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WEST SPRINGFIELD — AFC Doctors Express, the largest independent urgent-care provider in the Commonwealth, recently announced support for a national….
CHICAGO — The American Medical Assoc. (AMA) welcomed the final recommendations from the White House’s Mental Health and Substance Use….
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network (MNN), the state’s nonprofit association, released the second edition of “Commonwealth Insights,” focusing on….
NORTHAMPTON — A dialogue about race in the community will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5 and 6, from….
NORTH ADAMS — The North Adams campus of Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) will soon be home to a convenient, single….
LENOX — Kimball Farms/PineHill on Walker Street in Lenox announced two ongoing support groups. The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets the….
WALTHAM — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey will deliver the keynote address at the Mass. Medical Society’s (MMS) summit on opioids,….
LONGMEADOW — Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, P.C., a community-centered cosmetic-surgery and non-invasive practice serving Western Mass. and Northern Conn.,….
CHICAGO — The American Medical Assoc. (AMA) applauded the steps taken by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) to….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Health has appointed Ben Craft to the new position of senior director of Government and Public Affairs…..
SPRINGFIELD — Shriners Hospitals for Children would like to thank its friends at MIX 93-1 and NewsRadio 560 WHYN for….
GREENFIELD — Hospice of Franklin County, in collaboration with Baystate Franklin Medical Center, is holding a free community screening of….
HOLYOKE — The Wound Care Center at Holyoke Medical Center, a member of the Healogics network, is participating in the….
AGAWAM — Cornerstone Kids Dentistry held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 11 to announce the recent opening of its new,….
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield College physician assistant program had 100% of its 2016 graduates pass the Physician Assistant National Certifying….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Health Care announced the opening of its new urgent-care clinic at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Community members….
CHICOPEE — The School of Nursing at Elms College has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)….
WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown Commons will host a spaghetti supper on Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Williamstown….
NORTHAMPTON — On Thursday, Oct. 27, area residents are invited to participate in a breast-cancer awareness walk from Northampton’s City….
LEEDS — Linda Manor Assisted Living will host seminars on early memory troubles and strategies for seniors on Tuesday, Nov…..
STURBRIDGE — The Massachusetts chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illess (NAMI Mass) will host its annual convention, “Journey….
HOLYOKE — Three Mercy Continuing Care Network facilities received the Excellence in Action award from My InnerView, the nation’s leading….
GREENFIELD — Hospice of Franklin County is offering two new grief support groups in November and December. “Grief & the….
WORCESTER — AdCare Hospital recently honored Mark Rebello, counselor, with its Excellence in Patient Care Award, and Mary Emery, dietary….
LONGMEADOW — Paul Nicholson, chair of the board of directors for Glenmeadow, announced that Anne Thomas has accepted the position….
AGAWAM — Survivor Journeys invites the community to the second annual Halloween Gala on Friday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m…..
WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown Commons invites the public to a discussion of long-term care and estate planning with elder-law attorney James….
SPRINGFIELD — Pioneer Valley Plastic Surgery and Dr. Melissa Johnson will host a local Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day event….
WORCESTER — October is Dyslexia Awareness Month, with activities nationwide offering education and support for those with the disability and….
By Holly Chaffee Across Massachusetts, more than 110,000 senior citizens and individuals with disabilities receive healthcare services in their homes….
CHICOPEE, SPRINGFIELD — A new linkage agreement between Elms College and Western New England College of Pharmacy will make it….
NORTHAMPTON — Community members are invited to attend the next Cooley Dickinson Health Care lecture, “Turning Heart Failure into Heart….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center will host a lecture on “Prostate Health & PSA Testing” on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at….
For more than a decade, obesity has been recognized as an epidemic condition in the U.S., and the numbers certainly….
Used properly, the prescription pain pills known as opioids can be highly effective. They are also highly addictive. Last week,….
When Shaun McConkey arrived at South Deerfield-based Pelican Products as director of operations a year ago, he found a company….
Assoc. for Community Living Unveils New Name, VVM Partnership In a time of change for what, until recently, was known….
One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lifetime. “It’s a complicated disease,….
Knowledge is power. It can also be frightening. Genetic counseling and testing for cancer is a perfect example. Those are….
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) recently accepted the recommendations of a blue-ribbon panel on 10 scientific approaches most likely to….