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Protect yourself from the cold this weekend and its life-threatening wind chills

February 12, 2016

We are in store for some life-threatening cold weather and wind chills this weekend.

Program to highlight timelines & tests for women

February 12, 2016

Area women are invited to join Baystate Health’s Spirit of Women Program for a lecture about “Timelines and Tests for Women", offered by Dr. Oscar Martinez, Medical Director of Baystate Mary Lane Ob/gyn.

Kayte Bak and organ donor award

Baystate Franklin Medical Center recognized for organ and tissue donor enrollment achievement

February 10, 2016

-- Baystate Franklin Medical Center is among a select group of hospitals and transplant centers nationwide recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for reaching gold, silver, or bronze levels of achievement by conducting activities that promoted enrollment in state organ donor registries.

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Unsuccessful at losing weight? You may be a candidate for weight loss surgery - get the facts on Medical Rounds

February 10, 2016

Many people are dealing with weight issues today. When should someone consider a surgical procedure or other intervention?

Senior Class, BFMC, presents program on controlling your health care destiny

February 09, 2016

Senior Class at Baystate Franklin Medical Center will host a program, How to Put Your Doctor out of Business, Tuesday, February 23, 6 – 7:30 pm, in BFMC’s main conference rooms. Guest speaker is Seth Kupferschmid, MD, a primary care physician at BMP – Deerfield Adult Medicine.

Q&A on Cholesterol - questions answered by Dr. Gregory Giugliano

February 09, 2016

Q. I had a free cholesterol screening recently and my LDL came back as 192. Should I be worried and call my doctor?

Give your Valentine the gift of health

February 08, 2016

If you’re stressing about the perfect gift for your loved one, while also trying to be creative, why not opt for the perfect solution – the gift of health.

Baystate Health and Baystate Noble Hospital Announce Findings of Internal Investigation Following 2012-13 Colonoscope Disinfection Concerns

February 05, 2016
An internal investigation into colonoscope disinfection concerns has been completed.
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They bring answers and comfort to patients - It's PeriAnesthesia Nurses Week (Feb. 1-7)

February 05, 2016

It's PeriAnesthesia Nurse Awareness Week (Feb. 1-7) at Baystate Health and around the country.

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What you need to know about the Zika virus: Updated to include new information on sexual transmission

February 04, 2016

The CDC has confirmed the transmission of the Zika virus in Texas through sexual intercourse.