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Normal feels great, says breast cancer survivor Sara Scibelli

October 20, 2017

When Sara Scibelli and her husband left the Breast and Wellness Center, their mood was somber.

Breast cancer survivor Elizabeth Frederick's message to women, there is hope

October 19, 2017

It was a busy, happy and heart wrenching time all rolled into one for Elizabeth Frederick when she was dealt a blow that would be unlike anything else she had ever encountered.

Breast cancer survivor Cindy Anderson says it's important to give back

October 16, 2017

Breast cancer survivor Cindy Anderson hasn't missed walking in the Rays of Hope Walk & Run Toward the Cure since it began in 1994.

Caitlin Whitney's life-changing diagnosis, and her determination to inspire others

October 16, 2017

The day Caitlin Whitney was diagnosed with breast cancer was also the day she decided she was going to conquer breast cancer.

national midwifery week

Research shows midwives provide positive outcomes for women's health

October 05, 2017

Sharon Holley, CNM, chief of Baystate Health's midwifery division, answers questions about the important role midwives play in the lives of women and families.

Mammograms save lives by finding breast cancer early

October 04, 2017

Getting a mammogram can help find breast cancer early when it's easiest to treat.

New Kiosks at Baystate Medical Center Offer Community A Convenient, Safe and Confidential Way to Dispose of Unwanted Medications and Sharps

September 25, 2017

Baystate Medical Center is now offering the community the opportunity to bring their unwanted medications or sharps from their homes for proper disposal into kiosks located in the hospital’s Daly Lobby.

Keeping families safe: the importance of injury prevention

September 15, 2017

As Massachusetts lags behind in seat belt use, Baystate docs say it is absolutely essential that caregivers get the word out about the importance of following safety strategies.

Nurse Tells Story of Uniting A Man with His Dying Wife (Video)

September 07, 2017

Watch Baystate Medical Center nurse Karissa Gorman share the moving story of how she brought an elderly couple together before her patient passed away.

cholesterol recommendations

Doctors ask “How low can your bad LDL cholesterol go?”

September 07, 2017

This National Cholesterol Education Month, doctors are now asking, "How low can you go?" when it comes to your bad cholesterol.