center has achieved Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification for Hip & Knee Replacement, following an intensive….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Children’s Hospital has been ranked in pediatric diabetes and endocrinology in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital has received the Get With the Guidelines (GWTG) Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from….
WESTFIELD — Construction has begun on a new clinic for the Urology Group of Western New England, to be located….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center’s Family Life Center for Maternity has opened two Baby Cafés, the first such offerings in….
BOSTON — Policies on gun violence and principles of physician employment led the list of resolutions adopted as policies by….
WARE — Peer pressure can be a daunting challenge for anyone. “Everybody, no matter what age, is faced with pressure….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center again achieved high marks for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group, an independent national organization….
WESTFIELD — Noble Hospital has donated two automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to St. Mary’s School in Westfield. The donation is….