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The medical world is awash in alphabet soup, made more familiar by news reporting and the many direct-to-consumer television commercials….
Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are digestive disorders and types of inflammatory bowel disease. The two conditions reach all populations,….
There’s a question Dr. Richard Wood likes to pose to students. “I will say, ‘how many of you know somebody….
‘Do you have protection for safe sex?’ That’s certainly not an uncommon question to ask these days, given the dangers….
Are area seniors getting enough to eat? Studies say probably not — and it’s an issue that has captured the….
More than 27 million Americans suffer from stiff joints and/or pain caused by osteoarthritis, or OA. It is the most….
At this time of year, parents with children who have individualized education programs, commonly known as IEPs, should start thinking….
A cognitive training program for older Americans, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), shows benefits in cognitive reasoning….
Does violence beget violence? That’s the age-old question. There have been numerous research studies over the years that have concluded….
Calkins Joins BMC Cardiology Services PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems has announced the appointment of Dr. Thea Calkins, a board-certified,….
A taxpayer who is reimbursed for expenses paid or incurred in connection with his services as an employee doesn’t include….
NORTHAMPTON — Starting this summer, Cooley Dickinson Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center will bring expanded, cutting-edge oncology….
Photo Caption The team at Western Massachusetts PET-CT Imaging say the practice is currently the only full-time, in-house provider of….
WARE — The Baystate Regional Cancer Program at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and the American Cancer Society will present “Look….
LONGMEADOW — When American college student Britney Gengel lost her life in the 2010 earthquake that devastated the impoverished island….
BOSTON — At its first board meeting of 2014, the Health Policy Commission (HPC) awarded approximately $10 million to 28….
GREENFIELD — Baystate Rehabilitation Care at Baystate Franklin Medical Center will sponsor a free sports clinic, called “Time to Spring….
GREENFIELD — Homewatch CareGivers of West Springfield has opened a new office at 278 Main St. in Greenfield. The owners,….
WARE — Dance is a great outlet for creativity and physical exercise that can also build character and self-confidence, said….
GREENFIELD — Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Oncology Department will offer a free writing workshop, “Spirit of the Written Word,” for….
GREAT BARRINGTON — Fairview Hospital has been recognized with a 2013 Outstanding Patient Experience Award by Healthgrades, a leading online….
“In every corner of our state, heroin and opiate drug addiction threatens us. It threatens the safety that has always….