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Adams Fitness Center Welcomes New Hula Hoop Program
"The benefits of hooping and adding it to the traditional workouts are great. You can be 5 or you can be 95 hooping." — Charlene Candiloro
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Adams Fitness Center Welcomes New Hula Hoop Program
"The benefits of hooping and adding it to the traditional workouts are great. You can be 5 or you can be 95 hooping." — Charlene Candiloro
North Adams Cafe Expands Offerings With Salad Bar
"They really like the idea of making it their own thing, and creating it themselves." — Renee Tassone
New Chiropractor Joins Living Well
He will continue serving his patients from the Living Well office in North Adams as well as his satellite office at the Allendale Plaza in Pittsfield.
Kettlebell Workout Studio Opens in North Adams
"I love kettlebells so much, and I want to create a place that is the type of place I would have like to have gone to." — Evan Webb
Learn to Cope Program Expands Into Pittsfield
Learn to Cope offers support, hope and education at its weekly meetings and on its free and private online discussion board where members share experiences, strategies, and resources from their own journeys to help motivate their loved ones to treatment a
Berkshire UCP Executive Director to Leave Post in April
"Although we are sad to see her go, we are excited for Christine as she initiates this next stage in her life and career." — Anthony Hyte
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Village Ambulance Upgrades Truck For Bariatric Patients
“Our company has always sought safe and practical ways to accommodate the needs of our bariatric population. In making this upgrade, we invariably increase our ability to meet these needs.” — Shawn P. Godfrey
Brien Center Receives Funding for Drunk Driving Victims
The funding comes from the Drunk Driving Trust Fund (DDTF) which collects fines imposed by the courts on offenders convicted of operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Berkshire County Arc Receives Workplace Wellness Grant
The grant provides employees with the opportunity to take part in a variety of wellness activities in 2015, including biometric screenings, health education seminars/workshops (for example, smoking cessation, blood-pressure clinics and on-site fitness cla
Adams Board of Health Revisiting Rental Inspection Fees
"I can't really do a good comprehensive inspection, and it puts us at liability because, heaven forbid, I knock something over." — Scott Koczela
Berkshire Nursing Families Launches Fundraising Campaign
Every dollar pledged to Berkshire Nursing Families before Dec. 31 will be matched up to $40,000 by a generous donor, who supports BNF’s mission to improve the lifelong health of Berkshire County through the promotion and support of breastfeeding.
Forum: North Berkshire Needs Focus on Health, Not Just Health Care
"It's not about hospitals. It's not about health care. It's about health." — Ruth Blodgett
McCann Graduates 20 From 2014 LPN Program
"It would be pretty much impossible to find a medical facility without McCann alumni as employees." — Justin Katz
BMC Nurses Picket For Increased Staffing
"They haven't hired full-time staff to bridge the gap." — Patricia Zuccaro
BFAIR Launches Annual Campaign
BFAIR currently serves more than 400 adults and children with disabilities and provides more than 220 jobs in Berkshire County.
Adams Community Bank Presents Major Gift to United Cerebral Palsy
"This investment in our community will positively influence the lives and needs of people with disabilities." — Charles P. O’Brien
The Independent Investor: Is There a Doctor in the House?
In today's world you may never even see the doctor for some ailments.
Watch What You Eat to Avoid ER This Thanksgiving
Dee Dee Rintoul, director of the Emergency Department at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington, said the most common reason for Thanksgiving ER visits are indigestion and gall bladder issues from all the rich food.
Volunteer Matter of Balance Coaches Needed
Matter of Balance is an evidence based program designed to help older adults manage their concerns, fears and risks of falling and increase physical activity.
Mammography Screenings Resume in North Berkshire
"They are so happy to be back, so happy everything is being opened here." — Deb Corkins


 
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