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2 Berkshire Healthcare Staffers Receive Scholarships

The Independent Investor: Is There a Doctor in the House?
In today's world you may never even see the doctor for some ailments.
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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
Pittsfield Committee Supports Changing Public Health Nurse Position
"In our attempts to fill the position we've had real challenges finding qualified nurses." — Gina Armstrong
Area Responders Prepared for Possible Ebola Cases
"There is nothing fast about dealing with an ebola patient." Lucy Britton
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Adams Board of Health Adds a New Late Fee
"There are just several that wait until the last minute or beyond it." — Allen Mendel
North Adams Council Inviting BHS Officials to Speak
"If they are looking to have a conversation with Mr. [David] Phelps, I think we as city councilors should support them at this point." — Jennifer Breen
Berkshire Place Cuts Ribbon On New Pittsfield Facility
"This will allow us to improve upon the services we provide." — Edward Forfa
Pittsfield Seeks New Public Health Nurse
"It's a position that really oversees and leads a variety of health services for all of Pittsfield." — Gina Armstrong
Endoscopy Latest Department to Open at North Adams Hospital
"We're all happy we're here and we're able to service our patients again." — Marcia Tessier
BMC Awarded $3M for Health Care Center in North Adams
The award will help fund initiatives to align with the findings of the Stroudwater Associates' health needs report for North Berkshire.
Berkshire Health Systems Investing $6M in North County
"This represents a major commitment in providing expanded and sustainable care, close to home for Northern Berkshire residents." — David Phelps
State Health Connector Launching Open Enrollment, New Website
"There were many areas where we stumbled and we made sure to rectify." — Jean Yang
Pittsfield YMCA Assisting During Northern Berkshire Y's Transition
Ihne is leaving North Berkshire at the end of October to pursue a position with another YMCA in New Jersey.
Ecu-Health Care Moving Back to Former North Adams Hospital Site
Ecu-Health Care will occupy the second floor office it had used for many years prior to the closing of the former North Adams Regional Hospital at 71 Hospital Ave.
North Adams City Council Adopts Resolution Calling For A Full Hospital
"It is really an important facet of this resolution." — Benjamin Lamb
Williamstown Selectmen Asked to Adopt Hospital Resolution
"The financial statement done by the unions feels that without debt, the hospital would be in the black." — Jean Vankin
Pittsfield Council Upset With Process of Health Insurance Switch
"This was independently approved as a good proposal and one that would save the city conservatively between $1.5 and $2.5 million." — Daniel Bianchi
Are We There Yet?: Help Find a Cure for Type One Diabetes
We are so very close to amazing technology (bionic pancreas) that would make living with this difficult disease much easier ... and maybe even a cure.


 
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