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How Colorectal Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

July 10, 2020

The risk of developing colorectal cancer increases with age. The good news is colorectal cancer is slow growing and if detected early, is very treatable.

Smoking Still Common, Tied to Higher Mortality in Young MI Patients Smoking cessation is a powerful boost to CV health and the medical community should prioritize it, experts say.

July 10, 2020 Smoking is still common and tied to higher mortality. Dr. Quinn Pack, non-invasive cardiologist, BMP Cardiology, states, "Help one person quit smoking, and you could probably do five bypass surgeries for the same effect. So the size of the impact is just remarkable. The good news is if you're a 40-year-old smoker who has a heart attack and you quit, there's a really good chance, do everything right and you'll never have another heart attack."

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Is COVID-19 Airborne?

July 08, 2020

A letter sent to the World Health Organization (WHO), signed by over 200 scientists, claims that aerosolized droplets floating in the air can cause infection. Baystate Health's Dr. Sarah Haessler addresses concerns that the virus could be airborne.

Baystate's Student Volunteer Corps Hard at Work this Summer

July 08, 2020

UMass medical students and other health professions students are engaged in COVID-related activities and a variety of volunteer efforts at Baystate and in the community.

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Keep your kids active this summer

July 07, 2020

Although it's good to let your kids rest and relax this summer, it's important to make sure they don't become couch potatoes.

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Make no mistake, we are at risk for a second wave

July 02, 2020

While rates of COVID-19 infections and deaths have gone down in Massachusetts, experts warn that precautions are still vital.


Baystate Health Team Supported by Bequest Gifts

July 02, 2020

When Robert A. Shanley set up his trust decades ago, he never envisioned anything like the coronavirus pandemic.


Donors Step Up in Battle Against COVID-19

July 02, 2020

Baystate Health Foundation donors have stepped up to support the battle against COVID-19.


Family Means No One Faces Breast Cancer Alone

July 02, 2020

Rays of Hope has named the first husband and wife team to be the 2020/2021 Rays of Hope Chairs.


How to Save a Life

July 02, 2020

For Rapid Response Team Resource RN Rick Barus, tools like the LUCAS device help him to save lives.