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New Doctor Joins BMC Surgical Services, Providing General Surgery Care
Dr. Bowling is accepting new patients in need of general surgery services.

SVMC Podiatry Residency Graduates Two Residents
At a gathering of health system leadership, faculty, and fellow residents, Suzanne McGuire, DPM, and Evan Yoo, DPM, were awarded certificates of completion on the evening of Thursday, June 28, at the Mount Anthony Country Club.

Year-Long BHS Diabetes Prevention Program Seeking Participants
Space for this program is limited, and successful applicants will be accepted through a risk-assessment questionnaire. The program begins in September.

BMC Prostate Cancer Support Group to Feature Speaker on Nutrition
Michelle Garvie, an oncology dietitian, will talk about nutritional situations involving prostate cancer care, dietary management of symptoms from treatment, and an overview of a healthy diet during survivorship.

CHP Gets Support for 'Reach Out & Read' Initiative
CHP is committed to supporting families in the Berkshires and beyond by keeping its Reach Out & Read program alive and well.

Prescription for Better Health: Community Health Centers Like CHP
National Health Center Week 2018, from Aug. 12-18, provides an opportunity to learn more about community health center (CHCs) and witness, firsthand, why we are at center stage in a changing health care landscape.

Alzheimer's Partnership Seeks To Bring 'Purple Tables' To Berkshires
Jenifer Apazidis remembers going out to eat with her mother, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Her mother was diagnosed at age 59 and looked completely young and healthy.

Governor Signs Bill Raising Age for Tobacco Sales to 21
According to advocacy group Tobacco21, this makes Massachusetts the first state to enact legislation raising the age for sales of tobacco products.

World Breastfeeding Week: Support Nursing Mothers
Support for breastfeeding in the United States and around the world has continued to mount in recent decades. Massachusetts has one of the highest rates of breastfeeding in the United States, and our own community's hospitals, medical providers and family support programs recognize nursing's benefits.

West Nile Virus Found in Mosquito in Clarksburg
The mosquito was found near the Peter Cook Memorial Town Field. Officials will treat the affected area with larvacide as soon as possible.

Pediatrician Joins CHP Berkshire Pediatrics
Dr. Kumar is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He was most recently a senior associate consultant at the Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Minnesota and is a graduate of the Sindh Medical College's Dow University of Health Sciences in Karachi, Pakistan.

Symptoms of Summer
Below are a few quick reminders for enjoying summer without the most common health-related pitfalls.

New Doctor Joins Community Health Programs
Most recently a physician with Family Practice Associates in Pittsfield, Dr. Alsdorf cares for children, teens and adults. He has special interest in sports medicine, preventive and wellness care, chronic disease management and mind-body medicine.

Presence of West Nile Prompts Mosquito Spraying in Pittsfield
A truck-mounted adulticide spraying in the area of Elm and Williams from 10 p.m. until midnight on Monday, July 16. If it rains, the spraying will be rescheduled for Wednesday, July 18.

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Appoints New Medical Staff Leadership
Dr. Themarge Small of SVMC OB/GYN was elected president and Dr. Marie George, an infectious disease specialist at SVMC Multispecialty Practice, was elected vice president.

 
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