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Ten years after then-U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona addressed Congress in July 2003 on the obesity epidemic and declared….
How much do you know about mosquito-borne illnesses? The main rule when it comes to breeding grounds for mosquitoes is….
Margo Rockwell says she recently came across a journal she kept while winding her way through the eighth grade. She….
Cesarina Thompson says the recently created program in Public Health at American International College in Springfield represents a coordinated response….
Healthcare reform presents new challenges and opportunities for the nursing profession, in both academic and practice settings. The Institute of….
Game playing is a common sight these days, not only among young people, but across all generations, as the popularity….
When Cooley Dickinson Hospital made its affiliation with Massachusetts General Hospital official last month, respective presidents Craig Melin and Dr…..
There was a time when companies could reach their full potential without an effective website, but those days are long….
Every year at this time, I think about the popular tongue-in-cheek Staples ad that ran for years on television, where….
Divorce, parenting time issues, and full-blown custody battles are not easy. In fact, they are stressful, to say the least…..
According to the “2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures” report released earlier this year by the Alzhemer’s Assoc., one in….
SPRINGFIELD — Nancy Shendell-Falik, an experienced healthcare and nurse leader with over 15 years of success improving the quality of….
Human Resources Unlimited, a Springfield-area nonprofit corporation that helps more than 1,300 people per year with physical and mental disabilities,….
Got Pics? Send your photos to: Picture This; c/o Joseph Bednar, The Healthcare News, 1441 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01103; or….
We’ve been hearing about electronic health record (EHR) stimulus payments and meaningful use since they were introduced as far back….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Medical Center has been named a “top hospital” — the third-best hospital in Massachusetts — in the….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital announced that is has been named one of a select group of hospitals—the top 10%….
SPRINGFIELD — The Mercy Internal Medicine Service (MIMS), one of the first hospitalist programs in the country to provide an….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems (BHS) recently announced an initiative to improve the health and wellness of the Berkshire community….
SPRINGFIELD — For the fourth consecutive year, Mercy Medical Center has been recognized as a Top100 Community Value hospital by….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems (BHS) was presented with a 2013 LearningElite award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. Berkshire Health….
WESTFIELD — The Arbors Assisted Living at Westfield recently presented Noble Hospital’s Comprehensive Breast Care Program with $4,000 to support….
WARE — While it is a good idea to take preventive measures against ticks year-round, be extra vigilant now and….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center has recently implemented the video-interpreting services of the Language Access Network (LAN). The new partnership….
NORTHAMPTON — Matthew Pitoniak, chair of the board of trustees of Cooley Dickinson Hospital, announced on July 29 that, after….
AMHERST — In the cover story for the journal Genetics this month, neurobiologist Dan Chase and colleagues at UMass Amherst….
Spiros Hatiras likened it to being homesick. That’s how he chose to describe his mindset during what would become the….