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LONGMEADOW — JGS Lifecare has named Madeline Presz, RN, BSN, CHPN, executive director of Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care…..
HADLEY — 50/50 Fitness/Nutrition group exercise studio announced it is expanding its offerings and moving to a new space located….
CHICAGO — The American Medical Association (AMA) recently submitted comprehensive comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) outlining….
SPRINGFIELD — Tejas Gandhi, the former chief administrative officer at Navicent Health in Macon, Ga. — where he led the….
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Most independent community pharmacists consistently encounter misleading and confusing fees imposed by prescription drug middlemen that negatively….
WARE — Summer is officially here. As temperatures rise many look for fun ways to cool off and stay active. Water….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center announced that Pat and David Johnson, of Westfield, have made a one million dollar bequest….
NORTHAMPTON — At a recent board meeting, key leadership at The Association for Behavioral Healthcare (ABH) appointed Karin Jeffers, president….
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield College Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) graduate Camille Richards was recently awarded the American Physical Therapy Association….
SPRINGFIELD — In recognition of the significant positive impact that Square One is having on families throughout the Greater Springfield….
WALTHAM — The Massachusetts Medical Society recently announced that more than 5,000 individuals have taken one or more of its….
GREENFIELD — Baystate Franklin Medical Center received the Coverdell NIH (National Institutes of Health) Stroke Scale Rate of 100 Percent….
C olorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related death and the third-most common cancer for both men and women….
Long-term services and supports (LTSS) enable hundreds of thousands of people of all ages in Massachusetts to live with independence….
Steven Marcus folds his hands and leans forward as he talks about his mission in life. It is profound, and….
Dr. Christopher Keroack, like so many who grew up in the Northeast, recalls a childhood visit to Riverside Park in….
Four years ago, Hugette Beauchemin decided to try a detoxification program at Alternative Health in Easthampton. Her initial motivation was….
There’s a new movement afoot in resorts across the country. Meditation techniques are offered alongside manicures. Lessons in stretching appropriate….
On May 18, the Department of Labor (DOL) finally released its highly anticipated revisions to regulations governing the Fair Labor….
In a study of nearly 650 people with the eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD), half still had vision 20/40….
Q: My husband and I have been trying to have a baby for one year now without success. How long….
Russo Named President,CAO of Baystate Franklin GREENFIELD — Cindy Russo has accepted the position of president and chief administrative officer….
The tax deductibility of materials and supplies in a medical practice is often overlooked. Depending on your facts and circumstances,….
SPRINGFIELD — Impressing a panel of judges as a committed, widely recognized advocate for families dealing with food allergies, as….
It’s alarming enough, Melissa Perry says, that overall suicide rates, both nationally and in Massachusetts, are on the rise. But….
GREENFIELD — Final preparations have begun for the opening Monday, June 27 of Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s (BFMC) new surgery….
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Mass) announced that state Health and Human….
LEE — Porchlight VNA/Home Care Rehabilitation Director Lynn Proulx will present on “Secrets to Successful Joint Replacements” at the Successful….
SPRINGFIELD — As the Fourth of July approaches, many people are looking forward to celebrating Independence Day with patriotic parades,….
CHICAGO — The American Medical Assoc. (AMA) adopted new policy last week recognizing the public-health benefits of paid sick leave….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans spent $30.2 billion — $28.3 billion for adults and $1.9 billion for children — out of….
SPRINGFIELD — AFC Doctors Express, the largest independent urgent care provider in the Commonwealth, announced the availability of online check-ins….
HOLYOKE — Last week, the Holyoke Boys and Girls Club joined Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) in recruiting blood donors to….
CHICAGO — The American Medical Assoc. (AMA) adopted new policy last week urging equal healthcare access and payment for eating….
BOSTON — Holly Chaffee, president and CEO of Porchlight VNA/Home Care in Lee and Chicopee, was recently elevated to president….
GREENFIELD — Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility in Greenfield will host a Wine and Canvas event on Thursday, July 21….
WARE — Recently, the staff of Country Bank came together to support Baystate Children’s Hospital in Springfield. The Corporate Risk….
CHICAGO — The American Medical Association (AMA) recently adopted new policies at its annual meeting to help reverse the country’s….
SPRINGFIELD — One-third of U.S. kids eat from fast-food restaurants every day. Mothers are the greatest influencers of their families’….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In 2014, healthcare spending for people with diabetes covered by employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) grew at a much….