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At precisely 4:31 p.m. on June 1, 2011 — the moment when a tornado tore the roof off the South….
Technology has increased productivity, reduced costs, and led to better services and products for most industries and professions, but health….
As the next act of the Massachusetts health care drama plays out on Beacon Hill, the same characters return to….
Jessica Crevier recalls a friend with AIDS who could have used a helping hand. “I’ve had a number of experiences….
Hundreds of nursing students recently graduated from the area’s colleges with their bachelor’s and associate’s degrees. American International College, Elms….
As he commenced a tour of the new Davis Heart & Vascular Center, and talked about its ability to save….
Dr. John Marenco says that, when most people think of health care for the heart, they think about a heart….
When Patricia Clark’s father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, she thought she was well-prepared to care for him due to….
One of the more difficult assignments facing physicians is the unpleasant task of explaining to a patient that soon it….
A Massachusetts health care proxy, once properly executed, allows you to appoint another to make health care decisions for you….
“I want to stay in my home of 30 years as long as I can. What resources are there, and….
Jewish Geriatric Services Taps Baicker as CEO LONGMEADOW — Martin W. Baicker has been appointed the new president and CEO….
Health Care Expo On June 19, the Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce partnered with Health New England to produce a….
Children need playtime, and summer means lots of opportunities to play for kids who are out of school with more….
GREENFIELD — The Baystate Franklin Auxiliary at Baystate Franklin Medical Center has awarded $10,000 in scholarships to 15 students who….
BOSTON — Although Massachusetts has nearly universal health insurance coverage, high costs pose a serious financial problem for the segment….
PALMER — Hospice volunteers are part of an effective hospice care team, serving in various capacities as caring companions and….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center was honored with an ’A’ Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group, an independent national….
GREENFIELD — Four physicians on staff at Baystate Franklin Medical Center were nominated by their colleagues for Leadership Awards and….
BOSTON — Opposition to the legalization of medicinal marijuana in the absence of scientific studies that demonstrate its safety and….