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January “Look Good…Feel Better” Program to be held in Ware

November 24, 2015

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, January 28, 2016, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. The program teaches beauty techniques to women who are undergoing cancer treatment. The session offers participants support, information and an enjoyable first step toward renewed self-esteem, self-confidence, and emotional recovery for cancer patients undergoing radiation or chemotherapy.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Clinical Notes to present free holiday concert

November 24, 2015

Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s “Clinical Notes,” a hospital-based women’s a cappella chorus, will perform a free holiday concert, Deck the Halls, Tuesday, December 15, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, in the hospital’s Conference Rooms B/C, off the main entrance. Under the direction of Kathryn Aubrey-McAvoy, the group will perform both traditional and contemporary holiday and secular music. Hospital staff, patients, visitors and the public are invited to attend.

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Wish List - Child Life Department seeking toys and other product donations for patients at Baystate Children's Hospital

November 24, 2015

All year long, but especially around the holidays, the Child Life Department at Baystate Children's Hospital is in need of toy donations, as well as other products.

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'Tis the Season to support Baystate Children's Hospital by purchasing Season's Greetings Cards - including a design by a local youngster

November 24, 2015

If you’re looking for another way to give this holiday season, why not consider purchasing cards from the Baystate Health Foundation holiday collection, and spread cheer while making a difference for the patients and families at Baystate Children’s Hospital.

Community invited to remember loved ones at Tree of Love celebration sponsored by Baystate Wing Auxiliary

November 23, 2015

As the holiday season approaches, the Baystate Wing Auxiliary has set the date for their annual Tree of Love. This special event created to honor and remember loved ones, features ornaments that can be purchased, personalized and placed on the tree with names in memory of family and friends.

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Don't let your Turkey Day celebrations go fowl because of a hand injury

November 23, 2015

It’s the holiday season, and to Emergency Department physicians at Baystate Medical Center, as well as others around the country, that means one thing – an increase in holiday injuries.

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week - Know when antibiotics work and when not to ask for them

November 20, 2015

Over 100 different antibiotics exist on the market today designed to cure minor, as well as life-threatening infections.

BFMC employee craft and artisans fair to support hospital's lab services

November 19, 2015

Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s annual Employee Artisans and Craft Fair will take place on Friday, December 4, from 8am – 4pm, in the hospital’s main conference rooms and lobby; the public is invited to attend. The fair will feature unique hand-crafted items, created by present and retired BFMC employees and volunteers. The event also includes a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit BFMC’s laboratory services.

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New Sip and Shop fundraiser to benefit Rays of Hope - A less stressful holiday shopping experience

November 19, 2015

Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be so stressful. At least, not when you’re browsing the first Rays of Hope “Sip & Shop” Extravaganza.

Great American Smokeout

Tips to make "quit day" a success on the Great American Smokeout, Nov. 19

November 18, 2015
Circle the date on your calendar. Thursday, Nov. 19. The day you are going to kick the smoking habit as part of the Great American Smokeout.