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SPRINGFIELD — Springfield College School of Social Work Professor and Director of Field Education William Fisher is the lead author….
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — The Joint Commission is implementing new behavioral healthcare standards, effective July 1, 2016, to better address….
SPRINGFIELD — Time is running out to nominate someone for the Continued Excellence Award, as BusinessWest magazine will accept nominations….
HOLYOKE — On Friday, April 29, Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) employees will present a check for $1,000 to Womanshelter Compañeras,….
NORTHAMPTON — The Garden: A Center for Grieving Children and Teens will host two workshops in May and a fund-raiser….
LEEDS — Linda Manor Extended Care Facility will host a presentation on Parkinson’s disease on Tuesday, June 7 from 1….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital was one of 798 hospitals — and among only 36 in Massachusetts — that ranked….
SPRINGFIELD — Western New England University (WNEU) students will host their second annual Out of the Darkness Walk for suicide….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Among the commercially insured, wide variations in prices have some states paying more than double what other….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) has again earned an ‘A’ rating from the Leapfrog Group, ranking it among the….
PITTSFIELD — Dr. Hafez Alsmaan, a pulmonary and critical-care specialist at Berkshire Medical Center (BMC), has been recognized with the….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) was again granted a three-year full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for….
For years, athletes and coaches downplayed the injury, calling it merely a ‘ding,’ or getting your ‘bell rung.’ No longer…..
Language can be a powerful tool that enables human beings to convey not just information but also ideas, emotions, and….
Since Bradley Sweet was diagnosed with keratotonus, he’s had to choose between poor vision and constant discomfort. Until now. Keratoconus,….
Rene Pinero says antiquated beliefs persist about individuals who become addicted to alcohol or drugs, despite recent headlines and ample….
The statistics are chilling: Not only is cardiovascular disease the number-one killer of women in this country, every 80 seconds….
Every year, Dr. Lisa Planeta sees about six patients with large, cancerous breast tumors who have never had a mammogram…..
In the 1940s, cervical cancer was a leading cause of cancer-related death for women in the U.S. But today, thanks….
This year, the Department of Labor (DOL) is making some significant changes to the regulations governing which executive, administrative, and….
BOSTON — Results from a survey of Massachusetts residents regarding health insurance released by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of….
NORTHAMPTON — Funded by a three-year grant by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) through the White….
The world’s older population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Today, 8.5% of people worldwide (617 million) are age….
ATLANTA — Dr. Patrice Harris, chair-elect of the American Medical Assoc. and chair of its Task Force to Reduce Opioid….
NORTHAMPTON — The Garden: A Center for Grieving Children and Teens announced a free workshop, “Grieving the Death of a….
Q: I’ve followed to the rule breastfeeding my child, introducing him to solid foods at about five months while continuing….
Houff Named Director of Physician Services for HMC Specialty Practices HOLYOKE — Spiros Hatiras, President and CEO of Holyoke Medical….
SPRINGFIELD — People living with epilepsy, their families, friends, and caregivers are encouraged to take part in the Epilepsy Foundation….
EAST LONGMEADOW — Pet Partners has named April 30 National Pet Therapy Day to recognize all of the exceptional therapy….
SPRINGFIELD — As part of its 10th annual 40 Under Forty program, BusinessWest, the sister publication of HCN, is taking….
Are you looking to escape the regulatory and administrative burdens associated with running a practice? Maybe you’re considering joining the….
NORTH ADAMS — North Adams Mayor Richard Alcombright has long advocated for people with mental-health and substance-use issues. Now, he….
GREENFIELD — Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) recently announced the hospital’s receipt of a $1.8 million grant from the Mass…..
GREENFIELD — Baystate Heart & Vascular’s Greenfield practice has moved from its former location at 48 Sanderson St. to a….
FLORENCE — The Dementia Initiative welcomes three Cooley Dickinson Health Care providers as guest experts at its spring 2016 workshop….
SPRINGFIELD — Trinity Health, the parent organization of Mercy Medical Center, has selected Mercy’s new community health project as a….
Participants in Wernick Adult Day Health Care take part in a number of stimulating activities throughout the day. LONGMEADOW —….
NORTHAMPTON — Richard Venne, president and CEO, invites the public to join Community Enterprises Inc. in celebrating 40 years of….
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker recently signed landmark legislation into law to address the deadly opioid and heroin epidemic plaguing….
WARE — The Baystate Regional Cancer Program at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and the American Cancer Society will present “Look….