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How To Survive A Scorching Heat Wave

July 19, 2019

The heat can be deadly, especially when it's a heat wave lasting nearly a week.

Don't send your child to school without the required vaccines

July 18, 2019

By state law, children must be up-to-date on their required vaccinations in order to start school this fall. Learn more about what to expect.

Should you use ice or heat for an injury?

July 12, 2019

Do you know what to do for an ankle sprain, stiff muscles, or other injuries? Watch this 90-second video for tips from Dr. Brian Sutton, medical director at Baystate Urgent Care.

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TAVR offers simpler solution than open heart surgery

July 11, 2019

Results of nationwide clinical trials for TAVR have shown better or equal results compared to open heart surgery.

American Heart Association Award recognizes Baystate Wing Hospital’s commitment to quality stroke care

July 03, 2019

Baystate Wing Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award.

Baystate Wing Hospital Awards $42K in Grants to Local Agencies

July 03, 2019

Baystate Wing Hospital has announced an investment of $42,000 in grants to benefit local community-based nonprofit organizations to reduce health disparities in the region

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The Best Treatment for Lyme Disease Is Tick Prevention

June 25, 2019

Tick check tips for both adults and children, and what to do if you find one.

Medical Student Publishes Research on Hepatitis C Treatment in a Homeless Community

June 25, 2019

Molly Ingemi, PURCH Class of 2021, co-authored an article on a successful community-based hepatitis C treatment program in Boston.

Medical Student Laura Schwartz Shows Her PURCH Pin

Inaugural PURCH Track Class Embarks on Clinical Training

June 16, 2019

The first class of medical students admitted into the PURCH track completed their second year of medical school and transitioned into clinical training with a ceremony on May 8, 2019.