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Dr. Robert Hoffman remembers the flu pandemic of 1957. More important, his immune system might remember it, too. By now,….
Hospitalist care is rapidly emerging across the nation, but it’s still not widely understood. A hospitalist is a physician, generally….
As we engage in a national debate about health care reform, let’s not forget that assuring access to adequate….
Barbara Pelletier says the industry term is “sleep hygiene.” It is used by those who diagnose and treat sleep disorders,….
Debee Boulanger comes from a family with more than a dozen nurses, so it was natural for her to pursue….
Radiation. Chemotherapy. Yoga? When it comes grappling with cancer, the ancient Eastern art of yoga might seem a little out….
The axiom that people come in all shape and sizes couldn’t be more appropriate for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)…..
Practicing Medicine — and Public Relations Vascular Surgeon and Administrator Mark Hirko Is Also Selling a New Model of Care
Dr. Mark Hirko wears a large button on his lab coat, a political campaign-style item bearing a picture of his….
If you pay bills and bank online, and handle much of your financial activity there, your agents under your durable….
Cooley Dickinson Hospital Welcomes Chong to Staff NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital announced the addition of Dr. Lanceford Chong to….
Katelynn Lampron spent a good part of her senior year in the hospital. No, she wasn’t injured or sick; she….
There is a new set of federal regulations, collectively called the Red Flags Rule, requiring most health care providers….
With the end of 2009 fast approaching, have you achieved all the fat-loss goals you set for yourself this year?….
Stroke of Inspiration Two stroke experts from Holyoke Medical Center addressed a group of both health professionals and laypeople at….
Now is the Time to Form Teams and Gather Pledges for the Rays of Hope Walk in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
GREENFIELD — This year’s Rays of Hope – A Walk Toward the Cure of Breast Cancer — is extending farther….
WALTHAM — With the Centers for Disease Control reporting that America is fatter than ever (two-thirds of Americans are now….
GREENFIELD — Nine local high school students recently graduated from Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s fourth Student Ambassador program at Baystate….
WARE — People value the use of their hands, and any loss of function through injury or accident can have….
SPRINGFIELD — With the successful completion of one pioneering health-quality initiative, new participation in another, and a third consecutive national….
WARE — Enid Szczepanek celebrated her 96th birthday doing something that was very important to her: she spent the afternoon….
WESTFIELD – In a move taken with the apparent goal of improving the facility’s fiscal condition, the Noble Hospital and….
WARE — Tuesday and Thursdays won’t be the same for 28 students since they began the Basic EMT Training Program….
LONGMEADOW — Who wouldn’t like to improve their memory? Ethel Grant, a recent graduate of the Posit Science Brain Fitness….
WARE — Christine Shirtcliff, President of Baystate Mary Lane Hospital announced that the hospital has received outstanding scores in recent….
SPRINGFIELD — Did you know you can still participate in the 16th annual Rays of Hope – A Walk Toward….
WARE, SPRINGFIELD — Berkshire Blanket Co. of Ware recently donated a large supply of blankets to the American Red Cross….
HADLEY — Western Mass. doctors and other medical professionals are facing a new era of practicing medicine. Amid the talk….