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Energy drinks linked to sudden cardiac deaths in young people

July 06, 2015

Doctors and researchers have long discussed the health risks of energy drinks – filled with high amounts of sugar and caffeine – for many adolescents and young adults who chug them down with gusto.

Burgers on a barbeque

Put a fresh twist on your classic "Fourth of July" American picnic fare

July 02, 2015

The weather looks good for the three-day Fourth of July holiday, and with no rain in sight, that means family picnics aplenty in backyards and parks across the country.

Wheeling for Healing bike ride to raise funds for cancer programs and services at Baystate Franklin Medical Center

July 02, 2015

GREENFIELD -- Introducing the all new Wheeling for Healing ride/walk/run to support Baystate...

Baystate Health announces completion of Noble transition, new name and leadership appointments

July 01, 2015

The trustees of Baystate Health and Noble Hospital are pleased to announce today that Noble and its affiliated entities will become part of Baystate Health, effective today, July 1st.

Brain injury support group at Baystate Franklin Medical Center

June 30, 2015

GREENFIELD – The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (BIA-MA) sponsors a Brain Injury...

Emerging health risk: every day more than 30 children get into liquid laundry packets

June 30, 2015

GREENFIELD – With liquid laundry packets gaining in popularity -- now used by 20 percent of...

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The Unhealthy Handbag - The top ways your purse can make you sick

June 30, 2015

The top ways your purse can make you sick.

Stephen Boos, MD

Dr. Stephen Boos speaks out on recent Massachusetts court guidelines on spanking

June 30, 2015

To spank or not to spank? Today the debate rages on as to whether it is a parent’s right or a civil rights violation – a dividing topic that received national attention last year when football player Adrian Peterson was charged with felony child abuse for striking his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center moves closer to its $5million campaign goal

June 30, 2015

GREENFIELD – The “Keeping Care Local” campaign for Baystate Franklin Medical...

Fireworks over Springfield

Leave the fireworks in the hands of trained professionals

June 29, 2015

Looking for safety tips when handling fireworks? Look no further. In Massachusetts, all consumer fireworks are illegal.