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Rays of Hope Walkers

Tips to help your fundraising efforts for this month's Rays of Hope - A Walk and Run Toward the Cure of Breast Cancer

October 02, 2015

When it comes to successful fundraising for Rays of Hope, team captain Suzanne St. Germain of Wiggins Warriors says it is not just about raising dollars in October leading up to the walk and run on Oct. 25.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center to hold children's health information program at Erving Elementary School

October 02, 2015

Representatives of Baystate Franklin Medical Center will be presenting their Blood and Guts program on Friday, October 16, 6:30 – 8 pm at Erving Elementary School, 28 Northfield Rd in Erving, as part of the hospital’s continuing educational outreach to children and families through Franklin County schools and libraries. Erving Elementary School’s 6th grade class will sponsor the event. Students, their family and friends are invited to attend this free program. Refreshments will be available.

Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, Board Certified Dermatologist joins Baystate Wing Hospital

October 01, 2015

Baystate Wing Hospital is pleased to announce that Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, Board Certified Dermatologist ahas joined the medical staff and is now providing dermatology services once weekly at the Palmer Medical Center, located at 40 Wright Street in Palmer.

Ann Talarico joins BFMC as director of Wound Center

October 01, 2015

Ann Talarico, MBA, has recently joined Baystate Franklin Medical Center as the new program director for the Wound and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Baystate Medical Practices in Greenfield.

Smiling baby

Safe Kids advises safeguarding against hidden hazards during Baby Safety Month

September 30, 2015

September is Baby Safety Month and the Safe Kids Coalition headquartered at Baystate Children’s Hospital reminds parents and caregivers to plan ahead to make safe spaces for babies “at home, at play and on the way.”

Pill box

Baystate begins "What's Inside" campaign for patients and caregivers aimed at knowing one's medications and supplements

September 29, 2015

For many patients, chronic medications are a part of daily life and keeping track of prescriptions – taking the right medication at the right dose and the right time – can be challenging. It can be just as confusing for physicians.

John Wysocki, MD

Q&A on Heartburn - Dr. John Wysocki of Baystate's Division of Gastroenterology answers one person's questions

September 28, 2015

The following article, which appears in the September issue of Healthcare News of Western Massachusetts, features questions answered by Dr. John Wysocki, gastroenterologist at Baystate Medical Center.

Be Healthy Expo 2015 set for October 3

September 25, 2015

Be inspired. Be healthier. That’s the theme of the Be Healthy Expo 2015 set for this Saturday, October 3rd at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton.

Dessert in a cone at the Big E

Pacing yourself through one of the most mouthwatering fairs in the country - The Big E

September 24, 2015

When surveyed as to what they most look forward to when attending a fair like The Big E – which just opened its doors for 17-days now through Oct. 4 – the resounding answer is usually “the food.”

Donald Watson, RN, AHA, TC, joins Baystate Franklin Medical Center Mental Health Unit

September 24, 2015

Donald Watson, RN, AHA, TC, has recently joined Baystate Franklin Medical Center as the new nurse manager for the Mental Health Unit (MHU).