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The headlines first came with baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn. His all-too-early death at 54 was attributed to the….
Physicians undergo years of education and training to promote wellness, cure and heal, and protect life. Yet, we also know….
Tough problems require bold solutions, and opiate addiction has become a tougher problem than ever before in Massachusetts. Responding to….
Helen Arnold says there’s a responsibility to being a community hospital in a city struggling with pervasive poverty. For instance,….
Soft, soothing music plays in the background, and a relaxing smell wafts through the air at the Herbarium in Chicopee,….
For John Glynn and his staff, Fitness Fusion isn’t just a name – it’s a culture that was established along….
As parents launch into yet another back-to-school season, they’ve already scurried to malls in search of new clothes for their….
Veteran’s Administration Benefits – Proposed Legislation Could Change the Landscape for Some Individuals
As this article is being written, so are drafts of various bills being adjusted in Washington. It appears that, although….
Lack of sleep or waking up several times during the night may be bad for the brain and may increase….
Ahmed Recognized by Becker Hospital Review WARE — Dr. M. Shafeeq Ahmed, acting president and chief operating officer at Baystate Mary….
Back in 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report noting that exposure to single-use laundry….
Making a Difference Clara Thatcher, a Hampshire Regional High School student, recently presented a check for $5,605 to the Cooley….
Social Security is an important income source for most retirees. Yet, people tend to overlook how their benefit is calculated….
SPRINGFIELD — This year’s 21st annual Rays of Hope – A Walk Toward the Cure of Breast Cancer may still be….
NORTH ADAMS — The American Health Care Assoc. and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) recently announced the selection of….
NORTHAMPTON — In 2012, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, had diabetes. Two years earlier, the figures were 25.8….
WESTFIELD — Noble Hospital has introduced a new device that improves the treatment of breast cancer. The BioZorb Tissue Marker helps….
WALTHAM — The Mass. Medical Society is offering free information on advance care planning, the term that describes the planning people….
WARE — Baystate Mary Lane Hospital (BMLH) has released a request for proposals (RFP) for community health initiatives from area not-for-profit….
BOSTON — The Mass. Public Health Council approved three determination-of-need (DON) requests to support Baystate Health’s efforts to modernize its facilities….
WARE — Sept. 10 will mark the 16th anniversary of the annual Shirley Batsie Memorial Rose sale, which features a dozen….
SPRINGFIELD — The Melanoma Foundation of New England (MFNE) announced a fund-raising event, “Martinis for Melanoma,” to take place on Sept…..
LENOX — After the state Department of Public Health completed its annual survey at Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center, it issued….
SPRINGFIELD — The American Red Cross of Massachusetts announced the selection of Kim Goulette as the new executive director of the….
AMHERST — Computer scientist Benjamin Marlin of UMass Amherst recently received a five-year, $536,527 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development….
SPRINGFIELD — The physicians of Baystate Ob/Gyn Group Inc. announced that it has been awarded its sixth consecutive accreditation by the….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital was named among the top 10% of the hospitals evaluated as providing outstanding performance in gynecologic….
On Labor Day, Wing Memorial Hospital — the name that’s been over the door of the Palmer institution for more….