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Brennan becomes one of state’s top hospice directors

SPRINGFIELD –  Dr. Maura Brennan, medical director, Baystate Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, is among the inaugural national group of qualified hospice physicians – including only two in Western Massachusetts – to take and pass the first examination to earn the credential of Hospice Med...
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Local cancer walk raises $50,000

WESTFIELD – More than 500 Pioneer Valley residents rallied together Sunday at Stanley Park for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer community walk, raising $50,000.While significant progress in the fight against the disease has been made, more needs to be done. ...
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Physician's Focus: HPV common, but preventable

Rebecca Perkins, M.D.

It’s a scary thought. Too many adolescents are needlessly at risk of cancer when there’s a safe, effective vaccine available to prevent the disease. The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common, sexually transmitted infection that, with the exception of the seasonal flu and pneumonia, h...
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Go Red nominations due Oct. 10

SPRINGFIELD – The American Heart Association is holding a search to find woman who are inspirational, heart healthy role models to become one the 2015 Go Red Leading Ladies of Western Massachusetts. Nominations are now being accepted through Oct. 10 and are open to women of all ages....
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