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Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. It’s a refrain repeated by generations of….
Bob Swanson has come a long way in his recovery from a stroke. His voice still bears the telltale slurring,….
WARE — Pam Wallace, RN, BSN, has been the manager for Surgical Services at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital for more….
NORTHAMPTON — Pets and their owners alike enjoyed a little exercise recently at the 14th annual run/walk and health fair….
SPRINGFIELD — Apex Healthcare Services, a Springfield-based home health care agency, has launched its new Web site, www.apexcares.com. The site….
Much like consumer products, physicians are now being ranked, graded, and rated on a host of criteria, part of the….
HOLYOKE, FLORENCE — To help expand access to “culturally competent health care,” the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA)….
WALTHAM — The Mass. Medical Society (MMS), the statewide professional association of physicians, has announced the start of the third….
GREENFIELD — With the recent certification of Joy Pelc, RN, OCN, 100% of the nurses in Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s….
SPRINGFIELD — Consolidated Health Plans (CHP), a third-party administrator, is adding three new insurance products that will create 30 additional….
HOLYOKE — Mental health counselors and certified nursing assistants at Providence Behavioral Health Hospital, represented by the United Auto Workers….
WALTHAM — In a letter to state legislators from the organization’s president, the Mass. Medical Society (MMS) is urging representatives….
The deck was stacked against Kevin Breveleri from the start of his life. A few days of carelessness almost ended….
Usually the hospital visit follows the stroke, not the other way around. But when Paul Grunthart woke up one morning….
Jerome Irving admits he had some risk factors for a stroke. But in his 40s, he wasn’t nearly old enough….
Sometimes it takes awhile for common sense to become common practice. Behavioral health care has always been a complex science,….
Andre Waters, a former defensive back for the Philadelphia Eagles, took his own life last fall with a shotgun blast…..
It’s an unlikely question: can going to a hospital be fun? “One family told us, ‘if this was a hotel,….
The numbers have been reported countless times since a 1999 Institute of Medicine report claimed that at least 44,000 deaths….
Info, Please The 10th annual Community Health Fair at Springfield Technical Community College featured dozens of senior Nursing students presenting….
If you’re the parent of a disabled child, you’re probably concerned with the uncertainty of your child’s financial future and….
On April 12, 2006, then-Gov. Mitt Romney signed into law the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Plan. This legislation is intended….