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You're invited to a Community Cafe on June 2
June 01, 2015: Highlighting Baystate and local community programs
 
The consequences of social media dating
May 29, 2015: Possible increase in STDs
 
When lightning strikes
May 28, 2015: The consequences can be deadly
 
Senior Health & Fitness Day
May 27, 2015: Commit to establishing good health habits
 
Dr. Parakh to discuss Facial and Eyelid Rejuvenation on June 9 in Ware
May 27, 2015: The seminar will be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in Ware, on Tuesday, June 9, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm
 
Blood pressure screening offered mornings by ER staff
May 26, 2015: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital Emergency Department will offer blood pressure screenings daily between the hours of 6:00 am and 9:00 am, seven days a week.
 
Phone Line Outage
May 25, 2015: Update on telephone services for customers of Baystate Reference Labs and Health New England
 
U.S. News rates Baystate Medical Center "high performer"
May 22, 2015: Named one of 34 "high performing" hospitals among 4,600
 
Baystate Health provides aid to Nepal
May 22, 2015: Medical supplies to assist in earthquake recovery efforts
 
August Babysitter Academy to be held Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
May 21, 2015: The one day program will be held on Tuesday, August 4, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
 
One nurse's care inspires young patient years later
May 21, 2015: Rachael Tarka becomes nurse after care at Baystate Children's Hospital
 
Questions about school sports?
May 20, 2015: Baystate sports medicine expert offers answers
 
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Award
May 19, 2015: The award recognizes Baystate Mary Lane Hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care
 
Brain Attack Team to the rescue
May 19, 2015: Learn more about this lifesaving team
 
Dr. Samson Hanka joins the team at Monson Medical Center
May 19, 2015: Baystate Wing Hospital is pleased to announce that Samson H Hanka, MD, a board certified Internal Medicine physician, has joined the medical staff and is now accepting new patients at the Monson Medical Center located at 2 Main Street in Monson.
 
Operate lawnmowers with an ounce of prevention
May 18, 2015: Prevent injuries to hands, fingers and toes
 
Help Baystate Children's Hospital earn $30,000
May 18, 2015: You can vote every day through June 30!
 
It's Women's Health Week
May 15, 2015: Health tips for women in their 80s and 90s
 
It's Women's Health Week
May 14, 2015: Health tips for women in their 60s and 70s
 
It's Women's Health Week
May 13, 2015: Health tips for women in their 40s and 50s
 
June 3 luncheon to discuss celiac disease and gluten free diets
May 12, 2015:
 
It's Women's Health Week
May 12, 2015: Tips for women in their 20s and 30s
 
Baystate now serving Pierce Bros Coffee
May 11, 2015: Committed to local sourcing, local economy
 
Golf tournament set for May 18
May 11, 2015: To benefit Baystate Children's Hospital
 
Meet Jennifer Cashorali, RN, MSN, CPNP
May 10, 2015: It was written in the stars for her to become a nurse
 
Meet Michele Hart, RN, BSN, AE-C
May 08, 2015: She teaches patients how to breathe better
 
Warm weather and Mother' Day = picnics
May 08, 2015: Food safety tips from Baystate's executive chef
 
Mammography and Spa night to be held on May 21
May 07, 2015: The event will be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in the Radiology Department.
 
Spring cleaning could be hazardous to your health
May 07, 2015: Make your own safe cleaners
 
Meet Tami Miranda, RN
May 07, 2015: Dedicated home care nurse
 
US Preventive Taskforce updates mammograpy guidelines
May 06, 2015: What you need to know
 
Are you taking aspirin as preventive medicine?
May 05, 2015: Read who should be taking them
 
Palmer Nurse Loves Sense of Community and Caring for the Elderly
May 04, 2015: May 6 - 12 is National Nurses Week
 
Protect yourself from the sun
May 04, 2015: Know the signs of melanoma skin cancer
 
Baystate Blood Mobile coming to Ware on Wednesday, May 13
May 04, 2015:
 
New Neurosciences Lecture Series offers information on stroke and more
May 01, 2015: Begins on Sunday
 
Is laughter the best medicine?
April 30, 2015: Psychiatrist Dr. Benjamin Liptzin weighs in
 
Keeping prom night safe
April 23, 2015: A shared responsibility between parents and kids
 
Spring Cleaning & Tune Up Clinic for CPAP Machines to be held on April 29
April 23, 2015: Proper maintenance will ensure that your CPAP equipment is performing at the level that your body needs.
 
Joseph "Joe Joe" Coles named Massachusetts Children's Miracle Network Champion
April 22, 2015: Congratulations Joe Joe!
 
Do you have allergies?
April 21, 2015: Tips for surviving the spring season
 
Partnership in pediatric neurosurgery announced
April 20, 2015: Dr. Jonathan Martin of Connecticut Children's to see patients at Baystate Children's
 
Hilary Hayden-Moryl, MSN, RN, FNP, Joins the Staff at Quabbin Adult Medicine
April 20, 2015: Hilary Hayden-Moryl is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner.
 
Weight loss and gastric bypass
April 17, 2015: Your questions answered
 
Valley Advocate Best of the Valley winners announced
April 16, 2015: Baystate place first in two categories
 
Are you a woman in pursuit of health and well-being?
April 15, 2015: Thursday program to offer answers
 
It's Healthcare Volunteer Week
April 14, 2015: Meet children's volunteer Annie O'Gorman
 
Register now for Breast Cancer Survivors' Day
April 13, 2015: Boston Marathon bombing victim to keynote
 
Jennifer J. Cashorali, MSN, RN, CPNP, Joins the Staff at Quabbin Pediatrics
April 13, 2015:
 
April is Occupational Therapy Month
April 10, 2015: Learn how an occupational therapist helps patients
 
Window screens don't prevent falls
April 10, 2015: It's National Window Safety Week
 
True or false?
April 09, 2015: Americans are the healthiest in the world
 
U drive. U text. U pay.
April 08, 2015: It's Distracted Driving Awareness Month
 
Calling all teens and parents
April 07, 2015: Baystate Mason Square Teen Night is April 8
 
Drug-resistant Shigella found in Massachusetts
April 06, 2015: Ways to protect yourself and others
 
Just in time for spring sports
April 03, 2015: Preventing injuries from running to team sports
 
It's Autism Awareness Month
April 02, 2015: Focus is on acceptance and inclusion
 
An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away
April 01, 2015: Is there any truth to this Scottish proverb?
 
Baystate Children's Hospital to hold Remembrance Service
March 31, 2015: Response needed by April 13
 
MassHealth renewals scheduled at Baystate
March 30, 2015: To be held April 4 and 18
 
It's National Doctors' Day
March 30, 2015: Recognize your favorite doctor
 
“Look Good…Feel Better” Program to be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
March 27, 2015: The program teaches beauty techniques to women who are undergoing cancer treatment. 
 
Don't skip your colonoscopy
March 27, 2015: Read one man's inspiring story
 
Spring season brings healthy fruits and vegetables
March 27, 2015: Regardless of the time of year, we should all try to eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, proteins and whole grains to maintain and improve overall health.
 
Dr. Khan joins the medical staff at Baystate Wing Hospital
March 27, 2015: Dr Khan will be accepting new patients for providing primary care services at the Palmer Medical Center. 
 
Screening colonoscopy is working
March 26, 2015: 30% reduction in colon cancer
 
Obesity and the cancer connection
March 25, 2015: Proper diet and exercise can fight cancer
 
Agawam transplant recipient reunites with organ donor who helped save her life
March 24, 2015: March is National Kidney Month
 
Baystate doctor wins national award
March 24, 2015: Award honors leaders who advance palliative care
 
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
 
Smoking cessation drug Chantix gets new warnings
March 13, 2015: Drinking alcohol and psychiatric side effects in question
 
Baystate Health lifts changes in visitor policy
March 13, 2015: Normal visitation policy returns at all facilities
 
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
 
94.7 WMAS Radiothon raises record $325,465
March 09, 2015: Thanks to everyone for their generosity
 
Baystate's Mini-Medical School sets up classroom in Northampton
March 09, 2015: No experience needed
 
Baystate Wing Hospital receives recognition
March 09, 2015: Baystate Wing Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 2014 "100 SafeCare Hospitals" by the SafeCare Group.
 
Baystate Medical Center named a Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence
March 06, 2015: Medicare to now pay for screenings
 
Tune-in to today's 94.7 WMAS Radiothon
March 05, 2015: Listen to the many heartwarming stories and pledge your support
 
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.
 
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
 
Silhouettes Salon holds Cut-A-Thon set for March 7 to benefit the 10th annual Walk of Champions
February 26, 2015:
 
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
 
Dr. Sawhney, Gastroenterologist raises awareness to the importance of Colorectal Cancer Screening
February 24, 2015: The month of March is designated as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
 
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!
 
Maintain your walker, wheelchair and cane for safety  
February 19, 2015: Like any mechanical device, with regular use, canes, walkers and wheelchairs may need adjustment to worn, broken or bent parts.
 
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
 
Blood Drive to be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital on March 11
February 17, 2015: The bloodmobile will be parked in the Baystate Mary Lane Hospital North (visitors) parking lot, located at 85 South Street in Ware.
 
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
 
As winter snow arrives, ER Physician reminds community about smart and safe snow removal
February 02, 2015: This winter weather brings cold temperatures, snow, and a list of injuries that are common with the season.
 
Weather-Related Information for the Impending Snowstorm
February 01, 2015:
 
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.
 
Baystate Health Announces Changes to Some Services Due to Winter Storm
January 26, 2015:
 
April Babysitter Academy to be held Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
January 23, 2015: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will sponsor a Babysitters Academy in April to ready area youth for spring and summer babysitting responsibilities.
 
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
 
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
 
Blood Drive to be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital on Wednesday, January 14
December 26, 2014: The community is invited to participate in an upcoming blood drive
 
January Diabetes Support Group to discuss carbohydrate counting and meal planning
December 26, 2014: Even though millions of people have diabetes, many people feel very much alone when they receive their diagnosis.
 
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital completes installation of 64-slice CT scanner
December 26, 2014: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital’s Radiology Department has completed installation of a new 64-slice CT scanner.
 
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 Mary Lane Hospital upgrades CT Scanner
December 08, 2014: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital is upgrading its medical imaging capabilities for its patients.
 
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
 
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and Baystate Wing Hospital Are Recognized as Top Performers
November 24, 2014: The Joint Commission honors hospitals that consistently demonstrate excellent performance
 
Medical Center Drive to partially close
November 20, 2014: Temporary traffic change begins Nov. 22
 
Don’t let your exercise plans fall behind during Daylight Saving Time
November 18, 2014: Even the most dedicated of exercise enthusiasts face challenges as the sunset approaches at 4:30 pm
 
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
 
Blood Drive held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital on Friday, November 14
November 10, 2014: The community is invited to participate in an upcoming blood drive
 
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
 
Drive alert and arrive alive
November 03, 2014: It’s Drowsy Driving Prevention Month
 
Don’t let your exercise plans fall behind during Daylight Saving Time
November 03, 2014: It’s Daylight Savings Time again! That time of year again when we reset our clocks and try to adjust to the time change.
 
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.
 
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
 
Aiming for a cure, hoping to prevent breast cancer
October 27, 2014: $1m grant to help investigate novel strategies for prevention
 
Gluten: Top 4 Things Parents Should Know
October 27, 2014: October is Celiac Disease Awareness Month
 
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™
 
Proposals Sought to Assist Hospital Coalition with Project Implementation
October 17, 2014: The Coalition of Western Massachusetts Hospitals has issued a request for proposals
 
Are you ready for Sunday’s Rays of Hope?
October 15, 2014: Still time to participate
 
November 5th Lecture to Discuss Heartburn and GERD
October 15, 2014: Area women are invited to attend “When Heartburn Gets Serious” a women’s health lecture.
 
Don’t let fear over Ebola cause you stress
October 15, 2014: Get the facts
 
Celebration of Hope and Healing to feature Fr. Mark Stelzer, Associate Professor of Elms College
October 14, 2014: The community is invited to attend an interfaith service of prayer, music, and reflection
 
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
 
Belchertown Girls Volleyball Team Lead in Healing and Volunteering
September 30, 2014: Student athletes from Belchertown High School girls’ volleyball team recently took a break from their busy class schedule and fall volleyball season to volunteer their time maintaining the Healing Garden located at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital.
 
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
 
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital Announces Support Group Listing for 2014 - 2015
September 22, 2014: Facing a major illness or stressful life change can be a daunting prospect.
 
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
 
“Look Good…Feel Better” Program to be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
September 11, 2014: The program teaches beauty techniques to women who are undergoing cancer treatment.
 
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
 
Diabetes A1C Champion Program to be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital on September 10
August 21, 2014: The program will be held in the Main Conference Room of the hospital located on the second floor.
 
Local Poet Provides Comfort to Patients
August 21, 2014: The right words can offer comfort and can bring relief during the most difficult of times.
 
Baystate employees “adopt a classroom”
August 20, 2014: Donate school supplies to local schoolchildren
 
Does your child have a chronic illness?
August 20, 2014: What you need to know for back-to-school
 
Massage Therapist joins Rehabilitation team at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
August 19, 2014: Licensed and certified massage therapist, Donna M. Longtin, LMT, RYT, HCC, has joined the Rehabilitation team at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital.
 
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
 
Make Sure Your Child Gets Enough ZZZZ’s for Back To School
August 07, 2014: Doctors say now is the time to start adjusting your child’s sleep habits.
 
It's National Breastfeeding Awareness Week
August 04, 2014: Why breastfeeding is important
 
Sweet Sixteen, Rose Sale celebrates 16 years of supporting local cancer care.
August 04, 2014: September 10th will mark the 16th Anniversary of the Annual Shirley Batsie Memorial Rose sale which features a dozen roses for only $8.00.
 
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital Seeks Community Health Initiative Proposals
August 01, 2014: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital (BMLH) has released a request for proposal (RFP) for community health initiatives from area not-for-profit organizations.
 
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.
 
Pediatrician offers firsthand look at Liberia
July 31, 2014: Knew Liberian doctors who succumbed to Ebola
 
Surgeon General issues new warning on sun exposure
July 30, 2014: Baystate oncologist says warning should be taken seriously
 
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital to offer Grieving Support Group beginning in September
July 29, 2014: Healing after a loss is often a long and difficult journey.
 
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
 
Dr. Harbir Sawhney, Gastroenterologist joins Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
July 22, 2014: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital welcomes Dr. Harbir Sawhney to its medical staff. As a fellowship-trained gastroenterologist, he specializes in the diagnoses, treatment, and management of digestive system disorders in men and women.
 
Considering traveling while you’re pregnant?
July 21, 2014: Learn more from ob-gyn Dr. Katharine O. White
 
Dr. Ahmed named by Becker Hospital Review as one of top 500 “People to know in Healthcare”
July 21, 2014: Dr. M. Shafeeq Ahmed, Acting President and Chief Operating Officer at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and Chief Medical Officer of the Baystate Health Eastern Region, was recently named by Becker Hospital Review as one of the top 500 “People to know in Healthcare” in the nation.
 
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital welcomes general surgeon, Dr. Kelly Galster to its Medical Staff
July 21, 2014: Dr. Galster is a welcome addition to our medical staff,” said Dr. Shafeeq Ahmed, Acting President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital. “He will be a great asset to our patients who need emergency or routine surgical care as we continue our mission to meet the needs of patients in our community.”
 
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.
 
Emergency Medical Technician Basic Training Program to begin in September
July 09, 2014: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will partner Quality EMS Educators, Inc. to offer a Basic Emergency Medical Technical Program to be held at the hospital this fall.
 
Lightning can be a matter of life or death
July 08, 2014: Tips to keep you safe
 
Find time to take a vacation from work
July 07, 2014: Your mind and body need to recharge
 
Blockbuster calories await summer moviegoers
July 07, 2014:
 
Lightning storms can pose serious risk
July 07, 2014: The start of summer brings warmer weather that often leads to the rumble of thunder. While lightning displays in the summer sky can be quite spectacular, lightning is completely unpredictable, and can be deadly.
 
Kids in hot cars – a deadly combination
July 02, 2014: Tips to keep kids safe
 
Healthy Summer Recipe
July 01, 2014: Jalapeno Cilantro Cole Slaw
 
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.
 
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.
 
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
 
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.
 
ER Physician encourages families to make water safety a top priority
June 24, 2014: Drowning can happen any time of year, but it is important to be particularly vigilant during warmer months when the number of drownings skyrockets.
 
Country Bank awards $12,000 to the Carson Center
June 16, 2014: Paul Scully, President and CEO of Country Bank, and Shelly Regin, First VP, Director of Marketing at CB, paid a surprise visit to the Baystate Mary Lane Community Benefits Advisory Committee (CBAC) this past week.
 
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
 
Emergency Room Nurse offers Hiking Tips to Stay Safe
June 12, 2014: Whether you decide to take a short, scenic stroll or plan an extensive hiking adventure a safe hiking outing requires some planning.
 
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
 
Emergency Physician offers tips to reduce your risk of tick-borne disease
June 06, 2014: Be extra vigilant now and through September when ticks are most active.
 
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
 
“Look Good…Feel Better” Program to be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in July
June 02, 2014: The Baystate Regional Cancer Program at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and the American Cancer Society will present “Look Good…Feel Better,” a free program for area women on Thursday, July 31, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.
 
Prevention is Best Way to Combat Mosquito Population now on the rise
May 29, 2014: In Massachusetts, the diseases linked to mosquitoes are West Nile virus (WNV) and eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus.
 
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
 
Babysitter Academy to be held in July at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
May 23, 2014: The class will be held in the Main Conference Room located on the second floor of the hospital.
 
Health and Safety Fair planned for Tuesday, June 3
May 21, 2014: The staff of Baystate Home Infusion & Respiratory Services will hold a Personal Health and Safety Fair on Tuesday, June 3 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Main Conference Room at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital.  
 
Several cases of MERS reported in U.S
May 21, 2014: “No cause for panic” says infectious disease specialist
 
Summer picnics can be hazardous to your health
May 19, 2014: Tips to pack your basket safely.
 
9th Annual Walk of Champions Raises $84,000
May 15, 2014: Since 2006, the Walk of Champions has raised over a half a million dollars.
 
Sleep – it’s nature’s refresher
May 13, 2014: Tips for better sleep
 
Blood Pressure Screening Offered Mornings by Emergency Department Team
May 12, 2014: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital Emergency Department offers blood pressure screenings daily between the hours of 6:00 am and 9:00 am, seven days a week.
 
It’s prom season
May 07, 2014: Baystate trauma chief offers tips for a safe prom
 
West Brookfield Medical-Surgical Nurse Inspired by her Dad
May 07, 2014: May 6-12 is National Nurses Week
 
Spring cleaning can be hazardous to your health
May 07, 2014: Tips for those with lung disease
 
Ware Emergency Room Nurse Finds Calling in Providing Critical Care
May 07, 2014: May 6-12 is National Nurses Week
 
The Pediatrician Is In
May 05, 2014: Table talk, good nutrition is topic for May 14 lecture
 
Occupational Therapist specialize in problem solving
April 17, 2014: Ask any occupational therapist and they’ll tell you that their job is unique. For Kevin Smith, Occupational Therapist (OT) and Certified Hand Therapist at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital, no two days are the same as he works to help his patients cope with the social, emotional and physical effects of illness and injury.
 
Babysitter Academy to be held in May at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
April 11, 2014: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will sponsor a Babysitters Academy in May to ready area youth for summer babysitting responsibilities. 
 
Mexicali Grill in Ware to donate percentage of profits to the Walk of Champions
April 11, 2014: Mexicali Fresh Mex Grill will be donating a percentage of its profits on Monday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 22 to the Walk of Champions. 
 
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.
 
Spirit of Women to sponsor “Enhance Your Dance” an educational program for young dancers
April 04, 2014: A special evening devoted to the young dancer is planned for Tuesday, April 29, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital.
 
Child abuse is common and can occur anywhere
April 03, 2014: April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
 
The Pediatrician Is In
April 03, 2014: New Parent Education Series begins April 9
 
D & D Fitness Factory invites community to Annual Lift for Life and 5K Walk/Road Race on April 13
March 24, 2014: The Goudreau family invites community members to join them on Sunday, April 13 to compete in the Fitness Challenge, the Road Race or to cheer on the competition throughout the morning. 
 
Dr. Mohammed Shafeeq Ahmed of Baystate Mary Lane named one of the top 100 “CMO’s to know”
March 18, 2014: Many of the leaders were nominated by their peers and the list was vetted by industry experts.
 
It’s Poison Prevention Week
March 17, 2014: Learn how to prevent childhood poisonings
 
Are you a breast cancer survivor?
March 17, 2014: Sign up for Survivors’ Day with former WNBA player Edna Campbell
 
Restorative yoga classes to benefit breast cancer patients to begin April 2
March 14, 2014: The program is grant-funded by Rays of Hope and is free to breast cancer patients and survivors.
 
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
 
The Quabbin Reservoir’s set to Host the Ninth Annual Walk of Champions on Sunday, May 4
March 05, 2014: Sunday, May 4, marks the ninth annual Walk of Champions. In 2013 the Walk of Champions raised a record setting $91,000 in support of integrated cancer services at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital.
 
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
 
Silhouettes Salon holds Cut-A-Thon to benefit annual Walk of Champions on March 1
February 25, 2014: Silhouettes Cut-A-Thon will feature $15 Haircuts and Manicures with no appointments necessary from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the salon located at 164 B West Street, Ware.
 
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
 
Program designed to help the young dancer recover from injury
February 07, 2014: As with any sport or exercise routine, dance can lead to overuse injuries.
 
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.
 
Spirit of Women to sponsor "Heart-Warming Ladies" Night in February
January 24, 2014: February is American Heart Month; a month to spread awareness about the importance of heart health.   
 
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.
 
Babysitter Academy to be held in March at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
January 22, 2014: The one day program will be held on Sunday, March 9, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
 
Team work vital at Diabetes Support Group meetings
January 17, 2014: Diabetes can affect nearly every aspect of your daily life, and dealing with it can be a daunting task
 
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
 
Is your cell phone making you sick?
January 02, 2014: With the flu season underway, most of us work hard at figuring out how to avoid getting sick.
 
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.”
 
Get your shovels out, snow is coming!
December 31, 2013: US hospitals treat on average about 11,500 injuries and medical emergencies a year related to shoveling snow. 
 
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
 
Exercising in the Cold Weather
December 30, 2013: No matter what time of year, exercising and breathing fresh air can be good for you! 
 
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.
 
Do you really need antibacterial soap at home?
December 17, 2013: No, says Baystate infection control officer Mary Ellen Scales
 
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
 
Winter Health Survival Guide
December 09, 2013: Winter is quickly approaching
 
"Look Good...Feel Better" Program to be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
December 09, 2013: The program teaches beauty techniques to women who are undergoing cancer treatment.
 
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
 
Black Friday kicks off holiday stress
November 29, 2013: How to keep calm and carry on
 
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
 
Home for the Holiday
November 27, 2013: Trauma and Emergency staff go above and beyond
 
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.
 
Staying Safe in the Kitchen - from Carving to Burn Injuries
November 25, 2013: Avoid carving injuries and burns in the kitchen
 
Baby, It's Cold Outside
November 25, 2013: How the cold affects your health
 
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
 
Are you grieving the loss of a loved one?
November 13, 2013: Planning for the holidays.
 
New national guidelines announced to cut heart risk
November 13, 2013: Read what cardiologist Dr. Gregory Giugliano has to say
 
BMP - Quabbin Adult Medicine welcomes Dr. Hanumagutti
November 05, 2013: Dr.Hanumagutti is currently accepting new patients; her office is located at BMP Quabbin Adult Medicine, 95 Sargent Street in Belchertown.
 
EMS Training benefits Rays of Hope
October 23, 2013: Since its inception in 1994, Rays of Hope has been helping women and men in the fight against breast cancer
 
Every Picture Tells a Story
October 03, 2013: Country Bank recently pledged $100,000 to Baystate Mary Lane Hospital to help upgrade the general radiography unit located in the radiology department.
 
Autumn Open House at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital to Highlight Community Support
October 03, 2013: The community is invited to an Autumn Open House at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital on Wednesday, October 16, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm to tour the new Healing Garden.
 
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.
 
Can yoga benefit those with eating disorders?
October 02, 2013: New study for teen girls and young women
 
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
 
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital seeks Community Health Initiative Proposals
September 13, 2013: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital (BMLH) has released a request for proposal (RFP) for community health initiatives from area not-for-profit organizations that can offer innovative approaches to addressing unmet health needs in the Quaboag Hills Region of Hampshire, Hampden and Worcester County’s.
 
It's flu shot time - children and adults need annual flu vaccines
September 13, 2013: The timing of flu is very unpredictable and can vary from season to season. Flu activity can begin as early as October and continue to occur as late as May, most commonly the flu peaks in the U.S. in January or February.
 
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.
 
Basic EMT DOT Refresher Course Offered at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital to Benefit Rays of Hope
September 13, 2013: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will partner with Charles “Michael” Callahan, EMT-P, to offer a Basic EMT DOT Refresher Course to be held at the hospital.
 
Get your Zzzz's to protect your body from disease
September 03, 2013: The quality of our sleep directly affects the quality of our waking life, including mental sharpness, productivity, emotional balance, creativity, physical vitality, safety and even weight.
 
Has your child's weight loss efforts failed?
August 29, 2013: Bariatric surgery now an option for adolescents
 
Group Support for People with Diabetes
August 21, 2013: Even though millions of people have diabetes, many people feel very much alone when they receive their diagnosis.
 
Podiatrists to join medical specialists providing care at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
August 21, 2013: New patients are welcome and most insurance plans are accepted. For more information or to make an appointment call Western Massachusetts Podiatry Associates at 413- 525-4373.
 
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital Recognized for Organ and Tissue Donation Outreach
August 21, 2013: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for reaching gold, silver, and bronze levels of outreach for organ and tissue donation and registration.
 
Back to School Backpack Safety
August 07, 2013: Find out why your child's backpack may be causing permanent damage
 
Everything is coming up roses.....Rose Sale celebrates 15th anniversary
August 06, 2013: This year the annual Shirley Batsie Memorial Rose sale which features a dozen roses for only $8.00 will take place on September 11 through September 14. Over the past 15 years the rose sale has raised over $225,000 in support of Integrated Cancer Services at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital through the Baystate Regional Cancer Program.
 
September Blood Drive held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
August 06, 2013: The community is invited to participate in an upcoming blood drive to be held on Tuesday, September 3 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital on the Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile.
 
Emergency Medical Technician Basic Training Program to begin on September 23
August 06, 2013:
 
Get those Back-To-School vaccinations now
August 01, 2013: August is Immunization Awareness Month
 
Safey in the Sun
July 19, 2013: Long summer days, the extreme heat and exposure to the more intense summer sun’s UV rays can greatly increase your risk of getting a sunburn.
 
Heat Exhaustion & Heatstroke: What You Should Know
July 17, 2013: Heat related illnesses are common in athletes but they can also affect the elderly, the very young and persons with predisposing medical conditions as well as those taking a variety of medications.
 
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
 
Safety tips for youth attending summer sports and athletic camps
July 02, 2013: School has come to an end and soon many athletic fields will be filled with summer sport camps.
 
Emergency Physician offers tips to reduce your risk of tick-borne disease
July 02, 2013: While it is a good idea to take preventive measures against ticks year-round, be extra vigilant now and through September when ticks are most active.
 
Prevention is Best Way to Combat Mosquito-borne Illness
July 02, 2013: Mosquito larvae usually take up to seven days to hatch and the rains the past week have provided plenty of breeding pools.
 
Baystate Health Blood Mobile Holds Blood Drive at Daily Hampshire Gazette
July 01, 2013: The Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile will host a blood drive on Tuesday, July 16 from 9 am – 3 pm, in the Daily Hampshire Gazette parking lot (115 Conz Street). All blood types are needed. Eligible blood donors will receive a patriotic themed T-shirt and the chance to win a pair of Red Sox tickets!
 
Babysitter Academy to be held in August at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
July 01, 2013: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will sponsor a Babysitters Academy June to ready area youth for summer babysitting responsibilities.
 
When thunder roars, head indoors
July 01, 2013: Lightning safety tips
 
Not all headaches are created equal
June 19, 2013: Learn about the different types and symptoms
 
June is Men’s Health Month
June 17, 2013: Always positive and easily the happiest guy I know, my dad, Arthur Espinoza, Sr. is one of the most important men in my life.
 
Give blood. Win a pair of Red Sox tickets!
June 13, 2013: Summer is here! Time for long weekends, vacations, and donating blood! Blood donations decrease in the summer as donors are busy enjoying time off with family and friends. We need your help to ensure a safe and adequate blood supply is available all summer long!
 
Pretty but hazardous - Explosive fireworks
June 06, 2013: Not for child's play
 
Dr. Joseph Lellman to offer Lecture on Osteoarthritis
May 29, 2013: Osteoarthritis is a common disease affecting as many as 33 million Americans, causing pain, stiffness and swelling in joints. It can reduce joint mobility and interfere with daily activities.
 
How to stay cool and safe this summer
May 29, 2013: The summertime heat has returned, and along with it for those having fun in the sun or working outdoors, comes the risk of heat-related illnesses.
 
Risk Management for EMS Providers presented in June
May 29, 2013: On June 5, Emergency Department physician, Dr. Paul Gerstein, will present Risk Management for EMS Providers beginning at 6:30 pm in the Main Conference Room.
 
"Look Good....Feel Better" Program to be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
May 23, 2013: The Baystate Regional Cancer Program at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and the American Cancer Society will present “Look Good…Feel Better,” a free program for area women on Thursday, June 27, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.
 
Babysitter Academy to be held in June
May 20, 2013: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will sponsor a Babysitters Academy in June to ready area youth for summer babysitting responsibilities.
 
8th Annual Walk of Champions Raises record $91,000
May 20, 2013: Sunday, May 5, marked the 8th annual Walk of Champions.
 
Making smart choices on Prom Night
May 01, 2013: Tips to keep prom-goers safe and healthy
 
D & D Fitness Factory holds Competition in Memory of Loved One
April 24, 2013: D & D Fitness Factory a co-ed training facility in Ware will sponsor two special events to be held on Sunday, April 28; The Lift for Life and 5 K Road Race. Both events are held in memory of their family member Donna Goudreau.
 
Silhouettes Salon holds Cut-A-Thon to benefit Walk of Champions
April 24, 2013: On Saturday, April 27, Debbie Rozzen owner of Silhouettes Salon and her dedicated staff will donate their earnings and tips that day for all hair cuts, manicures and facials to raise funds for the Walk of Champions.
 
Get the word out - childhood vaccinations are safe
April 24, 2013: It's National Infant Immunization Week
 
With million-dollar gift, Baystate names Emergency Department
April 16, 2013: Now called Harold Grinspoon & Diane Troderman Adult Emergency Department
 
May 1 Blood Drive held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
April 16, 2013: The community is invited to participate in an upcoming blood drive to be held Wednesday, May 1, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital on the Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile.
 
As temperatures rise, so do window falls
April 09, 2013: Tips to keep your child safe
 
A Shared Fitness Passion Leads to Inspiration and Success
April 09, 2013: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital celebrates laboratory professionals and recognized their unique talents during National Medical Laboratory Professionals week observed April 20 through April 26. Baystate Mary Lane Laboratory employees, Tammy Grissom, Medical Laboratory Technician, and Charlene Gryszawka, phlebotomist, not only work together, but provide support and motivation to each other inside and out of work. Each is training to take part in different running events and their choice to run has challenged them to become nutritionally smarter. The “reward” is an overall feeling of improved health and wellness for making the right choice.
 
Baystate Children's Hospital to hold Service of Remembrance
April 02, 2013: RSVP by April 12
 
Barbara Henrichon, DNP, FNP-BC Joins the Staff at Quabbin Adult Medicine
April 02, 2013: The Urgent Care Clinic, a Baystate Medical Practice located at 95 Sargent Street, Route 9, in Belchertown, announces that Barbara Henrichon, DNP, FNP-BC has joined the staff providing fast, convenient, outpatient urgent care for children and adults.
 
Sacred Gathering to be held for all those touched by cancer on April 21
March 19, 2013: The community is invited to attend an interfaith service of prayer, music, and reflection for those touched by cancer to be held on Sunday, April 21 beginning at 2:00 pm at All Saints Church, 17 North Street in Ware.
 
WALK ON...The Quabbin Reservoir set to Host the Eighth Annual Walk of Champions
March 19, 2013: Once again the Goodnough Dike area of the Quabbin Reservoir will be filled with hundreds of people walking in honor or in memory of loved ones affected by cancer, all with the determination to make a difference in those affected by the disease.
 
Baystate Health Blood Mobile Holds Blood Drive Thursday, March 21
March 15, 2013: The Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile will host a blood drive on Thursday, March 21, from 11 am – 4 pm, in the parking lot behind the hospital’s Medical Office Building (48 Sanderson Street). All blood types are needed. Eligible blood donors will receive a $10 retail gift.
 
Television tip-overs injuring more children
March 12, 2013: Tips to keep your child safe
 
Your second chance at eating right this year
March 11, 2013: March is National Nutrition Month
 
Baystate Franklin Medical Center Sponsors Sports Clinic March 24
March 07, 2013: The Sports Medicine Program at Baystate Franklin Medical Center and Baystate Rehabilitation Care will sponsor a free sports clinic, Competitive & Recreational Sports: Maximizing Function & Results, on Sunday, March 24, 9 am – 1 pm, in Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s main conference rooms.
 
Restorative yoga classes to benefit breast cancer patients to begin March 20
March 07, 2013: An eight-week restorative yoga class designed for breast cancer patients will be held on Wednesday evenings beginning March 20 and continue through May 8 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
 
Dreaded by many, colonoscopy saves lives
March 07, 2013: National campaign focuses on colorectal cancer
 
Dreaded by many, colonoscopy saves lives
March 06, 2013: March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
 
Don't be embarrassed to ask your caregiver questions
March 04, 2013: Tips for Patient Safety Awareness Week
 
Radiothon to benefit Baystate Children's Hospital begins March 7
March 04, 2013: Tune into 94.7 WMAS all three days
 
Baystate Health Lifts Changes in Visitor Policy Implemented in January
February 26, 2013: Normal visitation policy returns at all facilities
 
Babysitter Academy to be held in April
February 26, 2013: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will sponsor a Babysitters Academy in during April school vacation to ready area youth for spring and summer babysitting responsibilities.
 
Sugar: How much is too much?
February 25, 2013: Our bodies rely on natural sugars to function, yet eating too much can lead to serious health issues.
 
"Look Good...Feel Better" Program to be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
February 22, 2013: The Baystate Regional Cancer Program at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and the American Cancer Society will present “Look Good…Feel Better,” a free program for area women on Tuesday, March 19, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.
 
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital to host March 1 Blood Drive
February 14, 2013: “During the winter months, blood donations decrease due to the inclement weather and illness,” said Suzanne Stockley, recruiter of the Baystate Health blood donor program. “All blood types are needed to ensure a safe and adequate blood supply is always available.”
 
New year's resolutions failed? Try again
February 14, 2013: Always time to resolve to keep your family healthy and safe
 
Change Heroes needed for March Radiothon
February 14, 2013: Proceeds to benefit Baystate Children's Hospital
 
You can control cardiac risk factors
February 14, 2013: Never too late to adopt healthy lifestyle
 
Keeping your heart healthy
February 11, 2013: February is American Heart Month; a month to spread awareness about the importance of heart health. Each year, countless American families are impacted by heart disease and stroke.
 
Changes to weekend services
February 08, 2013: Information about weather-related changes in some services.
 
Important numbers to know for heart health
February 05, 2013: High blood pressure is an easy disease to overlook. There are often no visible signs or physical symptoms. Because of this, it is important to have your blood pressure checked.
 
The Quabbin Reservoir set to host Eighth Annual Walk of Champions
January 29, 2013: Sunday, May 5, marks the eighth annual Walk of Champions. Once again the Goodnough Dike area of the Quabbin Reservoir will be filled with hundreds of people walking in honor or in memory of loved ones affected by cancer, all with the determination to make a difference in those affected by the disease.
 
Her handy work for his healing hands
January 25, 2013: Rebecca Sherman, of Palmer, was just 24 years old when she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune condition. From the onset, she vowed that this progressive disease, which causes damage to joints with significant pain and swelling, would not keep her from being active.
 
Baystate Medical Center named 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital
January 24, 2013: Among best in nation at cardiovascular care
 
February blood drive held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
January 23, 2013: Blood donations decrease during the winter months due to bad weather and the flu-help is needed to ensure a safe and adequate blood supply is available.
 
Baystate Franklin Medical Center offers cardiac risk cholesterol screenings
January 23, 2013: Pre-registration is required
 
Cold weather can be life-threatening
January 22, 2013: Tips to keep you safe
 
Is it a cold or the flu?
January 17, 2013: Tips to recognize and treat both
 
Heart & Vascular Lectures begin Feb. 3
January 17, 2013: Tips to keep you heart healthy
 
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Build your team, solicit sponsors now
August 14, 2014: Rays of Hope steps off Oct. 19