August 1-7 is National Minority Donor Awareness Week, created to encourage multicultural populations to learn more about and consider organ and tissue donation, as well as to take better care of their health in order to reduce the number needing a transplant. It also honors minorities who have been donors.
“Returning to work today doesn’t mean a mother has to stop breastfeeding,” says said Kimberly Congden, MSN, RN, IBCLC, manager, Lactation Services and Parent Education, at Baystate Medical Center.
McDonald’s had it right when they came up with the slogan, “You deserve a break today.” But many American’s aren’t taking the break they need when it comes to recharging and taking a vacation from work.
Q. My twin sister, who is 45, lives in Florida and was just diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer. How does melanoma differ from other skin cancers and why do they call it deadly?
Is the pain of gardening from planting to weeding and other chores taking away from your enjoyment of the popular “green thumb” pastime?
Baystate Medical Center groundskeeper of 11 years, Stephen Pacitti, received a shout-out from Dr. Sarah Haessler in Infectious Diseases recently for his "green thumb."
More than 4 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis B or chronic hepatitis C, but most don’t know they are infected and can live for decades without having symptoms.
Is heat robbing you of a good night's sleep?
Anne Corrinet, CNM, MS, a nurse midwife at Baystate Medical Practices – Pioneer Women’ Health, was recently inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) at their annual meeting in National harbor, Maryland.