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LEE — Porchlight VNA/Home Care will begin serving the Berkshires with its falls-prevention program, Move in Time, with the support….
GREENFIELD — Daren Gray has joined Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) as director of Support Services. He will provide leadership….
LONGMEADOW — Fazzi Associates, a national research firm specializing in serving the home-health and hospice industry, has named Spectrum Home….
SPRINGFIELD — The ORBERA Managed Weight Loss System is the newest FDA-approved procedure for weight loss and is garnering interest….
HOLYOKE — Last week, Robert Charles Photography presented a $20,000 check to Baystate Children’s Hospital, raised during the studio’s 10th….
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and executives from the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership….
SPRINGFIELD — Blood is traditionally in short supply during the winter months due to the holidays, travel schedules, inclement weather,….
CHICAGO — Dr. Steven Stack, president of the American Medical Association (AMA), recently commended the federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee….
Since 1910, with the exception of a few years dominated by the 1918 flu pandemic, heart disease has been the….
As we head into 2016, it is important to think about some of the things that will impact physician practices….
Dr. Philip Glynn says a recently announced partnership between Mercy Medical Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Hospital….
They named her Noelle. She is the “obstetrics simulator” used by students at Holyoke Community College, and by Michelle Sherlin’s….
Experts say many children and adolescents don’t get enough sleep. The reasons vary from family to family, but since parents….
Worried parents have all kinds of reasons why their kids shouldn’t participate in social media, Elizabeth Morgan said. But perhaps….
When Dr. Kinga Pluta’s daughter was diagnosed with type I diabetes at the age of 18 months, she and her….
In the last five years of life, total healthcare spending for people with dementia was more than $250,000 per person,….
How come New Year’s resolutions always seem to center around dieting and getting in shape? You spend your holiday dinner….
Q. I sat down with my family after Christmas and discussed several New Year’s resolutions, one of which was making….
Panniello to Coordinate Dining at Ruth’s House LONGMEADOW — Ruth’s House, the assisted-living residence at JGS Lifecare, announced the appointment….
Every 20 years or so, there is a generational shift in the workplace. The most recent generation — the millennial….
ATLANTA — With growing concerns over the global public health threat posed by antibiotic resistance, the American Medical Assoc. (AMA)….
WESTFIELD — Baystate Noble Hospital has been awarded a $1.2 million CHART grant from the Mass. Health Policy Commission (MHPC)….
AUSTIN, Texas — With less than one year until the 2016 presidential election and as America’s addiction epidemic receives increasing….
LEE — Porchlight VNA/Home Care has been awarded a five-star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)…..
WALTHAM — With more than 1,000 overdose-related deaths last year, and the widespread suffering it has caused, the epidemic of….
NORTHAMPTON — Adults who would like a referral to behavioral-health services now have easier access thanks to the addition of….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center announced it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by….
ATLANTA — Responding to the billions of advertising dollars being spent to promote prescription products, physicians at the interim meeting….
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield College International Center; the Springfield College School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; and the Beijing….
LONGMEADOW — Martin Baicker, president and CEO of JGS Lifecare, announced that JGS Lifecare will be working with the Green….
SPRINGFIELD — Berkshire Bank Foundation is investing in Baystate Academy Charter Public School’s (BACPS) new program, Project Lead the Way,….
BOSTON — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has received a perfect score of 100% on the 2016 Corporate Equality….
WESTFIELD — Baystate Noble Hospital recently received a check for $1,000 from the Amelia Park Ice Arena’s October Pink in….
Patients and family members walking in the Daly Entrance at Baystate Medical Center are greeted by a large sign that….
SPRINGFIELD — On Tuesday, Jan. 13, the Ronald McDonald House of Springfield will hold a press conference to announce the….
SPRINGFIELD — If you’ve already failed on one or more of your New Year’s resolutions, here’s one to replace them….
SPRINGFIELD — Shriners Hospitals for Children is reminding families about a potential fire hazard that could be present in homes….
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker and the Mass. Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that $700,000 will be awarded to….
NORTHAMPTON — Clinical & Support Options (CSO) announced it has achieved a four-year national accreditation through the New York-based Council….
AMHERST — Cooley Dickinson Medical Group welcomed Dr. Shevaughn Kealy to its team of experienced primary-care providers. Kealy joins Dr…..