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Summer Health Hazards, Part 5 - Heat Illness

June 23, 2017

It's one of Summer's Health Hazards - heat illness.

Worried about your home blood pressure monitor's accuracy? "Don't be," says Dr. Quinn Pack

June 19, 2017

“Don’t stop!” is Dr. Quinn Pack’s response to those who might have seen a study in the news that home blood pressure monitors are not accurate.

Summer's Health Hazards, Part 4 - Recreational Water Illness

June 15, 2017

It's one of summer's many health hazards - recreational water illness.

Six ways to keep cool in summer's blistering heat - and a medication safety alert

June 13, 2017

Baystate Medical Center's vice chair and chief of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Joseph Schmidt, offers six ways to keep cool in the blistering heat of the summer.

Is it Alzheimer's or just normal memory loss?

June 07, 2017

It's a chilling fact. More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease.

Treating a public health crisis - asthma

June 06, 2017

Despite the excellent treatments available, the number of people with asthma continues to grow.

Summer Health Hazards, Part 2 - Sunburns

June 06, 2017

It’s one of “Summer’s Safety Six” – sunburns.

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Respected Communicator, Jane Albert Named Senior Vice President for Marketing, Communications and External Relations

June 01, 2017

Jane Albert has been promoted to the position of senior vice president for Marketing, Communications & External Relations at Baystate Health.

Easing Your Child's Fears Over the Manchester Concert Bombing

May 24, 2017

Dr. Bruce Waslick, chief of Child Psychiatry at Baystate Medical Center, offers tips to help ease kids’ fears after the Manchester terror attack.

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New pediatric gallbladder procedure improves outcomes

May 22, 2017

A new procedure for pediatric gallbladder surgery involving a green dye is helping make the surgery safer.