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SPRINGFIELD — The Melha Shriners announced that supporter Wendy Hart has once again organized the third annual Clowning Around for….
SPRINGFIELD — The dangers of skin cancer aren’t just from prolonged exposure to the sun’s harmful rays. A new beauty….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A team of researchers led by National Institutes of Health (NIH) investigator Teresa Przytycka has developed a….
SPRINGFIELD — The boards of directors of two area nonprofit organizations, Friends of the Homeless Inc. (FOH) and Clinical &….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Research supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has identified brain patterns in humans that appear….
CHICAGO — The American Medical Assoc. (AMA) responded to a proposed rule by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services….
SPRINGFIELD — The Association for Community Living, which provides residential and community services for people with intellectual disabilities, has named….
SPRINGFIELD — As part of a nine-month awareness campaign on the part of Project Baby, Square One will be the….
SPRINGFIELD — Dakin Humane Society announced it will reduce adoption fees for small animals by 50% on Saturday, July 30….
HOLYOKE — BusinessWest, HCN’s sister publication, wants to take you out to the ballgame this Thursday, July 28, when the….
SPRINGFIELD — The summer has seen some extremely hot weather so far, and many people who don’t have air conditioning….
SPRINGFIELD — Dakin Humane Society has named Carmine DiCenso executive director of its organization, effective Aug. 1. The appointment comes….
SPRINGFIELD — Many people don’t realize how much sugar content and how many calories are in common beverages. Sugar-sweetened beverages,….
WEST SPRINGFIELD — Landmark at Monastery Heights will host a blood drive with Baystate Health Blood Donor Program on Monday,….
SPRINGFIELD — Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts (JA) and Moriarty & Primack teamed up to bring JA’s Economics for Success….
SPRINGFIELD — Health New England announced the recent appointment of Michael Marrone as chief financial officer. In this role, he will….
SPRINGFIELD — Genetic mutations can have helpful, harmful, or neutral effects on a person’s overall health. Harmful mutations can increase….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The teen birth rate dropped for another year, continuing a long-term decline in teen pregnancy, according to….
BOSTON — The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation is releasing a new report, “Coordinating Care for Patients with….
SPRINGFIELD — The Cambridge College Springfield Regional Center announced a new Alcohol and Drug Counseling Certificate Program for individuals seeking….
NORTHAMPTON — CleanSlate Centers announced that Anthony Belott has joined the CleanSlate team as chief development officer. He will play….
NORTHAMPTON — Linda Manor Assisted Living and Linda Manor Extended Care invite the public to a free summer concert series….
BOSTON — The Baker-Polito administration announced that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has secured a one-year waiver from the U.S. Department….
SPRINGFIELD — Attorney Carol Cioe Klyman and Attorney Ann Weber have been recognized for their work on the 2016 Massachusetts….
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Community Pharmacists Assoc. (NCPA) announced the establishment of a new Innovation Center intended to further….
PITTSFIELD — Community Health Programs (CHP) will assume sponsorship and operation of Berkshire Medical Center’s (BMC) Dental Clinic, following the….
SPRINGFIELD — Taylor Street Dental announced the addition of Dr. Vincent Oh to its dental practice. Dr. Oh began treating….
EAST LONGMEADOW — The American Health Care Assoc. and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) recently announced the selection of….
GREENFIELD — Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s main laboratory has received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for a….
LENOX — Kimball Farms Lifecare in Lenox will host a lecture by Oscar Hammerstein III, grandson of famed lyricist Oscar….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched a new mobile app to educate consumers on ways….
WALTHAM — The president of the Mass. Medical Society (MMS) said Congress has taken a significant step forward in the….
BOSTON — The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation is releasing a new report, “Massachusetts Residents without Health Insurance….
CHICAGO — Dr. Andrew Gurman, president of the American Medical Assoc. (AMA), this week lamented the federal government’s lack of….
HOLYOKE — Join Holyoke Medical Center for a program with Dr. Kelly Instrum, orthopedic surgeon, on Thursday, July 21 at….
SPRINGFIELD — For some, the very thought of vacation makes them sick — all the packing and organizing and making….
WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center invites seniors in the community to a picnic on Thursday, July 28….
CHICOPEE — Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) invites the public to attend a program with Marissa Chiapperino, clinical nutritionist navigator, on….
WARE — Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will sponsor a Babysitters Academy in July to ready area youth for summer and….
GREENFIELD — Alicia Walter, a Baystate Health dietitian, is offering a series of free monthly nutrition classes. Though geared toward….