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Mayors' Fitness Challenge 2018 Kicks Off on Saturdays

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Mayors' Fitness Challenge 2018 Kicks Off on Saturdays
SVHC Foundation Appoints Senior Gifts Officer
Keller was associate director of leadership giving at Bennington College since 2009. In her new role, she will support the SVHC Foundation in its mission to raise funds for SVHC.
CHP Names New Physician to Great Barrington Health Center Medical Team
Dr. Nelson, a Lenox resident, has practiced family medicine since 2005 in Pittsfield, and has served as director of medical education at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge. She has also served as medical director for The Nutrition Center in Pittsfield.
CHP Holding Children's Attic Clothing, Toy Sale
This now once-a-year huge event, held under big tents at the CHP Route 7 campus at 444 Stockbridge Road, features clothing, toys, games and more.
Vaping Info Sessions for Parents Set at Drury, Greylock
Joyce Brewer, manager of the Berkshire Tobacco Free Community Partnership, will be addressing parents at both events.
Mental Health Month Marked in May
The designation of May as Mental Health Month was started 69 years ago by Mental Health America to raise awareness about mental health conditions and the importance of good mental health for everyone
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BMC Receives Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award
The 2018 distinction places BMC among the top 10 percent of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
SVHC Named One of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare
The list features both U.S. healthcare provider organizations and other types of healthcare-specific companies. It has been published every year since 2011. Organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list.
CHP Hosting Forum For Seniors
Supergenerians in their seventh, eighth, ninth, or 10th decade, or older, are invited to a free event about aging well. Guests should bring their questions and ideas. The goal is to start a dialogue between seniors and providers of health, wellness, and medical services.
Nurse Named to Southern Vermont College Board of Trustees
As a professional nursing leader, executive and educator, Conroy has extensive experience in healthcare. She has been recognized and honored for her strong background in patient safety, physician relations and implementation of evidence-based nursing practices.
Guest Column: Tobacco Industry Targeting Teens With Vaping
Why are so many youth vaping? E-cigarette liquids come in more than 8,000 different flavors — from Swedish Fish, to s'mores, to bubblegum — that are familiar and attractive to young people. And it's working.
Berkshire Medical Center Again Recognized for Straight A’s in Safety
BMC is one of only 49 “Straight A” hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” every grading cycle since 2012.
Opposition To Mosquito Control Mounts Again In Pittsfield
A group of citizens is yet again mounting opposition to the Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project. A citizens group dubbing themselves, "Residents Against Poison Spraying" has petitioned the City Council to end its enrollment in the program. This is third strong push against the program in the eight years since the Pittsfield joined. Those in opposition question need for the program, the effectiveness of the pesticides being used, and say there are health and environmental risks associate
North Berkshire Orthopaedic Specialist Joins Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates
Dr. Parkinson will provide orthopaedic evaluation and care at Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates' North Adams Campus of BMC office.
Hiking Trail Loops Around Health Center
Thanks to a 2016 collaboration between CHP, Berkshire Natural Resources Council, Greenagers and Great Barrington Trails and Greenways, your trip to the CHP’s Great Barrington Health Center can include a hike that can be short or long, depending on your choice at the fork in the trail.
BFAIR Celebrates Successes, Advocates at Annual Breakfast
Chris May has a resume that is tough to rival. He's a professional photographer. He's won the sportsmanship award on his high school track team. He's traveled the world. He's met David Ortiz. He's testified in front of Senators and Congressmen advocating for funding on behalf of the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress.
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Recognizes Medical Staff
In addition to the awards, several providers were recognized for their years of service. Among them, doctors Paul Rosenthal and Michael Welther were honored for their 30-year service to the community.
The Independent Investor: The Opioid Effect
On the other end of the scale, an estimated 15 percent of elderly individuals suffer with substance abuse and addiction. It is something that I personally must watch for among retirees.
SVHC Auxiliary Hosts Exhibit of School Children’s Artwork in the Corridor Gallery
The show includes pieces selected from more than 200 kindergarten through 12th-grade students representing each of the eight schools in the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union.
BHS Expands Endocrinology Care With Addition of New Doctor
Dr. Rana is accepting new patients in need of endocrinology and metabolism services and is partnered with doctors Brian Phillips and Krithi Ramesh and nurse practitioners Robyn Korte and Roberta Mansen at Endocrinology & Metabolism of BMC.


 
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Drury High Prom 2018
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Hoosac Valley Prom 2018
Hoosac Valley held their prom at the Crowne Plaza Saturday.
MCLA Graduation 2018
Nearly 700 students received bachelor or master's degrees...
B Lacrosse: St Mary’s vs...
Hoosac Valley beats St Mary’s 18-3.
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Madi Puppolo went 4-for-5 with a triple and three RBIs...
Mount Greylock School Tour
Members of the School Building Committee tour the new...
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Caleb Rondeau went 3-for-4 with a run batted in, and Matt...
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G Lacrosse: Mount Greylock vs...
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McCann Prom 2018
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Mount Everett Prom 2018
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Lee Prom 2018
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Mildred Elley Graduation 2018
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