Michelle Bail never thought she would be fighting for her life five years ago during the holiday season.
David Manning, 66, fights the effects of COPD with help from Baystate's medically supervised pulmonary rehabilitation program.
Johnalee Lopez was born at Baystate Medical Center on August 22, three months ahead of schedule. She was originally due the week of Thanksgiving on November 22. Now, she will be able to spend the holiday at home with her family.
When Kelly Pelkey's knees began to fail her, she knew she needed to take action.
Patricia Purdy of Westfield had an abnormal pain on the side of her body, and immediately went to have it examined by her primary care physician. She did not expect that such an ordinary ailment would lead to a serious, yet successful, lung surgery.
It was a rude awakening for Jim "JR" Robak one night last summer. After waking up to use the bathroom in the wee hours of the morning, he quickly realized he was experiencing cardiac distress. Within minutes, experts at Baystate Medical Center were working to relieve his symptoms.