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Rebecca Levy calls it the ‘dungeon.’ That’s her friendly colloquialism for an area on the ground floor at Baystate Health…..
SPRINGFIELD — Twelve volunteers with Commonwealth Corps will join the ranks of the Sisters of Providence Health System (SPHS), thanks….
HOLYOKE — The American Heart Assoc. and American Stroke Assoc. are recognizing Holyoke Medical Center for its performance in treating….
An experiment in Plymouth could help point the way to more effective, affordable, and humane health care, while making its….
I have no doubt that health care reform in Massachusetts is working. The physicians of our state can be proud….
Schapiro Joins Team at Baystate Neurosurgery SPRINGFIELD — Neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Schapiro, who specializes in the treatment of tumors, spine,….
Working toward his medical degree at Yale, Dr. William Bithoney could have gone in almost any direction. He chose kids.After….
WESTFIELD — Noble Hospital recently received the American Stroke Assoc. Get with the Guidelines – Stroke Gold Performance Achievement Award,….
WEST SPRINGFIELD — The 28th annual Brightside Golf Classic raised more than $150,000 to benefit the programs and services at….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems has been named one of the nation’s 100 Most Wired, according to the results of….
WALTHAM — Andrew Morehouse, executive director of the Food Bank of Western Mass., and Frank Robinson, executive director of Partners….
SPRINGFIELD — Free wireless Internet access for patients and visitors is now available throughout the Mercy Medical Center campus, including….
SPRINGFIELD — Nintendo’s Wii video-game system has long been popular with teens, allowing them to simulate the movements of boxing,….
BOSTON — The state Department of Public Health (DPH) recently ordered Massachusetts hospitals to stop turning away ambulances when their….
October, recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is a good time to reflect on some sobering statistics.Specifically, more than….
SPRINGFIELD — With the 15th Annual Rays of Hope – a Walk Toward the Cure of Breast Cancer slated for….
Creating ‘Career Pathways’ Health Care Initiative Is a Key Element in the Region’s Bid to ‘Build a Better Workforce’
As she talked about a new health care sector workforce development project set to commence, Jean Jackson used the phrase….
Mark Fulco says Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno provided a good amount of the inspiration for Mercy Medical Center’s ‘Take a….
A new pocket of activity in the health care sector is blooming on Benton Drive in East Longmeadow, and developers….
It’s more than free groundskeeping. Laurie Kenney, director of residential care at Ruth’s House, recalled a man who had loved….
‘To my daughter, I leave my love of laughter.’ ‘And to my son, I leave my passion for knowledge.’ As….
Many older people worry about becoming more forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). In….
PITTSFIELD — The American Heart Assoc. and American Stroke Assoc. are recognizing Berkshire Medical Center for its performance in treating….
GREENFIELD — With the installation of its second digital mammography unit, Baystate Franklin Medical Center has completed its transformation to a….
SPRINGFIELD — The Massachusetts Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation invites everyone to take part in the fourth annual Western Mass…..
SPRINGFIELD — Dr. Francis Podbielski, medical director of the Lung Cancer Program at Mercy Medical Center, received the Felix G…..
WARE — A number of community-based organizations will join forces for a special Child Health and Safety Fair on Saturday,….
BOSTON — Massachusetts hospitals experienced a dramatic decline in their financial condition during the first half of fiscal year 2008,….
Code Green Kurt Rockstroh, president and CEO of Steffian Bradley Architects, recently addressed Baystate Medical Center employees and media members….
The Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008 was signed by President Bush on July 30 as part of a larger….
They Can See Clearly Now Despite a Less-severe Shortage, Radiologic Technologists Are Still in Demand
Sometimes, people pondering medical career options suddenly get the picture — literally. That is, they’re drawn to one of the….