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SPRINGFIELD — In what is being called the largest grant in American International College history, the college has received more….
WARE — Emergency medicine is all about providing highly skilled, essential care without undue delays. Nevertheless, according to a report….
Mary Tarbell was among those receiving pins at the graduation ceremonies for the first class of nursing students at Springfield….
SPRINGFIELD — Close to 50 physicians and supporters paid tribute to three colleagues recently at the Mercy Medical Center 2012….
It’s called FRAX. That’s short for ’fracture-risk-assessment index’, a computer algorithm that analyzes a patient’s important historical physical events (injury….
Dr. Christopher Keroack says the psychology of men differs dramatically from women when it comes to their weight and self-image…..
Ann Maynard acknowledged that visitors to Baystate Medical Center’s new, 73,000-square-foot emergency department will likely spend less time there, on….
Presbyopia is a common type of vision disorder that occurs as you age. It is often referred to as the….
Substance abuse by teens is common. A national survey shows that, by high-school graduation, 80% of students will have tried….
Scientists once believed erectile dysfunction (ED) — was a problem only of the mind and not of the body. But….
While philanthropy is a year-round activity, the holidays are a time when many think about those in need — and….
The passage last month of Question 3, “Medical Use of Marijuana,” has raised many questions about the rights and responsibilities….
The beneficiaries and backup beneficiaries named on retirement plans and life-insurance policies must be carefully considered and properly designated. A….
CHICAGO — The American Medical Assoc. (AMA), the nation’s largest and most influential physician organization, voted during its recent policy-making….
The highly contagious virus known as respiratory syncytial virus, most often referred to as RSV, which is prevalent during the….
Khan Joins Staff of Hillcrest Family Health PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems has announced the appointment of Dr. Mehernosh Khan….
Pink Parade The 19th annual Rays of Hope – A Walk Toward the Cure of Breast Cancer and third annual….
SPRINGFIELD — The report card is in on premature births, and the grades are far from glowing. The March of….
PITTSFIELD — The Berkshire Visiting Nurse Assoc. has been named a Top Agency of the 2012 HomeCare Elite, a compilation….
The end of the taxable year is fast approaching for many area medical practices. As we head into the final….
Daniel Moen wasn’t surprised by the healthcare cost-containment bill passed by the state Legislature and signed into law by Gov…..