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When to take your child to the ER with flu or cold symptoms

January 30, 2023

Children’s hospitals are filling up with respiratory illnesses. If your child has a runny nose, cough, fever, or sore throat, call your pediatrician first.

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Urgent Care vs Emergency Room – Where to Go for Help

January 26, 2023

Use these guidelines to learn when to use urgent care, emergency rooms, and primary care.

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Can You Have More Than One Virus at a Time? What Happens if You Do?

January 24, 2023

With the flu, COVID-19, and RSV spreading, learn about co-infections and their impact from Dr. Armando Paez, chief, Infectious Disease Division at Baystate Health.

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New study aims to improve cardiac rehab through tailored exercise intensity prescriptions

January 18, 2023

Study evaluates tailored exercise prescription that optimizes exercise intensity in cardiac rehabilitation.

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The HPV vaccine: Does it benefit people my age?

January 12, 2023

HPV is the most common STD in the United States. Should you get vaccinated?

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Is it Important to Have Sex? The Health Benefits May Surprise You

January 10, 2023

Is sex good for you? The benefits of sex for your health have been studied by doctors for a while now. Learn more about sexual health benefits today.

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How to treat your child during the children's cold medication shortage

January 05, 2023

An increased demand for medications due to the current respiratory illnesses has led to empty shelves of many kids’ pain and fever reducing medications.

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Baystate Health Receives Inaugural 2022 Mass Save Climate Leader Award

January 04, 2023

Baystate Health receives inaugural Mass Save Climate Leader Award for energy conservation efforts in healthcare.

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