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  • Calling all teens and parents

    April 07, 2015

    A special evening designed to inspire teens to stay healthy – Baystate Mason Square Neighborhood Health Center’s 12th Annual Teen Night – is being held on Wednesday, April 8. Teens and their parents, as well as other family members and the general public, are invited to stop by the health center, located at 11 Wilbraham Rd., from 6-8 p.m., noted Mabel Sharif, who is coordinating the event.

  • Worried About Peanut Allergies? New Info for Those with Babies and Young Children

    February 26, 2015
    Potential good news for those concerned about peanut allergies. A new study available in the...
  • Protect Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in the Cold

    February 13, 2015
    SPRINGFIELD – There are two things you can say for sure about this winter, the snow has...
  • Winter health and safety

    December 23, 2014
    SPRINGFIELD – Winter officially arrived on Dec. 21, and you know what that means – a host of wintertime ailments that can affect one’s physical and mental health, as well as your safety from slipping and falling on icy pavements.
  • Flu season has arrived - Don't delay, get your flu shot now

    November 13, 2014

    All of the attention over Ebola and enterovirus recently has overshadowed for many the fact that the flu season has arrived.

  • Gluten: Top 4 things parents should know

    October 27, 2014

    Does your child’s stomach get upset when eating a bagel or enjoying a pasta dinner? If so, gluten could be the culprit to blame.

  • Information on enterovirus D68

    September 26, 2014

    On Tuesday the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced the arrival of the enterovirus D68 to the state.

  • Reassurance on Enterovirus

    September 18, 2014

    Similar to trends now being seen across the country, Baystate Children’s Hospital has begun to see an increase in young patients visiting the emergency room with a respiratory illness, which may be related to the enterovirus. While most of these children are treated and soon discharged home from the Emergency Department, a small number of children are being admitted to the hospital. Most of those children have been going home within a day or two, and the cases being seen thus far at Baystate are generally less severe than those observed in the Midwest.

  • Understanding and preventing suicide

    September 08, 2014

    Did you know that, in the United States, more people die by suicide each year than by homicide?

  • Pediatricians call for later school starts

    August 26, 2014

    Just in time for back-to-school, and a little late when schedules are already in place for the 2014-2015 academic year, comes a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommending that middle and high schools delay the start of class to 8:30 a.m. or later.

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