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As a teenager growing up in the music-rich mid-’70s, Steve Berube remembers becoming almost obsessed with the work of Bruce….
Fibromyalgia has been a misunderstood disease, sometimes described as a myth. Three decades ago, scarce science existed to support fibromyalgia….
Have you noticed the increase number of cyclists on the road lately? Well I sure have. Ignited by Lance Armstrong’s….
Baystate Eliminates 354 Positions Officials Say Steps Address Impact of Recession, Health Care Costs
SPRINGFIELD — Citing continued cuts in state reimbursement and “the government’s inability to properly fund the expansion of health care,”….
Bernadette White recalls the pleas from parents when Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield was threatened with closure two years….
They don’t call them cancer sticks for nothing. “If I could pick one thing to reduce the cancer burden in….
The results of published scientific research that studied the effect of food on cancer prevention are conflicting and can cause….
With every medical advance, it seems, comes a new challenge. “As the technology behind screening mammograms has become more refined,”….
Ken Vincunas says that considerable time and energy were devoted to coming up with a name for his company’s latest….
Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton has long taken what it considers a leadership position in terms ‘green’ practices and operating….
Imagine this: an issue so big that when the governor signs a much-anticipated bill into law so many parents and….
Yet another bruise. What caused that dark, unsightly mark on your leg? You don’t recall bumping into anything. Lately, however,….
Valley Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Welcomes Stoddard GREENFIELD — Baystate Medical Practices – Valley Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine….
Not all children look forward to returning to school in the fall, especially those who might have developed a chronic….
Summer Learning Area high school students are getting exciting hands-on experience as part of a program that invites them to….
We are all aware that the recession has been slow to end and continues to impact the economics of medical….
WARE — Childhood obesity is a significant health problem facing families today. Many parents feel overwhelmed by the problem of….
NORTHAMPTON and AMHERST — Jeanne Ryan, executive director of the VNA & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson, has announced a new….
WARE — One piece of fire station equipment used daily is the rack where firefighters store their gear between shifts…..
WARE — Baystate Mary Lane Hospital was recognized at the recent United Way of Hampshire County Campaign celebration luncheon. The….
SOUTHWICK — The 18th annual Red Cross Golf Tournament was staged June 23 at the Ranch Golf Club, raising more….
ATHOL — CHD Outpatient Behavioral Health Services has opened a satellite office for the convenience of Athol-area residents at 375….