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2 Berkshire Healthcare Staffers Receive Scholarships

White Named Chair of Pulmonary Hypertension Association Board of Trustees
White has been involved with helping PHA support groups deal with grieving and spirituality.
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White Named Chair of Pulmonary Hypertension Association Board of Trustees
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.
Nursing Program Building Approved for McCann School
"We have to have a lab facility with beds, nursing facilities, computers and surgical suites." — James Brosnan
Williamstown Health Board Revising Tobacco Regs
"I want to be as strict as we can. I think Joan's point is a good one." — Dr. Erwin Stuebner
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Summertime Safety Tips For Families
Infants, toddlers and young children (ages 0-5 years) are generally not aware of dangers around them and depend on adults to keep them safe.
'Play for PINK' Tournament Set for Aug. 14
Registration for the Country Club of Pittsfield Play for PINK day is open to men and women, golfers, tennis players and card players.
Mayor's Fitness Challenge Ends With a Bang
“While we are winding down this challenge, let’s all remember that it is not a 10-week effort. Changing habits is long-term commitment toward a healthy lifestyle.” — Mayor Richard Alcombright
BMC Joins Get With The Guidelines–AFIB Program
Atrial fibrillation, or AF, is a quivering or irregular heartbeat affecting more than 2.7 million Americans, and accounts for about one-third of hospitalizations for cardiac rhythm disturbance.
BMC Opens Imaging Center at Former North Adams Hospital
The center provides X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging; walk-in X-ray services are also available.
Adams Board May Hire Lawyer for Complicated Housing Cases
"It seems as though lately our defendants are getting more and more combative and cases are getting a little more complicated." — Scott Koczela
County Towns Revamping Tobacco Regulations
"We go back every year to work with these boards on educating them and updating them on strategies on how to protect the kids." — James Wilusz
MCLA Scholarship Fund for NARH Workers Has $15K Left
The contribution will allow for students who have been impacted and are attending MCLA in the fall to receive a $2,500 scholarship.
Stop & Shop Donates to Healthy Pittsfield Partnership
Healthy Pittsfield was nominated and selected for its collaborative efforts to improve the health and quality of life of Pittsfield residents and workforce.
North County Residents Advocate for Hospital Restoration
"The hospital is not just a hospital, it's a community center. It's the heart and lungs of the community." — Ce Swanson
North Berkshire Community Invited to Speak to Health Care Consultants
Representatives from Stroudwater Associates will attend the weekly meeting at the American Legion on Tuesday beginning at 6 p.m.
Tickborne Illnesses Return With Summer in Pittsfield
"The tickborne illness continues to be rampant out there." — Mary Jane Sackett
Millhouses of Adams Goes Smoke Free
"Research shows a strong demand for smoke-free housing." — Joan Rubel
Fairview Hospital Announces Healthy Summer Programs for Community
Fairview Hospital will offer many free health education and outreach programs to the community this summer to raise health engagement for all age groups.


 
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