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When Greg Dubreuil’s white German shepherd, Nikita, was diagnosed with hip dysplasia a decade ago at the age of 2,….
HOLYOKE — Forth-five individuals received associate in science in nursing degrees from Holyoke Community College at pinning ceremonies staged earlier….
SPRINGFIELD — The 61 men and women in the associate degree nursing class of 2004 at Springfield Technical Community College….
SPRINGFIELD — Twenty-two nursing students at American International College celebrated their accomplishments with a pinning ceremony on May 23 in….
An Ancient Discipline With New Goals Yoga Is Rapidly Gaining New Acceptance On The Health Club Circuit
Over the past quarter-century, Ellen Vellicchi has observed plenty of changes in the fitness industry — one of which is….
SPRINGFIELD — The Behavioral Medicine Research Department at Baystate Medical Center (BMC) has developed a new computerized tool to motivate….
SPRINGFIELD — Lainy Dullea, “volunteer extraordinaire” at the Baystate Visiting Nurse Assoc. and Hospice in Springfield, recently received the national….
SPRINGFIELD – Baystate Medical Center has one of the top hospital critical care units, according to the American Association of….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center has bestowed awards on eight employees, recognizing their dedication to excellence in the provision of….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems announced the appointment of Terrence G. Hurst as director of Risk Management for both BHS….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Radiological Associates (BRA) recently installed a new Philips Medical Systems open magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner, which….
A national body of oncology researchers has uncovered an uncomfortable finding: about one-third of patients with potentially curable breast cancer….
SPRINGFIELD – Responding generously to the heartwarming stories about “miracle” children at Baystate Medical Center Children’s Hospital heard during the….
SPRINGFIELD — Tender Loving Care, the nation’s largest provider of Medicare home health services, has announced the hiring of Peter….
How much is your practice worth? The answer depends on the underlying facts and circumstances. While there are guidelines and….
The state’s fiscal ’05 budget hasn’t been finalized yet — a House-Senate conference committee has passed a $24.8 billion compromise….
Physicians looking for some good news on the liability insurance front received a double dose of the opposite recently, with….
LENOX — Noted film crtic Gene Shalit will be the honorary chairperson of the 4th Annual Alzheimer’s at Tanglewood benefit….
Acupuncture ranks as one of the oldest and most commonly used methods of healing in the world. But while it….
BOSTON — The New England Economic Partnership released a study last month showing that health care is one of the….
As cancer treatments have become more powerful and effective over the years, they have also posed a double-edged sword. ….
NORTHAMPTON — Employees and members of the Volunteer board of the Hospice Shop credit their September 2003 move to a….
SPRINGFIELD — The 12th Annual Relay for Life, organized by the Hampden County chapter of the American Cancer Society (ACS),….
SPRINGFIELD — Responding to the growing need for more carefully coordinated management of the medical and health and safety needs….
BOSTON — Mount Auburn Hospital President and CEO Jeanette Clough was recently named the 64th chair of the Mass. Hospital….
WALTHAM, Mass. — The Massachusetts Medical Society, the statewide membership organization for some 18,000 physicians, residents, and medical students, announced….
PITTSFIELD, MA — The name of the late J. Ryder Neary, M.D. will be placed on the Berkshire Medical Center….
Far from clarifying essential health issues, the new Medicare prescription law and its discount drug card have left seniors and….
Dr. Charles Cavagnaro calls it “cook-book legislation.” By that, he means that those who support proposed legislation that would implement….
The Alzheimer’s Association joins the world in mourning the loss of former President of the United States Ronald Reagan. Our….
The nation’s leading cancer organizations report that Americans’ risk of getting and dying from cancer continues to decline and survival….
Many health administrators face a dilemma when it comes to marketing health care services. The marketing landscape is large, and….
LONGMEADOW — Susan Kline, Carol Hirshberg and Theo Glickman, representing the Family Council of Ruth’s House Assisted Living Residence, were….
PALMER — Marcia Turner, RN, BSN, CHPN, of the Quaboag Valley Hospice, recently received certification from the Hospice and Palliative….