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Opinion: Crossfit Offended Diabetics Everywhere
Yes, Crossfit, that is the truth. Your unfunny and simplistic graphic and accompanying tweets show just how ignorant you are about diabetes.
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Opinion: Crossfit Offended Diabetics Everywhere
Yes, Crossfit, that is the truth. Your unfunny and simplistic graphic and accompanying tweets show just how ignorant you are about diabetes.
Village Ambulance Adds Vans With Wheelchair Lifts
"As we looked at ... there's a real need for this throughout the community year round. So we just purchased a third van so we can continue to provide community service even after the college starts in the fall." — Shawn Godfrey
Brien Center Union Votes to Strike on July 6
SEIU Local 509, representing about 350 employees at the Brien Center, have voted to strike after failing to reach a contract agreement.
Action Ambulance Donates AED to Pittsfield Inspection Offices
"Knowledge is power and now we have the power to save a life." — Deborah Rice
Local Physician Writes About the History of NARH
Part I of the series covers the years 1882-1910. In 1882, a catastrophic train accident galvanized a small group of North Adams residents to initiate the concept of a hospital, which was built with private donations and opened in March 1885.
Pittsfield Health Director Advises Protection From Ticks
"It is changing habits and people have a hard time with that." — Gina Armstrong
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Mayor Bianchi Honors CNAs at Pittsfield Nursing Home
"I hope you realize how important you are to not only patients but for families too." — Mayor Daniel Bianchi
BHS, Medicaid Insurers Set Enrollment Fairs
In-network coverage by BMC HealthNet for Berkshire Health Systems services ended on May 15, 2015.
Northern Berkshire Relay for Life Set Friday Night
The opening ceremonies and Survivor Walk start at 6 p.m.
Adams Board of Health 'Blindsided' by Code Officer Cut
"The only thing known by the Adams Board of Health is that there is a lot unknown." — Bruce Shepley
Bishop Blesses Newly Renovated Mount Carmel Care Center
"The facility is a very different facility that it was three years ago." — David Laplante
Alzheimer's Education Series Returns to Elder Services on May 12
The dates are May 12, 19, and 26, and June 2, 9, and 16. All sessions are from 2 to 4 p.m.
North Adams Mayor's Fitness Challenge Hits The Ground Running
"The next 10 weeks are going to be an exciting opportunity to really work together to build a healthier North Adams." — Amanda Chilson
The Independent Investor: Avian Flu Scrambles the Egg Business
Scientists believe migratory waterfowl are spreading the disease as they trek northward in their seasonal migrations.
North Berkshire Advocates Rally for Mental Health Awareness
"Parents need to be educated, teachers need to be educated with how to deal with children with mental health issues." — Cathy Felix
Registration Open For Pittsfield YMCA's Tie Dye Dash
Dressed in a provided YMCA white T-shirt and sunglasses, racers will pass through five splash zones where colored cornstarch powder will be tossed at them.
Kimball Farms Puts Evacuation Plans To The Test In Mock Event
"It is a small community but it does happen and it happens more often than people like to think." — Chris O'Brien
Fairview’s Health Exploration Camp Offers Exposure to Careers for Area Teens
Programming during the week included CPR/first aid training, two shadow experiences daily, and an afternoon presentation or hands-on experience with a clinical provider.
BHS: Not Responsible For BMC HealthNet Fallout
"When you look at Total Medical Expense for the Berkshires, which reflects the total continuum of care and the broadest measure of cost and efficiency, we are better than average." — Ruth Blodgett
BHS Opens Walk In Treatment Center At Pittsfield Price Chopper
"We're trying to provide an alternative location for those who don't have a primary care physician." — Ruth Blodgett


 
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