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Agawam transplant recipient reunites with organ donor who helped save her life
March 24, 2015: March is National Kidney Month
Coffee for kids?
March 23, 2015: Sugary, caffeinated drinks not a good idea
Ouch! Should I use heat or ice?
March 20, 2015: Your questions answered
Tips to bite into a healthy lifestyle
March 19, 2015: It's National Nutrition Month
Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes?
March 18, 2015: Take the risk test on Diabetes Alert Day - March 24
NFL rookie retires over fear of head trauma
March 17, 2015: Learn more about concussions
Poisonings are preventable
March 16, 2015: It's National Poison Prevention Week
Baystate Health lifts changes in visitor policy
March 13, 2015: Normal visitation policy returns at all facilities
Smoking cessation drug Chantix gets new warnings
March 13, 2015: Drinking alcohol and psychiatric side effects in question
How pulmonary rehab can help you
March 12, 2015: It's National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week
Today is National Registered Dietitian Day
March 11, 2015: Learn what a Baystate registered dietitian can do for you
It's Patient Safety Awareness Week
March 10, 2015: Preventing hospital delirium in elderly loved ones
Baystate's Mini-Medical School sets up classroom in Northampton
March 09, 2015: No experience needed
94.7 WMAS Radiothon raises record $325,465
March 09, 2015: Thanks to everyone for their generosity
Baystate Medical Center named a Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence
March 06, 2015: Medicare to now pay for screenings
Baystate, Noble Begin Discussions
March 05, 2015: The boards of trustees of Noble Hospital and Baystate Health have authorized the organizations to sign a letter of intent to explore Noble becoming a member of Baystate Health.
Tune-in to today's 94.7 WMAS Radiothon
March 05, 2015: Listen to the many heartwarming stories and pledge your support
Still tired after turning the clocks ahead?
March 04, 2015: You may have a sleep disorder.
Can a treadmill workout predict your life expectancy?
March 03, 2015: New cardiac study suggests it may
94.7 WMAS Radiothon set for Thursday
March 03, 2015: Meet Brianna Wright
94.7 WMAS Radiothon is three days away
March 02, 2015: Read young patient Eibhlinn White's story
Worried about peanut allergies?
February 26, 2015: New info for those with babies and young children
Do I go to the doctor or the ER?
February 25, 2015: Some tips to help you decide
Winter weather getting you down?
February 24, 2015: How to beat the winter blues
Blood Donor Spotlight: Paul Santolini
February 23, 2015: Squeezing Time in to Donate!
Something for history buffs
February 19, 2015: New Baystate Medical Center history book
Don't miss Baystate's final February Heart Lecture
February 18, 2015: Still time to register for Sunday
Healthy lifestyle may prevent heart disease
February 17, 2015: Six healthy lifestyle practices
Protect against carbon monoxide poisoning in the cold
February 13, 2015: Tips to keep you safe
Do you have a "broken heart" for Valentine's Day?
February 12, 2015: Read about this true medical condition
Vaccinations in the news
February 11, 2015: Don’t forget HPV
Sunday's Heart Lecture to focus on acute heart attacks
February 10, 2015: Still time to register
Keep Valentine's Day heart healthy
February 09, 2015: Dark chocolate, red wine in moderation
Bone-chilling temperatures return
February 06, 2015: Reminder: Tips to stay safe
What you need to know about the measles
February 05, 2015: There is no debate... vaccinate.
Interested in the field of medicine?
February 05, 2015: Enroll in Baystate’s Mini-Medical School
Heart & Vascular Lecture set for Sunday
February 04, 2015: Second in series focuses on coronary interventions
Operating a snow blower requires caution
January 30, 2015: Preventing devastating hand and finger injuries
Super Bowl prep tip
January 30, 2015: Safe Kids says check your TV for safety
Baystate welcomes Dr. Charlotte Boney
January 29, 2015: New chair of Pediatrics at Baystate Children’s Hospital
Top Ways to Prevent the Flu
January 28, 2015: Doctors say you can still benefit from the flu vaccine.
Heart & Vascular Lecture Series begins Feb. 1
January 23, 2015: February is Heart Month
Change Heroes needed for 94.7 WMAS Radiothon
January 22, 2015: Monies benefit Baystate Children’s Hospital
Wintertime challenges for asthmatics
January 15, 2015: Eliminating indoor asthmas triggers
Do-It-Yourself Cleaning Products for Those with Asthma
January 13, 2015: Baystate Children’s Hospital pediatrician offers easy-to-use household cleaner recipes that won’t irritate airways
Good weight loss program = diet and exercise
January 08, 2015: It's all about moving more
Losing weight – eating healthy, you don’t have to do it alone
January 06, 2015: Consult your local dietitian
Baystate dietitian answers important questions about ‘dieting’ in the New Year
January 05, 2015: The right diet for you
Is it a cold or the flu?
January 05, 2015: Learn the difference
A long distance letter of thanks for saving his child’s life
December 24, 2014: From Okinawa to Baystate Children’s Hospital
Winter health and safety
December 23, 2014: Tips from Baystate physicians
Having trouble getting your kids to sleep during the holidays?
December 19, 2014: Bedtime tips from a Baystate sleep specialist
Baystate Medical Center Reopens Medical Center Drive
December 19, 2014: Air-Handler Installation Is Complete, Normal Traffic Pattern Resumes
Calories count!
December 12, 2014: Coming soon to a restaurant near you – food labeling
Is the holiday rush making you tired?
December 11, 2014: 11 tips for a good night’s sleep
TechSpring makes debut in Downtown Springfield
December 08, 2014: Aims to ignite healthcare innovation, economic develop
Baystate Urogynecology welcomes Dr. Ellen Solomon
December 08, 2014: Dr. Ellen Solomon joins Baystate Urogynecology
2014 flu vaccine effectiveness questioned
December 05, 2014: Baystate physician says you still need a flu shot
Are you healthy enough to shovel snow?
November 26, 2014: Tips to protect your back
Grieving during the holidays
November 25, 2014: Gratitude is a very healing emotion
Thanksgiving isn’t just about food
November 24, 2014: Nurturing your mind and spirit as part of the holiday
Medical Center Drive to partially close
November 20, 2014: Temporary traffic change begins Nov. 22
Helpful and Healthful Substitutions for Your Thanksgiving Dinner
November 18, 2014: Baystate Health dietitian offers tasty tips
Aging population, bigger waistlines = diabetes
November 17, 2014: November is American Diabetes Month
Flu season has arrived
November 13, 2014: Don’t delay, get your flu shot now
Flu Season Has Arrived – Don’t Delay, Get Your Flu Shot Now
November 05, 2014: First pediatric flu death has already occurred in North Carolina
Get advice from life coach Valorie Burton
November 04, 2014: Register now for Spirit of Women Conference, Nov. 12
The End of Daylight Saving Time: Turing the Clocks Back Could Mean the Start of Seasonal Depression
November 03, 2014: Dr. Benjamin Liptzin, chair, Department of Psychiatry at Baystate Medical Center, discusses what effect setting the clocks back and the lack of sunlight could have on your mood and health.
Drive alert and arrive alive
November 03, 2014: It’s Drowsy Driving Prevention Month
Baystate Children’s Hospital, Connecticut Children’s launch collaboration
October 31, 2014: Keeping high-level care close to home
Keep kids safe on Halloween
October 28, 2014: From costumes to candy to pedestrian safety
Be Informed, Know the Facts
October 28, 2014: Public At Low Risk for Ebola
Aiming for a cure, hoping to prevent breast cancer
October 27, 2014: $1m grant to help investigate novel strategies for prevention
It’s Food Day today
October 23, 2014: Get a free apple, visit info table in Daly Cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Day Recipes
October 23, 2014: National Food Day is October 24th
Dr. Maura Brennan among first certified in nation
October 21, 2014: Earns Hospice Medical Director Certified™
Local produce can help aid in weight loss
October 08, 2014: Try Paula’s “Top 5” local foods
Baystate to participate in Food Day activities
October 02, 2014: Focus on fresh, local, healthy foods
Information About Enterovirus D68
September 26, 2014: On Tuesday the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced the arrival of the enterovirus D68 to the state.
Rays of Hope is just one month away
September 23, 2014: Time to begin your fundraising efforts
Reassurance on Enterovirus
September 18, 2014: Temporary visitor restrictions announced
Protecting Kids with Car seats
September 17, 2014: It’s National Child Passenger Safety Week
Keeping kids safe with car seats
September 16, 2014: A new study finds an alarming number of parents are allowing kids to use a seat belt alone before they are big enough.
Dr. Maura Brennan honored during Women in Medicine Month
September 15, 2014: Receives Inspirational Physician Award
Understanding and Preventing Suicide
September 08, 2014: Sept. 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week
New information for those considering double mastectomy
September 04, 2014: Study questions survival benefit
September is Cholesterol Education Month
September 02, 2014: It’s not just about your numbers any longer
Heart Association urges FDA to regulate electronic cigarettes
August 27, 2014: Baystate surgeon calls for more research
Baystate Health Announces New Leadership Appointments
August 27, 2014: Charles E. Cavagnaro III, MD, F.A.C.P., appointed president of Baystate’s Eastern Region. Shafeeq Ahmed, MD, appointed chief operating officer of Baystate’s Eastern Region.
Pediatricians call for later school starts
August 26, 2014: Adolescents need more sleep
Are you considering the Ice Bucket Challenge?
August 25, 2014: Local donation option exists, too, at Baystate
Does your child have a chronic illness?
August 20, 2014: What you need to know for back-to-school
Baystate employees “adopt a classroom”
August 20, 2014: Donate school supplies to local schoolchildren
Is your child fully vaccinated?
August 14, 2014: School starts soon
State Approves Three Determination of Need (DON) Requests
August 13, 2014: Transfer of ownership of Wing Memorial to Baystate Health Construction of new operating rooms at Baystate Franklin Medical Center Construction of new inpatient pharmacy in MassMutual Wing at Baystate Medical Center
Help for those battling depression
August 12, 2014: Identifying suicidal behaviors
Community centers offer free health fairs
August 11, 2014: It’s National Health Center Week
It's National Breastfeeding Awareness Week
August 04, 2014: Why breastfeeding is important
Pediatrician offers firsthand look at Liberia
July 31, 2014: Knew Liberian doctors who succumbed to Ebola
It’s National Minority Donor Awareness Week
July 31, 2014: August 1-7 is National Minority Donor Awareness Week, created to increase awareness of the need for more organ, eye, and tissue donors, especially among minorities.
Surgeon General issues new warning on sun exposure
July 30, 2014: Baystate oncologist says warning should be taken seriously
Back To School is just around the corner
July 29, 2014: Help your child now to get ready for school
Potency of medications affected by extreme temperatures
July 25, 2014: Proper storage tips
Beware of the tick
July 23, 2014: Tips to prevent Lyme disease
Considering traveling while you’re pregnant?
July 21, 2014: Learn more from ob-gyn Dr. Katharine O. White
Baystate Medical Center ranked among nation’s top hospitals
July 16, 2014: Named in U.S. News & Word Report's Best Hospitals
Healthy Summer Recipe
July 15, 2014: Grilled Vegetable Stack with White Bean Salad
Register now for Mini-Medical School fall semester
July 11, 2014: Baystate Medical Center’s Mini-Medical School – which begins its fall session on Sept. 18 – is now accepting registrations for the eight-week health education series.
Lightning can be a matter of life or death
July 08, 2014: Tips to keep you safe
Blockbuster calories await summer moviegoers
July 07, 2014:
Find time to take a vacation from work
July 07, 2014: Your mind and body need to recharge
Kids in hot cars – a deadly combination
July 02, 2014: Tips to keep kids safe
Dr. Mark A. Keroack assumes leadership of Baystate Health
July 01, 2014: On July 1, Dr. Mark A. Keroack, MPH, a native of Springfield, officially became president and chief executive officer of Baystate Health, succeeding Mark R. Tolosky, JD, FACHE, who has served in that role since 2004.
Healthy Summer Recipe
July 01, 2014: Jalapeno Cilantro Cole Slaw
Fireworks are dangerous in the wrong hands
June 27, 2014: And are they too loud and scary for little kids?
Summer heat spells T-R-O-U-B-L-E for young and old
June 27, 2014: Tips on keeping cool
Consumer Reports Names Baystate Medical Center One of Nation’s Top Hospitals for Heart Surgery
June 27, 2014: Rated high in both surgical aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass surgery. Read more about Baystate’s standout performance.
Baystate announces new appointments
June 25, 2014: Three named leaders at regional community hospitals
Baystate Health Board of Trustees Honor President and CEO Mark R. Tolosky
June 25, 2014: To honor the leadership and achievements of President and CEO Mark R. Tolosky over his 22-year career, the Baystate Health Board of Trustees today announced the naming of the Tolosky Center at 3300 Main St. in Springfield.
It’s Men’s Health Month
June 16, 2014: Men need to step up to the plate and take responsibility for their health Tips for men of all ages – this is link to attached story
It’s Men’s Health Week
June 12, 2014: Men need to step up to the plate and take responsibility for their health.
Baystate Children’s Hospital Earns Top 50 ranking from U.S. News & World Report
June 10, 2014: Baystate Children's Hospital isanked among the top programs in the nation in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes
In the news – food additives
June 04, 2014: Baystate dietitian says not all additives are created equal
Dr. Lewis Cohen To Receive Prestigious Hackett Award
June 03, 2014: Psychiatrist Dr. Lewis Cohen Named Recipient of Prestigious Eleanor and Thomas P. Hackett Memorial Award National award recognizes outstanding achievement in psychosomatic medicine in training, research, clinical practice and leadership
Planting the Seeds of Excellence
May 29, 2014: Baystate Medical Center nurses and staff hold planter contest as part of their journey for Magnet redesignation.
Calling all babysitters
May 27, 2014: Sign up now for Babysitters Academy
Several cases of MERS reported in U.S
May 21, 2014: “No cause for panic” says infectious disease specialist
It’s prom season
May 07, 2014: Baystate trauma chief offers tips for a safe prom
Spring cleaning can be hazardous to your health
May 07, 2014: Tips for those with lung disease
The Pediatrician Is In
May 05, 2014: Table talk, good nutrition is topic for May 14 lecture
Free Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screenings
April 10, 2014: To Be Held on April 16 at D’Amour Center for Cancer Care
Confirmed case of measles at Baystate Medical Center
April 05, 2014: Baystate Medical Center is informing the community that a patient at the hospital has a confirmed case of measles.
The Pediatrician Is In
April 03, 2014: New Parent Education Series begins April 9
Child abuse is common and can occur anywhere
April 03, 2014: April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Are you a breast cancer survivor?
March 17, 2014: Sign up for Survivors’ Day with former WNBA player Edna Campbell
It’s Poison Prevention Week
March 17, 2014: Learn how to prevent childhood poisonings
Baystate Medical Center Named Top 100 Hospital
March 13, 2014: Recognized for seventh time by Truven Health Analytics as providing the highest level of value to the community
Baystate lifts flu-based restrictions on visitors
March 10, 2014: Flu activity on decline
Spring Mini-Medical School begins March 20
March 05, 2014: Register now for Springfield session
It’s National Patient Safety Week
March 05, 2014: Learn how to become more engaged in your health care
94.7 FM WMAS Radiothon set for March 6-8
February 25, 2014: Proceeds to benefit Baystate Children's Hospital
Learn about Baystate's Heart Healthy Pledge
February 14, 2014: Baystate Medical Center is urging everyone to “Love Your Heart” during American Heart Month in February by taking the Baystate Heart Healthy Pledge and breaking bad habits by adopting a heart healthy lifestyle.
Valentine’s Day Can Mean Romance and Some Healthy Dark Chocolate and Red Wine
February 11, 2014: February is American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day
National Wear Red Day for Women
February 06, 2014: Learn more about women and heart disease
Give the gift of life
February 04, 2014: Pledging to be an organ donor only takes a moment
Clinical staff rise to the occasion treating flu patients
January 30, 2014: Watch a behind-the-scenes video
Super Bowl snacking doesn’t mean cheating on your diet
January 28, 2014: Right next to the big game, it’s the snacks that everyone will be looking forward to this Super Bowl Sunday!
Heart & Vascular Lecture Series kicks off American Heart Month
January 27, 2014: Baystate Medical Center will hold its popular Heart and Vascular Health Lecture Series during the month of February beginning with a look at “Heart Health” on Sunday, Feb. 2.
The Polar Vortex has returned
January 23, 2014: Cold weather tips to stay safe
Visitors policy changed as flu becomes widespread
January 22, 2014: In order to protect its patients, guests and staff to the greatest extent possible from exposure to the flu virus, Baystate Health has adopted changes to its Visitors Policy.
What is RSV and how can it be prevented?
January 15, 2014: The infectious virus is now in the Springfield area community
Baystate Medical Center Brings Its Popular “Mini-Medical School” to Northampton
January 15, 2014: Classes begin Feb. 12 at Northampton Senior Center
Is it a cold or the flu? - Tips to recognize and treat both
January 14, 2014: Colds and flu are both highly contagious viral infections that share many of the same symptoms. So, do you have the have the flu or just a cold?”
Carbon monoxide threat grows with Arctic weather
January 09, 2014: Recent NY restaurant poisoning shows how deadly the gas can be
Cold weather that will have even snowmen shivering
January 03, 2014: How to stay safe in the Arctic temperatures
U.S. panel urges CT scans for heavy smokers
January 02, 2014: Baystate cancer chief offers his thoughts
Stay safe on New Year's Eve
December 31, 2013: Think designated driver if you plan on raising a glass
CDC reports flu now widespread in Massachusetts
December 31, 2013: Tips to protect yourself and others
12 Health and Safety Tips for 2014
December 31, 2013: Dr. Levine sought out the assistance of the pediatric staff at Baystate Children’s Hospital and others to come up with a list of “12 Healthy and Safe Tips for 2014.”
Drinking and driving don't mix
December 19, 2013: Study finds more car crashes leading up to Christmas
Baystate, UMass Memorial Reach Agreement for Wing Transfer
December 18, 2013: The boards of trustees of UMass Memorial Health Care (UMMHC), Baystate Health and Wing Memorial Hospital and Medical Centers have authorized the organizations to sign a letter of intent to propose the transfer of ownership of Palmer-based Wing Memorial to Baystate Health.
Are you healthy enough to shovel snow?
December 13, 2013: Learn if you should leave the shoveling to others
It's the gift that keeps on giving - the gift of health
December 10, 2013: Shopping days dwindling
Baystate Health's Tolosky to End Tenure as President and CEO in July 2014
December 05, 2013: Springfield native Mark A. Keroack, MD, is named as successor.
Hand Washing 101 - The Proper Techniques
December 03, 2013: December 1-7 is National Hand Washing Awareness Week and with the holidays now in full swing, it’s important to clean your hands frequently to prevent catching a cold, flu or stomach bug.
Don't let sickness ruin your holiday season
December 03, 2013: Tips to stay healthy
New controversy over guidelines to reduce cardiac risk
November 27, 2013: Cardiologist Dr. Greg Giugliano offers his opinion
You Choose: Thanksgiving Overload or Healthier Feast
November 27, 2013: Choose your Thanksgiving meal
Holidays pose eating challenges for those with diabetes
November 26, 2013: It may not be coincidental that the month of November – Diabetes Awareness Month – is chosen to bring attention to the epidemic of diabetes in the United States, as the holidays from Thanksgiving through the New Year pose the greatest challenge for those with diabetes.
Baby, It's Cold Outside
November 25, 2013: How the cold affects your health
Staying Safe in the Kitchen - from Carving to Burn Injuries
November 25, 2013: Avoid carving injuries and burns in the kitchen
Doctors urge at-risk populations to get their flu shot now
November 22, 2013: Holidays are ripe for spread of flu
It's time for the Great American Smokeout
November 21, 2013: Baystate pulmonary nurse offers tips to make it through "day 1"
Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Meade on her selection as a Macy Scholar
November 18, 2013: Recognized as a future leader and educational innovator
Practical thinking about weight loss as the holiday eating season nears
November 15, 2013: See what Dr. John Romanelli has to say
New national guidelines announced to cut heart risk
November 13, 2013: Read what cardiologist Dr. Gregory Giugliano has to say
Are you grieving the loss of a loved one?
November 13, 2013: Planning for the holidays.
20th Annual Rays of Hope - A Big Success
October 25, 2013: Once again, the sun was shining when 24,000 Rays of Hope walkers and runners stepped off from Temple Beth El in Springfield and from Energy Park in Greenfield on Sunday, Oct. 20, raising $750,000 in the local fight against breast cancer.
Looking back on 20 years of breast cancer diagnosis
October 02, 2013: Twenty years ago, guidelines were for monthly breast self exam starting at age 20, yearly clinical breast exam at age 30, and yearly mammogram starting at age 40.
Know the facts during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
September 27, 2013: Today, men have many treatment options for their prostate cancer.
The time is "now" to get your flu shot
September 24, 2013: Know the facts
Do you know your numbers?
September 17, 2013: September is National Cholesterol Education Month
It’s time to form teams for this year’s Rays of Hope Walk
September 13, 2013: This year’s annual walk events – held each October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month – are presented by Health New England.
Concussions impact all aspects of an athlete's life
September 05, 2013: A concussion is a head injury that occurs with or without the loss of consciousness and changes how the cells in the brain normally function.
Preventing Back-To-School sports injuries
August 30, 2013:
Home sickness for kids, empty nest for parents
August 29, 2013: The first year of college is quite stressful for many students who may experience bouts of separation anxiety, difficulties balancing study with social and recreational interests, emotional ups and downs, and substance abuse.
Tips for successful parenting when it comes to schoolwork
August 28, 2013: After a long, hot summer away from the classroom, kids may need a little extra nudge from parents to get them back into the study mode.
Do your homework and remember the rules of safety
August 27, 2013: Parents and drivers need to do their part to make sure the 2013-2014 school year is a safe one for school children everywhere.
Packing a cold lunch that cools while it fuels
August 26, 2013: As the school year quickly approaches, how can we ensure our kids are fueling up for the second half of their school day?
Is Alzheimer’s disease in your future?
August 26, 2013: Learn more all September during Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Free health fairs scheduled as part of National Health Week
August 13, 2013: Baystate Medical Center’s three community health centers in Springfield will hold free health fairs during National Health Center Week, Aug. 11-17
Back to School Backpack Safety
August 07, 2013: Find out why your child's backpack may be causing permanent damage
Blueberries - the perfect summertime or anytime fruit
August 01, 2013: Blueberries not only taste great, but are also called a super fruit because they provide a punch of vitamin C, manganese and dietary fiber.
Get those Back-To-School vaccinations now
August 01, 2013: August is Immunization Awareness Month
Baystate Medical Center named "Top Hospital" by U.S. News and World Report
July 17, 2013: Ranked the third-best hospital in Massachusetts
Pregnancy and the heat don't mix
July 16, 2013: Tips to stay safe
Baystate Health Named a Leader in Human Rights Group's Healthcare Equality Index 2013
July 15, 2013: Achieves perfect rating for inclusive policies
Never take your eyes off kids around water
July 09, 2013: The cooling waters of area rivers and lakes may be tempting on a hot summer’s day, but the temporary relief isn’t worth risking your life over.
New year's resolutions failed? Try again
February 14, 2013: Always time to resolve to keep your family healthy and safe
Build your team, solicit sponsors now
August 14, 2014: Rays of Hope steps off Oct. 19