|American Red Cross Blood Drives Set in Berkshires|
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September.
|Berkshire County Heart Walk Set for Oct. 12|
The American Heart Association is looking to raise more than $65,000 to fund the research and education related to heart disease and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 4 killers in the United States.
|Pittsfield Encourages Healthy Lifestyle With Morningside Walking Loop|
"Walking 30 to 50 minutes, five days a week has tremendous health benefits." — Director of Public Health Gina Armstrong
|Pittsfield Bars, Package Stores Carding at 87 Percent Rate|
Fifty-seven establishments were visited; of those, fifty establishments asked young looking 21- to 23-year-olds for identification, an 87 percent card rate.
|Berkshire Nursing Families Honors Teen to 23 Project Participants|
The Teen to 23 Project was founded by BNF in 2009 when community research showed that young families were not accessing traditional childbirth and breastfeeding classes.
|Village Ambulance, Williams Partner on Student Services|
"We're equally excited to see what might be developed for broader community application from this private pilot program." — Steven Klass
|Red Cross Urges Blood Donations Leading Into Labor Day Weekend|
Donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood are especially needed.
|Berkshire County NAMI Chapter Holds 30th Annual Meeting|
Awards that were presented include the Member of the Year Award to Marilyn Moran and Kathy Quinn.
|Bankruptcy Court OKs BMC Bid for Northern Berkshire Healthcare Assets|
"This is the best result for the 40,000 residents around North Adams." — Robert Ross
|GMO-Label Bill Stuck in Ways & Means Committee|
"People have the right to know what they are eating. The labeling gives the consumer a clear choice." — Rep. Gailanne Cariddi
|Hancock Man Chair of Pulmonary Hypertension Association|
White has been involved with helping PHA support groups deal with grieving and spirituality.
|Pittsfield Mosquito Control Program Sees Opposition|
"We can't go outside. I am begging you to come spray those neighborhoods." — Sharon Shields
|Pittsfield Passes Revamped Smoking Laws|
"Youth cigar use has surpassed the adult smoking prevalence rates." — James Wilusz
|Kimball Farms Earns Fourth Perfect Survey|
The unannounced inspections by representatives from the DPH are conducted annually, nine to 15 months following the prior survey.