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Food has become a centerpiece of American life, filling holiday celebrations, family milestones, and gatherings of friends or co-workers, regardless….
When I made the decision 18 years ago to leave clinical medicine after three years in general practice, I felt chronically….
Philip Noto says the difference between Emeritus of East Longmeadow and other local assisted-living facilities can be found in the….
Years ago, pediatricians were authority figures, and new parents reverently followed their instructions. But now, these doctors consider themselves partners….
Television, computer, and smartphone screens shouldn’t replace human contact, doctors say, but increasingly, they are doing just that. And the….
Dr. John Schreiber says that, while there’s some geography involved in the recently launched collaboration between Baystate Children’s Hospital and….
Presently, many committed couples are choosing not to get married, especially when they have been married in the past but….
Ermellini, Robert, Willis Join Growing Team at O’Connell Care at Home HOLYOKE — O’Connell Care at Home, with offices in….
As the days get shorter, many people find themselves feeling sad. You might feel blue around the winter holidays, or….
What role do genetic counselors and medical geneticists play in today’s ever-evolving world of medicine? Genetic counselors are specially trained,….
Selecting a retirement plan is an important decision for physician practices, as well as other small businesses working in the….
WESTFIELD —Dr. Peter Pascal, an orthopedic surgeon at Noble Hospital, is now offering an advanced treatment that quickly and safely removes….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC)….
NORTHAMPTON, GREENFIELD — Staff of the Cooley Dickinson Hospital Childbirth Center and the Birthplace at Franklin Medical Center received the 2014….
WARE — The Diabetes Support Group at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital has changed its monthly meeting day. The group now meets….
WALTHAM — Resolutions on end-of-life care, the age to purchase tobacco products, bicycle helmets, medical marijuana, and care for lesbian, gay,….
SPRINGFIELD — When a patient suffers a stroke or has knee-replacement surgery, rehabilitation is an important part of the recovery process…..
HAMPDEN — Wingate at Hampden, a skilled-nursing and rehabilitation center, announced it has been awarded a deficiency-free survey from the Mass…..
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center has long been recognized for its patient-safety initiatives, including 24/7 intensivist coverage in the Intensive Care….
WARE — Baystate Mary Lane Hospital is upgrading its medical-imaging capabilities for its patients. The hospital’s Radiology Department is installing a….
WARE, PALMER — Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and Baystate Wing Hospital were named among the nation’s top performers on key quality….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission,….
BOSTON — Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Mass. Medical Society (MMS), recognizing that “the physical and psychological trauma caused by….
NORTHAMPTON — The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted three-year accreditation to the cancer….
There’s a big difference, Leslie Hennessey said, between giving up on life and accepting that the end is near. “Hospice….