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Say you’ve got a prime slice of real estate on Memorial Drive in Chicopee, you’re building an assisted-living facility, and….
It starts with a tradeoff of sorts — with a tick getting the better end of the deal. “When you….
Jim Callahan keeps a gold pocket watch in the top drawer of his desk, but he’s never used it. That’s….
SPRINGFIELD — The Western New England College board of trustees has voted to move forward with plans to create a….
SPRINGFIELD — To further its commitment to the prevention and treatment of disease, Mercy Medical Center will become a smoke-free….
Current medical journals and the popular press carry numerous articles about the relationships between the drug manufacturing industry and physicians…..
The trustees of the nation’s Medicare trust funds have just released their 2007 annual report, and once again the news….
SPRINGFIELD — The 2007 Children’s Miracle Network Telethon at Baystate Health, broadcast on June 16, raised a record $727,454 to….
Sutton Honored as Oncology Social Worker of the Year GREENFIELD — Vicki Sutton, MSW, LCSW, Oncology social worker at Baystate….
FLORENCE — Visiting the dentist consistently shows up on lists of people’s top fears, along with fear of heights, flying,….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Health recently received a 2007 Environmental Leadership Award from Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (H2E), a not-for-profit….
HOLYOKE — The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) program at Holyoke Medical Center has been awarded a three-year accreditation as a….
LONGMEADOW — Eleven students from the Sandi Kupperman Learning Center at Temple Beth El in Springfield recently participated in the….
SPRINGFIELD — When the final step was taken on a rainy May morning at Forest Park in Springfield, walkers participating….
SPRINGFIELD — Maple Surgery Center, located at 298 Carew St. in Springfield, has changed its name to Baystate Orthopedic Surgery….
HOLYOKE — The American Heart Association (AHA) and the Mass. Department of Public Health recently named the City of Holyoke….
WESTERN MASS. — The Mass. Medical Society and Alliance Charitable Foundation have awarded grants to two agencies in Western Mass…..
AMHERST — Residents living east of the Connecticut River now have access to a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system….
SPRINGFIELD — The Domestic Violence Project at Baystate Children’s Hospital’s Family Advocacy Center is looking for volunteers to provide crisis….
SPRINGFIELD — The Valley Medical Group Laboratory (VMGL) was recently honored by Medical Laboratory Observer as one of the nation’s….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s Cancer Care Program and its Center for Complementary Therapies have been awarded a grant from….
Progress has been slow in coming, but the words are nonetheless proving prophetic. Almost a decade ago, Marcia Angell, former….
A frequently asked question by patients undergoing cancer treatment is, “can acupuncture help me?” The issue then becomes: is there….
There was a time when the only medical technology we used to keep ourselves healthy was a thermometer. Those days….
In the early days of photography, a person had to sit still in front of a camera for a long….
Much has been made of people living longer than ever, and wanting to stay healthy in their later years. That….
The Nursing Class of 2007 Hundreds of Nursing students recently graduated from the area’s colleges with their bachelor’s and….
For many people with diabetes, the thought of vision loss, among the many potentially devastating complications of the disease, is….
Oak Grove Associates, P.C., a practice group of five physicians, had a long-standing practice of stripping all the cash out….