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When most people in Western Mass. think of pharmacy chains, they think of CVS, Walgreens, or Brooks. Those are the….
The numbers are sobering.It is estimated that 8 million American women live with heart disease — 10% of those in….
Wing Memorial Hospital and Medical Centers, as a member hospital of UMass Memorial in Worcester, will now have access to….
NORTHAMPTON – Donna G. Truesdell was hired recently as Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s quality improvement director. Truesdell, a master’s prepared nurse,….
Felicia Bycenski says she believes state legislators are getting the message about the Commonwealth’s health care system and its deteriorating….
The respected National Academy of Sciences declared last November that “the health care delivery system is incapable of meeting the….
WILBRAHAM — The Louis & Clark drugstore chain recently announced four new appointments at three of its Springfield locations. •….
NORTHAMPTON — Northampton Wellness Associates, an established group of medical practitioners offering integrative care for allergy, chronic illness, and pain….
Amie Cashman, RN, was looking for something different.Her work as a nurse was rewarding, but the hours and the stress….
Steven Allen, M.D. likens it to trading in a Yugo for a Ferrari. That’s how he chose to describe….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Medical Center has again been named one of the nation’s top 100 hospitals, according to a recently….
SPRINGFIELD — The Sisters of Providence Health System (SPHS) has announced the appointment of Lee Pledger to the position of….
PITTSFIELD — Rebecca D. Takis-Smith has been appointed a physician assistant in Cardiology at Berkshire Medical Center. She will work….
SPRINGFIELD — The 17th annual Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Telethon will be broadcast locally from Baystate Medical Center’s Chestnut Conference….
LONGMEADOW — Theo Glickman, retired Springfield teacher and past chair for the Jewish Nursing Home, was honored with the 2003….
PITTSFIELD — Prakash Malkani, M.D. has been named chairman of the Radiology Department at Berkshire Medical Center and Fairview Hospital…..
PALMER — Wing Memorial Hospital announced that Dr. S. Triantos, a board-certified oncologist, will again be seeing patients in the….
Almost six months after being hit with a $1.30 tax for each non-Medicare and non-Medicaid prescription filled, the state’s pharmacy….
The Doctor Will See You Now? With Online Pharmacies, Not Necessarily — And The Government Is Watching
Buying prescription drugs online in the United States is so easy that the Federal Trade Commission is looking into ways….
The surveys are unannounced, but for most nursing homes, they come like clockwork, about once a year. The experience goes….
Did you hear the one about the man and his cat? Scott Ziskin likes to tell that story. The….
Frances Bernier Wing Medical Center Monson and Ludlow Position: Nurse Manager Education: Diploma, St. Vincent Hospital School of Nursing;….
Cervical Cancer And The Pill The Increased Risk From Oral Contraceptive Use Isn’t As Alarming As It Sounds
The long-suspected link between birth control pills and cervical cancer was reinforced by a prominent French study last month, but….
The common image of fitness clubs as opportunities to show off toned bodies and create dating opportunities might be an….
Health care providers are aware that they must now comply with HIPAA’s privacy regulations. HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and….
Practitioners lose thousands of dollars annually from patient ‘no-shows’ and untimely cancellations. A single practitioner with an average of 10….