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Q&A on Cholesterol - questions answered by Dr. Wilson C. Mertens

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.

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Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer today - Get the facts on Medical Rounds

February 03, 2016

Dr. Ari Kugelmass, vice president and medical director of the Heart & Vascular Program, talks heart health on Medical Rounds

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What you need to know about the Zika virus

January 29, 2016

News of the Zika virus has exploded internationally with the CDC issuing a warning to pregnant women visiting areas where the virus has spread.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center Volunteers to hold annual Chocolate Fantasy fundraiser for cardiopulmonary department and mental health unit

January 28, 2016

Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s volunteers and member of the Baystate Franklin Auxiliary will hold their annual Chocolate Fantasy fundraiser Friday, February 12, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm, in the hospital’s main conference rooms.

Calling all babysitters - sign up now for the Feb. 19th session of Babysitters Academy

January 28, 2016

Are you already a babysitter looking to further your skills, or considering becoming a babysitter to earn extra money?

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Nearly half of women don't know the signs of a heart attack - get the facts on Medical Rounds

January 27, 2016

Dr. Heba Wassif of Baystate Medical Practices – Northampton Cardiology was the first guest on a new collaboration between Baystate Health and Western Mass News called Medical Rounds.